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.
Arnold PereyArnold Perey, Ph.D., Aesthetic Realism Consultant, anthropologist and teacher educator, earned his BA in anthropology from the University of Chicago and his doctorate from Columbia University. His field research was with the Paiute-Shoshone nation in Nevada and the Mountain Ok people of Papua New Guinea, both sponsored by the National Science Foundation. His doctoral dissertation, based on Aesthetic Realism, was sponsored by Margaret Mead. He taught at Brooklyn College and Queensborough Community College (CUNY), Seton Hall University, and Drew University. He is on the Aesthetic Realism Foundation faculty where he teaches “Anthropology Is about You and Everyone.” His articles include "A New Perspective for American Anthropology: The Philosophy of Aesthetic Realism" (presented at the American Anthropological Association) and "The Real Opposition to Racism." Dr. Perey is in Who’s Who in American Education, is a contributor to Aesthetic Realism and the Answer to Racism, is the author of Gwe, Young Man of New Guinea: A Novel against Racism; and Were They Equal? retelling an African story for children which he also illustrated.
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.
LeighAnne WoolleyGraduate student at Monmouth University pursuing my Masters in Anthropology with a focus in biological anthropology and archaeology.
Priscilla MagrathI am an anthropologist of health and development and an engaged scholar with over 20 years’ experience of working in international development. I have worked long term in Ghana, Lesotho, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Peru and Indonesia. My current regional focus is Indonesia where I recently completed my doctoral dissertation research on health governance under decentralization. I graduated from my PhD program in May 2016 and I am currently seeking consultancy work in Indonesia or elsewhere.