1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Graduate Students

Dionisios Kavadias

PhD Graduate 2017
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Kinship, food, agriculture, nationalism; Greece; Public/digital scholarship

Kristin LaHatte

Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Moral economies, kinship, structural inequality, international development aid, applied/activist anthropology, Caribbean, Haiti

Sue Ann McCarty

Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Near Eastern archaeology (esp. the Halaf cultural horizon); sociopolitical organization and inequality; non-state societies; political economy; Orientalism and nationalism in archaeology; faunal analysis; ceramic analysis; Southeast Turkey/Northern Mesopotamia.

Zachary McKeeby

Michelle Morgenstern

Subdiscipline/s: Linguistics

Specializations:

Language ideology, youth, new media, education, ethics, critical pedagogy, United States

Nathalie Nahas

Amber Nesbitt

Jeffrey Nicola

Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Turkish Archaeology, Zooarchaeology, Archaeology of Taboo, Late Chalcolithic, Assyrian Colony, "Greek Dark Ages", Hittite Empire, Statistics, and Geographic Settlement Systems.

Susan Palazzo

Subdiscipline/s: Archaeology

Specializations:

Sardinia and southern mainland Italy; Mediterranean archaeology; faunal analysis; foodways; colonial situations; identity; non-elite households; cultural transitions

Mary Pancoast

Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Human rights (women's rights, LGBT). Legal decisions and legal encounters; United States.

Xinyan Peng

Natalie Pope

Xiaolei Qu

Saad Quasem

Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

South Asia 

Alessandro Questa

PhD Graduate 2017
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

fieldwork with different groups in Mesoamerica (Mexico). Currently working with Nawa of Puebla. Previous research on ritual kinship, shamanism, personhood and mythology. Currently interested in ritual dances, masking practices and material culture.

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