Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies

Office: 541-737-7875

Waldo Hall

Waldo Hall 280

2250 SW Jefferson Way

2250 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

PhD, Medical Anthropology, University of Hawaii
MA, Medical Anthropology, University of Hawaii
BA, Anthropology & Botany, Brigham Young University

Additional Information: 

Affiliated Faculty - Indigenous Studies 
Affiliated Faculty - Food in Culture and Social Justice Program  
Affiliated Faculty - Marine Studies Program 
Affiliated Faculty - Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative  

Curriculum Vitae: 

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Affiliated with: 
Sch Lang, Culture & Soc
OSU Main Campus
Courses Taught: 
  • ES 101: Introduction to Ethnic Studies (campus & online)
  • ES 260: Introduction to Pacific Islands Studies (campus & online)
  • ES 399: Race, Globalization, and Pacific Island Societies (campus)
  • ES/FCSJ 464: Food and Ethnic Identity: Decolonizing Food and the Body (online)
  • ANTH 317: Peoples of the World – Pacific
  • ANTH 383H: Introduction to Medical Anthropology (Honors) 
Research/Career Interests: 

Critical Ethnic Studies, Indigenous Anthropology in/of the Pacific Islands/Oceania; Medical and Environmental Anthropology; Indigenous theory and methodologies; Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK); Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR); Critical theory applied to indigenous health and biomedicine, Health disparities, Gender studies, Political economy, Climate change and Food security, and Natural resource management in the Pacific Islands.

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