1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Graduate Students

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.

Grace Reynolds

PhD Graduate 2018
Subdiscipline/s: Linguistics

Specializations:

Catalonia, social movements, linguistic choice, narrative

Jessica Rigney

Subdiscipline/s: Linguistics

Specializations:

Endangered Languages, Ethnography of Language Documentation, Orthography Development

Giancarlo Rolando

PhD Graduate 2018
Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Indigenous/settler relations, personhood, ethics, relatedness, collaboration, Lowland South America, Pano

Anthony Schienschang

Subdiscipline/s: Socio-cultural

Specializations:

Western militaries; ethics; military anthropology; power dynamics; nationalism; violence; human rights violations; training methodologies

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