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

  kc5126a@american.edu

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

  dj6541a@american.edu

Maya Kearney

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

  mk1860a@american.edu

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

  am4076a@american.edu

Ebonica Sharp

E. Nickole Sharp: As a person of a multi-racial and multi-lingual home and from a community rich in culture, New Orleans, Louisiana, I am attracted to academic environments that mirror my life and pas

  es3449a@american.edu

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

  jw9491a@american.edu