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Oscar Escudero

Oscar Escudero

I am currently a graduate student in the Anthropology Department at Northern Arizona University. My primary focus of study is Linguistic Anthropology, specifically literacy as a social practice. My thesis research involves the study of conversations that occur in bathroom stall through graffiti.

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.

Tasman Bain

Tasman Bain

I am a passionate anthropologist and am currently studying a Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) and a Bachelor of Social Science (Development) at the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia). I have broad research interests in development, economic, evolutionary and medical anthropology.

Kristi L. Lewton

Kristi L. Lewton

I am a biological anthropologist. I research the evolution of bipedality in our human ancestors, focusing on the comparative anatomy of the hip bones to answer the question: what factors shape the human pelvis? I also do paleoanthropological fieldwork in East and South Africa.

Pablo Gustavo Rodriguez

Pablo Gustavo Rodriguez

Social, development & business anthropologist in the public sector. Research methods professor at FCNyM-UNLP. Entrepreunership & local development public policies. Most of all I love computer assisted qualitative analysis.

Leland Gilsen

Leland Gilsen

Retired State Archaeologist (Oregon). I have a Traveling Museum of Oregon Prehistory, I make replica and reproduction artifacts, my educational website is oregon-archaeology.com. I teach at early living skills events around the west: Echoes-in-time; Rabbitstick, Winter Count , Buckeye

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