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P. Kerim Friedman

P. Kerim Friedman

P. Kerim Friedman is an associate professor in the Department of Ethnic Relations and Cultures at National Dong Hwa University, where he teaches linguistic and visual anthropology. His research explores the relationship between language, ideology and political economy in Taiwan.

Elizabeth DiGangi

Elizabeth DiGangi

I am a biological anthropologist who studies the biology of the skeletal system. My work is two-fold: one focus is on the health of prehistoric populations, and a second focus is on forensic anthropology. I have worked with skeletal collections in Chile, Peru, Colombia, and North America.

Jayne Godfrey

Jayne Godfrey

I am currently a graduate student at the University of West Florida focusing in maritime studies.

Giovanni Orlando

Giovanni Orlando

Trained in economic anthropology (UCL, Goldsmiths), I specialize in the study of ethical commodity networks, particularly the production-consumption of organic food. After being based in London from 2004 to 2014, I recently moved to the University of Bergamo.

Joseph A. Evans

Joseph A. Evans

I'm a technoarchaeologist, a type of anthropologist who researches new technologies in other "sectors" that focus on non-destructive/invasive, and non-contact solutions to challenges facing people. I explore resources that increase digital preservation, representation, interpretation, and connection

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.

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