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Sita Venkateswar

Sita Venkateswar

I am a Public Anthropologist, my research is informed by feminist and postcolonial theories. I use a comparative and reflexive anthropological lens to address internal colonialism, gender, poverty, social oppression and structural violence in the postcolonial and neoliberal context of India.

Debora Di Dio

Debora Di Dio

I am a development anthropologist graduated in Development Studies at Macquarie University in Australia, and also studied in Italy and China. I am currently working for the United Nations World Food Programme in West Africa, monitoring results and impact of food security and nutrition programmes.

Jayne Godfrey

Jayne Godfrey

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

Jason Danely

Jason Danely

I am a cultural anthropologist interested in the experience of growing old in different cultures.Like many medical anthropologists, I work at the overlaps between the mind/body, and the social and political worlds in which it is embedded.Aging is global and interdisciplinary; anthropology is key!

Ashley Lemke

Ashley Lemke

Ashley Lemke is anthropological archaeologist at the University of Michigan. Ashley practices anthropology on land and underwater, exploring submerged prehistoric sites and how human hunting has changed through time.

Myeashea Alexander

Myeashea Alexander

I'm a student currently working on concurrent degrees, MA in Physical Anthropology and M.Sc. in Digital Anthropology. I come from a Culture and Media background & previously spent lots of time in documentary research and production. Currently I'm working in the Smithsonian Forensic Anthro public lab

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