Associated GW Faculty

Anthropology Department Faculty & Researchers

 

The department chair is Chet Sherwood.

 

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Mark C. Edberg
Mark C. Edberg

 

Associate Professor of Prevention and Community Health, Anthropology, and International Affairs

 

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Applied and public health anthropology, social-behavioral theory, violence, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS risk, marginalized and immigrant populations.

Christina Fink
Christina Fink

 

Professor of Practice of International Affairs and of Anthropology

 

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Burma/Myanmar in particular and Southeast Asia more broadly, equitable development, gender and development, civil society in ethnically diverse states

Shoko Hamano
Shoko Hamano

 

Professor of Japanese and International Affairs

 

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Anthropological linguistics, syntax, phonology, foreign language teaching.

Brandon Kohrt
Brandon Kohrt

 

Charles and Sonia Akman Professor of Global Psychiatry, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Anthropology

 

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Psychological anthropology, medical anthropology, cross-cultural psychiatry, global mental health, health systems research, stigma, trauma and humanitarian emergencies, Nepal, Liberia, and Ethiopia 

Dr. Kylie Quave
Kylie Quave

 

Assistant Professor of Writing and Anthropology

 

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Household archaeology, ethnohistory and archival research, identity, political economy, Inka empire, Colonial Peru, museum studies, quantitative social science, transliteracy

Sean R. Roberts
Sean R. Roberts

 

Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and Professor of Anthropology, & Director of International Development Studies Program

 

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Development theory, democracy development, media and development, culture and politics, indigenous rights; Central Asia, former Soviet Union, China.

Moses Schanfield
Moses Schanfield

 

Professor of Forensic Sciences and Anthropology

 

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Applied and anthropological genetics, forensic genetics, paternity testing, evolutionary biology of the human immune system.

Francys Subiaul
Francys Subiaul

 

Associate Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

 

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Primate cognition, cognitive and brain evolution, evolutionary psychology, cognitive development, social cognition, autism.