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Frederic Gleach

Frederic Gleach

I curate the Anthropology Collections at Cornell University. I'm interested in visual & material culture, museums & collecting, & cultural interactions like colonialism and tourism. I've written extensively on the Powhatan Indians of Virginia & on the history of anthropology, & also on Puerto Rico.

Guven Peter Witteveen

Guven Peter Witteveen

My cultural anthropology work in Japan and Korea has built my love of visually recording and presenting research. Museums and public outreach education methods and examples comprise my work. Some work is at gpwitteveen.googlepages.com/fulbright2012

Iain Perdue

Iain Perdue

I am a medical anthropologist at the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London working in the NHS to develop and carry out assessments of health. I currently work with artists on projects about cancer and about teddy bears. I have run projects on CSI & Forensics, witchcraft, & schizophrenia.

Maria Bakke

Maria Bakke

I am a medical anthropology postgrad student at Goldmsiths, London. My main focus is witchcraft beliefs and accusations in urban areas in Europe and West Africa.

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

Amber Grafft-Weiss

Amber Grafft-Weiss

I'm a public archaeologist with the Florida Public Archaeology Network; I serve seven counties in northeast Florida. My primary fields of interest are African diaspora, Spanish colonial, and (of course) archaeology outreach and education.

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