Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

Jason James

Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology · University of Mary Washington

Jason James' research comes out of a fascination and dismay at the power of collective identities with nations, ethnic groups, and "races."

Anthropology Sociology German Studies Nationalism Tourism

Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Marcello Canuto

Professor and Director of the Middle American Research Institute · Tulane University

Marcello Canuto researches integrative mechanisms that the ancient Maya used to build and maintain a socio-politically complex society.

Ancient Maya Anthropology Mesoamerica Archaeological Remote Sensing Socio-Political Complexity

Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

Deborah Bolnick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Bolnick is an expert on genetic ancestry testing and how sociopolitical forces & history shape human genomic diversity.

Native American Genetic Histories Genetic Ancestry Testing Human Biodiversity Anthropology Ancient DNA

Robert Foster

Professor of Anthropology and Visual and Cultural Studies, Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities · University of Rochester

Robert Foster is an expert on globalization and material culture. His focus has been on Papua New Guinea

Lewis Henry Morgan Melanesia Commercial Media Globalization Material Culture

George Bisharat

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: bisharat@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4721 / Office 603F-200

Criminal Procedure Islamic Law Law and Social Anthropology Criminal Practice Law in Middle East Societies

Eric Gable

Professor of Sociology and Anthropology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gable is an expert on museum studies, heritage, and the religion and politics of West Africa and of Outer Island Indonesia.

Anthropology Museum Studies Heritage Religion and Politics of West Africa and Outer Island Indonesia

Professor Mhairi Gibson

Professor in Anthropology · University of Bristol

Researching cultural traditions and norms and the associated harmful risks to health

Child Care Female Lifestyles Public Health Community Lifestyles FGM

Leo Chavez

Distinguished Professor Anthropology · UC Irvine

Professor Chavez began his academic career as a Latin Americanist and has been working on transnational migration since the 1980s.

Media Representations Transnational Migration Immigration Latin America Medical Care

Virginia Estabrook

Assistant Professor of Anthropology · Georgia Southern University

Virginia Easterbrook research focuses on bioarcheology and paleopathology.

Bioarcheology Paleobiography Sociology Anthropology Neanderthals

Marta Baltodano

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Anthropology of Education Globalization Social Justice Diversity

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Kurt Dewhurst

Director, Curator, and Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on: Museum Studies, Folklore, Folk Art, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy, International Cultural Engagement

Cultural Heritage Practice International Engagement Cultural Policy Folklore and Folklife Museum Studies

Mark V. Flinn, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

My primary research passion is to understand how and why social relationships influence child health.

Stress and the Family Human Biology Developmental Psychology Biomedical Anthropology Cultural Anthropology

Joseph T. Hefner

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Environmental Science · Michigan State University

Joseph Hefner is an expert on identifying human remains from medico-legal contexts.

Human Osteology Categorical Data Analysis Human Variation Anthropology Forensic Anthropology

Philip Chmielewski

Professor and Sir Thomas More Chair of Engineering Ethics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Theological Ethics Corporate and Business Ethics Anthropology and Ethics Engineering Ethics Ethics

David Blake Willis, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Professor of anthropology and education

Transcultural Studies Ethnography and Narrative Research Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods Educational Administration and Policy - Japan, USA Multicultural Education

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories