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LeighAnne WoolleyGraduate student at Monmouth University pursuing my Masters in Anthropology with a focus in biological anthropology.
Carole CounihanCarole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at Millersville University. She is a cultural anthropologist who has been studying food, gender, and culture in Italy and the USA for forty years. She is author of A Tortilla Is Like Life: Food and Culture in the San Luis Valley of Colorado (2009), Around the Tuscan Table: Food, Family and Gender in Twentieth Century Florence (2004), and The Anthropology of Food and Body: Gender, Meaning, and Power (1999). She is co-editor of several books including Food and Culture: A Reader (1997, 2008, 2013) and Food Activism (2014). She is editor-in-chief of the scholarly journal Food and Foodways.
Young Hoon OhB.A. and M.A. in the Department of Anthropology at Seoul National University. Advanced to PhD Candidacy in 2012 in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside. Having carried out field research in Nepal, currently am I working on dissertation about Himalayan mountaineering and planning to graduate June 2016. Its main topic is intercultural experiences of Sherpa in the Himalayas and beyond.
Judith WilliamsJudith Williams is a second-year Ph.D. student in social anthropology. A former chef and caterer, her research interests involve racial hierarchy, colorism, and the negotiation of racial inequalities within the food service industry. Her dissertation will explore the practices, traditions and socio-cultural beliefs, that reproduce and justify continued anti-black discrimination, within Miami’s restaurant industry, as well as the ways in which this discrimination is resisted and contested. Judith is a McKnight doctoral fellow and holds a master’s degree in Hospitality Management. Prior to pursuing her PhD, she was a Chef instructor at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality Management.
Daniel GinsbergEducation researcher with training in linguistics and linguistic anthropology, currently serving as Professional Fellow at the American Anthropological Association. I have worked as a language test developer at the Center for Applied Linguistics, a public high school teacher in greater Boston and an English Language Fellow in Kragujevac, Serbia. I hold an MA in TESOL from the School for International Training and a PhD in linguistics from Georgetown University. My dissertation employed ethnography and video analysis to understand interaction in secondary and postsecondary mathematics classrooms. Other interests include practicing and applied anthropology, practitioner inquiry and inquiry-based pedagogy.
J. Paige MacDougallDr. J. Paige MacDougall completed her doctorate in socio-cultural anthropology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2013). She has extensive ethnographic fieldwork experience with indigenous peoples in Yucatan, Mexico and in devising sustainable social programs for persons with disabilities. Paige has a background in Maya archaeology (Belize, C.A.), and is especially interested in the revitalization and continuance of indigenous/aboriginal ideologies and practices. She is the Director of Research at the Canadian Deafness Research and Training Institute (CDRTI) in Montreal, Quebec, and is the founder of a non-profit organization in Mexico called YUCAN Make a Difference A.C. Paige is also is a founding member of the Nunavut Deaf Society (NDS) in Canada. Recognizing the important role that engaged and collaborative anthropological practice play in the design of ethnographic fieldwork projects, her methodology relies heavily on community engagement.