Anthropology of self-formation and ethics; anthropological research design; the work of Michel Foucault; the prevailing epistemological figures of anthropological thought; the more general sociocultural ecology of social and cultural thought; the theorization of kinship; religious ideation and practice; anthropology of literature; anthropology of temporality; ancient and modern Greece.
Old World archaeology; African archaeology and ethnography; political economy; landscape and regional archaeology; household studies; ceramics; urban space; materiality of ritual; social memory.
Medical anthropology; politics of reproduction; cultural study
of pregnancy, childbirth, and new reproductive technologies; social
movements to demedicalize maternity care; transnational migration,
gender and development. Greece; Brazil, Dominican
Environmental ethics and energy politics; ontologies and vitalities; activism and human rights; gender and sexuality; Latin America; United States.
Origins of complex societies; West African Iron Age archaeology, with particular emphasis on the interior floodplains of the Senegal and Niger rivers; ceramic analysis; human osteology; cultural property, heritage, and sociopolitics
Energy and environmental futures; petro-industry
information (assembling, mobilizing, performing); intermediary knowledge and consultant expertise; ritual,
performativity, and energy salon aesthetics; extractive and restructuring
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