Staff and faculty are working remotely and all remain on email and able to set up phone and virtual meetings upon request. We are doing our best to respond to calls and emails when they come in and will respond to requests as soon as possible.

Phone: 520-621-2585 and 520-621-6298
Email: Anthro@email.arizona.edu
Please visit SoA COVID-19 Information OR the School of Anthropology Research Restart Approval Process page: https://anthropology.arizona.edu/school-anthropology-research-restart-approval-process

Students

ALL
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
Felix Ampadu's picture
Felix Ampadu
Graduate Research Associate (BARA)
felixampadu@email.arizona.edu
Office: Geronimo 302
I am a Ph.D. student in Sociocultural Anthropology and a Research Associate with the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology. I graduated in September 2016, from Aarhus University in Denmark with a Master’s degree in Anthropology of Education and Globalization, where I studied on a Danish state...
[more information]
Leslie Aragon's picture
Leslie Aragon
lda@email.arizona.edu
Office: Haury 402
I am an archaeology Ph.D. student, originally from Phoenix, AZ, where I completed my BA in Anthropology at ASU in 2009. I received my MA degree in Anthropology (Applied Archaeology) from the University of Arizona in 2013 with a thesis that explored the use of an ontological approach to the...
[more information]
Rinku Ashok Kumar's picture
Rinku Ashok Kumar
I am a first year doctoral student in sociocultural anthropology. I received my Bachelor in Design from CEPT University, Ahmadabad, India in 2002 and my M. Des. in Human-centered Design Planning from Institute of Design, Chicago in 2005. My research interests include health, environment, science...
[more information]
Kirk Astroth's picture
Kirk Astroth
kastroth@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 5203435855
Having grown up in Utah, I spent a lot of time in southern Utah hiking into slot canyons to see ancient habitation sites and rock art. I am fascinated with southwest archaeology and hope to contribute to our knowledge of the cultures that lived here before European contact. While I have pursued...
[more information]
Kassi Bailey's picture
Kassi Bailey
ksbailey@email.arizona.edu
Kassi Bailey is from Cincinnati, Ohio where she received her Bachelor’s degrees in Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Cincinnati in 2012. As an undergraduate, Kassi has participated on field projects such as the Southern Albania Neolithic Archaeological Project (SANAP) and the Upper...
[more information]
Kathleen Barvick's picture
Kathleen Barvick
I am a PhD student in archaeology, with a focus on the US Southwest.  My primary area of research is ceramics, and my research interests address questions of technology, migration, culture contact, and communities of practice.  I grew up in Massachusetts, and received my BA in Anthropology and...
[more information]
Rebecca Bedwell's picture
Rebecca Bedwell
Graduate Student
rebeccabedwell@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD student in sociocultural anthropology, with a concentration in medical anthropology. I received my BA in Anthropology and Spanish from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2014, and my MA in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in 2017. My research interests include medical...
[more information]
Benjamin Bellorado's picture
Benjamin Bellorado
Research Assistant at the School of Anthopology and The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
bbellorado@email.arizona.edu
Office: SW Archaeology Lab, Room 402, Haury Anthropology Building, University of Arizona
Ben Bellorado (Archaeology). I was born and raised in Jackson, WY, but have been living in the Four Corners states for almost 15 years. I graduated in 2002 with a B.A. from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO and in 2007 with his M.A. from Northern Arizona University. I have worked for several...
[more information]
Skylar Benedict's picture
Skylar Benedict
PhD Student
skylarbenedict@email.arizona.edu
Skylar Benedict is a first year PhD student in Sociocultural Anthropology with a minor in Environmental Anthropology. His interests include climate resilience in the Persian Gulf, North Africa, and the coastal United States, environmental racism, inclusion and exclusion in the global conservation...
[more information]
Robert Acio Benitez's picture
Robert Acio Benitez
PhD Student
robertbenitez@email.arizona.edu
Robert Acio Benitez is a Ph.D. student in Archaeology and recipient of the Lewis and Clark Fellowship. He enjoys stand-up comedy, Marvel comics, and Cheez-It Baked Original Cheese Crackers.   
[more information]
Lucas Bond Reis's picture
Lucas Bond Reis
Graduate Student
lucasbond@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 789-1441
I'm Ph. D. student in the Archaeology program. I got my undergrad (2011) and masters (2015) in History at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis (Santa Catarina - Brazil). I'm research associate of the Laboratory of Applied Archaeology, working in the Billy Springs...
[more information]
Lauren Bridgeman's picture
Lauren Bridgeman
Research Assistant
lebridgeman@email.arizona.edu
Lauren Bridgeman is a second year MA student in the Applied Archaeology program. Her research interest centers on cultural landscapes, traditional cultural properties, and tribal historic preservation work. Working as a research assistant for Dr. Nieves Zedeño, Laurens interest in tribal...
[more information]
Emma Bunkley's picture
Emma Bunkley
Ph.D. Candidate
emmabunkley@email.arizona.edu
Ph.D. Candidate in Biocultural Anthropology Medical Anthropology Focus   Broadly, I am interested in the relationship between social experience and embodiment. My dissertation project examines Senegalese women’s experiences of health and disease to better understand complex changing social networks...
[more information]
Jennifer Byram's picture
Jennifer Byram
jpbyram@email.arizona.edu
Jennifer Byram is a Ph.D. student in Archaeology from the Chicago area with an interest in reawakening textile making practices in native communities. Since 2016, Jennifer has worked for her tribe in Historic Preservation coordinating a project to digitize the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma museums’...
[more information]
Rachael Byrd's picture
Rachael Byrd
rmbyrd@email.arizona.edu
My anthropological focus involves bioarchaeology of prehistoric human skeletal remains from the southwest United States and northern Sonora. I earned my B.A. degree in Anthropology from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO in 2007. After working for four years as an Ophthalmic Technician, I decided to...
[more information]
Victor Castillo's picture
Victor Castillo
vjcastillo@email.arizona.edu
Office: Haury 408A
My research interests revolve around the study of the social processes that created the settings for community survival in contexts of colonialism.  In particular,  I am interested in exploring religious change during the transitional period between pre-Hispanic and colonial times in Mesoamerica...
[more information]
Xanti Ceballos Pesina's picture
Xanti Ceballos Pesina
Ph.D. student
xsceballospesina@email.arizona.edu
Office: Haury 408A
Xanti S. Ceballos Pesina is an archaeologist who is interested on the emergence of social inequality in ancient Mesoamerica, households, ceramics and archaeometry. She has worked at the Maya sites of El Palmar, Dzibantunich, Nuevo Canaan and various sites in Mesoamerica, especially in the actual...
[more information]
Ran Chen's picture
Ran Chen
ranchen95@email.arizona.edu
I'm a Ph.D. student in the Archaeology program. I was born and raised in Zhejiang Province, China, and got my B.A. in Antiquity and Museology at Zhejiang University with a minor in Japanese. I received my M.A. from Stanford University with a subplan on Chinese Archaeology. Currently, my study is...
[more information]
Mariah Claw's picture
Mariah Claw
Ya’at’eeh Tótsohnii nishłi. Tódich’ii’nii bashishchiin. Dibé łizhini da shichei. Ma’ii deeshgiizhnii da shinalí. Akót’áó ei Diné asdzaan nishłi. My name is Mariah Claw. I am a PhD student in sociocultural anthropology, with a concentration in Indigenous anthropology. I received my BA in...
[more information]
William Cotter's picture
William Cotter
williamcotter@email.arizona.edu
I am a doctoral candidate in the joint PhD program in Anthropology & Linguistics. Prior to joining the Department of Linguistics and School of Anthropology, I completed a Master’s of Arts in Sociolinguistics of the Arab World at the University of Essex. As part of my work, I have conducted...
[more information]
Adam Crane's picture
Adam Crane
Graduate Student
adacrane@email.arizona.edu
Adam Crane has an M.Sc. in paleopathology from Durham University and is currently a Ph.D. student in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. His M.Sc. thesis concerned the relationships among osteoarthritis, age identity, and disability among older adults in the post-medieval...
[more information]
Charlotte Dawson's picture
Charlotte Dawson
Graduate Teaching Assistant
charlottegdawson@email.arizona.edu
TEL: +1 (540) 454-4343
I am a Ph.D. student in Sociocultural Anthropology with interests in multispecies ethnography, environmental anthropology, and American Indian Studies. During my undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia, I researched the production and trade of horseback riding equipment throughout...
[more information]
Kianna Dieudonne's picture
Kianna Dieudonne
I am a sociocultural anthropology PhD student studying at the intersection of inter-species relationality, critical food and race studies, and solidarity formation between climate science, Black, and Indigenous scholarship. I received my BA from Rollins College in Environmental Science and...
[more information]
Mine Egbatan's picture
Mine Egbatan
Mine Egbatan (left) is a first year PhD student in Sociocultural Anthropology. She was previously a PhD student in Sociology at Koç University, İstanbul/Turkey. She is an activist feminist working with gender-based civil society groups. Her research interests are disability studies and gender with...
[more information]
Elizabeth Eklund's picture
Elizabeth Eklund
felisbieti@email.arizona.edu
Elizabeth Eklund is from California.  Born in San Diego, she received her B.S. in environmental sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, minoring in anthropology and environmental economics and policy. She went on to receive a master of science in environmental sciences from the...
[more information]
Brittany Franck's picture
Brittany Franck
bfranck@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD student in sociocultural anthropology, with a concentration in medical anthropology. My research interests include lived experiences of mental disorders, cultural psychiatry, pharmaceuticals/psychopharmaceuticals, health care in the U.S., and psychic trauma. I graduated with a B.A. in...
[more information]
Lauren M. Franklin's picture
Lauren M. Franklin
PhD Student
lfranklin@email.arizona.edu
I am an archaeologist interested in the evolution and cultural transmission of human technological and social behavior. I study Pleistocene and Early Holocene stone tool technologies from the Levant, Western Europe, and North America. I incorporate three dimmensional analysis and modeling of stone...
[more information]
Kathleen Giles's picture
Kathleen Giles
I am an MA/PhD student in sociocultural anthropology, with a concentration in applied anthropology. I received my BA in Anthropology  from California State University, Stanislaus in 2016. My research interests include violence, transnational migration, social mobilization, and urban renewal. I have...
[more information]
Evan Giomi's picture
Evan Giomi
Graduate Associate
egiomi@email.arizona.edu
I am an archaeology PhD candidate. I earned my BA in Anthropology from New College of Florida in 2013, and my MA in Archaeology at the University of Arizona in 2015. My Masters thesis examined possible interregional connections between the Pueblos of the Rio Abajo and those located in other regions...
[more information]
Gitanjali Gnanadesikan's picture
Gitanjali Gnanadesikan
PhD Student
gitag@email.arizona.edu
I am an evolutionary biologist and comparative psychologist who is interested in social behavior and cognition. I work with Evan MacLean in the Arizona Canine Cognition Center studying the development and evolution of behavior and cognition in dogs and wolves.
[more information]

Pages