Areas of Specialization: Learning and Culture, Childhood, Psychological Anthropology, Museum Anthropology, Symbolism, Gender, Art and Aesthetics, Material Culture, Regional Ethnography.
Areas: Melanesia, Oceania, United States
J. Hope Amason, Asst. Professor
Political economy and globalization, politics of representation, race, class, and gender, museums, memorials, and heritage sites, tourism studies; Appalachia, US South.
Areas of Specialization: Sociocultural anthropology, museum anthropology, art and aesthetics, meaning in the material world, symbolic mediation, ritual and performance theory, historical anthropology, race and class, engaged anthropology, slavery studies, contemporary African and Diasporic art. Ethnographic areas: Sub-saharan Africa, Zambia and South Africa; African Diaspora, United States; African American communities; U.S. South
Interests and Expertise: Cultural ecology, archaeology, cultural resource management, North America, Meso-America and Caribbean cultures.
Areas of specialization: folklore, with emphasis on material culture within the African Diaspora in Latin America. See Africana and Black Studies Program.
Nicole Jastremski, Assist. Professor Nicole.Jastremski@cwu.edu
Interests and Expertise: Biological anthropology, Forensic anthropology, Bioarchaeology, Mortuary analysis, Paleopathology, Taphonomy, Identity formation, Ecuador.
Interests and Expertise: Genetic analysis of primate populations, forensic DNA analysis, evolution, using genetic data to trace population histories.
Interests and Expertise: Archaeology, zooarchaeology, methods, cultural resource management, western North America.
Interests and Expertise: Biological anthropology, primate social behavior and socio-cognition, great apes, play behavior
Interests and Expertise: Archaeology, Evolutionary Theoretical Perspectives, Fieldwork and Laboratory Methods, Archaeometry, Lithic Analysis, Cultural Resource Management, North American Prehistory.
Interests and Expertise: Cultural Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Symbolic Anthropology, Ecological Anthropology, Ritual, Social Organization, Post-Colonialism, Southeast Asia (Indonesia), Circumpolar North, Sub-Saharan Africa. Natural Resource Management.
Rodrigo F. Rentería-Valencia, Asst. Professor firstname.lastname@example.orgAreas of Specialization; Environmental Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, Semiotics, Visual Anthropology, Ritual and Performance Theory, Human Geography, Maritime Anthropology, Indigenous Studies. Ethnographic Specialization: the Greater Southwest (including northern Mexico).
Interests and Expertise: Linguistic anthropology, linguistics, cognitive anthropology, cultural anthropology, Asian studies, Central Eurasia, China. (on Sabbatical 2016-2017)
Professor Penglin Wang is the author of Number Conception and Application, 2014. New York: Nova Science Publishers. See the Nova Science Publishers website: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=51052
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Areas of specialization: Geoarchaeology, Paleoindians, Paleolithic NE Asia.
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Kevin Feeney, PhD. JD Kevin.Feeney@cwu.edu
Interests and Expertise: Cultural Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Psychological Anthropology, Resource Access, Conflicts of Law and Culture, Ethnobotany, Ethnomycology, Religion, Ritual, Shamanism, and issues of Cultural hybridity, Authenticity, and Appropriation.
Ethnographic Specializations: US/Mexico Border, Southwest, and Great Plains
Interests and Expertise: chimpanzee sign language studies; ape behavior, communication, & culture; chimpanzee care & enrichment; non-verbal behavior
Interests and Expertise: Bio-cultural Anthropology. Adaptation to extreme environments: High Altitude (Altiplano of Bolivia); Cold (Northern territories, Canada, Alaska); Hot and Humid (Saint Kitts, Caribbean Island.)
Interests and Expertise: Archaeology; Lithic technology; Human social and technological organization; Adaptations to frontier and extreme environmental settings; Middle and Upper Paleolithic; Northeast Asia (Japan, Siberia, Beringia).
Areas of Specialization: Sociocultural Anthropology; Native Americans; Ecological and Natural Resource Anthropology; Medical Anthropology; Political Ecology; Gender; Minority and International Health Issues; Ethnicity, Identity, and Cultural Dynamics.
|John Alsoszatai-Petheo, Professor|
Areas of Specialization: Biological Anthropology and Archaeology, Paleoanthropology, Human Osteology, early lithic technology, and the initial peopling of the Americas. He has traveled widely abroad and in the United States, and has done field research in California, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Germany.
Interests and Expertise: Economic/ecological anthropology, gender studies, cultural anthropology, Caribbean/Latin America, US, Russia, Middle East, Native Americans of the Northern Rockies. (retired, 2012-2013)
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She bought the unbleached cotton sack at a flea market in a small Tennessee town in February 2007, aStory Behind Smithsonian “Ashley’s Sack" Uncovered By CWU Professor
For almost a decade, a slavery-era artifact known as “Ashley’s Sack” has intrigued historians