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Angela Stuesse

Angela Stuesse

An engaged anthropolgist, I have studied the dynamics of white supremacy & labor exploitation conditioning Latino migration to the U.S. South; efforts to strengthen intergroup relations & build cross-racial coalitions; & the logics, mechanics, & effects of non-federal immigrant policing in Atlanta.

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.

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.

Stacey Tecot

Stacey Tecot

I'm a biological anthropologist, focusing on non-human primate behavior (lemurs), ecology, and hormones. My work is noninvasive, and investigates the behavioral and physiological changes that species undergo in response to environmental changes. I'm interested in the evolution of shared infant care.

Amber O'Connor

Amber O'Connor

I study linguistic and cultural anthropology. Primarily I work with the Maya in Quintana Roo, Mexico and how new labor patterns are resulting in changes to their foodways and ideology.

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.

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