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Graduate Student
Email: s.bhushan@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi
  • B.A. Sociology, University of Delhi

Subfield

Cultural Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Abdoulaye Kane


Research Interests

Contemporary movement of African nationals to South Asia is substantial due to constrained migration policies in Western Europe and USA. Studies reveal South-South Migration to outnumbered South to North flows. Despite numerous examinations of Africa-China mobilities, there is meager work on African migrants in South Asia. My research fills this gap by developing an ethnographic account of African migrants in New Delhi, India.

My observations reveal that in relation to other migrants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, African migrants in India are more “visible” and less “audible” due to their color and language dissimilarities. My interest explores discrimination against African nationals that manifest in the expression and activation of “Afro-phobic” stereotypes such as drug peddlers, sex workers and “Habshi” (an Arabic word for traders and slaves of Ethiopian origin given by the Mughal emperors).

In contrast to these cultural and political exclusions, my study registers migration as a ‘question of life’ reflected in Michael Jackson’s “The Wherewithal of Life”, to explore the “ethical identity” of African migrants in Delhi and the terms of their “will to live” in the face of these challenges and their own imperatives to seek and create opportunity far from home.


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Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Elizabeth Eddy Doctoral Completion Award, Ph.D. University of Florida.
  • Krishna Raj fellowship award, MA, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.

Graduate Student
Email: gbaylis@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D.
  • M.A. Anthropology, In Progress
  • B.A. Anthropology, Centre College, 2015
  • B.A. International Studies, Centre College, 2015

Subfield

Cultural Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Pete Collings


Research Interests

Cultural anthropology; Community-led conservation movements; Human ecology; Resilience and adaptability strategies; Climate change and perceptions of vulnerability; Social-ecological systems


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Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Elizabeth Eddy Fellowship, University of Florida, 2019
  • Grinter Fellowship, University of Florida, 2018-2019
  • Ruegamer Award, University of Florida, 2018-2019
  • John. C. Young Award, Centre College, 2015
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Graduate Student
Email: ssummers11@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A.A. Applied Anthropology, University of Maryland College Park, 2018
  • B.A. Anthropology, Dickinson College, 2015
  • A.A. General Studies (Concentration: Sociocultural Anthropology), Montgomery College, 2013

Subfield

Biological Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Valerie Burke DeLeon


Research Interests

Forensic anthropology, postcranial skeletal morphology, ankle morphology focusing on the talus, human skeletal variation


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Graduate Student
Email: facostamunoz@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. Cultural Anthropology, North Carolina State University, 2019
  • B.A. Anthropology and Linguistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017

Subfield

Linguistic Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Aaron Broadwell


Research Interests

Language revitalization, indigenous languages of Latin America, language ideology, language endangerment, bilingualism/ multi-lingualism, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, ethnomusicology


Selected Publications

Ko’ox T’aano’on ich Máaya: Yucatec Maya Language Revitalization Efforts among Professional Educators in the State of Yucatán, México. (MA thesis)

“Shunguhuan Yuyai: The Battle for Kichwa Language and Culture Revitalization in Ecuador as Thinking-Feeling and Performance” (undergraduate thesis)


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • 2019    Student Council at Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA, a  subset of the American Anthropological Association)
  • 2019    Board of Education Summer Fellowship Summer Program (BOE) Recipient at University of Florida for $3500
  • 2018    Susan Carter Global Endowment (HSS) at North Carolina State University $1500 for Master’s thesis fieldwork research in Yucatan, Mexico.
  • 2018    FLAS Fellowship for Yucatec Maya language program level 2 in summer of 2018 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University for $6500.
  • 2017    FLAS Fellowship for Yucatec Maya language program level 1 in summer of 2017 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University for $6500.
  • 2017    Federico Gil Award for best undergraduate honor thesis on a Latin American peoples subject from the Institute of the Study of the Americas at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $250.
  • 2016    Julia Crane Award for Honor Thesis funding in summer of 2016 from the Institute of the Study of the Americas at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $1500
  • 2016    Anthropology department honor thesis grant from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $500.

Graduate Student
Email: bhramdath@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, In Progress
  • M.A. Anthropology, Florida Atlantic University, 2018
  • B.A. Anthropology, Florida Atlantic University, 2014

Subfield

Biological Anthropology


Chair

Dr. David Daegling


Research Interests

Primate evolution; mathematical modeling; bone biology; functional morphology; anatomy


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Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Graduate School Funding Award, University of Florida
  • Thesis and Dissertation Scholarship Award, Florida Atlantic University
  • Morrow Research Assistantship, Florida Atlantic University

Graduate Student
Email: grace.calhoun@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D.
  • M.A. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • B.S. Anthropological Sciences, The Ohio State University, 2019
  • B.S. Physics and Astrophysics, The Ohio State University, 2019

Subfield

Biological Anthropology


Chair

Dr. David Daegling


Research Interests

Primate Evolution, Biomechanics, Locomotion, Functional Morphology


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Research Interests

Global health; medical anthropology; health disparities; LGBTQ+ health; mental health; policy; discrimination and health; physiological effects of stigma; collaborative ethnography; rural health; disability studies; feminist and queer of color critique theories; qualitative and quantitative research methods


Selected Publications

KAAN, E., FUTCH, C., FERNÁNDEZ FUERTES, R., MUJCINOVIC, S., & ÁLVAREZ DE LA FUENTE, E.   (2018). Adaptation to syntactic structures in native and nonnative sentence comprehension. Applied Psycholinguistics.

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Elizabeth Eddy Fellowship, University of Florida (2023)
  • Charles T. Woods Student Grant, Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research, University of Florida (2020)
  • Elizabeth Eddy Endowment, University of Florida (2020)
  • Grinter Doctoral Fellowship, University of Florida (2019-2022)
  • Vada Yeomans Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Florida (2017-2019)
  • University Scholar, University of Florida (2017)

Graduate Student
Email: ruben.garciadiaz@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D.
  • M.A.
  • B.A.

Subfield

Archaeology


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