PhD Students

Kong Cheong Adjunct Instructor

I am currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Anthropology of American University in Washington DC. My dissertation research is on the inarticulate Whites of the 19th century Upland Georgia. T

Delande Justinvil

Delande Justinvil a third-year doctoral student whose interests lie at the intersection of biocultural anthropology, cultural history, race and science, critical geography, and Black study. His resear

Maya Kearney

Maya S. Kearney is a socio-cultural and urban anthropologist, specializing in urban ethnographic methodologies, carceral studies, and urban policy and spatial transformation. She has done extensive re

Alexandra McDougle

Alex McDougle is a biological anthropologist interested in race, health and structural violence. She received a Bachelors in Anthropology with High Honors from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa in 20

Ebonica Sharp

<b/>E. Nickole Sharp:</b><br />As a person of a multi-racial and multi-lingual home and from a community rich in culture, New Orleans, Louisiana, I am attracted to academic environme

Justin Wright

Justin D. Wright is a sociocultural anthropologist, performance studies scholar, theater artist, and performance poet. In both their scholarly and artistic pursuits, Justin is concerned with notions o