Doctoral Alumni

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    Tsirha Adefris
    Adjunct Professor
    Prince George's Community College
    and
    University of Maryland University College
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    Vanessa Agard-Jones
    Assistant Professor
    Anthropology
    Columbia University
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    Ayshe Parla Alpan
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    Sabanci Universitesi
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    Elise Andaya
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    University at Albany (SUNY)
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    Barbara Andersen
    Lecturer in Social Anthropology
    Massey University, New Zealand
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    Alice Apley
    Senior Research Associate
    RMC Research Corporation

    Filmmaker
    Remembering John Marshall
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    Narges Bajoghli
    Watson Postdoctoral Fellow
    Brown University
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    Dwaipayan Banerjee
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Dartmouth College
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    Brenda Benefit
    Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    New Mexico State University
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    Ulla  Berg
    Associate Professor with Tenure
    Rutgers University
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    Christina Bergey
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    University of Notre Dame
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    David Ira Beriss
    Associate Professor and Chair
    Department of Anthropology
    University of New Orleans
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    Anya Bernstein
    Assitant Professor of Anthropology
    Harvard Univeristy
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    Lucas Bessire
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    University of Oklahoma
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    Amahl Bishara
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Tufts University
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    Maryjka Blaszczyk
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    University of Texas at Austin
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    Giuliana Borea
    Visiting Stipendiary Fellow
    Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study
    University of London
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    Lydia C Boyd
    Assistant Professor
    Department of African and African American Studies
    UNC-Chapel Hill
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    Ariane  Burke
    Professor
    Dept. d'anthropologie
    Université de Montréal
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    Andrew Burrell
    Postdoctoral Research Scientist
    New York University
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    Joseph Califf
    Writing Seminar Faculty
    Writing Program
    Princeton University
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    Anne-Marie E. Cantwell
    Emeritus Professor
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology
    Rutgers-Newark
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    Jessica R. Cattelino
    Associate Professor of Anthropology
    UCLA
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    Jillian R. Cavanaugh
    Associate Professor
    Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
    Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center
    CUNY
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    Robert Chang
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Fordham University

    Religious Studies Program
    NYU

    Institute for the History of the Production of Knowledge
    NYU
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    Melissa Checker
    Associate Professor Department of Urban Studies
    Queens College
    PhD Programs in Anthropology and Environmental Psychology
    The Graduate Center CUNY
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    Wenrui Chen
    Adjunct Instructor
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    Julie  Y. Chu
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    University of Chicago
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    Emily Cohen
    Assistant Director of the Science and Justice Research Center
    Assistant Adjunct Pofessor of Sociology
    University of California, Santa Cruz
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    Alison Cool
    Assistant Professor
    University of Colorado
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    Suanna S Crowley
    Manager of Outreach & Development
    Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
    Boston, MA
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    Veronica  Davidov
    Assistant Professor
    Monmouth University
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    Kate Detwiler
    Assistant Professor
    Anthropology
    Florida Atlantic University
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    Wendy  Dirks
    Lecturer in Oral Biology
    School of Dental Sciences
    Newcastle University
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    Kristin L. Dowell
    Associate Professor
    Florida State University
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    Susan Draper
    Associate Professor of Social Sciences,
    SCPS McGhee
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    Rachel Dvoskin
    Researcher
    Genetics and Public Policy Center
    Berman Institute of Bioethics
    Johns Hopkins University
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    Leslie Eisenberg
    Burial Sites Archaeologist (formerly, Coordinator of the Burial Sites Preservation Program)
    Wisconsin Historical Society
    Madison, Wisconsin
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    Omri  Elisha
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Queens College-CUNY
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    Deborah Elliston
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies
    Department of Anthropology
    Binghampton University/SUNY
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    Beth Epstein
    Academic Director
    NYUParis

    Associated Faculty
    Gallatin School, NYU
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    Ayala Fader
    Associate Professor/Associate Chair
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology
    Fordham University
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    Connie D. Fellmann
    Special Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    Colorado State University
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    Daniel Fisher
    Associate Professor
    University of California, Berkeley
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    Maggie Fishman
    Director of Practitioner Research and Digital Documentation
    ArtsConnection
    New York City
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    Christopher  Fraga
    Assistant Professor
    Smarthmore College
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    Alyshia Gálvez
    Associate Professor
    Director of CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies
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    Joan D. Garey
    Senior Toxicologist
    Reproductive Toxicology Center
    Washington, D.C
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    Paul B. Garrett
    Associate Professor
    and Director of Graduate Studies
    Department of Anthropology
    Temple University
    Associate Editor
    Journal of Linguistic Anthropology
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    Rene  Gerrets
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology
    University of Amsterdam
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    Aaron Glass
    Associate Professor
    Bard Graduate Center
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    Helle  V. Goldman
    Chief Editor
    Polar Research
    Norwegian Polar Institute
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    Thalia Gray
    Independent Medical Writer
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    Adam Green
    Post-doctoral Research Fellow
    McDonald Institute
    University of Cambridge
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    Becky  Ham
    Freelance Science Writer
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    Sherine Hamdy
    Associate Professor
    Brown University
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    Eugene Harris
    Professor of Biology
    Queensborough Community College
    City University of New York
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    Claire  E Heckel
    Post Doctoral Research Fellow
    American Museum of Natural History
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    Julie Holt
    Chair and Associate Professor,
    Department of Anthropology,
    Southern Illinois University
    Edwardsville
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    Becca  Howes-Mischel
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    James Madison University
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    Leo Hsu
    Photography writer
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    Nur Amali Ibrahim
    Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
    Indiana University Bloomington
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    Mark Ingram
    Professor and Chair Department of Modern Languages
    Literatures, and Cultures
    Goucher College
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    Graham M. Jones
    Associate Professor of Anthropology
    MIT
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    Jelena Karanovic
    Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Department of Media, Culture and Communication
    New York University
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    Heidi Katz
    Managing Member
    Thinking Strings, LLC
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    Eleana J. Kim
    Associate Professor of Anthropology
    University of Rochester
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    Eugenia Kisin
    Assistant Professor
    Gallatin School of Individualized Study
    New York University
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    John Krigbaum
    Associate Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    University of Florida
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    Jong Bum Kwon
    Assistant Professor
    Behavioral and Social Sciences
    Webster University
    St. Louis, MO
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    Sally A. Lahm
    Conservation Officer
    Rainforest Trust
    Virginia
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    Myra Laird
    Post Doc
    University of Chicago
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    Susan Lappan
    Assistant Professor
    Anthropology
    Appalachian State University
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    Brian Larkin
    Associate Professor, Chair
    Department of Anthropology
    Barnard College
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    Amy Lasater-Wille
    Market Research Analyst
    Insight Strategy Group
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    Lucianne  Lavin
    Director of Research and Collections
    Institute for American Indian Studies
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    Rachel Lears
    Filmmaker
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    Tate LeFevre
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Franklin and Marshall College
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    Heather Levi
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Temple University 
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    Jennifer Listman
    Staff
    NYU Tandon School of Engineering
    New York City
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    Susan Malin-Boyce
    Archaeologist
    U.S. Army Engineer District
    St. Louis
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    Kathe Managan
    Assistant Professor
    Geography and Anthropology Department
    Louisiana State University
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    Luke Matthews
    Behavioral Scientist
    Rand Corporation
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    Deborah C. Matzner
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Wellesley College
    Affiliated faculty with the Cinema and Media Studies and South Asia Studies programs.
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    Lea S.  McChesney
    Research Assistant Professor
    The University of Toledo
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    Bernard McGrane
    Associate Professor
    Department of Sociology
    Chapman University
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    Anne Meneley
    Associate Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Trent University
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    Emily Middleton
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    University of Missouri
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    Katharine Milton
    Professor
    Dept. Environmental Sciences Policy & Management
    University of California at Berkeley
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    Yasmin Moll
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    University of Michigan
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    Michael J Montague
    Post-Doctoral Research Associate
    Department of Neuroscience
    University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine
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    John H. Moore
    Research Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
    University of Florida
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    John  P. Murphy
    Assistant Professor
    Department of French
    Gettysburg College
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    Hyejin Nah
    Assistant Professor
    University of California, Riverside
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    Serena Nanda
    Professor Emeritus
    Anthropology
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    CUNY
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    Venkatesan (Ram)  Natarajan
    Assistant Professor
    University of Arkansas
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    Rae Ostman
    Managing Director
    Centre for Ancient Cultures
    Royal Ontario Museum

    Associate Research Professor
    School for the Future of Inovation in Society
    Arizona State University
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    Jennifer Patico
    Associate Professor
    Dept. of Anthropology
    Georgia State University
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    Amy Paugh
    Associate Professor
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology
    James Madison University
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    Jane  Phillips-Conroy
    Professor of Anatomy and Professor of Anthropology
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
    Washington University School of Medicine
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    Anne Pike-Tay
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Anthropology
    Vassar College
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    Tim Pilbrow
    Senior Anthropologist
    Native Title Services Victoria
    Research Fellow, Anthropology Department
    Melbourne University
    Australia
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    Varsha  Pilbrow
    Lecturer in Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience
    University of Melbourne
    Australia
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    Jennifer Piro
    Manager of Academic Advising and Student Services
    NYU Tandon School of Engineering
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    Luca Pozzi
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    University of Texas at San Antonio
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    Ryan Raaum
    Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology
    Lehman College and The Graduate Center
    City University of New York
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    Pilar K Rau
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Rutgers University
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    Thomas Rein
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    Central Connecticut State University
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    Elisha P. Renne
    Professor and Associate Director
    Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
    Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    University of Michigan
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    Chris Robinson
    Professor
    Department of Biology
    Bronx Community College, CUNY
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    Louis Römer
    Visiting Lecturer
    Vassar College
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    Sandra Rozental
    Assistant Professor
    Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico
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    Stephanie  Sadre-Orafai
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    University of Cincinnati
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    William Sanders
    Senior Research Laboratory Specialist and Research Scientist
    Museum of Paleontology
    The University of Michigan.
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    Vilma Santiago-Irizarry
    Associate Professor
    Anthropology and Latino Studies
    Cornell University
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    Naomi Schiller
    Assistant Professor
    Brooklyn College
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    Lisa Schlotterhausen
    Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
    Century College
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    Christopher Schmitt
    Assistant Professor
    Boston University
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    Maja Seselj
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Bryn Mawr College
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    Shalini  Shankar
    Associate Professor
    Anthropology and Asian American Studies
    Northwestern University, IL
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    Pat  Shipman
    Professor (retired)
    Penn State University
    Freelance writer
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    Irina Carlota Silber
    Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
    Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
    City College of New York
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    Nina  Siulc
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    Rutgers University
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    Maura  A. Smale
    Associate Professor
    Coordinator of Library Instruction
    New York City College of Technology
    CUNY
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    Elizabeth  A. Smith
    Lecturer of Anthropology/College Advisor
    Northwestern University
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    Mark A. Smith
    Archaeologist
    Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections (MCX-CMAC)
    St. Louis District
    U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
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    Stephanie Spehar
    Associate Professor of Anthropology
    University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
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    Matthew Spigelman
    Project Manager
    PaleoWest Archaeology
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    Damien  Stankiewicz
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    Temple University
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    Kirstin  N. Sterner
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    University of Oregon
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    April Strickland
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Bowdoin College
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    Denise  F. Su
    Curator
    Department of Paleobotany and Paleoecology
    Cleveland Museum of Natural History
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    Deborah Swartz
    Adjunct Professor
    Adelphi University
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    Ayako Takamori
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Muhlenberg College
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    Laura Tedesco
    Cultural Heritage Program Manager
    U.S. Embassy-Kabul
    U.S. Department of State
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    Susan J. Terrio
    Professor of Anthropology
    Department of Anthropology
    Georgetown University
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    Deborah Thomas
    Associate Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    University of Pennsylvania
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    Sabra G. Thorner
    Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow
    Museum Studies
    New York University
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    Monica Uddin
    Associate Professor
    Department of Psychology
    University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
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    Pegi  Vail
    Associate Director
    Center for Media, Culture, and History
    NYU
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    David Valentine
    Associate Professor of Anthropology
    University of Minnesota
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    Diana Wall
    Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    The City College of New York and the Graduate Center
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    Christine J. Walley
    Associate Professor of Anthropology
    MIT
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    Chantal White
    Professor
    Universite Sainte-Anne, Nova Scotia
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    Derek Wildman
    Professor
    School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
    University of Illinois
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    Kimberly Williams-Guillen
    Director of Conservation Science
    Paso Pacifico, CA
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    Jessica Winegar
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    Northwestern University
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    Steven Worthington
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Institute for Quantitative Social Science
    Harvard University
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    Emily Yates-Doerr
    Assistant Professor
    Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research
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    Peter Zabielskis
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    Department of Sociology Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
    University of Macau
    China