Dr. Newberry is currently researching early childhood education, care and development in Indonesia along with a project on photo-elicitation with local Blackfoot families. She is an urban and political anthropologist. She has published on domesticity and state community relations in Java, labour in urban kampung neighbourhoods, international development, non-governmental governance, democratization and empowerment. Her other interests include mapping and cultural meanings of landscape, built form and neighbourhood. Most of her work has been conducted in Indonesia. She has been a Board of Governors Teaching Chair and is one of the founders and current co-chair of the Institute for Child and Youth Studies (I-CYS).
Dr. Newberry is willing to consider graduate students interested in any of the above topics especially those relating to child and youth studies.
Dr. Kingfisher's research interests are: power and inequality, policy, governance, personhood, gender, language and discourse, Canada, Aotearoa / New Zealand, and the United States. She is willing to accept graduate students in any of these areas
Dr. Cuellar is an anthropological archaeologist interested in social complexity and social inequality. She has conducted research in Ecuador since 2002 and welcomes inquiries from prospective MA students interested in developing research on complex societies in Ecuador or other parts of the world.
Dr. Asselin's area of interest is in environmental anthropology with a focus on rural and northern North America. She is interested in the tensions surrounding rural/urban relations, place, local environmental use and perception in the context of land use planning, and environmental history. Building off of her experience as a member of an interdisciplinary health care research project, she is interested in interdisciplinary dynamics and cross-discipline methodologies.
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