Faculty – Anthropology

Attiya Ahmad (Ph.D., Duke University)

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Research Interests: Transnational Islamic charity networks spanning South Asia and the Arabian/Persian Gulf, gender and feminist studies

Monroe Hall
2112 G St. NW, Room 102
(202)-994-4251
E-mail: ahmada@email.gwu.edu

Christina Fink (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)

Professor of the Practice of International Affairs

Professor of Anthropology

Research Interests: Southeast Asia, women and development, sustainable development, human rights, political reform

Elliott School International Affairs
1957 E Street NW, Suite 501H
Tel: (202) 870-7916
E-mail: finkc@gwu.edu

R. Richard Grinker (Ph.D., Harvard University)

Professor of Anthropology, International Affairs, and Human Sciences

Research Interests: Contemporary Korea, sociocultural anthropology, nationalism and ethnicity

Monroe Hall 202, 2112 G Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-6984
Fax: 202-994-6075
E-mail: rgrink@gwu.edu

Joel Kuipers (Ph.D., Yale University)

Professor of Anthropology, International Affairs, and Human Sciences

Research Interests: Cultures of Southeast Asia, Southeast Asian development

Building X, Room 201
2012 G Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-6545
Fax: 202-994-6097
E-mail: kuipers@gwu.edu

Marilyn Merritt (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)

Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology

Research Interests: Language and media in public places and spaces; creativity, interdisciplinarity, and social change; situated discourse analysis; ritual and civility; education and visual literacies; cross-cultural understanding and scientific collaboration, India

Barbara Miller (Ph.D., Syracuse University)

Professor of Anthropology & International Affairs

Director, Culture in Global Affairs Research & Policy Program

Research Interests: Culture and globalization; anthropology and policy; social inequality; food and culture; South Asia

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 501
Tel: 202-994-7257
Fax: 202-994-0335
E-mail: barbar@gwu.edu

Sean Roberts (Ph.D., University of Southern California)

Professor of the Practice of International Affairs

Professor of Anthropology

Director, International Development Studies Program

Research Interests: Development theory, democracy development, media and development, culture and politics, indigenous rights, Central Asia, former Soviet Union, and China

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, Suite 501G
Tel: 202-994-7739
Email: seanrr@gwu.edu

Robert J. Shepherd (Ph.D., George Mason University)

Visiting Associate Professor, Anthropology & International Affairs

Research Interests: International development, human rights, world heritage, the politics of tourism, contemporary urban China, and the anthropology of environmentalism

 

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Room 601F
Tel: 202-994-2725
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: rshepher@gwu.edu

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