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Sarasij Majumder

Sarasij Majumder

I am a Cultural Anthropologist. I study politics around land, land acquisition and development in West Bengal, India. Based on my ethnographic research I engage with social theories of economic development and value. My research looks at the significance of land in the moral world of the villagers.

Colleen Morgan

Colleen Morgan

Colleen received her Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley in 2012. She has worked on three continents, two islands, and in Texas. Her research is on digital materiality, specifically, building archaeological narratives with New Media.

Austin Reynolds

Austin Reynolds

I am an undergraduate biological anthropology student specializing in ancient DNA. I am interested in the co-evolution of pathogens and the human immune system and genetic susceptibility to infectious diseases.

Christian Gates St-Pierre

Christian Gates St-Pierre

I am an archaeologist studying the prehistory of Iroquoian populations from Northeastern North America. I am also a specialist in the analysis of animal bones and bone tools found on archaeological sites. I am now trying to combine my professional formation with my passion for photography.

Jill Scott

Jill Scott

I am a doctoral candidate in biological anthropology with a focus on paleoanthropology. My research focuses on craniofacial evolution, with an emphasis on the chin, within the genus Homo over the last 2 million years. I also teach both at the community college and university levels.

AhmadReza Sheikhi

AhmadReza Sheikhi

I am a PhD Student in tourism in the University of La Laguna,Spain. In addition to my PhD studies, I had extensive involvement in Iran’s tourism industry focusing relations with European countries. My research areas are as follows:Tourism Planning,Ethnic Tourism Planning,Anthropology of Tourim.

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