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Andrew Tarter

Andrew Tarter

I am an applied cultural anthropologist, on brief hiatus from my dissertation research while I complete a Fulbright placement within the government of Haiti, where I work with the governmental unit that coordinates the activities of NGOs operating throughout the country.

Nell Haynes

Nell Haynes

I am a cultural anthropologist working in Chile and Bolivia. I am interested in visual representation, gender, and ethnicity. My dissertation focused on the cholitas luchadoras of La Paz, and currently I'm working on a project on new media in Northern Chile.

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

Mary Odell Butler

Mary Odell Butler

I have been both an academic and a practitioner. The most important activities I have done is as a practitioner applying anthropology to program evaluations in public health. I have also done ethnography in Guatemala, Brazil and Bolivia

Fuji Lozada

Fuji Lozada

I am a sociocultural anthropologist who examines contemporary issues in Chinese society ranging from: food production (aquaculture) and the environment; religion and politics; food, popular culture and globalization; sports and society; and the cultural impact of science and technology.

Miguel  Garcia

Miguel Garcia

Recently graduated w/ honors & received a BA in Anthropology at California State University,San Bernardino in June 2013. I recently got accepted to the Applied Anthropology Graduate program at San Jose State. Interests: militarism & culture, the state,social movements,idenity politics& globalization

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