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Past Achievements: Alumni of 1990s


Kate Hoffman (PhD ’90) is Vice-President of Janus Research, Inc., a historic preservation and archaeology consulting firm based in St. Petersburg. [posted 2005]

Elizabeth Higgs (PhD ’90) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, Georgia. [updated 2011]

Jonathan Dain (MA ’91) is the Student Development Coordinator and Instructor with the UF Center for Latin American Studies. [posted 2004]

Kathleen Barnes (MA ’89, PhD ’92) is a faculty member in the school of medicine at Johns Hopkins. [posted 2004]

Gloria B. Bryan (PhD ’92) is a health education specialist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. [posted 2004]

Avecita Chicchon (PhD ’92) is a Program Officer at the MacArthur Foundation in Chicago, Illinois. [posted 2004]

Christopher McCarty (MA ’85, PhD ’92) is the UF Chair of the Department of Anthropology in addition to working as the director of survey research at the UF Bureau of Business and Economic Research.. [posted 2016]

Gene Ann Shelley (MA ’88, PhD ’92) is employed by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. [posted 2004]

Lee Ann Newsom (BA ’82, MA ’86, PhD ’93) was awarded a prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 2002 to further her research in how fossilized plant life in the Southeast and the Caribbean can provide insights into farming practices of early Amerindian societies. [posted 2004]

David Price (PhD ’93) is Associate Professor of Anthropology at St. Martin’s University, Lacey, Washington. [posted 2006]

Holly Ann Williams (PhD ’95), who works for the Malaria Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, received the 2005 Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh. [posted 2005]

Constance (Connie) Campbell (PhD ’96) is a Social Science and Biodiversity Advisor with the USAID Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade and the Office of Natural Research Management in Washington, DC. [posted 2004]

Karla Slocum (PhD ’96) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [posted 2004]

Anthony Michelraj (PhD ’97) is the chancellor of a diocese in southern India. [posted 2004]

J. Keith Akins (MA ’95, PhD ’98) is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Houston–Victoria. [posted 2010]

Peter Cronkleton (MA ’93, PhD ’98) is the Bolivia Adaptive Collaborative Management Coordinator at the Center for International Forestry Research in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. [posted 2004]

Christina Espinosa (MA ’95, PhD ’98) is the Assistant Director at the UF Center for Latin American Studies. [posted 2004]

Francisco Cartaxo Nobre (MA ’98) is the Secretary for Technical Assistance and Rural Extension with the state of Acre, Brazil. [posted 2004]

Dr. R. Celeste Ray , UF Honors graduate (BA ’98) and Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, was interviewed on National Public Radio’s program, The Tartan Spangled Banner. Dr. Ray’s UF Honor’s thesis, “Erin Go Braugh,” concerned Irish culture and society. [posted 2005]

Dr. Angela Stuesse (BA ’98) is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at University of South Florida. She recently released her first book: Scratching Out A Living-Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South. You can view her website for the book here: [posted 2016]