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Linda Hoang

Linda Hoang

Linda Hoang is a biological anthropology graduate student at the University of West Florida. Her interests include forensic anthropology, human osteology, molecular anthropology, neuroanthropology, paleoanthropology, digital anthropology, cultural anthropology, biomimetics, bioinformatics, etc.

Svenja Weise

Svenja Weise

I am a biological anthropologist and archaeologist. My research interests are sex differences in mortality patterns in historical times, the evolution of longevity, and the improvement of methods to estimate age at death from skeletal material. I spend most of my time travelling to analyze skeletal

Brinnen Carter

Brinnen Carter

I am a trained archaeologist and museum specialist working as a cultural resource manager for the National Parks at the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. I manage historical, historic structures, cultural landscape, archaeological, anthropological, and ethnographic research for the park.

John Krebs

John Krebs

I am an archaeological anthropologist working as the staff archaeologist for a non-profit public archaeology program in Morganton, North Carolina. I am passionate about early European encounters with Native American groups in North America, specifically in what is now the southeastern United States.

Tommaso Gianni

Tommaso Gianni

I have an interest in the sinological and anthropological aspects of martial arts. I am currently conducting ethnographic field-work in South Korea regarding the pedagogy of a given Kungfu lineage: The case of Leung Ting WingTsun taught in Western Europe and East Asia. gianni@suwon.ac.kr

Donna Auston

Donna Auston

I am a doctoral student in the cultural anthropology program at Rutgers University. For my dissertation, I am conducting research on the intersection of race, identity, and ritual embodiment among Muslims in the San Francisco Bay Area. Research interests: race, religion, Islam, linguistic anthro.

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