Graduate Student Profiles
Anthropology Graduate Students (2005-present)
Current Graduate Students
Geoffrey Chappell, Incaism, heritage and indigeneity in Cañar, Ecuador.
Thuyvi Nguyen, Successfully completed field research in San Lucas, Ecuador on state and local initiatives surrounding food sovereignty and indigenous agricultural production.
Estanislao Pazmiño. Researching on Pre-Columbian ceramic production and social inequality in the Quijos Valley, Ecuador.
Past Graduate Students
2017 Hunter Guthrie, MA - Lived Realities: Climate Change, Neoliberalism, and Livelihood Strategies on the Southern Atiplano of Bolivia
2017 Lucia Stavig, MA - Feminist Assemblages: Peruvian Feminisms, Forced Sterilization, and the Paradox of Rights in Fujimori's Peru
2016 Kurt Lanno, MA - “Landscape, History, and Opposition among the Kainai.”
2016 Marco Yunga Tacura, MA- Reinventing Rituals and the Role of Music in the Process of Affirming Identity among the Amazonian Kichwa-Quijos from Napo, Ecuador.”
2015 Amy Mack, MA- “This isn’t what war is like: An Ethnographic Account of ARMA 3.”
2014 Ashley Dykin , MA- “ ‘Posterchild’: Notions of Community and Inclusion in a Rural Canadian City.”
2013 Allison Korn , MA- “Our grandparents are buried here; our grandparents know:” Re-membering a Quijos Territory and Identity.”
2012 Thabit Alomari, MA- “Motivation and Socio-Cultural Sustainability of Voluntourism.”
2011 Brett W. Freemann, MA- The Social Organization of Ground Stone Production, Distribution, and Consumption in the Quijos Valley, Eastern Ecuador.
2011 James R. Stanger, MA- “Comuneros: Community and Indigeneity in Saraguro, Ecuador.”
2011 Jason Jenson, MA- “In Search of a Nobler Past: Incanismo and Community Tourism in Saraguro, Ecuador.”
2011 Jennifer Jenson, MA- “Bringing Up Good Babies: An Ethnography of Moral Apprenticeship in Saraguro.”
2009 Tracy McNab, MA- “Picnics, Potlucks and Cookbooks: Farm Women’s Clubs and the Livelihood of Community in Twentieth Century Southern Alberta.”