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Anthropologists in other departments

Nadia Guessous

Assistant Professor of Feminist and Gender Studies

gender and sexuality; postcolonial and transnational feminism;

religion and secularism; progressive politics; modern subjectivity;

affect and viscerality

North Africa, the Middle East and Islam

Office: Interdisciplinary House #203A

Phone: ext. 6079




David Garcia

Visiting Professor of Southwest Studies
University of Texas at Austin, Dept. of Anthropology

Social Movements, Publics and Counter publics, Governance,

PerformanceEthnography, Ethnopoetics of Politics, Chicano and

Indigenous Studies, Southwest Studies

Phone ext.: 6333



Santiago Guerra

Assistant Professor of Southwest Studies

Sociocultural anthropology, legal anthropology, medical anthropology,

drug trafficking, drug consumption, cannabis cultures, medical

marijuana, Mexican Americans; US-Mexico border, Mexico

Office: Hulbert Center 202

Phone ext.: 6647



Anusha Kedhar

Assistant Professor of Dance

South Asian dance, political economy, and ethnography; race,

citizenship, migration, and dance labor; diaspora and transnationalism;

UK, US, and India

Office: Cornerstone 407

Phone: ext. 6637



Victoria Lindsay Levine

Professor of Music

Ethnomusicology, American Indian music and culture, Latino music

and culture of the Southwest, Indonesian music and culture

Office: Packard 105

Phone: ext. 6554



Purvi Mehta

Assistant Professor of History

Dalit activism, gender and caste, transnational feminisms,

human rights; South Asia

Office: Palmer 208A

Phone: ext. 8212



Devaka Premawardhana

Assistant Professor of History

Existential-phenomenological anthropology, migration, conversion;


Office: Armstrong 122

Phone: ext. 8136



Beth Koontz Scaffidi

GIS Administrator in ITS Department
PhD Candidate in Anthropology at Vanderbilt University

Bioarchaeology, GIS-based spatial analysis, environmental and

cultural changes impacts on disease-risk and violence, prehistory; Peru

Office: Palmer 01 (GIS Lab)

Phone: ext. 6130