PhD Students

Kong Cheong Adjunct Instructor

I am currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Anthropology of American University in Washington DC. My dissertation research is on the inarticulate Whites of the 19th century Upland Georgia. T

Heba Ghannam Adjunct Instructor CAS | Critical RGC Studies

Heba Ghannam is a Ph.D. Candidate and Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Anthropology at American University in Washington DC. She has more than ten years of experience in teaching, advising, resear

Delande Justinvil Adjunct Instructor

Delande Justinvil a third-year doctoral student whose interests lie at the intersection of biocultural anthropology, cultural history, race and science, critical geography, and Black study. His resear

Maya Kearney Adjunct Instructor CAS | Anthropology

Maya S. Kearney is a socio-cultural and urban anthropologist, specializing in urban ethnographic methodologies, carceral studies, and urban policy and spatial transformation. She has had over 15 years

Alexandra McDougle

Alex McDougle is a biological anthropologist interested in race, health and structural violence. She received a Bachelors in Anthropology with High Honors from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa in 20

Justin Wright

Justin D. Wright (as of 2023, Día Joy Wright) is a sociocultural anthropologist, performance studies scholar, theater artist, and performance poet. In both their scholarly and artistic pursuits, Wrigh