Student Research Interests

Abigail Beckham
they/them

Environmental anthropology, climate change, multi-species ethnography, and religious anthropology

Medical anthropology, cancer, sociocultural anthropology, South East Asia/ Indian subcontinent, linguistic diversity, body image and identity, forensics

Jennifer Crowder
Joint MA with Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
she/her/hers

Aesthetics, fashion, materiality, embodiment, queer studies, marginalized/alternative sexualities, identity, U.S. 

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Antonio Gioia
he/him/his

Psychological anthropology, constructions of self, extimacy, identity, linguistic anthropology

Kalie Jamieson
she/her/hers

Palestine and the diaspora, alternative temporalities, queer theory, visual art

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Sophie Katz
she/her/hers

Public health, death and dying, religion, medical anthropology

Sociocultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, epistolary and material culture, personhood, identity

Yelim Lee
she/her/hers

Sociocultural anthropology, online communities and communication, linguistics, Asian American Studies, Korea, and digital ethnography

Raphael Miller-Figueroa
Joint MA with Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
they/them/theirs

Sociocultural anthropology, gender and sexuality, queer theory, post-structuralism, liminal spaces, transnational feminism, transgender studies, and Enby identities

Bioarchaeology, museum studies

Historical archeology, Caribbean Archaeology, Mesoamerican archeology, Forensic Anthropology

Sarah Schmieder
Joint MA with Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Gender and sexuality, online communities and communication, queer theory, digital anthropology, sociocultural anthropology

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Julie Scesney
she/her/hers

Refugees, migration, identity, NGO's and non-profit organizations in the U.S., gender, race

Health, wellness, disabilities

Katie Tinch
she/her/hers

Death and dying, environmental anthropology, medical anthropology

Lily Turner
she/her/hers

Prehistoric archaeology, indigenous peoples of Jamaica