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Africa (Sub-Saharan)

A.H. Peter Castro

A.H. Peter Castro

Professor, Anthropology Department

Robert D. McClure Professor of Teaching Excellence

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1988

Areas of Expertise

Applied anthropology, rural development policy and planning, environmental conflict management, climate change, forestry, food security, refugees, East Africa

Christopher DeCorse

Christopher DeCorse

Professor and Chair, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1989

Areas of Expertise

General anthropology, African archaeology and history, African diaspora studies, culture contact, colonialism and change, archaeology and popular culture

Jok Madut Jok

Jok Madut Jok

Professor, Anthropology Department

Research Director, International and Intra-State Conflict

Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1996

Areas of Expertise

Violence and public health, women’s reproductive health, Pastoralism, seasonal migration and cattle raiding in East Africa, medical anthropology, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda

Theresa Singleton

Theresa Singleton

Professor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of Florida, 1980

Areas of Expertise

Historical archaeology, African American history and culture, slavery in plantation America, archaeology of the African diaspora

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