Anthropologists, Archaeologists and Ethnomusicologists Across Brandeis
Expertise: Ethnomusicology, Middle Eastern/Arab music, music and language (linguistic anthropology), Iraqi Maqām, analysis of rhythm and timbre, economic ethnomusicology
Expertise: Economic anthropology, agriculture, health, Latin America
Expertise: Equity and inclusion in archaeology, archaeological knowledge production, intersectional feminism, disability studies, historical archaeology
Expertise: Archaeology and history of ancient and late antique Christianity, material culture and religions of eastern Mediterranean and the Near East, monasticism in Eastern Mediterranean World, foodways in late antiquity
Emrah Karakuş holds a PhD in sociocultural anthropology from the University of Arizona. His interdisciplinary research lies at the intersection of cultural anthropology, gender and sexuality studies, and security studies, with a focus on the modern Middle East. His dissertation, "Queer Debt: Affective Politics of Security and Intimacy in Kurdish Turkey," analyzes the effects of emergent security regimes on the intimate lives and livelihoods of queer and transgender Kurds.
Expertise: Anthropologist, author and lecturer
Dr. Lowry is a publicly engaged scholar whose work sits at the intersection of American Indian/Native American/Indigenous community, racial formations in the United States and critical studies of science, technology and medicine. He is particularly concerned with how reparations and other forms of justice to American Indian/Native American people take place.
He was recently a participant in a roundtable discussion, Indigenous People of Cambridge.
Expertise: Classical and Near Eastern archaeology; maritime archaeology; trade in late antiquity; ceramic analysis of the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods; digital humanities; archaeological ethics and theory; Roman army
Expertise: Media anthropology, film industries, science and technology studies, religion, outer space, Middle East, Iran
Expertise: History and cultural contexts of the arts in discrete regions of the world, particularly in relation to violence, migration, conflict transformation, gender concerns