PhD students

Kong Cheong Adjunct Instructor

I am currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Anthropology of American University in Washington DC. My dissertation research is on the inarticulate Whites of the 19th century Upland Georgia. T

Delande Justinvil

Interests: Black burial grounds; Bioarchaeology; Race and racism; Memory, museums, and the archive; Violence and trauma. Delande Justinvil is critical biocultural anthropologist whose interes

Maya Kearney

Maya S. Kearney is a socio-cultural and urban anthropologist, specializing in urban ethnographic methodologies, urban policy and transformation, and carceral studies. She has done extensive research o

Alexandra McDougle

Alex McDougle is a biological anthropologist interested in race, health and structural violence. She received a Bachelors in Anthropology with High Honors from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa in 20

Justin Wright

Justin D. Wright is a socio-cultural anthropologist, performance studies scholar, theatre artist, and award winning performance poet. In each his scholarly and artistic pursuits, he is concerned with