PEOPLE BY NAME
Socio-cultural anthropology; anthropology of youth and generational change; memory and forgetting; historical anthropology; Christianity; migration, gender and sexuality; Madagascar, Africa, and France.
PhD, UC Berkeley, 1996
Crisis; US; cities; finance; politics; structural racism; secular authority; science and technology; emergency management; municipal bankruptcy; Detroit; activism; ethnographic method; publics; embodiment; history; narrative; revelation.
PhD, University of Chicago 2019
India; South Asia; race, caste and indigeneity; Dalit and Adivasi Studies; genetics; illness narratives; (bio)citizenship; political economy of health; environment; embodiment.
PhD, Arizona State University, 2023
Anthropology of religion; Islam; modernity and the supernatural in Iran; Islamic spiritual cinema; modernist universalist religious movements; state entanglements with sorcery; the decades-old project of Islamizing the sciences in Iran.
PhD, Harvard, Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies, 2012
Kinship; Myth and Religion; Political Ritual; Psychoanalysis; Semiotics; Economic Anthropology; Social Theory; Northeast India.
PhD, University of Chicago, 2017
Renate Lellep Fernandez
Nutritional deficiency in Spain.
PhD Anthropology, Rutgers University, 1988
Visual culture; industrial capitalism; the history of science; materiality; temporality; fantasy; environmental toxicity; embodiment and the senses; gender and sexuality; kinship; Rochester, New York and the Great Lakes region; multimodal ethnography.
University of Chicago, 2020
Category and experience of deafness and disability, particularly in urban India.
PhD, University of California at Berkeley, 2011
Religion, media and economy; minority politics; global religious movements.
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 2008
Gender and sexuality; global health and forms of governance; decolonial feminisms and critical theory; politics of law; illness experience and embodiment; Mexico and the United States.
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2016