Graduate Students

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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
Medical and Socio-Cultural AnthropologyBianca DahlRace; Postcolonial State; Existential Crisis; Medical Systems; ReligionSouth Africa2016
Hadia Akhtar KhanAkhtar Khan, Hadia
hadia.akhtarkhan@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-cultural AnthropologyTania LiRemittances; Value; Class; Gender; Economic AnthropologyPakistan2016
Aleksa AlaicaAlaica, Aleksa
aleksa.alaica@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyEdward SwensonHuman-Animal Interactions; Zoo Archaeology; Latin America; Relational OntologyPeru2013
Kristina AldaAlda, Kristina
kristina.alda@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyHilary Cunningham (Scharper), Jesook SongPost-socialism; Urban Anthropology; Architecture And Public Spaces; Civic Initiatives; Social ChangeCzech Republic2011
Laura BeachBeach, Laura
l.beach@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural/Medical AnthropologyKrista Maxwell, Katie Kilroy-MaracSelf-harm; Incarceration; Indigenous Feminisms; Decolonial Theory and Praxis; Medicalization / Pathologization of Lived ExperienceWestern Canada2016
Peter BikoulisBikoulis, Peter
peter.bikoulis@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyEdward BanningLandscape Archaeology; Digital Archaeology; Spatial Analysis (GIS); Social Network AnalysisNear East, Turkey2009
Tessa BonduelleBonduelle, TessaSocio-Cultural AnthropologyAndrea Muehlebach, Monica HellerRace And Class; Whiteness; Nationalisms; Citizenship; Migration; Neoliberalism; Political AnthropologyFrance2016
Lyota BonyemeBonyeme, Lyota
lyota.bonyeme@mail.utoronto.ca
Social-Cultural AnthropologyJanice BoddyRace & Ethnicity; Diaspora Studies; Migration; Globalisation; Corporeality; Nationalism; Urban Anthro; AestheticsBrazil2015
Joel CahnCahn, Joel
joel.cahn@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyTracy RogersBioarchaeology; Paleopathology; Forensic Anthropology; Trauma; ViolenceCanada, Portugal2009
Walter CallaghanCallaghan, Walter
w.callaghan@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical AnthropologyKatie Kilroy-MaracPtsd; Mental Health; Gendered Identity; Military Masculinity; Stigma; Moral Injury; Subjective ExperienceCanada2014
Kalyan Sekhar ChakrabortyChakraborty, Kalyan Sekhar
kalyan.chakraborty@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyHeather MillerCeramic Residue; Ceramic Function; Diet; Trade; and Intra and Inter-regional Variations in Indus CivilizationIndia2013
Jessica CookCook, Jessica
jessicam.cook@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyBonnie McElhinnyIndigenous Peoples; Cultural Resurgence; Indigenous Community Sustainability; Indigenous Women’s Rights; Indigenous Activism and FilmCanada, New Zealand2014
Anna-Louise CragoCrago, Anna-LouiseSocioculturalChristopher Krupa, Holly WardlowArmed Conflict/war; Violence; Gender; Labour; Kinship; LoveCentral Africa2012
Shayne A.P. DahlDahl, Shayne A.P.
shayne.dahl@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural and Linguistic AnthropologyJanice Boddy, Todd SandersAnthropology of Religion; Ontology; Epistemology; Asceticism; Affect; and ActivismJapan, Native North America2012
Kate DecterDecter, Kate
Course Instructor
kate.decter@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyEsteban ParraFirst Nation Health; Aboriginal Health; Human Genetic Variation; Immunogenetics; Metagenomics; Environmental Genomics; First Nation HousingCanada, Indigenous Populations2013
Frida Lona DurazoDurazo, Frida LonaMolecular AnthropologyEsteban ParraGenetics of Pigmentation; Genetic of Iris Patterns; Genome-Wide Association Studies of Complex TraitsEurope2016
Chantelle FalconerFalconer, Chantelle
chantelle.leblanc@utoronto.ca
Socio-CulturalChristopher KrupaPost-Neoliberalism; Livelihoods; State; Political EcologyEcuador2007
Nicholas FeinigFeinig, Nicholas
nick.feinig@utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologySandra Bamford, Shiho SatsukaGender; Economy; Labour; KinshipJapan2013
Elisabeth FeltaousFeltaous, Elisabeth
e.feltaous@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical AnthropologyKrista Maxwell, Sarah HillewaertIndigenous Health; Addiction; Subjectivity; Inuit; YouthNunavut2016
Camila Guarim FigueiredoFigueiredo, Camila Guarim
c.figueiredo@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyEdward SwensonLandscape Archaeology; Historical Ecology; Amazonian Dark Earth; GIS; Lower Amazon; Tapajos; Ceramic and Lithics AnalysisBrazilian Amazon
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
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyJoshua BarkerFlexible Labour; Science and TechnologyIndonesia2017
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
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
Salvatore GiustoGiusto, Salvatore
s.giusto@utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyAndrea Muehlebach, Jesook SongCommodification of Public Aesthetics; Formal / Informal Networking; Neoliberal Culture; Econ. Anthropology; Anthro. of Mass Media; Visual Anthro.Europe, North America, Italy2011
Columba Gonzalez DuarteGonzalez Duarte, Columba
Course Instructor
columba.gonzalez@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-CulturalHilary Cunningham (Scharper)Posthumanist Political Ecology; Science and Technology StudiesNorth America2010
Dylan GordonGordon, DylanSocio-Cultural AnthropologyNaisargi N. Dave, Shiho SatsukaWild Food TradeCanada2009
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
Omri GrinbergGrinberg, Omri
o.grinberg@mail.utoronto.ca
Social-CulturalIvan Kalmar, Alejandro PazHuman Rights; Conflict Areas; Borders & Mobility; Agency & Ethics; Historiography; Critical Theory; Interdisciplinary MethodologiesIsrael/Palestine2012
Candis HaakHaak, Candis
candis.haak@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyHeather MillerSouth Asian Archaeology; Digital Humanities; Interpretive GIS; Pilgrimage; Landscape Studies; Ritual ArchaeologySouth Asia2010
William HébertHébert, William
william.hebert@mail.utoronto.ca
Social-Cultural AnthropologyNaisargi N. DaveIncarceration; Gender; Trans Politics; Sovereignty; Care; Punishment; Morality; Ethics; SubjectivityCanada, Brazil2013
Miriam Hird-YoungerHird-Younger, Miriam
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
Courtneay HopperHopper, Courtneay
courtneay.hopper@mail.utoronto.ca
Archaeology / Evolutionary AnthropologyGenevieve DewarStable Isotopes; Paleoenvironmental and Dietary Reconstruction; Later Stone Age; Intro. Pastoralism; Migration; Social ChangeSouth Africa2016
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
Chris KendallKendall, Chris
chris.kendall@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyBence Viola, Michael SchillaciHybridization Genetics; Human Evolution; Primate Evolution; Neanderthals; Ancient DNA2017
Keren KlassKlass, Keren
keren.klass@mail.utoronto.ca
PrimatologyShawn LehmanPrimate Conservation; Behaviour; EcologySouthern Mexico2014
Rachel LevineLevine, Rachel
rachel.levine@mail.utoronto.ca
Social/CulturalHilary Cunningham (Scharper)Urban Poverty and Inequality; Human-Animal Relationships; Theories of Humanity and the Non-human2014
Fernando MalabetMalabet, Fernando
fernando.mercadomalabet@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyShawn LehmanPrimate Biogeography; Population Ecology; Landscape Genetics; Conservation BiologyMadagascar2017
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, HannahSocio-CulturalMichael Lambek, Alejandro PazGender; Ritual; The Body; Public Space; Place and TerritoryIsrael/Palestine2014
Matthew MedeirosMedeiros, Matthew
matthew.resendesmedeiros@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural AnthropologyJack Sidnell, Monica HellerIdentity; Subjectivity; Epistemology; Subalternity; Modes of Dissent; Children; Socially Constructed Disability & Globalisation; Ed. & Power; Language; Code-switchingBrazil, Canada2016
Giles Spence MorrowMorrow, Giles Spence
gspence.morrow@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyEdward SwensonArchitectural Analysis; Space Syntax; Spatial Scale; 3D Digital Reconstruction; Photogrammetric Site & Artifact DocumentationPeru2010
Emilie NicolasNicolas, Emilie
emilie.nicolas@mail.utoronto.ca
Linguistic AnthropologyMonica Heller, Alejandro PazNationalism; Language Ideologies; Post-Colonial Studies; Immigration; Race; International RelationsCanada, Haïti2012
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
Hyun Joo Sandy OhOh, Hyun Joo Sandy
hyunjoo.oh@mail.utoronto.ca
Social-CulturalAndrea MuehlebachGlobal Education; Adolescence; Precarity; CareSouth Korea2012
Seth PalmerPalmer, Seth
stp8g@virginia.edu
Socio-cultural AnthropologyNaisargi N. Dave, Michael LambekSpirit Possession; Subject Formation; Feminist & Queer Theory; Historicity & Temporality; Rights Regimes; Relationality & (A)sociality; ShameWestern Indian Ocean, Madagascar2011
Celeste PangPang, Celeste
celeste.pang@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural & Medical AnthropologyJesook Song, Naisargi N. DaveQueer Anthro.; Urban Anthro.; Aging; Intimacy; Kinship; Sexuality & Gender; Housing; Regimes of CareCanada2014
Matthew PettitPettit, Matthew
matthew.pettit@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical/Social AnthropologyMichael LambekAlcohol Abuse; Mutual-Aid Movements; Medical Models and Authority; Ethics and ResponsibilityFrance2011
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 WardlowSexualized & Gender-Based Violence; Disability Studies; Subjectivities & Personhood; Consent & Care; Feminist MethodologiesNorth America2017
Oggni RahmanRahman, OggniMedical/Evolutionary AnthropologyTracey GallowayContemporary Human Health and Biology; Biocultural; Chronic Disease; EpidemiologyNorth America2016
Malcolm S. RamsayRamsay, Malcolm S.
malcolm.ramsay@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyShawn LehmanPrimate Biogeography; Conservation Biology; Landscape GeneticsMadagascar2016
Sarah RanlettRanlett, SarahArchaeologyMichael 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
Sardar SaadiSaadi, Sardar
sardar.saadi@mail.utoronto.ca
Sociocultural AnthropologyTania Li, Andrea MuehlebachSocial Justice; Kurdish Movement; Welfare State; Urban Anthropology; Autonomy; Municipality PoliticsTurkey, Kurdistan2014
Paulina ScheckScheck, 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
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
Monika SumraSumra, Monika
monika.sumra@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical AnthropologyMichael SchillaciFemale Identity; Sexuality; Psycho. & Physio. Correlates; Women’s Health; Stress; Hormones; Social & Sexual DominanceNorth America2013
Taylor ThorntonThornton, Taylor
taylor.thornton@mail.utoronto.ca
ArchaeologyMax FriesenLandscape; Human-Environ Interaction; GIS; Spatial Analysis; Cartography; Remote Sensing & Geophysical ProspectionCanadian Artic2015
Jessika TremblayTremblay, JessikaSociocultural AnthropologyTania Li, Joshua BarkerDigital/Media/Virtual/Urban; Social Media; Netnography; Internet; Networks; Brand; Online/Offline Communities; Neoliberal SubjectivitiesIndonesia2011
Melinda Vandenbeld GilesVandenbeld Giles, MelindaSocio-Cultural AnthropologySandra BamfordMothering; Homelessness; Women’s Studies; Maternal Theory; Mother/Child Poverty; Ethno.; Public Policy; Political-Economy; Creative Writing & Arts-Based MethodologyCanada2009
Letha VictorVictor, Letha
letha.victor@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyMichael LambekPost-War Memory; Human-Spirit Interactions; Political Violence; Transitional Justice; Trauma; GenderNorthern Uganda2011
Sarah WilliamsWilliams, Sarah
sarah.williams@mail.utoronto.ca
Medical AnthropologyJanice Boddy, Holly WardlowIndigenous Rights; Women’s Rights; Maternal Health; MexicoMexico2014
Emma YasuiYasui, EmmaArchaeologyGary CrawfordLithic Technology; Starch; Use-Wear; Jomon Period; Human-Environment Interactions; HokkaidoJapan2011
Joseph YoussefYoussef, Joseph
joey.youssef@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural AnthropologyGirish Daswani, Simon ColemanTransnationalism; Diaspora; Pilgrimage; Place-Making; Embodiment; Coptic ChristianityEgypt, USA2011

Masters Students

Name, Contact Field Supervisor(s) Research Keywords Research Region Year Entered Program
Tyla BekeBeke, TylaArchaeologyEdward BanningNear Eastern Arch.; Arch. Method; Stratigraphy; Neolithic Era; Ain GhazalJordan2016
James GibbGibb, JamesEvolutionary/Medical AnthropologyHilary Cunningham (Scharper)Bicultural Anthro.; LGBTQ+ Health; Adolescent Growth; Non-Communicable Disease Risk; DOHaDNorth America2016
Samuel Poirier-PoulinPoirier-Poulin, Samuel
samuel.poirierpoulin@mail.utoronto.ca
Evolutionary AnthropologyJulie TeichroebPrimatology; Angolan Colobus; Communication; Social Systems; Group MovementLake Nabugabo, Uganda2017
Emily V. SmithSmith, Emily V.
emilyvirginia.smith@mail.utoronto.ca
Biocultural and Medical AnthropologyTracey GallowayDevelopmental Origins of Health And Disease; Biocultural Approach; Nutrition; Growth and Development; Indigenous Health; Epigenetics; Diabetes; Food Security; Pregnancy; Settler-ColonialismCanada2017
Sam TaitTait, SamSociocultural AnthropologyTania Li, Krista MaxwellSettler-Colonialism; Indig. Jurisprudence & Rights Litigation; Aboriginal Title; Land Claims; KnowledgeCanada2016
Kaitlyn VlemingVleming, Kaitlyn
kaitlyn.vleming@mail.utoronto.ca
Socio-Cultural/Medical AnthropologyKrista MaxwellWomen’s Health & LGBTQ Health; Gender; Hormone ImbalanceCanada2015