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Ross Freedenberg

Ross Freedenberg

Contact Information:

PhD Advisor:

Lars Rodseth

Ross Freedenberg

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Research Associate, South Asia Center

Highest degree earned

M.A., Syracuse University

Graduate Student Dissertation Title

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


Ross Freedenberg is a doctoral candidate in cultural anthropology. His research focuses on temporal experience, knowledge practices, and transnational connection in ritual, based in fieldwork with Indo-Caribbean worship communities in Guyana, the United States, and Canada. He holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.A. in anthropology from Syracuse University.