Non-Departmental Grad Faculty members
(PhD Indiana U; Assistant Professor of Africana Studies) Linguistics, comparative cultural studies, literacy, women's studies; Francophone Afro-Islamic Africa
Christina M. Bergey
Dr. Bergey will be accepting applications for Doctoral students who wish to enter the Human Evolutionary Science Program in Fall 2020.
(PhD NYU, 2015; Assistant Professor, Genetics, SAS) Human and non-human primate evolutionary genetics, hunter-gatherers, adaptation, hybridization, malaria and vector biology; Uganda.
lab website is http://www.bergey-lab.org/
(PhD U Illinois, 1975; Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers-Camden) Medical anthropology, childhood socialization, psychological anthropology (Associate Member)
(PhD CUNY; Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, SAS) intersections of race, gender, and African diasporic religions, specifically Orisa/Lucumí tradition; Black feminisms; diaspora/Black Atlantic theory; gentrification and neoliberal urban development; and the importance of the digital in the study of diasporic communities.
R. Brian Ferguson
(PhD Columbia, 1988; Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Rutgers-Newark) War, policing, contemporary "ethnic conflict", state-tribe interaction, historical ecology; lowland South America, Puerto Rico (Associate Member).
Peter J. Guarnaccia
(PhD U Connecticut, 1984; Post-doctoral Fellow Harvard Medical School, 1984-86; Prof, Human Ecology, SEBS; Investigator, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research) Medical anthropology, cross-cultural psychiatry, anthropology and epidemiology, Hispanics in the US, culture change and migration; Puerto Rico, Mexico.
(PhD Emory 1977; Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Rutgers-Newark) Sociocultural and psychological anthropology, genocide and political violence; culture and mind; globalization and modernity, anthropological and critical theory; Cambodia, Southeast Asia (Associate Member)
(PhD U London, 1971; Associate Professor of African Studies, SAS) Cultural anthropology, race relations, religion; Southern Africa
(PhD Yale, 2003; Associate Professor of Human Ecology, SEBS) Environmental anthropology, political ecology, international development, climate change, conservation, nonhuman natures and multispecies ethnography, science and technology studies, Southeast Asia, Vietnam.
(Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Marine Policy, SAS) Environmental anthropologist; human behavioral ecology, decision-making, coastal adaptation, and mixed methods approaches; Eastern Indonesia, Latin America, Cuba, USA.
(PhD Stanford, 2011; Assistant Professor and Director of Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies, Department of Art History, Rutgers) Ethnographic heritage, risk and disasters, archaeological and heritage ethics, secrecy, Islam, South America.
(PhD Michigan, 2005; Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Rutgers-Newark) Environmental anthropology, human-animal relations, financialized nature, extinction, conservation, mining, zoonosis, Madagascar, Africa, US (Associate Member)
(PhD Louisiana State University, 2005; Associate Professor of Genetics, SAS) mechanisms and consequences of human genomic variation, mobile DNA elements, evolutionary genetics, human disease.
Lab website: http://xinglab.genetics.rutgers.edu/
Link to more on Center for Human Evolutionary Studies (CHES) web site
(PhD University of Toronto; Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, SAS)
Political anthropology; scientific and legal regimes of sex, gender and sexuality; trans, queer, sex worker and sex/gender transgressive lives; intimacy, affect and relatedness; critical studies of violence, sovereignty and state formation; death, funerals, cemeteries and afterlives; transnational aspects of LGBTQ and feminist movements in the Middle East with a special focus on Turkey.