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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.   
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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...
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Lauren Bridgeman
Research Assistant
lebridgeman@email.arizona.edu
Lauren Bridgeman is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona Applied Archaeology Master’s program under the direction of Dr. Zedeño. During her time as a MA student in the Anthropology department she was able to explore interdisciplinary interest and develop additional research goals. While...
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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’...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Mairead K. Doery
Graduate Associate
mkpoulin@email.arizona.edu
Office: Haury 402 (Southwest Archaeology Lab)
Mairead Doery (formerly Poulin) is a PhD student in the Archaeology program. Her research interests center on the ways that communities of the past and present engage with ancestral iconography in everyday practices, particularly in identity-based, memory-driven, and placemaking practices. She...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Jie Gao
jiegao@email.arizona.edu
Office: Marshall 456
Jie "Jalil" Gao, is a doctoral student in the Dual Ph.D. Program in MENAS and Anthropology at UArizona. Jie has a B.A. in Arabic Language and Literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University (2015) and a M.A. (with distinction) in Arab Society and Culture from the same institution (2018). He was...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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Kelsey E. Hanson
Graduate Associate
kehanson@email.arizona.edu
Office: Southwest Archaeology Lab (Haury 402)
Kelsey E. Hanson ia a North American anthropological archaeologist with broad interests in craft specialization, traditional knowledge, power, performance, and paint technology. Operating at the disciplinary intersections of archaeology, conservation science, and ethnography, her doctoral research...
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Rebecca Harkness
rjharkness@email.arizona.edu
Office: Southwest Archaeology Lab, Haury 402
Rebecca Harkness graduated from Arizona State University Barrett, the Honors College with a BA in Anthropology and a Minor in History. After Undergrad, she galivanted off to Tokyo where she taught English for two years before returning to complete her MA in Anthropology with an archaeological focus...
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Eric Heffter
ericheffter@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD student in Archaeology, with a minor in Geosciences. I received my BA in Anthropology from The University of Connecticut in 2008 and my MA in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in 2013. My research interests include lithic analysis, Paleolithic Archaeology and Geoarchaeology . I...
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Catharine Honaman
Catharine Niuzzo Honaman is a first year student in the Applied Archaeology M.A. program. After growing up in the Great Lakes region she received her B. A. in art history from John Carroll University in the Greater Cleveland area. For her M. A. in English from Millersville University in...
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Ibrahim Burhan Isik
ibrahimisik@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD student in sociocultural anthropology. I was born and raised in Kocaeli, Turkey. I did my B.A. in Anthropology at Mardin Artuklu University and my M.A. in Sociology from Istanbul Sehir University, both in Turkey. My research plan is to work on human-nonhuman relations during resistance...
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Malavika Jinka
PhD Student | Graduate Assistant, Teaching
malavikajinka25@email.arizona.edu
Malavika Jinka is a PhD student in Sociocultural Anthropology with a focus on political ecology and development anthropology at UA. Malavika’s serendipitous encounter with the Chenchu indigenous community in southern India led to her interest in learning the impact of the state’s conservation goals...
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Katelynne Johnson
Katelynne Johnson is a first year M.A. student in the Applied Archaeology program. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, she moved north to attend Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, where she obtained a B.A. in Anthropology in 2018. As an undergrad, she dedicated her time to Chaco...
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