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Jayne Godfrey

Jayne Godfrey

I am currently a graduate student at the University of West Florida focusing in maritime studies.

Nancy Gillis

Nancy Gillis

I am a medical anthropologist who focuses on public health issues such as food security, chronic disease prevention, nutrition and food systems. I assist food banks in developing more efficient programs by learning from individuals who have experienced food security and poverty.

Christian Wells

Christian Wells

I am Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Florida, where I study the influence of environmental worldview on economic decision-making. I work with sustainability scientists to study how Caribbean communities organize themselves to solve problems in sustainable development.

Tracy Prowse

Tracy Prowse

I am a biological anthropologist, and I am interested in understanding what life was like for people who lived in the ancient Mediterranean world. I do this by collecting evidence from human skeletons and integrating this evidence with archaeological and historical information.

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.

Alvin W Wolfe

Alvin W Wolfe

Ethnographic fieldwork in Congo, studies of colonial policy, networks of multinational corporations in the evolution of a “supranational system.” Coordinated applied anthropology internships at USF and taught courses in network analysis, applying network analysis to many social situations.

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