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PhD Students

Name, Contact Field Supervisor(s) Research Keywords Research Region Year Entered Program
photo of Nick Abrams Abrams, Nicholas Medical and Socio-Cultural Anthropology Bianca Dahl race, postcolonial state, existential crisis, medical systems, religion South Africa 2016
photo of Hadia Akhtar Khan Akhtar Khan, Hadia Socio-cultural Anthropology Tania Li Remittances, Value, Class, Gender, Economic Anthropology Pakistan 2016
photo of Aleksa Alaica Alaica, Aleksa
Archaeology Edward Swenson human-animal interactions, zoo archaeology, Latin America, relational ontology Peru 2013
photo of Kristina Alda Alda, Kristina
Socio-cultural anthropology Hilary Cunningham, Jesook Song post-socialism, urban anthropology, architecture and public spaces, civic initiatives, social change Czech Republic 2011
photo of Laura Beach Beach, Laura Socio-cultural / medical anthropology Krista Maxwell, Katie Kilroy-Marac self-harm; incarceration; Indigenous feminisms; decolonial theory and praxis; medicalization / pathologization of lived experience Western Canada 2016
photo of Peter Bikoulis Bikoulis, Peter
Archaeology Ted Banning landscape archaeology, digital archaeology, spatial analysis (GIS), social network anlysis Near East, Turkey 2009
photo of Tessa Bonduelle Bonduelle, Tessa Socio-cultural Anthropology Andrea Muehlebach, Monica Heller race and class; whiteness; nationalisms; citizenship; migration; neoliberalism; political anthropology France 2016
photo of Lyona Bonyeme Bonyeme, Lyota Social-cultural Anthropology Janice Boddy race & ethnicity; diaspora studies; migration; globalisation; corporeality; nationalism; urban anthro; aesthetics Brazil 2015
photo of Joel Cahn Cahn, Joel Evolutionary Anthropology Tracy Rogers bioarchaeology, paleopathology, forensic anthropology, trauma, violence Canada, Portugal 2009
photo of Walter Callaghan Callaghan, Walter Medical Anthropology Katie Kilroy-Marac PTSD, mental health, gendered identity, military masculinity, stigma, moral injury, subjective experience Canada 2014
Photo of Kalyan Chakraborty Chakraborty, Kalyan Sekhar Archaeology Heather Miller ceramic residue, ceramic function, diet, trade, and intra and inter-regional variations in indus civilization India 2013
photo of Jess Cook Cook, Jessica Socio-Cultural Anthropology Bonnie McElhinny indigenous peoples, cultural resurgence, indigenous community sustainability, indigenous women’s rights, indigenous activism and film Canada, New Zealand 2014
photo of Anna-Louise Crago Crago, Anna-Louise Sociocultural Chris Krupa, Holly Wardlow armed conflict/war, violence, gender, labour, kinship, love Central Africa 2012
Photo of Shayne Dahl Dahl, Shayne A.P.
Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology Janice Boddy, Todd Sanders anthropology of religion, ontology, epistemology, asceticism, affect, and activism Japan, Native North America 2012
Photo of Kate Decter Decter, Kate Evolutionary Anthropology Esteban Parra first nation health, aboriginal health, human genetic variation, immunogenetics, metagenomics, environmental genomics, first nation housing Canada, Indigenous Populations 2013
Falconer, Chantelle Falconer, Chantelle Socio-cultural Chris Krupa post-neoliberalism, livelihoods, state, political ecology Ecuador 2007
photo of Nicholas Feinig Feinig, Nicholas Socio-Cultural Anthropology Sandra Bamford,  Shiho Satsuka gender, economy, labour, kinship Japan 2013
photo of Elisabeth Feltaous Feltaous, Elisabeth
Medical Anthropology Krista Maxwell, Sarah Hillewaert indigenous health, addiction, subjectivity, Inuit, youth Nunavut 2016
photo of Camila Figueiredo Figueiredo, Camila Guarim
Archaeology Edward Swenson landscape archaeology, historical ecology, amazonian dark earth, GIS, lower amazon, tapajos, ceramic and lithics analysis. Brazilian Amazon
photo of Erika Finestone Finestone, Erika
Anthropology Sandra Bamford, Bonnie McElhinny indigenous peoples in Canada; childcare; customary care; urban indigeneities; kin mobility; child welfare in the neoliberal state. Canada 2014
 photo of Bronwyn Frey Frey, Bronwyn Socio-cultural Anthropology Joshua Barker flexible labour, science and technology Indonesia 2017
Photo of Connie Gagliardi Gagliardi, Connie
Socio-Cultural Donna Young, Valentina Napolitano christianity and religious minorities; materiality and visuality; sainthood and marianism; historicity; affect theory Israel/Palestine 2014
Photo of Matthew Gagne Gagne, Mathew
Socio-Cultural Naisargi Dave queer anthropology, science & technology studies, new media & communications, postcolonial cities, affect theory, ethics Lebanon 2012
TG Gallo, Tiziana
Archaeology Liye Xie landscape archaeology, experimental arch., groundstone tech., lithic raw material sourcing, petrography, use-wear studies, GIS Northeast North America 2016
Photo of Emily Gilbert Gilbert, Emily-Camille Socio-Cultural Hilary Cunningham medical anthropology; urban anthropology; poverty and inequality in Canadian mixed- income communities; food insecurity Ontario 2015
photo of Salvatore Giusto Giusto, Salvatore Socio-cultural Anthropology Andrea MuehlebachJesook Song commodification of public aesthetics, formal / informal networking, neoliberal culture, econ. anthropology, anthro. of mass media, visual anthro. Europe, North America, Italy 2011
photo of Columba Duarte Gonzalez Gonzalez Duarte, Columba
Socio-cultural Hilary Cunningham posthumanist political ecology, science and technology studies North America 2010
Photo of Dylan Gordon Gordon, Dylan Socio-Cultural Anthropology Naisargi Dave, Shiho Satsuka wild food trade Canada 2009
Grinberg, Omri Social-cultural Ivan Kalmar, Alejandro Paz human rights, conflict areas, borders & mobility, agency & ethics; historiography, critical theory, interdisciplinary methodologies. Israel/Palestine 2012
Photo of Veronica Grigio Grigio, Veronica Medical Anthropology Holly Wardlow, Bianca Dahl public health, interculturalism, indigeneity, Amazon, HIV/AIDS, gender, mental health, traditional medicine, sovereignty, science &  tech. studies, translation, post-colonial studies, subjectivity Peruvian Amazon 2013
photo of Candis Haak Haak, Candis
Archaeology Heather Miller south Asian archaeology, digital humanities, interpretive GIS, pilgrimage, landscape studies, ritual archaeology South Asia 2010
photo of William Hébert Hébert, William
Social-Cultural Anthropology Naisargi Dave incarceration, gender, trans politics, sovereignty, care, punishment, morality, ethics, subjectivity Canada, Brazil 2013
photo of Miriam Hird-Younger Hird-Younger, Miriam
Socio-cultural Anthropology Bianca Dahl development, participation, trust, post-colonialism, gender Ghana 2016
Photo of Andrew Holmes Holmes, Andrew
Evolutionary Anthropology David Begun paleoanthropology, evolution, hominoids, pliopithecoids, anthropoids, fossils, paleontology Europe 2015
photo of Courtneay Hooper Hopper, Courtneay
Archaeology / Evolutionary Anthropology Genevieve Dewar stable isotopes, paleoenvironmental and dietary reconstruction, later stone age, intro. pastoralism, migration, social change South Africa 2016
photo of Sophia Jaworski Jaworski, Sophia
Sociocultural and Medical Anthropology Jesook Song, Katie Kilroy-Marac everyday chemicals and toxins, environmental health, feminist anthropology, inhumanisms and new humanisms, experimental methods, visual anthropology, Canada Toronto, Canada 2015
photo of Chris Kendall Kendall, Chris Evolutionary Anthropology Bence Viola, Michael Schillaci  Hybridization genetics, human evolution, primate evolution, Neanderthals, ancient DNA  2017
photo of Keren Klass Klass, Keren
Primatology Shawn Lehman primate conservation, behaviour, ecology Southern Mexico 2014
Photo of Rachel Levine Levine, Rachel
Social/Cultural Hilary Cunningham urban poverty and inequality; human-animal relationships; theories of humanity and the non-human 2014
photo of FL Durazo LonaDurazo, Frida Molecular Anthropology Esteban Parra genetics of pigmentation; genetic of iris patterns; genome-wide association studies of complex traits Europe 2016
photo of Fernando Malabet Malabet, Fernando Evolutionary Anthropology Shawn Lehman Primate Biogeography, Population Ecology, Landscape Genetics, Conservation Biology Madagascar 2017
Photo of Lindi Masur Masur, Lindi
Archaeology Gary Crawford food and society; agricultural production and consumption; human-plant interactions; paleoethnobotany NE North America; Peru 2012
photo of Stephanie Mayell Mayell, Stephanie
Medical Anthropology Krista Maxwell, Bianca Dahl transnational labour migration; migrant workers; kinship; mental health & well-being; engaged anthro., Canadian agriculture; Jamaica Caribbean and Canada 2016
photo of Hannah Mayne Mayne, Hannah Socio-cultural Michael Lambek,  Alejandro Paz gender, ritual, the body, public space, place and territory Israel/Palestine 2014
Photo of Matthew Resendes Medeiros Medeiros, Matthew
Sociocultural Anthropology Jack Sidnell,  Monica Heller identity, subjectivity, epistemology, subalternity, modes of dissent, children, socially constructed disability & globalisation,  Ed. & power, language, code-switching Brazil and Canada 2016
photo of Giles Spence Morrow Morrow, Giles Spence
Archaeology Edward Swenson architectural analysis, space syntax, spatial scale, 3D digital reconstruction, photogrammetric site & artifact documentation Peru 2010
photo of Nav Nahal Nahal, Nav
Socio-cultural and Medical Anthropology Sandra Bamford infertility; complementary & alt. medicine; assisted repro. tech.; reproductive body; healing & care; kinship; motherhood & fatherhood United States 2015
Photo of Emilie Nicolas Nicolas, Emilie
Linguistic Anthropology Monica Heller, Alejandro Paz nationalism; language ideologies; post-colonial studies; immigration; race; international relations Canada, Haïti 2012
Photo of Kevin Nixon Nixon, Kevin
Sociocultural Anthropology Naisargi Dave queer Anthro., transgender, drag queens/ kings, feminist, LGBTQ, homonationalism, multiculturalism, urban, performance, critical race psy. North America/Canada 2009
photo of Hyun Joo Sandy Oh Oh, Hyun Joo Sandy
Social-Cultural Andrea Muehlebach global education, adolescence, precarity, care South Korea 2012
photo of Sarah O'Sullivan O’Sullivan, Sarah
Socio-cultural and Medical Anthropology Bianca Dahl HIV/AIDS;  post-conflict reconstruction; stigma; development; vulnerability; humanitarianism; political violence;  subjectivities Northern Uganda 2014
Palmer, Seth Socio-cultural Anthropology Naisargi Dave & Michael Lambek spirit possession; subject formation; feminist & queer theory; historicity & temporality; rights regimes; relationality & (a)sociality; shame Western Indian Ocean; Madagascar 2011
photo of Celeste Pang Pang, Celeste
Socio-cultural & Medical Anthropology Jesook Song,  Naisargi Dave queer anthro.; urban anthro.; aging; intimacy; kinship; sexuality & gender; housing; regimes of care Canada 2014
photo of Matthew Pettit Pettit, Matthew
Medical/Social Anthropology Michael Lambek alcohol abuse, mutual-aid movements, medical models and authority, ethics and responsibility France 2011
photo of Johanna Pokorny Pokorny, Johanna Socio-Cultural Anthropology Sandra Bamford anthropology of science, science & technology studies, laboratory life North America 2012
photo of O Rahman Oggni Rahman Medical/Evolutionary Anthropology Tracey Galloway Contemporary human health and biology, biocultural, chronic disease, epidemiology North America 2016
  Quinn, Hannah
Socio-Cultural Anthropology Holly Wardlow Sexualized & Gender-Based Violence, Disability Studies, Subjectivities & Personhood, Consent & Care, Feminist Methodologies North America 2017
Ramsay, Malcolm Ramsay, Malcolm S.
Evolutionary Anthropology Shawn Lehman Primate Biogeography, Conservation Biology, Landscape Genetics Madagascar 2016
Photo of Sarah Ranlett Ranlett, Sarah Archaeology Michael Chazan Upper Palaeolithic symbolism, technology of representation, rare mineral raw material economy Western Europe (France) 2010
photo of Shozab Raza Raza, Shozab Socio-Cultural Anthropology Tania Li Political & Economic Anthropology; Anthropology of Development; Social Theory; Agrarian Political Economy; Capitalism Pakistan, South Asia 2015
Photo of Sardar Saadi Saadi, Sardar
Sociocultural Anthropology Tania Li,  Andrea Muehlebach Social Justice, Kurdish Movement, Welfare State, Urban Anthropology, Autonomy, Municipality Politics Turkey, Kurdistan 2014
photo of Keegan Selig Selig, Keegan Evolutionary Anthropology Mary Silcox early primates, palaeoanthropology, dental morphology & topography, Micro-CT, Eocene North America 2017
Scheck,  Paulina Archaeology Max Friesen archaeology of the contemporary world; Arctic urbanism; assemblage theory; archaeological theory; cyborgs Central Canadian Arctic 2015
photo of Eve Smeltzer Smeltzer, Eve Primatology Julie Teichroeb Behavioural ecology Leadership and consensus Group decision-making Conflicts of interest Uganda 2016
Ashley Smith Smith, Ashley
Evolutionary Anthropology Tracy Rogers Osteology, Skeletal Histology, Trauma, Forensic Anthropology / Archaeology North America 2014
photo of Aakash Solanki Solanki, Aakash Socio-Cultural Francis CodyTodd Sanders sc. & tech studies; anthro- pologies of computing, state, knowledge, media; software studies; data studies India; South Asia 2017
Photo of Monika Sumra Sumra, Monika
Medical Anthropology Michael Schillaci female identity, sexuality, psycho. & physio. correlates, women’s health, stress, hormones, social & sexual dominance North America 2013
photo of Taylor Thornton Thornton, Taylor Archaeology Max Friesen landscape, human-environ interaction, GIS, spatial analysis, cartography, remote sensing & geophysical prospection Canadian Artic 2015
Photo of Jessika Tremblay Tremblay, Jessika Sociocultural Anthropology Tania Li, Joshua Barker digital/media/virtual/urban,  social media, netnography, internet, networks, brand, online/offline communities, neoliberal subjectivities Indonesia 2011
Photo of Melinda Vandenbeld Giles Vandenbeld Giles, Melinda Socio-cultural Anthropology Sandra Bamford mothering, homelessness, women’s studies, maternal theory, mother/child poverty, ethno., public policy, political-economy, creative writing & arts-based methodology Canada 2009
Photo of Letha Victor Victor, Letha
Socio-cultural anthropology Michael Lambek, Todd Sanders post-war memory, human-spirit interactions, political violence, transitional justice, trauma, gender Northern Uganda 2011
photo of Sarah Williams Williams, Sarah
Medical Anthropology Janice Boddy, Holly Wardlow indigenous rights; women’s rights; maternal health; Mexico Mexico 2014
Yasui, Emma Yasui, Emma Archaeology Gary Crawford lithic technology, starch, use-wear, jomon period, human-environment interactions, hokkaido Japan 2011
photo of Joseph Youssef Youssef, Joseph Socio-Cultural Anthropology Girish Daswani, Simon Coleman transnationalism, diaspora, pilgrimage, place-making, embodiment, coptic christianity Egypt/USA 2011

 Masters Students

Name, Contact Field Supervisor(s) Research Keywords Research Region Year Entered Program
Beke, Tyla Archaeology Ted Banning Near Eastern Arch., Arch. Method, Stratigraphy, Neolithic Era, Ain Ghazal  Jordan 2016
photo ofJames Gibb Gibb, James Evolutionary/Medical Anthropology Hilary Cunningham Bicultural Anthro., LGBTQ+ Health, Adolescent Growth, Non-Communicable Disease Risk, DOHaD North America 2016
ProfilepictureUofToronto150x150 Poirier-Poulin, Samuel
Evolutionary Anthropology Julie Teichroeb Primatology, Angolan colobus, communication, social systems, group movement Lake Nabugabo, Uganda 2017
Smith, Emily V. Biocultural and Medical Anthropology Tracey Galloway developmental origins of health and disease, biocultural approach, nutrition, growth and development, Indigenous health, epigenetics, diabetes, food security, pregnancy, settler-colonialism Canada 2017
photo of Sam Tait Tait, Sam Sociocultural Anthropology Tania Li,  Krista Maxwell settler-colonialism, indig.  jurisprudence & rights litigation, aboriginal title, land claims, knowledge Canada 2016
photo of Kaitlyn Vleming Vleming, Kaitlyn Socio-cultural/Medical Anthropology Krista Maxwell women’s health & LGBTQ health, gender, hormone imbalance Canada 2015