Graduate student research

Current Ph.D. students 

Name Advisor Subfield Interests
Seth Allard Luborsky Cultural  
Caitlin Cassady Sankar Cultural  
Stanislava Chavez Bray Archaeology  
Megan Douglass Lyons Cultural  
Michael Drasher Stillo Cultural Medical Anthropology, Activist Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Maternal Health, West Africa
Samantha Ellens Ryzewski Archaeology Historical archaeology, public archaeology, landscapes, Caribbean, North America
Bethany Hedden Robbins Cultural White supremacy, nationalism, yoga, conspiracy theories, personhood
Molly Hilton Jung Cultural Applied anthropology, cognition, food, moral personhood, Mexico
Colleen Linn Newman Cultural Political ecology, water, infrastructure, governance
Stacy Markel Chrisomalis Linguistic Linguistic anthropology, ethnohistory, archaeology
Antione Martin Sankar Cultural  
Robert McCallum Stillo Cultural Medical anthropology, business anthropology, psychological anthropology, mental health/trauma and organizations
Mariah Mcclendon-Smith Robbins Cultural Race, gender, sexuality, personhood, embodiment
Kellan McNally Luborsky Cultural labor, disability, citizenship, post-industrialism, medical anthropology
Jocie Osika Luborsky Cultural Identity, American foster and adoption, athletics and exercise, meaning-making
Jaroslava Pallas-Brink Newman Cultural  
Jeffrey Rowe Jung Cultural  
Summar Saad Chrisomalis Linguistic  
Haley Scott Sankar Cultural Medical anthropology, death studies, stigma, identity formation
Kimberly Shay Luborsky Cultural Aging, life course, later life sociality, volunteering in later life, aging in community, adaptations for aging
Carly Slank Lesnik Biological  
Kathryn Slocum Killion Archaeology  
Erin Stanley Newman Cultural Urban anthropology, place-based belonging, displacement, racial capitalism, ecojustice education
Laura Sutherland Robbins Cultural Aging, arts-based engagement, dementia, health disparities, personhood
Michael Thomas Chrisomalis Linguistic Applied anthropology, cognitive anthropology, design, engineering, philosophy
Kathryn Wright Robbins Cultural Social work and anthropology, disability, personhood, education

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Current M.A. students

 Name Advisor
Lily Adzigian Hayes
Matthew Ashford Chrisomalis
Noelle Belanger Newman
Tyler Bowers Jung
John Cardinal Ryzewski
Casey Carter Ryzewski
Matthew Defauw Jung
Julia Dilaura Ryzewski
Nakim Edmond Jung
Santeiu Griffin Robbins
Jenna Huntley Lesnik
Dovie Jenkins Lyons
Shariq Kamran Lesnik
Bryan Lamorena Killion
Rebecca Margavich Sankar
Alexis Martin Lesnik
Justin Mazzola Newman
Joshua Medina Stillo
Nicole Mullins Newman
Virginia Nastase Ryzewski
Britney O'Neal Sankar
Alexa Ruhfass Robbins
Lindsey Sharp Newman
Alicia Shiff Lyons
Patience Williams Stillo
Anastasia Woody Bray