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Oluseyi Agbelusi

Oluseyi Agbelusi

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

M.S., University College London (Qatar Campus)

PhD Advisor:

Christopher DeCorse

Dissertation Title

British Anti-Slavery,State-SanctionedTrade,and Nascent Colonialism on the Freetown Peninsula, Sierra Leone

Alexander Anthony

Alexander Anthony

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

PhD Advisor:

Guido Pezzarossi

Siaw Appiah-Adu

Siaw Appiah-Adu

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

MPhil, University of Ghana

PhD Advisor:

Christopher DeCorse

Dissertation Title

The Kingdom: Investigating Complexity in Northern Ghana

Joanna Behrens

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Christopher DeCorse

Dissertation Title

Digging the Great Trek: An historical archaeology of a Voortekker community, Limpopo, South Africa

Cullen Black

Cullen Black

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Shannon A. Novak

Dissertation Title

Moving bodies: Strutural vioence in the extended Life Course at La Verbena Cemetery, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Tony Chamoun

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Shannon A. Novak

Dissertation Title

Estranged Bodies: Life and Death in Ottoman and French Beirut

Julissa Collazo-Lopez

Julissa Collazo Lopez

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

M.A., University of Cadiz

PhD Advisor:

Guido Pezzarossi

Melissa Darroch

Melissa Darroch

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

M.A., Syracuse University

PhD Advisor:

Shannon A. Novak

Avital Datskovsky

Avital Datskovsky

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

M.S., SOAS University of London

PhD Advisor:

Robert A. Rubinstein

Rachel Deal

Rachel Deal

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

B.S., Missouri State University

PhD Advisor:

Christopher DeCorse

Ayşe Durakoğlu

Ayşe Durakoğlu

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

M.A., Bilkent University

M.S., Middle East Technical University

PhD Advisor:

Robert A. Rubinstein

Nick Fiorentino

Nicholas Fiorentino

M.A. Student, Anthropology Department

B.A., Temple University

PhD Advisor:

Guido Pezzarossi

Deborah Pellow

Ross Freedenberg

Ross Freedenberg

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

M.A., Syracuse University

PhD Advisor:

Lars Rodseth

Dissertation Title

Possessing the future: devine encounter, futures and the transitional in Kali Mai Mother-Goddess worship in Guyana and Queens, New York

Ipshita Ghosh

Ipshita Ghosh

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

M.S., University of Oxford

M.P.A., Syracuse University

PhD Advisor:

Azra Hromadžić

Dissertation Title

Making Good(s): Social Enterpreneurs in Health and Development

Sally Greenfield

Sally Greenfield

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Shannon A. Novak

Matthew Greer

Matthew Greer

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Theresa Singleton

Dissertation Title

Assembling Enslaved Life in the Shenandoah valley: a Historical Archaeology of Landscapes, Commodieits, and Emergence in Antebellum Virginia

Taylor Harman

Taylor Harman

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

M.S., Syracuse University

PhD Advisor:

Shannon A. Novak

Steven Harris

Steven Harris

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

B.S., Syracuse University

PhD Advisor:

Douglas V. Armstrong

Dissertation Title

Ironing out the Details: An Archaeological Investigation of Barbadian Iron at Trents Plantation, explored through elements of Knowledge, Practice, and Resistance

Odlanyer Hernandez de Lara

Odlanyer Hernandez de Lara

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Theresa Singleton

Katherine Hicks

Katherine Elizabeth Hicks

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

M.A., University of Cincinnati

PhD Advisor:

Shannon A. Novak

Dissertation Title

Lanscapes of Life and Death: Placing the Spring Street Presbyterian Church in Ninteenth Century New York City

Brianna Hinkley

Brianna Hinkley

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

B.A., University of Maine at Farmington

PhD Advisor:

Robert A. Rubinstein

Zainab Khalid

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

PhD Advisor:

Azra Hromadžić

Susan Snow Wadley

Dissertation Title

Building Community: Spiritual Care for Queer Muslims in North America

Hamza Khalil

Hamza Khalil

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

PhD Advisor:

Azra Hromadžić

Susan Snow Wadley

Dissertation Title

Territorialization: the case of gilgit-baltistan and under the influence of CPEC

Andrew Korn

Andrew Korn

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

A.H. Peter Castro

Dissertation Title

Development in Mopti, Mali: the impact of natural resource management development programs on participation, conflict, and identy

Catherine LaVoy

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Theresa Singleton

Dissertation Title

The Gossamer Threads of Social Change: Social networks and plantation slavery from colonial to modern in Pernambuco

Ajaya Mali

Ajaya Mali

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

PhD Advisor:

Lars Rodseth

Dissertation Title

“How Does Policy Develop? The 40-yr Checkered Modernization of Nepal’s Religiously Pivotal

Pashupati Area.”

Julia McDanile-Bouley

Julia McDaniel-Bouley

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

M.P.A., New York University

PhD Advisor:

A.H. Peter Castro

Hans C. Buechler

Dissertation Title

The Geopolitics of Refuge and Reproduction: Maternal Health and Reproductie Healthcar of Resettled Congoleses and Somali Refugee Women in Syracuse, New York

David Okanlawon

David Okanlawon

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

M.A., University of Ibadan

PhD Advisor:

Robert A. Rubinstein

Matthew O'Leary

Matthew O'Leary

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

B.A., University of North Georgia

PhD Advisor:

Christopher DeCorse

Dana Olesch

Dana Olesch

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

B.A., Beloit College

PhD Advisor:

Guido Pezzarossi

Dissertation Title

Constructing Inevitability in Evicatability: Revealing Indexes of Violence and Ineauality with the Former Fifteenth Ward of Syracuse

Mustapha Outbakat

Mustapha Outbakat

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

M.A., Mohammed V University in Rabat

M.A., Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

PhD Advisor:

Robert A. Rubinstein

Giulia Perucchio

Giulia Perucchio

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

B.A., University of Rochester

PhD Advisor:

Azra Hromadžić

Sarah Platt

Sarah Platt

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

M.A., Syracuse University

PhD Advisor:

Theresa Singleton

Dissertation Title

Entangled lives in a Southern Metoplis: cosmopolitanism in Charleston South Carolina, 1720-1820

Jessica Posega

Jessica Posega

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

M.A., University of South Carolina

PhD Advisor:

Hans C. Buechler

Dissertation Title

(Re)Productive lives: exploring pro-choice activist life histories in Ireland and Norethern Ireland

Mariel Rivera

Mariel Rivera

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Robert A. Rubinstein

Sandra D. Lane

Dissertation Title

Reproductive Justice in Motion: Community-Based Doula Work in Central new York

Moushumi Shabnam

Moushumi Shabnam

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

PhD Advisor:

Hans C. Buechler

Dissertation Title

Emergence of "new" american Islam: anethograph research on first and second genertation Bangladesh Muslims living in Queens, NY in the post 9/11 era

Jay Sharma

Jay Sharma

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

PhD Advisor:

Azra Hromadžić

Susan Snow Wadley

Dissertation Title

Rethinking Subaltern Politics: Adivasi Assertion for the Sovereignty Over Land, Forrest and Water in Premnagar, India

David Sly

David Sly

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology

PhD Advisor:

Robert A. Rubinstein

Maria Smith

Maria Smith

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

PhD Advisor:

Guido Pezzarossi

Dissertation Title

Weaving Women into History: Textile Producers in Colonanial Peru

Kia Taylor Riccio

Kia Taylor Riccio

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

B.A., Florida Atlantic University

PhD Advisor:

Douglas V. Armstrong

Nimisha Thakur

Nimisha Thakur

Ph.D Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

M.A., Savitribai Phule Pune University

PhD Advisor:

Mona Bhan

Susan Snow Wadley

Dissertation Title

River Song: Gendered articulations of indigeneity in the Brahmaputra River Valley, India

Thomas Tolley

Thomas Tolley

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

M.A., Syracuse University

PhD Advisor:

Christopher DeCorse

Dissertation Title

Pacific Frontier: A Comparative Case Study of Alta California and Global Economy, 1760-1810

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