Students in the Field


Name Research Interests
Auerbach, Jess Post-conflict societies, nation-building, Mozambique and Angola
Bozcali, Firat The political economy and geography of state-formation in the Turkish border zones
Der, Lindsay Social inequality and power relations, human-animal relationships, private property
Doherty, Jacob The environmental politics of cities in both the US and Africa, focusing on waste, social exclusion, and middle class environmentalisms
Fernandini, Francesca The social and political aspects of Andes societies and the role ideology plays in the creation of social identities
Greenleaf, Maron Market-making, land-use, politics, and social movements in Brazil
Howery, Cherkea The economic, political, and cultural impact of the heritage industry on communities and their necessary, invested interest in the archaeological environment.
Ipek Can, Yasemin The implications of neoliberalization in the urban landscape in relation to other significant political issues such as modernity, nationalism, secularism and gender
Liuzza, Claudia Cultural diversity, the complexity of human communication and human behaviors, in relation with interdisciplinary topics such as a sense of heritage, heritage interpretation and cultural consciousness in different contexts of contemporary and ancient societies
McGrail, Richard How deeply personal affects—like “love” and “desire”—continually produce a constitutive outside of “the human” while regulating practices of identification and subjection
Pepi, Eda Migration, mobility and trafficking, religion and gender, and environmental refugees
Price, Mike Human behavioral ecology, focusing particularly on the mathematical and computer modeling of human behavior
Ready, Elspeth Human behavioural ecology, environmental and economic anthropology and archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, zooarchaeology, subsistence, foraging, food sharing, food security
Richlin, Johanna The chosenness among religious minorities in the Americas, and how these discourses reflect and respond to political realities
Wetsel, Amanda Narratives of identity, ethnicity, gender and art, and how those narratives are presented and contested in museums in Central Asia