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Mabel Sabogal

Mabel Sabogal

Educator, mentor, researcher, and administrator. Successful across a broad cross-section of student populations, from adult students in a higher education setting, to at-risk youth learners in a community organization, and disabled people. Foci: Cultural diversity; wellness; integral education.

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.

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.

Vincent Battesti

Vincent Battesti

Two different fields, both in North Africa and the Middle East: Ecological anthropology, on Sahara oasis ecosystems and the relationship of local societies to their environment. Urban anthropology, mainly on Cairo (Egypt), on the uses and evolutions of public spaces and gardens +Sound anthropology.

Heather  Walder

Heather Walder

I am an anthropological archaeologist. In my dissertation research, I'm undertaking a regional analysis of European-made trade goods found on sites where Indigenous people lived in the 17th and 18th century, in order to learn about interaction between diverse cultural groups.

Ryan Klotz

Ryan Klotz

My interest is in applied anthropology in a variety of scenarios, including rural development program evaluation, cross-cultural social media use, public health research, social network formation, and local food system dynamics. I am eclectic methodologically, employing both qual and quant methods.

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