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Nell Haynes

Nell Haynes

I am a cultural anthropologist working in Chile and Bolivia. I am interested in visual representation, gender, and ethnicity. My dissertation focused on the cholitas luchadoras of La Paz, and currently I'm working on a project on new media in Northern Chile.

Christina Wasson

Christina Wasson

Christina Wasson is professor of anthropology at the University of North Texas. Her work is motivated by a passion to investigate three “C”s: communication, collaboration, and community-building. Much of her research compares these processes across face-to-face and virtual settings. Current contex

Leland Gilsen

Leland Gilsen

Retired State Archaeologist (Oregon). I have a Traveling Museum of Oregon Prehistory, I make replica and reproduction artifacts, my educational website is oregon-archaeology.com. I teach at early living skills events around the west: Echoes-in-time; Rabbitstick, Winter Count , Buckeye

Linda Gordon

Linda Gordon

I conduct research in the US examining the intersection of race and immigration with a focus on health inequities. Additionally, I am an instructor for a field school in Ghana, where I teach research methods and oversee research conducted on food insecurity, water/sanitation, and malaria.

John Krebs

John Krebs

I am an archaeological anthropologist working as the staff archaeologist for a non-profit public archaeology program in Morganton, North Carolina. I am passionate about early European encounters with Native American groups in North America, specifically in what is now the southeastern United States.

Blanca  Cárdenas

Blanca Cárdenas

I´m an anthropologist specialized in the subfield of Ethnology(Cultural Anthropology). I studied at ENAH in Mexico City and I obtained my degree with an ethnographic research on the cultural heritage and the food system among the tarahumaras. Now, I´m a professor with an academic career in progress.

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