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Victor Braitberg

Victor Braitberg

In the broadest terms, I study how people make sense of new media technologies now and in the past. For the past 15 years I have been studying how medical professionals, engineers, entrepreneurs, social scientists, and policy makers have imagined using interactive video as a way to improve health.

Joseph A. Evans

Joseph A. Evans

I'm a technoarchaeologist, a type of anthropologist who researches new technologies in other "sectors" that focus on non-destructive/invasive, and non-contact solutions to challenges facing people. I explore resources that increase digital preservation, representation, interpretation, and connection

Alessandra Rosa

Alessandra Rosa

As a sociocultural anthropologist, I plan to assess media as spaces of contention and resistance in (re)constructing and (re)presenting the 2010-2011 University of Puerto Rico student strikes, as well as, the ways in which they are currently perceived by the University community.

Christine Bergmann

Christine Bergmann

I am a recent graduate in Anthropology. I am engaged in the stable isotope and elemental analysis of human bone. The analyses elucidates dietary, migratory, and trade patterns of humans which can be used in the field of forensics and the study of prehistoric people. Proud member of Anthropology!

Aaron Deter-Wolf

Aaron Deter-Wolf

As a Prehistoric Archaeologist for the State of Tennessee’s Division of Archaeology, I am responsible for conducting archaeological excavations and research, informing the public about archaeology, and investigating disturbances to prehistoric human remains.

Nancy Konvalinka

Nancy Konvalinka

I teach social and cultural a the UNED in Spain, and my main area of research is kinship. I have worked on rural families, inheritance, and family farm reorganization. My main project now deals with late-forming families (people who become parents at 35 or older) and how they organize caregiving.

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