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

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Hebatallah Ghannam Adjunct Instructor

Heba Ghannam is a Ph.D. Candidate and Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Anthropology at American University in Washington DC. She has more than ten years of experience in teaching, advising, resear

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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

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Maya Kearney Adjunct Instructor

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 had over 15 years

  mk1860a@american.edu

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

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Ebonica Sharp

E. Nickole Sharp:
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 environments that mirror my

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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

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