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Jacob Hickman

Jacob Hickman

I am a psychological anthropologist and Southeast Asianist. My research involves a comparative ethnography of Hmong communities in Thailand, the United States, and elsewhere in the diaspora. I study how migration experiences shape the sense of self and the meanings that Hmong make about the world.

Uzi Baram

Uzi Baram

I combine archaeology and cultural anthropology for heritage studies, focused on the politics of the past in the eastern Mediterranean and hidden histories in Southwest Florida. I teach at a small liberal arts college in Sarasota and direct a public archaeology program.

Paul Mason

Paul Mason

At the intersection of the brain and social sciences, my research engages strongly with the analysis of the intimate entanglement of sound and movement in humanly organised expression. I have conducted ethnographic fieldwork into art, religion, and culture in Australia, Brazil, India and Indonesia.

Alessandra Rosa

Alessandra Rosa

As a sociocultural anthropologist, I plan to assess media as spaces of contention and resistance in (re)constructing and (re)presenting the 2010-2011 University of Puerto Rico student strikes, as well as, the ways in which they are currently perceived by the University community.

Steven Gardiner

Steven Gardiner

Since 2007 I have lived overseas, teaching full-time first in Lahore, Pakistan (2007-08), and since then at Zayed Univeristy in Abu Dhabi. My PhD is from Cornell (2004) and my interests include masculinity, Pakistan, Germany, military cultures, and social movements.

Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller

I am an applied archaeologist working for the Florida Public Archaeology Network in St. Augustine, Florida. Every day I get to help educate the public on the state's buried past, assist local governments, and assist the state's Division of Historical Resources.

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