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Rachel Newcomb

Rachel Newcomb

I'm a cultural anthropologist who has conducted research in Morocco since 1994. Much of my work has focused on women's changing roles in urban Moroccan society. My goals for my teaching and writing are to show that life in the Muslim world is much more complex and diverse than most people think.

Ilana Gershon

Ilana Gershon

I study how people use new media to accomplish their everyday tasks. I have written a lot about how people use new media to breakup with each other. I am now studying the role new media plays when people are trying to get hired (or hire people) and when people are fired.

Christos Karagiannidis

Christos Karagiannidis

Sociocultural anthropologist and museologist. I study intercultural interactions in the Balkans. My research interests are cultural heritage, museums and museological conceptual design, intercultural dialogue, monuments and monumental landscapes, cultural memory, cultural identity, culture change.

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.

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.

Martin Tsang

Martin Tsang

I am interested in the Chinese diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America. Currently I am writing my dissertation on Chinese influence in Afro-Cuban religion (Lukumi, La Regla de Ocha, Palo, Abakwa).

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