Expertise: Archaeology of complex societies, modern contexts of archaeological research, Mesoamerica, the Maya
Expertise: Visual culture, material culture, indigeneity, capitalism, aesthetics, fashion and design studies, ethnographic documentary, Peru, Andes, Latin America
Expertise: Urban anthropology, ethnographies of citizenship and the state, political ecology; South Asia
Expertise: Economic anthropology, collections, social studies of finance, materiality and value, labor, corporations and business, anthropology of mining and minerals. Mexico, U.S., Colombia
Expertise: Historical Archaeology, the Caribbean and North America, industrialism and industrial societies, adaptation and resilience.
Expertise: Medical and cultural anthropology, anthropology of death and dying, anthropology of religion, anthropology of gender, anthropology of the body, medical aid-in-dying, end-of-life care, Ethiopia, United States
Dorothy L. Hodgson is Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. Hodgson has worked in East Africa for more than 30 years, primarily among Maasai communities in Tanzania. Her research has examined such topics as gender, ethnicity, cultural politics, colonialism, the missionary encounter, transnational organizing and the indigenous rights movement. Due to her role as Dean of Arts and Sciences, Professor Hodgson does not teach courses or serve as a primary advisor.
Expertise: Queer anthropology; queer of color critique/queer theory; popular culture; Global South queer activism and social life; African diasporas in India; race; digital anthropology; virtual subjectivities; social media; South Asia.
Expertise: Gender, aging, self and person, medical anthropology, religion, migration and transnationalism, ethnographic writing; South Asia, United States
Expertise: Linguistic anthropology, language ideology, psychological anthropology, personhood, essentialism, colonialism and postcoloniality, identity, whiteness studies, military studies, nationalism; East Africa and United States
Expertise: Urban anthropology, infrastructure, religion, youth politics, Islamism, Arabian Peninsula Middle East
Expertise: Anthropology of religion, psychoanalytic theory, anthropology of the body, East Asia, Japan
Expertise: Political ecology, Africa, conservation, development, wildlife tourism and trophy hunting, forestry, mining, agriculture, gender, race, nationality
Expertise: Archaeology, complex societies, writing systems, materiality, bioarchaeology, Mesoamerica