Profiles in "Cultural Anthropology" Expertise Area

  • Kefeli is a specialist of Islam in Eurasia and Central Asia. She conducts fieldwork in Muslim and Christian Tatar villages, which led her to appreciate religious diversity.
  • Koptiuch is a cultural anthropologist and urban ethnographer who tries to practice anthro as much performance art as social science. Global urbanism, transnational migration, diversity/inequality, digital humanities.
  • Stotts received her doctorate in cultural anthropology from ASU in 2016 with a focus on water scarcity issues and solutions.
  • Clark is known nationally for his contributions to quantified archaeological research designs and internationally for his work on hunter-gatherer adaptations, epistemology and human origins.
  • Manchester specializes in 19th and 20th century Russian history. Her current research interests include ethnic return migration, diaspora culture, oral history, and autobiographical narratives.
  • Milan Shrestha is Senior Lecturer at ASU. His current research projects focus on disaster risks and vulnerability in mountains, urban-rural linkages of land system change, and food and agricultural systems.
  • Jordan teaches context-centered electrical engineering and embedded systems design courses and studies the use of context in both K-12 and undergraduate engineering design education.
  • Coudart is a French archaeologist and ethno-archaeologist specialized in Prehistoric architecture, and organization of contemporary domestic spaces to get the rules of the cultural norm transformations.
  • Dr. Davis is an anthropologist, geographer, and emancipatory educator who serves as co-director of ASU's Innovations Leadership Lab and coordinator of the Teaching Innovations Exchange.