Yasemin Akdas

Alumni 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   This student has graduated from the program so the information on this page may not […]

James Davidson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor¬† Office: Turlington Hall, Room B134 Phone: (352) 294-7592 Email: davidson@ufl.edu Google Scholar Education Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, 2004 M.A. Anthropology, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 1999 B.A. Archaeological Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 1990 Research Interests Historical archaeology (19th/20th century), African diaspora, mortuary studies, folk beliefs Personal¬†Statement   Positions […]

Clarence Gravlee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Office: Turlington Hall, Room B370 Phone: (352) 294-7600 Lab: Turlington Hall, Room B103 Email: cgravlee@ufl.edu Website Google Scholar Education Ph.D. University of Florida M.A. University of Florida B.A. University of Florida Research Interests Medical anthropology; social inequalities in health; ethnicity, race, and racism; human biological variation; cultural dimensions of psychosocial stress; social network […]

Jack Kugelmass, PhD

Professor, Department of Anthropology Melton Legislative Professor and Director, Center for Jewish Studies Office: Walker Hall, Room 201 Phone: (352) 392-9247 Email: jkugelma@ufl.edu Education Ph.D. New School for Social Research M.A. New School for Social Research B.A. McGill University Research Interests   Personal Statement I am a cultural anthropologist with a background and continuing interest […]

Chuan-kang Shih, PhD

Associate Professor Office: Turlington Hall, Room B125 Phone: (352) 294-7587 Email: ckshih@ufl.edu Website Education Ph.D. M.A. B.A. Research Interests Personal Statement My research interests have evolved around ethnography, historical anthropology, and anthropological demography. I have conducted extensive fieldwork among the Moso, Pumi, Naxi, and Han in Southwest China. I have published in forms of books, […]