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PhD Students

Name, Contact Field Supervisor(s) Research Keywords Research Region Year Entered Program
Nicholas AbramsAbrams, Nicholas
nicholas.abrams@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-cultural AnthropologyBianca DahlRace; Citizenship; Witchcraft; Labour activism; Religion; Political anthropologySouth Africa2016
Hadia Akhtar KhanAkhtar Khan, Hadia
hadia.akhtarkhan@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-cultural AnthropologyTania LiRemittances; Value; Class; Gender; Economic AnthropologyPakistan2016
Aleksa AlaicaAlaica, Aleksa
Course Instructor
aleksa.alaica@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyEdward SwensonZooarchaeology, Human-Animal Interactions, Power and Politics, Isotope Analysis, Pastoralism, TemporalitiesPeru2013
Kristina AldaAlda, Kristina
kristina.alda@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-cultural AnthropologyJesook Song, Hilary Cunningham (Scharper)Urban Anthropology; Post-socialism; Architecture; Post-industrial Landscapes; MaterialityCzech Republic2011
Laura BeachBeach, Laura
l.beach@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural, MedicalKatie Kilroy-Marac, Krista MaxwellSettler-Colonialism; Indigenous Feminisms; Incarceration; Crime and Deviance; Health and Healing; Law and Legal SystemsCanada2015
Jacob BessenBessen, Jacob
jacob.bessen@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-CulturalValentina Napolitano, Andrea MuehlebachMigration, Hospitality, Catholicism, “the Mediterranean,” Abandonment, Kinship and Neoliberalism, Value Accumulation and ExtractionItaly2019
Tessa BonduelleBonduelle, TessaSocio-Cultural AnthropologyAndrea Muehlebach, Monica HellerMigration and Asylum Systems; Social Work; Citizenship; Race and Class; Nationalisms; NeoliberalismFrance2016
Lyota BonyemeBonyeme, Lyota
lyota.bonyeme@mail.utoronto.ca
Social-Cultural AnthropologyJanice BoddyRace & Ethnicity; Diaspora Studies; Migration; Globalisation; Corporeality; Nationalism; Urban Anthro; AestheticsBrazil2015
Wesley BrunsonBrunson, Wesley
wesley.brunson@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural AnthropologyNaisargi N. DaveSociality, Spain, Barcelona, Literature, Otherness, Self & the Body, Cities, Memoir, Ethnographic Writing, Creativity, Activist Social Projects, IntimacyCanada, America, Spain2015
Walter CallaghanCallaghan, Walter
w.callaghan@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical AnthropologyKatie Kilroy-MaracPtsd; Mental Health; Gendered Identity; Military Masculinity; Stigma; Moral Injury; Subjective ExperienceCanada2014
Elisabetta CampagnolaCampagnola, Elisabetta
Course Instructor
elisabetta.campagnola@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-cultural anthropologyTodd SandersPolitical anthropology, anthropology of work, transport, ethnography and archival research.Tanzania (mainland), East Africa2014
Kate DecterDecter, Kate
kate.decter@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyEsteban ParraFirst Nation Health; Aboriginal Health; Human Genetic Variation; Immunogenetics; Metagenomics; Environmental Genomics; First Nation HousingCanada, Indigenous Populations2013
Ferda Nur DemirciDemirci, Ferda NurSocio-cultural AnthropologyAndrea Muehlebach, V. Firat BozcaliIndebtedness; Work and Labor; Development; Political Economy; Capitalism; SubjectivityTurkey2018
Maya El HelouEl Helou, Maya
maya.elhelou@mail.utoronto.ca
Social Movements, Queer StudiesAmira Mittermaier, Naisargi N. DaveQueer, Social movements, Feminist, Revolution, Middle EastMiddle East And North Africa2018
Nicholas FeinigFeinig, Nicholas
nick.feinig@utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologySandra Bamford, Shiho SatsukaGender; Economy; Labour; KinshipJapan2013
Erika FinestoneFinestone, Erika
erika.finestone@mail.utoronto.ca
AnthropologySandra Bamford, Bonnie McElhinnyIndigenous Peoples in Canada; Childcare; Customary Care; Urban Indigeneities; Kin Mobility; Child Welfare in the Neoliberal StateCanada2014
Bronwyn FreyFrey, Bronwyn
bronwyn.frey@mail.utoronto.ca
SocioculturalJoshua Barker, Andrea Muehlebachplatform labour, STS, political economyGermany2016
Takanari FujitaFujita, Takanari
takanari.fujita@mail.utoronto.ca
SocioculturalJoshua Barker, Waqas ButtCity; Building(s); Materiality; Architecture; Planning; State; Socialism; More-than-human; Ontological anthropology.Vietnam2018
Connie GagliardiGagliardi, Connie
connie.gagliardi@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-CulturalDonna Young, Valentina NapolitanoChristianity and Religious Minorities; Materiality and Visuality; Sainthood and Marianism; Historicity; Affect TheoryIsrael/Palestine2014
Mathew GagneGagne, Mathew
Course Instructor
mathew.gagne@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-CulturalNaisargi N. DaveQueer Anthropology; Science & Technology Studies; New Media & Communications; Postcolonial Cities; Affect Theory; EthicsLebanon2012
Tiziana GalloGallo, Tiziana
tiziana.gallo@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyLiye XieLandscape Archaeology; Experimental Arch.; Groundstone Tech.; Lithic Raw Material Sourcing; Petrography; Use-Wear Studies; GISNortheast North America2016
Emily-Camille GilbertGilbert, Emily-CamilleSocio-CulturalHilary Cunningham (Scharper)Medical Anthropology; Urban Anthropology; Poverty and Inequality in Canadian Mixed- Income Communities; Food InsecurityOntario2015
Veronica GrigioGrigio, VeronicaMedical AnthropologyHolly Wardlow, Bianca DahlPublic Health; Interculturalism; Indigeneity; Amazon; HIV/AIDS; Gender; Mental Health; Traditional Medicine; Sovereignty; Science & Tech. Studies; Translation; Post-Colonial Studies; SubjectivityPeruvian Amazon2013
Natalia HandziukHandziuk, Natalia
natalia.handziuk@mail.utoronto.ca
AnthropologyEdward BanningSubsistence and Exploitation of Foodways; Urbanism; Rural Spaces; Craft Production; Domestic Organization; Regional InteractionJordan, Georgia2016
Miriam Hird-YoungerHird-Younger, Miriam
Course Instructor
miriam.hird.younger@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyBianca DahlDevelopment; Participation; Trust; Post-Colonialism; GenderGhana2016
Andrew HolmesHolmes, Andrew
andrew.holmes@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyDavid BegunPaleoanthropology; Evolution; Hominoids; Pliopithecoids; Anthropoids; Fossils; PaleontologyEurope2015
Ken HolyokeHolyoke, Ken
Course Instructor
ken.holyoke@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyGary CouplandPrehistoric archaeology, Northeastern North America, Hunter-gatherers, Lithic Quarrying and Sourcing, Human-landscape interactions, Place-making, Wabanaki ethnohistory and ethnographyEastern Canada/Northern New England2017
Courtneay HopperHopper, Courtneay
Course Instructor
courtneay.hopper@mail.utoronto.ca
Archaeology / Evolutionary AnthropologyGenevieve DewarStable Isotopes; Paleoenvironmental and Dietary Reconstruction; Later Stone Age; Intro. Pastoralism; Migration; Social ChangeSouth Africa2016
Howe Bukowski, Nicholas
nicholas.howebukowski@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyGirish Daswani, Simon ColemanSoccer, Evangelical Christianity, Pentecostalism, Relationality, Sociality, Movement, Revelation, Atmospheres, Affect, Globalization, English Premier League, Settler-ColonialismBritish Columbia, England, Nigeria2018
Sophia JaworskiJaworski, Sophia
sophia.jaworski@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural and Medical AnthropologyJesook Song, Katie Kilroy-MaracEveryday Chemicals and Toxins; Environmental Health; Feminist Anthropology; Inhumanisms and New Humanisms; Experimental Methods; Visual Anthropology; CanadaToronto, Canada2015
Gyuzel KamalovaKamalova, Gyuzel
gyuzel.kamalova@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-CulturalCassandra Hartblay, Janelle TaylorDisability; Kazakhstan; Central Asia; Stigma; Institutionalization; Care; Post-SovietKazakhstan, Central Asia2019
Chris KendallKendall, Chris
chris.kendall@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyBence Viola, Michael SchillaciHybridization Genetics; Human Evolution; Primate Evolution; Neanderthals; Ancient DNA2017
Erica KiliusKilius, Erica
erica.kilius@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyDavid SamsonHuman adaptation; evolutionary mismatch; sleep; circadian rhythms; health and disease; circumpolar populationsArctic2018
Keren KlassKlass, Keren
keren.klass@mail.utoronto.ca
PrimatologyShawn LehmanPrimate Conservation; Behaviour; EcologySouthern Mexico2014
Klara KomzaKomza, Klara
klara.komza@mail.utoronto.ca
Bipedalism, Biomechanics, Human Evolution, Foot Evolution, Skeletal Variability, Primate MorphologyBence ViolaEvolutionary Anthropology2017
Justin LangilleLangille, Justin
justin.langille@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural AnthropologyBonnie McElhinny, Andrea MuehlebachWater, Water Security, Stewardship, Activism, Visual Ethnography, PhotographySouthwestern Ontario, Canada2017
Louis-Vincent Laperrière-DésorcyLaperrière-Désorcy, Louis-Vincent
lv.laperriere@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyMax FriesenContact Archaeology; Collaborative Archaeology; Zooarchaeology; Ichthyozooarchaeology; Experimental ArchaeologyNorth-Eastern America, Québec2019
Rachel LevineLevine, Rachel
Course Instructor
rachel.levine@utoronto.ca
Social/Cultural, MedicalHilary Cunningham (Scharper)Human-animal relations; Income inequality, social exclusion, and health; Environmental disaster and dislocation; Dogs.2014
Yang LiuLiu, Yang
yangliu.liu@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-cultural AnthropologyTodd Sanders, Shiho SatsukaAlgorithm; Digital Data; Future; PoliticsNorth America 2019
Yasmine LucasLucas, Yasmine Sociocultural AnthropologyJanice BoddyPersonhood, Kinship, Identity, History, Traces, Affect Theory, NationalismPoland2018
Neda MakiMaki, Neda
neda.maki@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical AnthropologyTracey GallowayIndigenous health; hospital-based care; health care delivery; addiction and mental health; autism and complex needs; residential schoolsNorthern Canada2019
George MantziosMantzios, George
george.mantzios@mail.utoronto.ca
Social-Cultural AnthropologyNaisargi N. DaveAnthrohistory; infrastructure; defacement; political aesthetics; austerity; historicity; Cold War ruinsGreece2014
Lindi MasurMasur, Lindi
lindi.masur@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyGary CrawfordFood and Society; Agricultural Production and Consumption; Human-Plant Interactions; PaleoethnobotanyNE North America; Peru2012
Stephanie MayellMayell, Stephanie
stephanie.mayell@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical AnthropologyKrista Maxwell, Bianca DahlTransnational Labour Migration; Migrant Workers; Kinship; Mental Health & Well-being; Engaged Anthro.; Canadian Agriculture; JamaicaCaribbean, Canada2016
Hannah MayneMayne, Hannah
h.mayne@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-CulturalMichael Lambek, Alejandro PazGender; Ritual; The Body; Public Space; Place and TerritoryIsrael/Palestine2014
Leela McKinnonMcKinnon, Leela
l.mckinnon@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyDavid SamsonEvolution of Human Sleep; Genetics of SleepPhenotypes; Social Networks; Evolutionary Mismatch; Health Disparities; Urban-rural Gradient and Industrialization; Indigenous CommunitiesEquatorial regions2018
Fernando Mercado-MalabetMercado-Malabet, Fernando
fernando.mercadomalabet@mail.utoronto.ca
PrimatologyShawn LehmanPrimate Biogeography, Population Ecology, Landscape Genetics, Conservation ScienceMadagascar2017
Kevin NixonNixon, Kevin
k.nixon@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural AnthropologyNaisargi N. DaveQueer Anthro.; Transgender; Drag Queens/ Kings; Feminist; LGBTQ; Homonationalism; Multiculturalism; Urban; Performance; Critical Race Psy.North America/Canada2009
Sarah O’SullivanO’Sullivan, Sarah
Course Instructor
s.osullivan@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural and Medical AnthropologyBianca DahlHIV/AIDS; Post-conflict Reconstruction; Stigma; Development; Vulnerability; Humanitarianism; Political Violence; SubjectivitiesNorthern Uganda2014
Celeste PangPang, Celeste
celeste.pang@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-cultural and Medical AnthropologyNaisargi N. Dave, Jesook SongSocio-Cultural Anthropology; Medical Anthropology; Aging; Disability; Gender; Ethics; Care; Queer AnthropologyCanada2014
Johanna PokornyPokorny, JohannaSocio-Cultural AnthropologySandra BamfordAnthropology Of Science; Science & Technology Studies; Laboratory LifeNorth America2012
Hannah QuinnQuinn, Hannah
hannah.quinn@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyHolly Wardlow, Cassandra HartblayDisability; Sexuality; Intimacy; Ethics; Consent; Care; Kinship; Crip Theory; Settler-Colonialism; Feminist Theory; MethodologiesCanada2017
Malcolm S. RamsayRamsay, Malcolm S.
Course Instructor
malcolm.ramsay@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyShawn LehmanPrimate Biogeography; Conservation Biology; Landscape GeneticsMadagascar2016
Sarah RanlettRanlett, Sarah
Course Instructor
sarah.ranlett@utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyMichael ChazanUpper Palaeolithic Symbolism; Technology of Representation; Rare Mineral Raw Material EconomyWestern Europe (France)2010
Shozab RazaRaza, Shozab
shozab.raza@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyTania LiPolitical & Economic Anthropology; Anthropology of Development; Social Theory; Agrarian Political Economy; CapitalismPakistan, South Asia2015
Marianna ReisReis, Marianna
marianna.reis@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural AnthropologyAlejandro Paz, Francis CodyPalestinian citizens of Israel; anthropology of citizenship; urban anthropology; infrastructure; mobilities; urban renewal; bureaucracy; identity and belongingIsrael/Palestine2015
Kaleigh ReyesReyes, Kaleigh
kaleigh.reyes@mail.utoronto.ca
Ecology, Diet, Evolution, Functional MorphologyDavid SamsonPrimatology, Animal Behaviour, and Ornithology in terms of Psittacines.Senegal, Uganda, USA, Canada2019
Sardar SaadiSaadi, Sardar
sardar.saadi@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural AnthropologyTania Li, Andrea MuehlebachSocial Justice; Kurdish Movement; Welfare State; Urban Anthropology; Autonomy; Municipality PoliticsTurkey, Kurdistan2014
Scheck, Paulina
paulina.scheck@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyMax FriesenArchaeology of the Contemporary World; Arctic Urbanism; Assemblage Theory; Archaeological Theory; CyborgsCentral Canadian Arctic2015
Keegan SeligSelig, Keegan
keegan.selig@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyMary SilcoxEarly Primates; Palaeoanthropology; Dental Morphology & Topography; Micro-CT; EoceneNorth America2017
Victoria SheldonSheldon, Victoria
Course Instructor
v.sheldon@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural and Medical AnthropologyMichael Lambek, Francis CodyPersonhood and Subjectivity; Medical Anthropology; Anthropology and Philosophy; Vitality; Care; EcologyKerala, India2012
Eve SmeltzerSmeltzer, Eve
eve.smeltzer@mail.utoronto.ca
PrimatologyJulie TeichroebBehavioural Ecology; Leadership and Consensus; Group Decision-Making; Conflicts of InterestUganda2016
Ashley SmithSmith, Ashley
ashleyc.smith@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyTracy RogersOsteology; Skeletal Histology; Trauma; Forensic Anthropology / ArchaeologyNorth America2014
Aakash SolankiSolanki, AakashSocio-CulturalFrancis Cody, Todd SandersSc. & Tech Studies; Anthropologies of Computing; State; Knowledge; Media; Software Studies; Data StudiesIndia, South Asia2017
Samantha SteadStead, Samantha
sam.stead@mail.utoronto.ca
PrimatologyJulie TeichroebMaternal Physiology; Infant Development; Infant CareUganda2018
Taylor ThorntonThornton, Taylor
taylor.thornton@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyMax FriesenLandscape; Community Archaeology; GIS; Spatial Analysis; Cartography; Remote Sensing & Geophysical ProspectionCanadian Arctic2015
Elliott TilleczekTilleczek, Elliott
elliott.tilleczek@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-cultural AnthropologyNaisargi N. DaveQueer activism; Queer anthropology; Digital Media; STS; Sensory Ethnography Canada & U.S2018
Janita Van DykVan Dyk, Janita
janita.vandyk@mail.utoronto.ca
SocioculturalShiho SatsukaAnthropology of food; Temporality; Alternative food networks; Environment; Ecology and Biodiversity; Climate change; ItalyItaly2017
Devin WardWard, Devin
devin.ward@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyBence Viola, Mary SilcoxSkeletal Biology; Growth & Development; Bony Labyrinth; Phenotypic Plasticity; Developmental Instability; Lombard Italy; Bioarchaeology; Human OsteologyItaly2016
Sarah WilliamsWilliams, Sarah
Course Instructor
sarah.williams@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical AnthropologyJanice Boddy, Holly WardlowIndigenous Rights; Women’s Rights; Maternal Health; MexicoMexico2014
Joseph WilsonWilson, Joseph
joseph.wilson@utoronto.ca
Linguistic and SemioticSandra BamfordCritical Metaphor Analysis;Science Studies; Discourse Analysis; Artificial Intelligence; Institutional EthnographyOntario2019
Jessica WollmannWollmann, Jessica
j.wollmann@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyMichelle Cameron, Bence ViolaBiomechanics, Skeletal biology, Human paleobiology, OsteologyNorth America2019
Emma YasuiYasui, EmmaArchaeologyGary CrawfordLithic Technology; Starch; Use-Wear; Jomon Period; Human-Environment Interactions; HokkaidoJapan2011
Antony ZelenkaZelenka, Antony
antony.zelenka@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural anthropologyShiho SatsukaIndigeneity; science studies; sovereignty & development; environmental governance; traditional ecological knowledge; infrastructure; toxicity; sensory studiesQuebec, Japan2018

Masters Students

Name, Contact Field Supervisor(s) Research Keywords Research Region Year Entered Program
Cristina A.R. McCoyA.R. McCoy, Cristina
cristina.mccoy@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyEdward BanningCultural Resource Management; Descendant Communities; Political Economics; Ethnography; Settler-Colonialism; Statecraft and Policy; Materiality: Indigenous Rights; Place-Making; Layered OntologiesOntario, Canada2019
Karyn AndersonAnderson, Karyn
karyn.anderson@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyJulie TeichroebPrimatology; Sexual Selection; Parental Investment; Natal Attraction; Infant CareUganda2019
Tyla BekeBeke, TylaArchaeologyEdward BanningNear Eastern Arch.; Arch. Method; Stratigraphy; Neolithic Era; Ain GhazalJordan2016
Darci BelmoreBelmore, Darci
darci.belmore@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary and Medical AnthropologyTracey GallowayIndigenous Health; Public Health Policy; Health Services Access; Transportation; Climate ChangeNorthern Canada2019
Tyler CantwellCantwell, Tyler
t.cantwell@utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyGary CrawfordPaleoethnobotany, Archaeobotany, East Asia, Jomon, Satsumon, Hokkaido, Human Environment, ResilienceJapan2019
Carly ChecholikChecholik, Carly
carly.checholik@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary & Medical AnthropologyTracey GallowayFood Security; Double Burden of Malnutrition; Indigenous Health; Public Health Policy; Applied AnthropologyCanada, Northern Ontario2019
Natasha CuneoCuneo, NatashaSociocultural AnthropologyAlejandro PazSocial Media; Internet; Personal Branding; Surveillance Capitalism; Online/Offline Communities; Neoliberal SubjectivitiesNorth America2018
Tristan Frappier-BrintonFrappier-Brinton, Tristan
tristan.frappier.brinton@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyShawn LehmanLemur Conservation; Ecology; Forest FiresMadagascar2019
James GibbGibb, JamesEvolutionary/Medical AnthropologyBicultural Anthro.; LGBTQ+ Health; Adolescent Growth; Non-Communicable Disease Risk; DOHaDNorth America2016
Anam ZakariaZakaria, Anam
anam.zakaria@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural AnthropologyChristopher Krupa, Waqas ButtViolence, conflict, oral histories, inter-generational memory, diaspora relations, master narratives, state violenceSouth Asia2019