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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
I am a cultural anthropologist and ethnohistorian. I specialize in indigenous peoples of North America, religious movements, landscape and environment, and theory and the history of anthropology. I teach at the University of Wyoming and edit the journal Reviews in Anthropology.
PhD candidate interested in the surprisingly complex and varied ways that humans interact with animals, my research currently focusing on human-elephant cooperation and conflict in North East India.
I am interested in the Chinese diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America. Currently I am writing my dissertation on Chinese influence in Afro-Cuban religion (Lukumi, La Regla de Ocha, Palo, Abakwa).
Cultural grad student at UWF. I'm interested in general public health topics, gender and sexuality, applied anthropology, and the influence of modern technology on identity. Currently researching a thesis investigating the influence of the Internet on sexual identity and expression for rural LGBTQ.
I research the cultures of video games, game designers, American militarism, and how labor plays into all of these things. I am writing a book on the US Army's official video game, America's Army, and am hoping to begin new research on digital game labor and the interactive entertainment industry.