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 […]

Barbara Rylko-Bauer

Barbara Rylko-Bauer is a contributing editor for the Committee for Practicing, Applied and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA).  She is an adjunct associate professor of anthropology at Michigan State University and former book review editor for Medical Anthropology Quarterly. Her research and writing focuses on applied anthropology, health care access and inequalities, the intersection of health […]

Mary Odell Butler

Mary Odell Butler is a practicing anthropologist working in research design, management and supervision of program evaluations for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Cancer Institute. She is a past president of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology and a member of the AAA Committee […]