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John Worth

John Worth

I'm an archaeologist and ethnohistorian who has spent the last 25 years studying the Spanish colonial era in the southeastern United States. I’ve done archaeological fieldwork across Florida and Georgia, and extensive archival work in Spain, Cuba, and Mexico.

Luci Fernandes

Luci Fernandes

I am a cultural anthropologist at East Carolina University located in Greenville, North Carolina. My area of interest is contemporary Cuban history and culture and I have conducted ethnographic research on various aspects of Cuban culture including resource distribution and social networks.

Kevin  Gidusko

Kevin Gidusko

Trained as an archaeologist specializing in the southeast U.S., I now work as Outreach Coordinator for a region in the Florida Public Archaeology Network which "is dedicated to the protection of cultural resources, both on land and underwater, and to involving the public in the study of their past."

Margarita Del Olmo

Margarita Del Olmo

I am a cultural anthropologist working as a scientist at the National Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) in Madrid, Spain. I have done field work on Canadian reservation System, Argentinian Exiles to Spain, Spanish Converts to Islam, Immgration and Integration, and Intercultural Education

Angela Kristin VandenBroek

Angela Kristin VandenBroek

I am a doctoral student at the University of Binghamton. Prior to this I worked as an applied anthropologist making websites. I use my anthropological knowledge to create designs and branding that resonate with their target populations.

Susan Blum

Susan Blum

I seek to understand patterns in the human world, especially about the nature of the self and the forces shaping it. Currently I study childhood, education, learning, and schooling. Other interests: ethnicity, nationalism, identity, truth and deception, cheating, and plagiarism. And food. And media.

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