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William Wilson

William Wilson

I am currently in graduate school studying anthropology. I am interested in underwater archaeology and the effects that the environment has on submerged sites

Barbara Little

Barbara Little

What heritage matters and why? How do we use it? Those are my central questions for my work in public archaeology and heritage. I’m interested in public outreach and involvement, official designations and public memory, and in the broader relevance of heritage, especially in the US.

Martin Tsang

Martin Tsang

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).

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.

Nancy Konvalinka

Nancy Konvalinka

I teach social and cultural a the UNED in Spain, and my main area of research is kinship. I have worked on rural families, inheritance, and family farm reorganization. My main project now deals with late-forming families (people who become parents at 35 or older) and how they organize caregiving.

Sarah Surface-Evans

Sarah Surface-Evans

I am an applied archaeologist, who is passionate about public education & preservation of the past. My current research is collaborative with Tribal & local governments to study & preserve culturally significant sites in Michigan.

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