Expertise: Gender, culture and sustainable development/conservation; Gender, livelihoods and social differentiation; Globalization gender and livelihoods; indigenous peoples and ethnicity in development; ethnic spirituality and health.
Expertise: I am an anthropological archaeologist with a broad interest base. I have conducted various research projects in England, Antigua, Barbados, North Carolina, and Florida.
My research interests include cultural contact, the long-term impacts of colonialism and commodity creation, industrialism, archaeologies of the illicit, and various aspects of historical and maritime archaeology.
Expertise: Acculturation, inequality, social capital, econometrics, research design, Bolivia, indigenous peoples, native Amazonians, panel studies, randomized controlled trials.
Expertise: Modern and contemporary Spanish and comparative literature, film, and culture; US film and popular culture.
Expertise: Africa and the Black Atlantic world, race and sexuality, comparative colonialisms and nationalisms, migration and maritime histories, relationships between race, ethnicity, and political power.
an article by Professor Ray on her research on Cuban solidarity with African anti-colonial movements:
Expertise: Philosophy of development, political/cultural and population geography, psychological and cultural barriers to poverty alleviation, agrarian reform, project planning and implementation, organizational management, post-harvest technology transfer, social exclusion and emancipatory development, qualitative evaluation, higher education curriculum design and governance.