Assistant Professor
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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, 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 (MA and PhD) students with research interests in:               1) Digital Anthropology: big data, artificial intelligence, video game, open source and open data, and financial technologies;           2) Environmental Anthropology: carbon markets, forest conservation and sustainable development, climate change, and Anthropocene;                                           3) Applied Anthropology: program evaluation, User Experience (UX) design, and participatory mapping.

*Current graduate student: Jennifer Ventrella (dual major M.S. in mechanical engineering and applied anthropology)

*Recent graduate: Nicholas Moses (dual major M.S. in mechanical engineering and applied anthropology)


Office Hours: 
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-1pm in Winter 2019, or by appointments

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Affiliated with: 
Sch Lang, Culture & Soc
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 318: Peoples of the World - China

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



Research/Career Interests: 

Science and Technology Studies (STS), environmental anthropology, economic anthropology, applied anthropology;

Brazil, China, the U.S.

My Publications

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