Spotlight

 

Traci Abraham

 

Traci Abraham

Current Position: Health Services Research Postdoctoral Fellow, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System; Instructor of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Dissertation: Struggling Toward al-Andalus: An Exploration of Attitudes in Andalusia Toward Immigration from Morocco

 

Marie Brault

 

Marie Brault

Current Position: Associate Research Scientist at the Global Health Leadership Institute, School of Public Health, Yale University.

Dissertation: Married Young Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health in Low-Income Communities in Mumbai, India.

 

 

Ann M. Cheney

 

Ann M. Cheney

Current Position: Assistant Professor at Residence,Center for Healthy Communities, School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside

Dissertation: The Contours of Womanhood: Living with “Eating Disorders” in Southern Italy

 

Shan-Estell Brown

 

Shan-Estell Brown

Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Yale University School of Medicine

Dissertation: Cultural Models of Genetic Screening and Perceptions of Sickle Cell Disease in High-Risk Guadeloupean French Communities

 

Nicola Bulled

 

Nicola Bulled

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Project Centers, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

Dissertation: (Re) distribution of blame: Politics of HIV knowledge among youth in Lesotho

 

 

UConn Oak Leaf

 

Cynthia Frank

Current Position: Clinical Researcher, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine.

Dissertation: HIV Infection: Solitary Work, Silent Suffering: Beliefs about Responsibility for Health and the Ability to Impact Disease Progression.

 

Phillip Graham

 

Philip J. Graham

Current Position: Assistant Professor-in-Residence at UConn Anthropology

Dissertation: Ubaid Agriculture at Kenan Tepe, Southeastern Turkey

 

Thomas Hart

 

Thomas Hart

Current Position: Research Engineering/Scientist Associate Lab Manager in the Environmental Archaeology Laboratory within the Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas-Austin

Dissertation: “Phytoliths, Starch Grains, and Emerging Social Complexity at Tell Zeidan, Syria,”

 

 

Martin Hrynick

 

Gabriel Hrynick

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Anthropology at University of New Brunswick

Dissertation: Wabanaki Architecture in Historical and Archaeological Context

 

Ruthanne Marcus

 

Ruthanne Marcus

Current Position: Associate Director, Clinical and Community Research, AIDS Program, Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Dissertation: Women’s Discourse on the Homeless Experience: It’s About Love and Loss.

 

Anna Marie Nicolaysen

 

Anna Marie Nicolaysen

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Dissertation: Empowering Small Farmers in India through Organic Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation

 

Bayla Ostrach

 

Bayla Ostrach

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine Master’s Program in Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice

Dissertation: In the Wake of Policy Change: Women’s Experiences with Obstacles to Care Following Implementation of Publicly Funded Abortion in Catalunya

 

Ben Purzycki

 

Ben Purzycki

Current Position: Post-doctoral researcher at University of British Columbia, Center for Human Evolution, Cognition, and Culture

Dissertation: Finding Minds in the Natural World: Dynamics of the Religious System in the Tyva Republic

 

john shaver

 

John Shaver

Current Position: Postdoctoral researcher and teaching fellow at Victoria University of Wellington

Dissertation: The Behavioral Ecology of Fijian Religion