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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.

Emily Laninga

Emily Laninga

I am a graduate student at UBC-O and working on my Masters thesis. I am in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, and my research involves cultural anthropology. My research examines the forms of symbolic expression occuring at Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples of Kyoto, Japan.

David Armiak

David Armiak

I am a doctoral candidate in cultural anthropology with a strong interest in youth culture and social movements. My research focuses on the student movement in South Korea, historically and presently. I am also interested in the study of the Internet, political economy, power and neoliberalism.

Francesco Bravin

Francesco Bravin

Phd student at the University of Genova (PhD school of Anthropology, Psychology and Cognitive Sciences). Master Degree in Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences at the University of Milan Bicocca. Bachelor Degree in Intercultural Communication at the University of Turin.

Rachel Newcomb

Rachel Newcomb

I'm a cultural anthropologist who has conducted research in Morocco since 1994. Much of my work has focused on women's changing roles in urban Moroccan society. My goals for my teaching and writing are to show that life in the Muslim world is much more complex and diverse than most people think.

P. Kerim Friedman

P. Kerim Friedman

P. Kerim Friedman is an associate professor in the Department of Ethnic Relations and Cultures at National Dong Hwa University, where he teaches linguistic and visual anthropology. His research explores the relationship between language, ideology and political economy in Taiwan.

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