Arefaine

Micknai Arefaine

MA Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Maes

Research: Food sovereignty; feminist political ecology; decolonization; sub-altern studies; kitchens; social justice
Area: Ethiopia

BS – James Madison University (Anthropology)

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Kylee Barnes

MA Program - Biocultural Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney and Dr. Kenneth Maes

Research: Medical Anthropology; Reproductive and Birth Justice; Social Justice; Maternal and Child Health; Fat Stigma

Area: United States

BA - Oregon State University (Anthropology)

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Angie Bowser

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Fina Carpena-Mendez

Research: Family, relationality, intimacy, use of information and communication technology
Area: Willamette Valley

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Grace Burleson

MS Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Bryan Tilt

Research: International Development; User-centered Engineering Design; Monitoring and Evaluation of Technologies and Programs; Social Impact Assessment

Area: East Africa

BS (Honors) - Oregon State University (Mechanical Engineering)

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Caplan

Shannon Caplan

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Rosenberger

Research: Applied cultural anthropology, environmental anthropology, economic anthropology, interdisciplinary collaboration, policy development and advocacy, planning and development, collaborative governance, food systems, social safety nets, rural-suburban-urban interplay
Area: United States

BA – Sonoma State University (Anthropology)
MA – Northern Arizona University (Applied Anthropology)

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Carocci

Marcelo Carocci-Ormsbee

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Joan Gross

Research: Contemporary and historical indigenous issues
Area: Western Oregon

BA – Oregon State University (Cultural Anthropology)

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Carroll, A

Amanda Carrol

MA Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research: Prehistoric archaeology, collaborative archaeology, Zooarchaeology
Area: Pacific Northwest

BA – Washington State University (Anthropology)

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Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll

PhD Program -Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research: Lithic Analysis, First American Studies, Prehistoric Archaeology
Area: Great Basin and Pacific Northwest

MA - University of Wyoming (Anthropology)
BA - University of Nevada, Reno

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Chun

Bohkyung Chun

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Nancy Rosenberger

Research: Applied Cultural Anthropology, Ethnographic User & Consumer Research, Emotional Experiences in Affective Economies, Digital Media & Technology Studies, Gender Studies

Area: East Asia (South Korea)

M.A. Ewha Womans University (Women's Studies)
B.A. Ewha Womans University (Women's Studies and French (double major))

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Danna

Maria Danna

MA Program - Biocultural Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney

Research: Applied medical anthropology, biocultural anthropology, maternal health, homebirth in the U.S., reproductive justice

Area: Pacific Northwest / United States

BA – Ohio State University (Anthropology)

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Daye

Rebecka Daye

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Lisa Price

Research: Political-economic anthropology, political ecology, the human right to food, GMO free activism, alternative agrifood movements, civil society

Area: Latin America

MA – Oregon State University ( Applied Anthropology)

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John Dernoncourt

MA Program - Archaeology

Advisor: Dr. Leah Minc

Research: Ceramics

Area: Mesoamerica

BA – Oregon State University (Anthropology)

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Dubie

Emily Dubie

MA Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney and Dr. Nancy Rosenberger

Research: Medical anthropology, evolutionary pediatrics focusing on breastfeeding and child rearing practices, maternal and infant health

Area: Northern Japan and the United States

BA – Boise State University (Anthropology)

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Eichelberger

Justin E Eichelberger

PhD Program - Historical Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. David Brauner

Research: Historical Archaeology, 19th Century US Military
Area: North America

MA - Oregon State University (Archaeology)

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Eiwaz

Massarra Eiwaz

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Maes

Research: Mental health and refugees, looking at best mental health practices for Iraqi refugees living in Portland, Oregon.
Area: Pacific Northwest and Iraq

BS – Lewis and Clark College (Psychology)

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Emily Esteban

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Lisa Price

Research: Anthropology of Food; Food Sovereignty; Food Sustainability; Environmental Anthropology; Social Justice

Area: United States

BA - Saint Mary's College of California (Anthropology)

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Nicholas Fisher

MA Program - Biocultural and Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Joan Gross

Research: Anthropology of Food; Nutritional Anthropology; Ecological Anthropology; Agriculture and Apiculture; Multi-Species Ethnography; Food Sovereignty; STS; Food as Medicine; Diet and Environment; Practice and Embodiment; Amodernity and Posthumanism
Area: Pacific Northwest; Andean Ecuador

BA – Northern Arizona University (Anthropology)

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Frausto

Cristòf Del Aquelarre Errante

MA Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Maes

Research: Medical Anthropology; Clinically Applied Medical Anthropology; Disability Studies; Disability Medicine; Alternative and Complementary Medicine; Biomedicine and Ethnomedicine; Applied Behavior Analysis; Evolutionary Biology; Evolutionary Medicine; Applied Ethics; Bioethics; Medical Ethics; Human Rights Committees; Disability Services.
Area: Pacific Northwest / United States

BS – University of Utah (Anthropology and Health, Society, and Policy)

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Melissa Parks

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Joan Gross

Research: Anthropology of Food and Agriculture; Food Systems; Farmers; Human-Environment Interactions
Area: United States

MA – Oregon State University (Applied Anthropology)

BA – Ohio State University (Anthropology)

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Alicia C. Gonzales

MA Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Leah Minc

Research: Bioarchaeology; Paleopathology; Ethnoarchaeology; CRM; GIS
Area: Mesoamerica, Latin America, California, Jordan

BA – University of California, Davis (Anthropology and Spanish)
BS – Cal State University Fresno (GIS and Cartography)

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Patricia C. Halleran

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Drew Gerkey

Research: Environmental anthropology; Indigenous rights; Environmental justice; Anthropology of extraction; Anthropology of extreme energy; Political Ecology; Fossil fuel development; Climate Change Diasporas; Livelihood and Landscape; Risk and Uncertainty; Post-carbon Futures
Area: Pacific Northwest

BS – Southern Oregon University (Anthropology and Native American Studies)

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Darin Harrison

MA Program - Biocultural Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Bryan Tilt

Research: Environmental Anthropology, Natural Resources, Forests

Area: Pacific Northwest, American Midwest

BS - Missouri State University (Anthropology)

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Hill

Cayla Hill

PhD Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. David Brauner

Research: Historical Archaeology
Area: Pacific Northwest

BA – Oregon State University (Anthropology)
MA – Oregon State University (Applied Anthropology)

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Holly Lynn Horan

PhD Program - Biocultural Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney

Research: Critical Medical Anthropology; Reproductive Anthropology; Biocultural experiences of stress; Maternal to Fetal Transmission

Area: Puerto Rico

MA - University of Montana, Missoula (Applied Anthropology)

BA - University of Iowa (Anthropology)

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Houtman

Leah S. Houtman

PhD Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney

Research: Critical Medical Anthropology; Maternity; Reproductive Justice; Home birth
Area: United States

BA – Oregon State University (Liberal Studies)
MA – Oregon State University (Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies)

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Ioannides

Michael Ioannides

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Bryan Tilt

Research: International development, political ecology, indigenous people, dams, Ainu, cultural revitalization movements
Area: Hokkaido, Japan

BA – University of Chicago (Anthropology)

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Kargel

Christopher Kargel

PhD Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney

Research: Medical Anthropology, Traditional Medicine
Area: New Zealand

BA –University of California, San Diego (Biology, International Studies)
MPH – Touro University California (Global Health)
DO – Touro University California (Family Medicine)

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Rachel Kingsley

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Fina Carpena-Mendez

Research: Cultural and Political Anthropology; Police States; Terrorism; Urban Inequality; Social Inequality

Area: Pacific Northwest and Northern Ireland

BA - Georgia State University (Anthropology)

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Kirkpatrick

Molly Kirkpatrick

MA Program - Archeology
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research: Archaeology, Geoarchaeology, Pacific Northwest Archaeology, Peopling of the New World
Area: Central Oregon Coast

BS – Oregon State University (Anthropology)

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Krier

Jon Krier

MA Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Drew Gerkey

Research: GIS, Ethnoarchaeology, Paleoshorelines, Peopling of the Americas
Area: Artic and Pacific Northwest

BA – University of Oregon (Anthropology)

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Li

Xiaoyue Li

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology (Graduated 2017)
Advisor: Dr. Bryan Tilt

Research: Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), Human Dimensions in Natural Resources (HDNR); Risk Perceptions; Vulnerability and Resilience; Yi people
Area: Southwest China

MA – Yunnan Nationalities University, China (Classical Documents)

BA – Hubei Technology and Science College, China (Chinese Language and Literature)

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Kirsten Lopez

MA Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research: Textiles; Archaeological landscapes; Cultural landscapes; Paleoethnobotany; Geochemistry; Paleoarchaic; Late Pleistocene; Early Holocene
Area: Northern Great Basin

BA – University of Oregon (Anthropology)

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Denise Lucason

MA Program - Archaeology

Advisor: Dr. David Brauner

Research: Historical archaeology

Area: Pacific Northwest

BA – Oregon State University (Anthropology)

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Maddoux

Maryanne Maddoux

PhD Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. David Brauner

Research: Historical archaeology with an emphasis on the early settlement of Overseas Chinese communities in the Pacific Northwest
Area: West Coast

BS – Oregon State University (Anthropology)
MA – Oregon State University (Applied Anthropology)

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Marconi

Veronica Marconi

PhD Program - Applied/Cultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Lisa Price

Research: Human Trafficking, Humanitarianism, Migration, International Development, Ethnicity.

BA - University of Siena (Socio-Cultural Anthropology)
MA - University of Leiden (Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology)

Area: Italy, United States, Indonesia

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Rosa Michaels (Christophel)

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Joan Gross

Research: Sustainable, organic, and regenerative agriculture; Women and Minority Farmers; Food Access; Land Acquisition; Resource Use; Foodsheds; Ethnobotany; Domestic and International Farming; Environmental Law and Policy; Cognitive Anthropology; Political Ecology

Area: United States; South America

BA - Northern Kentucky University (Anthropology)

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Montanez

Morgan Montañez

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology (Graduated 2017)
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Rosenberger

Research: Gleaning groups of Linn and Benton Counties. Themes from study include: inequality, class, poverty, food insecurity, and Rural studies
Area: Pacific Northwest

BA – University of Colorado, Denver ( Cultural Anthropology)

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Berit G. DeCosimo Nelsen

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Lisa Price

Research: Gender; Agriculture; Social Justice
Area: United States; India

BSc – Cornell University (Development Sociology and Communications)
MA – University of Reading, UK (Social Development and Sustainable Livelihoods)

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Melanie Nichol

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Joan Gross

Research: Folk performance, nationalism, heritage tourism, informal economy
Area: Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America

BA – Oregon State University (Biocultural Anthropology)
BA – Western Oregon University (Spanish)

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Nuss

Katie Fujiye Nuss

MS Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research: Prehistoric Archaeology, Geographic Information Science, Museum Education
Area: Pacific Northwest, Northwest Coast, Interior Columbia Plateau

BA – University of Washington (Anthropology and Archaeological Sciences)

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Petts

Jamie Petts

PhD Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Maes

Research: Medical anthropology; Health; Nutrition; Public health; Psychosocial well-being; Transnational adoption; Youth; Child development
Area: North America and Ethiopia

BA – University of Iowa (International Studies)
MPH – Oregon State University (International Health)

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Pink

Jeremias Pink

PhD Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Leah Minc

Research: Complex societies, economic anthropology, provenance studies, INAA
Area: Mesoamerica

BA – Idaho State University (Anthropology)
MA – Oregon State University (Applied Anthropology)

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Traben Pleasant

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Lisa Price

Research: Culture and Technology; Information and Communication Technologies (ICT); International Development; Education; Afro-Latin, Caribbean and Rural/Coastal populations
Area: Latin America and the Caribbean

MSc – University College London, UK (Social/Cultural Anthropology)

BA – Humboldt State University (Anthropology)

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Ruder

Bonnie Ruder

PhD Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney

Research: Obstetric Fistula; Reproductive Health; Global Health
Area: United States and Africa

MA – Oregon State University (Biocultural Anthropology)

MPH – Oregon State University (International Health)

BA – University of Arizona (Political Science, African History)

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Risako Sakai

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Drew Gerkey

Research: Environmental and Ecological Anthropology; Marine Conservation and Resource Management; Local Knowledge

Area: French Polynesia, Fiji, Oceania

MA - University of Memphis (Applied Anthropology)

BA - University of Kitakyushu (International Relations)

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Jason Sarkozi-Forfinski

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Fina Carpena-Mendez

Research: Migration and Integration; The State; Sociolinguistics; Non-profit Industrial Complex (NPIC)
Area: Pacific Northwest

MA, Michigan State University (Spanish Applied Linguistics)

MA, Central Michigan University (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL))

BA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Spanish Language and Cultural Studies)

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Shane A. Scaggs

MA Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Drew Gerkey

Research: Ecological, economic, and evolutionary anthropology; Human behavioral ecology; Social network analysis; Social-Ecological Systems; Biodiversity; Food sharing; Cooperation and Collective Action; Economic games
Area: Alaska

BS – Boise State University (Anthropology)

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Skinner

Sarah Skinner

MS Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research: Prehistoric archaeology, Lithic technology, Geometric morphometry, and Geographic information systems
Area: Pacific Northwest

BS – SUNY Potsdam (Archaeological Studies/Geology)

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Jill Stein

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Fina Carpena-Mendez

Research: Cross-cultural collaboration; Indigenous and Western Science Worldviews in Museums

MA - Indiana University, Bloomington (Folklore and Ethnomusicology)

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Stone

Vesna Grace Stone

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology (Graduated 2017)
Advisor: Dr. Joan Gross

Research: The SNAP program and higher education students
Area: Pacific Northwest

BA – Oregon State University (Cultural Anthropology)

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Sutton

Juliet Sutton

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology (Graduated 2017)
Advisor: Dr. Joan Gross

Research: Anthropology of food, food insecurity, college students
Area: United States

BA – University of Oklahoma (Anthropology)

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Tesfaye

Yihenew Tesfaye

PhD Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Maes

Research: Medical Anthropology, Water Insecurity, Water Governance, Gender, Psychosocial Wellbeing
Area: Ethiopia, East Africa

MS – Addis Ababa University (Biomedical Sciences)

BS – Haramaya/Alemaya University (Plant Sciences)

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Jen Ventrella

MS Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Shaozeng Zhang

Research: International Development: Monitoring and Evaluation of Technologies

Area: East Africa; Central America

BS - Union College (Mechanical Engineering)

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Jules Weiss

MA Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology

Advisor: Dr. Joan Gross

Research: Gender; Transgender communities; Queer Studies

Area: United States

BA – University of South Florida (Anthropology)

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Wesseler

Kim Wesseler

MS Program - Archaeology (Graduated 2017)
Advisor: Dr. David Brauner

Research: Historical Archaeology, Military Archaeology
Area: Pacific Northwest

BS – Oregon State University (Natural Resources and Anthropology)

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Zentzgrapf

Diane Zentgraf

MS Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. David Brauner

Research: Clay Tobacco Pipes from two Oregon Civil War Era Forts
Area: Oregon

BS – University of Montana (Wildlife Biology)
BS – Montana State University (Nursing)
BS – Oregon State University (Applied Anthropology)

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