Emilie Venables

Emilie Venables has conducted research on health, HIV/AIDS, migration and sex-work and has a strong interest in the use of qualitative methodologies including photographic research tools.  She has worked in several countries across sub-Saharan Africa and is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Emilie has worked as an anthropologist with the international medical humanitarian organisation […]

Samantha Kittinger

Samantha N. Kittinger is finishing her undergraduate degree at SUNY Buffalo State College in Buffalo, NY where she majors in Anthropology with a concentration on social/cultural anthropology and minors in Women & Gender Studies. Samantha spent the summer of 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey where she studied Turkish literature and history. She is currently working on […]

Susanne B Unger

Susanne B Unger is a linguistic anthropologist who has conducted research on the political and social uses of media and the arts, with an area focus on Germany. She has served as the co-editor of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology (SLA) Section News Column in Anthropology News since November 2013. She also translates scholarly texts […]

Beatriz Reyes-Foster

Beatriz Reyes-Foster, PhD is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida. Her current research interests focus on issues surrounding reproduction in Central Florida, particularly on the ways in which women seeking vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) make decisions about their medical care, and peer breast milk sharing.    

Margaret M Bruchac

Margaret M Bruchac (Abenaki) serves as the secretary and contributing editor for the Council for Museum Anthropology section. She is an assistant professor of anthropology and coordinator of the Native American Studies Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania. Bruchac wears many hats (literally) as a scholar, consultant, and cultural performer. From 1999 to 2007, while shifting between living history […]

Heidi K Lam

Heidi K Lam is a contributing editor for the Society for East Asian Anthropology.  She is currently a PhD student at Yale University.  She is exploring the notion of cultural theming through her pre-dissertation ethnographic research in theme parks, museums, and commercial spaces within Japan. Heidi has been a member of the American Anthropological Association […]

Ana Inés Heras

Ana Inés Heras is a National Researcher for the Argentinean Research Council with institutional affiliations at IRICE-CONICET (National Research Council) and the Instituto parala Inclusión Social y el Desarrollo Humano. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Education in the area of Language, Culture and Literacy (1995) with a Fulbright Scholarship at UCSB, specializing in […]

Jill Scott

Jill Scott is a biological anthropology Ph.D. candidate at the University of Iowa with a focus on paleoanthropology, having previously received her M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Iowa. She has completed paleontological fieldwork in Montana, both historic and prehistoric archaeological fieldwork in Illinois and Iowa, and paleoanthropological fieldwork in South Africa. Jill has […]

Megan A Carney

Megan A Carney is a critical medical anthropologist specializing in migrant women’s health. She conducts research with Latin@ migrant communities in the Western US, and with North African communities in southern Italy. She is currently a postdoctoral research associate with the Comparative Border Studies Institute at Arizona State University. She is also affiliated faculty at […]

Maggie Dickinson

Maggie Dickinson is the Contributing Editor for the Society for the Anthropology of North America. She is a cultural anthropologist who works on food policy in New York City. Her research is concerned with hunger, poverty and inequality in the urban US. She has worked with anti-hunger advocates and activists on campaigns to expand access […]