SUNTA’s Newly Elected Board Members

The Society for Urban National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) would like to extend a congratulations and warm welcome to this year’s newly elected board members, Jeff Maskovsky and Ahmed Kanna. Jeff Maskovsky will serve as President-Elect (2017-2019). Maskovsky received his PhD from Temple University in 2000.  He is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Queens […]

Anthropology and Urban Foodways

An Interview with Alex Hill of the Detroit Health Department Alex B. Hill is an epidemiologist in the newly reorganized Detroit Health Department and holds an MA in anthropology from Wayne State University. His research (see draws on mixed methods and ethnography, in particular, to foreground the relationship between food access and social inequality […]

Deadline Reminder: Prizes for Graduates and Undergraduates

SUNTA Graduate Student Paper Prize. Submissions Due: September 10, 2016 The Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) is pleased to announce its graduate paper prize competition. We are seeking student papers that address SUNTA’s interests, including transnational social processes, impacts of globalization, refugees and immigrants, urban life, space and place, and poverty and homelessness. […]