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Sarah Price

Sarah Price

I am an archaeologist who has been working in the lower Southeast for the past 12 years, mainly Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida. My specialties are lithics, spatial analysis, coastal shell middens, and bone tools.

Nerissa Russell

Nerissa Russell

As a zooarchaeologist: I study animal bones from archaeological sites to understand human behavior. I work primarily at early farming (Neolithic) sites in eastern Europe and the Near East. I am interested in all aspects of human-animal relations, especially social and symbolic uses of animals.

Stavroula Pipyrou

Stavroula Pipyrou

My primary research is among linguistic minorities in Calabria, South Italy. Topics include minority politics, violence (Mafia), civil society, relatedness and humanitarianism. I also work on Pontian dance and nationalism in northern Greece

Paulette Steeves

Paulette Steeves

My research is focused in Pleistocene sites of the Western Hemisphere (the Americas). I investigate archaeology sites which are older than 12,000 years before present in both North and South America. I am a graduate student at Binghamton University in New York State and a member of the Early Humans

Katherine C. MacKinnon

Katherine C. MacKinnon

I am a biological anthropologist with a focus on primates in wild-living groups. I do fieldwork in Central/South America & Zambia. My research interests include the social development of infants/juveniles, evolution of social complexity, long-term conservation efforts, & ethics in field primatology.

Henry Goldschmidt

Henry Goldschmidt

I’m a cultural anthropologist, community educator, and scholar of American religious diversity. I am currently the Director of Education Programs at the Interfaith Center of New York, working to educate teachers, students, social workers, and others about New York City’s religious diversity.

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