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Martha  Rees

Martha Rees

Economic Anthropologist. Research on migrant households and women's work in origin communities (Oaxaca, Mexico), as well as women's work and worker safety in destination communities (Cincinnati, Atlanta).

Robertson Allen

Robertson Allen

I research the cultures of video games, game designers, American militarism, and how labor plays into all of these things. I am writing a book on the US Army's official video game, America's Army, and am hoping to begin new research on digital game labor and the interactive entertainment industry.

Tristan Harrenstein

Tristan Harrenstein

I am currently working on my masters degree at the University of West Florida specializing in historic archaeology and public education.

Laura  Gonzalez

Laura Gonzalez

I've been teaching cultural and physical anthropology in a local community college for over 12 years and enjoy every day of my job. I'm a past president of The Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges. My current research interest is in food and culture.

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.

Leslie C. Moore

Leslie C. Moore

I teach and do research on the social and cultural patterning of learning and language development in communities whose members use multiple languages and participate in multiple learning traditions. I study informal science learning and Muslim children's religious and secular schooling experiences.

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