Ellie Bixler

MS Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Loren Davis

Research: Geoarchaeology, the Peopling of the New World, Cultural Resource Management, and Conservation

Area: The Pacific Northwest

BA: Humanities, Liberal Arts
BA: Anthropology
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

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Mandi Bompensa

MA Program - Biocultural
Advisor: Dr. Kenneth Maes

Research: Community Health Workers, Somatic and Embodiment Theories, Compassion Science,  Contemplative Pedagogy, Cross-Cultural Healing Methods & Healing Justice, Popular Education, Socially Engaged Art & Design, End of Life Care

Area: Oregon

BA Rider University: Graphic Design & Psychology

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Samuel Raymond Burns

MS Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research:  Pleistocene migrations into the Americas; lithic analysis; geoarchaeology; 3D modelling and morphometric analysis; public archaeology; pedagogy and education

Area: Intermountain West; Pacific Coast; Sudan

BA - University of Michigan, Philosophy and Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies
MPhil - University of Cambridge, Egyptology.

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Beathriz Cervantes

MS Program - Biocultural
Advisor: Dr. Kenny Maes

Research: Sexual Health Education, Latinx, Healthcare, Community Health Workers, Human Sexuality

Area: US & Latin America

AA - Golden West College,  Social and Behavioral Sciences
AA - Golden West College, History
BA – California State University of Long Beach, History & Anthropology (Emphasis: Ancient and Medieval Europe, Asia, and World History)

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Liesl Cohn

MS Program - Biocultural
Advisor: Dr. Emily Yates-Doerr

Research: Medical Anthropology, Ethnographic methods, Human Rights, Migration

Area: Guatemala

MA - Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (Development)
BA - Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (Anthropology)

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Ethan Copple

MS Program - Cultural/Linguistic
Advisor: Dr. Shaozeng Zhang

Research: Dual Master's Major Applied Anthropology and Industrial Engineering, Interdisciplinary Research, Holistic Problem Solving, Healthcare Access

BS Anthropology, Kansas State University
BS Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University

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Christopher Cosby

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

Research: Intersections of Knowledge Systems, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Ethnobotany, Ecological Design

Area: Latin America

MA Anthropology - University of Memphis 2020

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Ana Carolina de Assis Nunes

PhD - Cultural/Linguistic
Advisor:  Emily Yates-Doerr/Shaozeng Zhang

Research:  My work focuses on anthropological inquires of topics related to Artificial Intelligence and Digital Technologies; Big Data; Data Biographies; Algorithm and Society; Social Media; Automation of Content Moderation; Democracy; Design; UX; and Applied Anthropology. My work is informed by Feminist Anthropology and STS Perspectives.

Area: Brazil/USA

B.A. Social Sciences - Universidade Federal de Goias/Brazil
M.A. Sociocultural Anthropology - Universidade Federal de Goias/Brazil

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Cristòf Del Aquelarre Errante

PhD Program - Biocultural,Cultural/Linguistic
Advisor:  Dr. Melissa Cheyney

Research:  Medical and Neurological Anthropology; Cross-cultural Neuropathology; End of Life Care/Medicine; Psychiatric Medicine; Depression studies; Suicide studies; Mental Health Counselling (cross-cultural); Research and Public Health Ethics (IRB); Birthing and Death Doula

Area: Pacific Northwest; Northern Spain

BS - University of Utah, Anthropology-Health Emphasis
BS - University of Utah, Health, Society, Policy
Master of Public Health, Oregon State University, Global Health and Medical Anthropology
International Doula
Traditional Health Worker
DONA International, Birth Doula
CNA-Utah, Certified Nursing Assistant

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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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Nadia English-Williams, ND

PhD Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney

Research: Medical anthropology, Black maternal morbidity and mortality, reproductive Justice obstetric practices, culture of black birth.
Area: United States

BA – Spelman College, Spanish/ Premedical Studies
ND – National College of Natural Medicine, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

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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

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

Research: Environmental Anthropology; Energy Justice; Unconventional Fossil Fuel Development (Fracking); Environmental Justice Movements; Indigenous Rights and Resistance; Decolonization; Settler Colonial Studies; Risk and Uncertainty; Rural Studies; Political Ecology; Post-Carbon Futures.

Area: Pacific Northwest and Interior West of the U.S.

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

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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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Ali Lape

MA Program - Biocultural Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Melissa Cheyney and Dr. Kenneth Maes

Research: Reproductive Justice, High-Risk Home Birth, Midwife, Doula, Disaster Anthropology
Area: Oregon

BS – Anthropology Biocultural Option OSU

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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. Leah Minc

Research: Historic Archaeology- Civil War era Military Forts of the Pacific Northwest

Area: Pacific Northwest

BA – Oregon State University (Anthropology)

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Elisabeth McCumber

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

Research: Narrative

BA - BA, Southern Oregon University, English Literature

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisabethmccumber/
ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Elisabeth_Mccumber

Gabrielle McPherson

MS Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Professor Loren Davis

Research: Narrative

Area: Pacific Northwest

Bachelors at Iowa State University
Anthropology Major with minors in English and Biology

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Kirsten Paulson

MA Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research: Peopleing of the New World
Area: Western North America

BS - Oregon State University (Anthropology)

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirsten-paulson-81b1a8146/

Maren Peterson

PhD - Cultural/Linguistic
Advisor: Dr. Lisa Price

Research: Factors influencing wild/semi-domesticated food plant access and management.

MA, Miami University, Geography
BA, Luther College, Anthropology & English

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maren-peterson-2b785319

Jessie Pike

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

Research: Language; Indigenous Populations; Ethnicity; Education
Area: Taiwan and China

BA - Carthage College (Asian Studies, Chinese, and Spanish)

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Jeremias Pink

PhD Program - Archaeology
Advisor: Dr. Leah Minc

Research: Economic Anthropology, Social Complexity, Geochemistry, Remote Sensing, Trail Running, Triathlon, Dogs
Area: Oaxaca, Southern Idaho

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

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Mariana Ribeiro Porto

PhD Program - Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology
Advisor: Dr. Shaozeng Zhang

Research: Education; Ethnography; Science Education, Fishing Communities, Human Dimensions in Natural Resources, Marine Conservation and Resource Management; Local Knowledge; Interdisciplinary Approaches
Area: Brazil

MS – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - Brazil  (Science Education)
BS – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - Brazil / Monash University - Australia  (Biological Science)

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Risako Sakai

PhD - Cultural/Linguistic
Advisor: Dr. Drew Gerkey

Research: Environmental and Ecological Anthropology; Marine Conservation and Resource Management; Marine Protected Areas (MPAs); Political Ecology; Decolonization; Indigenous Methodologies; Indigeneity; Indigenous Feminism; Indigenous Futurity; Uchinānchu; Transdisciplinary Approaches; Applied and Engaged Anthropology

Area: Okinawa/Loochoo; French Polynesia; Oceania

MA - University of Memphis (Applied Anthropology)
BA - University of Kitakyushu (International Relations)

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Jill Stein

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

Research: museum anthropology, indigenous ways of knowing, tribal/non-tribal collaborations, organization change

MA - Indiana University, Bloomington (Folklore and Ethnomusicology, minor in Anthropology)
BA - University of California, Los Angeles (English Literature)

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Loren White

MS Program - Geoarchaelogy
Advisor: Dr. Loren Davis

Research: Geoarchaelogy

Area: Western North America

BS - Western Washington University (Geology)

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