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Graduate Student
Email: cleclere@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.Phil. Ethnographic Documentary, University of Manchester
  • B.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Subfield

Cultural Anthropology 


Chair

Dr. Catherine May Tucker


Research Interests

Coffee, Food, Nostalgia, Identity and Performance, Media, Body Modification, Visual Anthropology


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

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Graduate Student
Email: jmefuller@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. African African-American Studies, University of Kansas, 2016
  • B.A. Anthropology, University of Kansas, 2014

Subfield

Cultural Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Abdoulaye Kane


Research Interests

Migration, development, generation, and post-colonialism in West Africa


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • FLAS Fellow 2013-2014, Wolof Language

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Graduate Student
Email: kimabbott@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. Anthropology, University of Florida, 2015
  • B.A.

Subfield

Cultural Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Peter Schmidt


Research Interests

 


Selected Publications

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

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Graduate Student
Email: yakdas@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D.
  • M.A.
  • B.A.

Subfield

Cultural Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Lance Gravlee


Research Interests

Medical Anthropology, Social Inequalities in Health, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity, Political Economy, Epidemiology


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

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Graduate Student
Email: dbarroca@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • Post-Graduation, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Visual Arts, 2011
  • Licenciatura (Pre-Bologna), Escola Superior de Arte e Design Caldas da Rainha – Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Visual Arts, 2001
  • B.A. Escola Superior de Arte e Design Caldas da Rainha – Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Visual Arts, 1999

Subfield

Cultural Anthropology


Chair

Dr. John Richard Stepp


Research Interests

Anthropological image, Drawing as writing Matter vs. material vs. materialization vs. image, Art as ethnography / Ethnography as art – Auto ethnography, Methods of observation and intuition, Intergenerational war memories and photography, Childhood memories vs. screen memories, The physicality of memory, What happens when images look back at us?, The return of the gaze and photography, Animism and Islam in West Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Ethnobotany, Cryptograms and talismans, Drawing as cryptography, Drawing, divination and embodiment


Selected Publications

  • Estilhaço (Lisbon: Fundação Carmona e Costa – Assírio & Alvim, 2005).
  • “Daniel Barroca”, in Anamnese, 2006, editor Miguel von Hafe Perez (Porto: Fundação Elídio Pinho, 2006).
  • “Daniel Barroca”, in Propostas da Arte Portuguesa. Posição: 2007, editor Miguel von Hafe Perez (Lisbon and Porto: Público – Museu de Serralves, 2007).
  • Soldier Playing With Dead Lizard (Berlin: Künstlerhaus Bethanien, 2008).
  • “Desenho Encontrado”, in Agora Não – Not Yet, editors Antonio Contador and Filipa Ramos (Lisbon: The Barber Shop).
  • “ “ in Cenizas 43, editors Mauro Cerqueira and Rolando Castellón (Porto and San Jose: 2012).
  • Reconfiguration of a Scratched Line – What is Important is to Link the Head to the Hand (Amsterdam: Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, 2012).
  • “1895-1974 Two Fragments of the Portuguese Colonial Past” in Ahali – An anthology for setting a setting, editor Can Altay (London: Bedford Press, 2012).
  • “The important thing is to connect the head to the hand.” in Encounters Beyond History, editor Nuno Faria (Guimarães: CIAJG Notebooks, 2013).
  • “Drawing and Undrawing my Genealogy” in (Re)imagining African Independence, editors Maria do Carmo Piçarra and Teresa Castro (London: Peter Lang, 2017).

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Artist in Residence, Instituto de Investigaciones Artisticas, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, 2017
  • Fulbright, University of Florida, 2017-2018
  • Fulbright, University of Florida, 2016–2017
  • Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation – Apoio à Internacionalização, 2016
  • Fondación Botin, Fine Arts Grant, Santander, 2014-2015
  • Artist in Residence, The Drawing Center – Open Sessions, New York, 2013-2015
  • Ashkal Alwan – Home Workspace Program, Beirut, 2013-2014
  • Artist in Residence, Casa Tomada, EDP Foundation, São Paulo, 2012
  • Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten / Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Amsterdam, 2010-2011
  • Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Scholaship, 2011
  • Artist in Residence, QBox Gallery Residency Program, Athens/Kea, 2009
  • João Hogan Fellowship, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation – Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2007-2008
  • Runner Up Award in Experimental Film Category, IFCT, Washington DC, 2008
  • Artist in Residence, Spanish Academy in Rome, União Latina Award for the young creation in Fine Arts, 2003-04
  • Grant Madalena Lobo Antunes, Ar.Co, Lisbon, 2001-2002
  • Merit Scholarship, ESAD, Caldas da Rainha, 2000
  • Merit Scholarship, ESAD, Caldas da Rainha, 1999

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Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305
Email: rwayne86@ufl.edu

Education

  • Ph.D.,
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2018
  • B.A.,

Subfield

Cultural


Chair

Dr. Stepp


Research Interests

Bullying, Anthropology of Violence, Media Anthropology, Folklore Studies, Visual Anthropology, Caribbean Studies, Ethnoecology


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305
Email: ilianagv@ufl.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A., Cultural Anthropology, New Mexico State University, 2014
  • B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies with Minors in Anthropology, History, and Spanish, New Mexico State University, 2012

Subfield

Cultural


Chair

Dr. Jusionyte


Research Interests

Legal and Political Anthropology, Humanitarian Aid, Migration, Transnationalism, Globalization, Trade Agreements, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Mesoamerica Studies, Anthropology of Childhood


Selected Publications

Sexually Exploited Girls in Guatemala: Human Rights and the Legal System. In progress. An Ethnographic Perspective of Human Trafficking and Human Rights in Guatemala. ProQuest 2014

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award University of Florida
  • Graduate School Doctoral Research Award University of Florida
  • Center for Latin American Studies Field Research Grant University of Florida
  • Graduate School Topoff Fellowship University of Florida
  • Anthropology Department Teaching Assistantship Award University of Florida
  • Anthropology Department Teaching Assistant Fellowship New Mexico State University
  • Anthropology Department Field Research Grant New Mexico State University
  • Center for Latin America and Border Studies Research Grant New Mexico State University

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Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305
Email: aaronvictoria@ufl.edu

Education

  • Ph.D.,
  • M.A.,
  • B.A.,

Subfield

Cultural


Chair

Dr. Kernaghan


Research Interests

Mobility, Infrastructure, Borders, Central America, the Pan-American Highway


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

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Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305
Email: csalazar@ufl.edu

Education

  • Ph.D.,
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2014
  • B.A.,

Subfield

Cultural


Chair

Dr. Collings


Research Interests

Medical Anthropology, Public Health, Cultural Constructs of Aging, Latin America, North America


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards