Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Office: 541-737-3055

Waldo Hall

Waldo Hall 210

2250 SW Jefferson Way

2250 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

PhD in cultural anthropology 2014, The University of California, Irvine

M.A. in cultural anthropology 2007, Peking University, Beijing, China

B.A. in sociology 2004, Peking University, Beijing, China

Additional Information: 

*Recruiting graduate students with research interests in: 1) STS (Science, Technology and Society): digital Anthropology, big data, and artificial intelligence; 2) Environmental Anthropology: carbon markets, forest conservation, climate change, and Anthropocene; 3) with geographic focus on Brazil (and Latin America).

*Current graduate students: Mariana Ribeiro Porto (PhD student in anthropology); Ethan Copple (dual major M.S. in engineering and anthropology); Kiernan Kilkenny (dual major M.S. in engineering and anthropology); Danlu Yang (MA student in anthropology)

*Recent graduates: Jennifer Ventrella (dual major M.S. in engineering and anthropology);  Nicholas Moses (dual major M.S. in engineering and anthropology)


Office Hours: 
9-10am Monday, and by appointment, in Winter 2023

Profile Field Tabs

Affiliated with: 
Sch Lang, Culture & Soc
OSU Main Campus
Courses Taught: 

ANTH 591: Ethnographic Methods

ANTH 585: Uses of Anthropology

ANTH 484/584: Wealth and Poverty

ANTH 471/571: Cash, Class and Culture: From Hunting-Gathering to Capitalism

ANTH 407/507/607: Anthropology Lecture Series (Tan Sack Talks seminar)

ANTH 318: Peoples of the World - China

ANTH 313 and 313H: Peoples of the World - Latin America

ANTH/HEST 201: Innovation for Social Impact

ANTH 101: Introduction to Anthropology



Research/Career Interests: 

Science and Technology Studies (STS), ecological/environmental anthropology, applied anthropology, and research methodology;

Brazil, China, the U.S.

My Publications

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