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  • Droney, Damien | Department of Anthropology
    research is concerned with the science of herbal medicine and the subsequent growth of neoherbalism in Ghana More broadly I am interested in medical regulation and popular engagements with science in West Africa Directory Information Dissertation Writers Bautista Stefanie Bolton J D Kutraluk Cancino Ignacio Davie Kessler Jesse Dinc Tarik Nejat Droney Damien Engmann Rachel Fan Chengdiao Feged Alejandro Fenwick Corisande Finkelstein Maura Fournier Robert Gallagher Patrick Gardiner Mark Garzon

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/323 (2012-11-21)
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  • Engmann, Rachel | Department of Anthropology
    heritage and material culture in West Africa with a concentration on Ghana Her primary concern is the relationship between objects and the societies that produce or utilize them In particular Rachel is interested in the historical political cultural and social systems in which objects are employed in the construction of identity social formations and culture Rachel is also interested in other associated issues of the African continent such as the

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/233 (2012-11-21)
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  • Fan, Chengdiao | Department of Anthropology
    the decline of fertility rates in human populations and to ask whether humans have any natural inclination to reproduce Human fertility decline poses a big evolutionary puzzle Humans may have natural instincts for sex and are selected to care for their offspring once their children are born but whether they are inclined to reproduce is still a question The pre transitional high fertility rates have been shown to be results of strong pronatalist pressures from needs for wealth labor power and various social causes Once the biological link between sex and reproduction was cut by contraception and social changes initiated freer reproductive choices of people fertility declined to different extents in almost all human populations Chengdiao s fieldwork was conducted in Taiwan where fertility rates are among the lowest of the world She interviewed 227 Taiwanese women collecting both quantitative and qualitative data intensively on women s decision making processes on reproduction family backgrounds education economic income and expenses occupation relationships and interactions with husbands in laws relatives and close friends social networks women s views on Chinese traditions about reproduction etc Directory Information Dissertation Writers Bautista Stefanie Bolton J D Kutraluk Cancino Ignacio Davie Kessler Jesse Dinc Tarik Nejat

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/343 (2012-11-21)
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  • Feged, Alejandro | Department of Anthropology
    a higher incidence than others in spite of sharing the same environmental risks In his long and convoluted quest he has also explored clustering analysis agent based simulations disease dispersal network from time series analysis and socioeconomic risk factors He praises good football even if it comes from Barcelona or Real Madrid Directory Information Dissertation Writers Bautista Stefanie Bolton J D Kutraluk Cancino Ignacio Davie Kessler Jesse Dinc Tarik Nejat

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/345 (2012-11-21)
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  • Fenwick, Corisande | Department of Anthropology
    North Africa Her dissertation brings together the material and textual evidence from the late Roman to the early Medieval period to examine the ways in which different social ethnic and religious groups defined themselves and critically the ways these groups related to each other and to larger political entities like the Roman Empire and Caliphate Her other research interests include funerary archaeology the politics of archaeology and anthropology in North Africa and postcolonial theory She is also working towards an MA in Ancient History in the Department of Classics Prior to her arrival at Stanford Corisande studied at the Institute of Archaeology UCL where she earned a BA in Archaeology Classics and Classical Art She has carried out archaeological fieldwork on Roman and medieval sites in the UK Spain Italy Portugal Turkey and Israel and is currently supervising the excavations of the medieval cemetery of San Pietro di Villamagna in Italy This year she is a SSRC IDRF fellow and will spend her time conducting a field survey in Morocco and archival research in Europe Directory Information Dissertation Writers Bautista Stefanie Bolton J D Kutraluk Cancino Ignacio Davie Kessler Jesse Dinc Tarik Nejat Droney Damien Engmann Rachel Fan Chengdiao Feged

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/363 (2012-11-21)
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  • Finkelstein, Maura | Department of Anthropology
    urban development migration and regionalism with particular attention given to gendered labor family structure and habitation of domestic space She also spends her time eating far too much missal and contemplating the relationship between the Shiv Sena and the consumption of vada pao Maura received her BA in English literature from Colorado State University and her MA from Columbia University s Anthropology department Directory Information Dissertation Writers Bautista Stefanie Bolton

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/365 (2012-11-21)
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  • Fournier, Robert | Department of Anthropology
    in May of 2001 and is currently a PhD candidate at Stanford University focusing on linguistic phylogeny in the Anthropological Sciences Department His current work draws upon biology genetics linguistics and archaeology to examine the early history of Indo European languages as they relate to the Celtic subgroup Directory Information Dissertation Writers Bautista Stefanie Bolton J D Kutraluk Cancino Ignacio Davie Kessler Jesse Dinc Tarik Nejat Droney Damien Engmann Rachel

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/237 (2012-11-21)
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  • Gallagher, Patrick | Department of Anthropology
    and the political economy of large scale environmental conservation projects I am interested in the way in which environmental conservation is used as a tool for enacting larger political and economic projects and aim to study the way in which government and environmental NGO s have used the ecological concept of the watershed to extend the state s economic and political sphere of influence in the Panama Canal watershed of Central America Related to this project I am interested in the concept of eco tourism how eco tourism development projects bring forward competing concepts of a space defined through ecology history politics economy etc the discourses through which these differences are mediated and ways in which these compromises are translated to the landscape itself through ecological change I graduated from Columbia University with a B A in Anthropology and have worked with AmeriCorps in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and in the non profit conservation field as a restoration project manager and public policy advisor over the past several years Directory Information Dissertation Writers Bautista Stefanie Bolton J D Kutraluk Cancino Ignacio Davie Kessler Jesse Dinc Tarik Nejat Droney Damien Engmann Rachel Fan Chengdiao Feged Alejandro Fenwick Corisande

    Original URL path: http://stanford.edu/dept/anthropology/cgi-bin/web/?q=node/325 (2012-11-21)
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