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, 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) Digital Anthropology: big data, and artificial intelligence; 2) Environmental Anthropology: carbon markets, forest conservation, climate change, and Anthropocene; 3) Applied Anthropology: User Experience (UX) design, and participatory mapping.

*Current graduate students: Mariana Ribeiro Porto (PhD student in anthropology), Ana Carolina de Assis Nunes (PhD student in anthropology), Erin Peiffer (dual major M.S. in mechanical engineering and applied anthropology), Heather Miller (dual major M.S. in mechanical engineering and applied anthropology); 

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


Office Hours: 
by appointment

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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 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 199: Innovation for Social Impact

ANTH 101: Introduction to Anthropology



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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