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Zachary Harris

Zachary Harris

I'm a graduate student at the University of West Florida pursuing my M.A. in Historical Archaeology. My research interests are Maritime Archaeology, Battlefield Archaeology, Military History, and U.S. History.

Ashley Meredith

Ashley Meredith

I'm a PI at Moffitt Cancer Center, focused on Patient Center Care. We work on the Targeting Patient Satisfaction and Improving Patient Perceived Outcomes in Malignant Hematology through Anthropological Analysis grant. My research foci include Pacific, mobilities, and patient centered care.

Katy Meyers

Katy Meyers

I am currently a PhD graduate student studying mortuary archaeology at Michigan State University. My academic interests are in mortuary archaeology and bioarchaeology, and working with the public and digital aspects of the field. Currently my work is on Anglo-Saxon English cremation and inhumation.

Courtney Lewis

Courtney Lewis

I am an economic anthropologist and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. My specialization is in economic development for Native Nations and, consequently, the issues of sovereignty related to economic stability. My current research is focused on small businesses of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Brian Hoey

Brian Hoey

I am a cultural anthropologist (Associate Professor at Marshall University) who studies migration, economic restructuring, community development, and environmental health. I am an engaged scholar, committed teacher, and community activist where I live and work in Huntington, West Virginia.

Christos Karagiannidis

Christos Karagiannidis

Sociocultural anthropologist and museologist. I study intercultural interactions in the Balkans. My research interests are cultural heritage, museums and museological conceptual design, intercultural dialogue, monuments and monumental landscapes, cultural memory, cultural identity, culture change.

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