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Aaron Ellrich

Graduate Student


  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. Museology, University of Florida, 2016
  • B.S. Anthropology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2014
  • B.A. Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2014


Cultural Anthropology


Dr. Peter Schmidt

Research Interests

Community Heritage, Participatory Action Research, Appropriate Museology, Social Memory, Oral History, Ethnohistory, Archaeology, Ethnoarchaeology, Historical Ecology, Non-Market Economies

Selected Publications



Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Academic Year, University of Florida, Intermediate Swahili, 2017-2018
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Summer Intensive, Beginning Swahili, University of Florida, 2017