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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

New Faculty Members Join the Department

Posted: September 21, 2009

The Department of Anthropology would like to welcome the following additions to our faculty beginning in Fall 2009.

Assistant Professor Craig Campbell received his Ph.D. in Theory and Culture from the University of Alberta where he was also the Co-coordinator and manager of the Intermediary Research Studio.  His undergraduate course for the fall is "The Photographic Image."

Assistant Professor Sofian Merabet received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and comes to us from NYU where he was an Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow with the Hagop Kevorkian Center; Director of Graduate Studies Program in Near Eastern Studies.  He will teach the graduate seminar "Gender and Masculinities in the Middle East" during fall 2009.

Associate Professor Lok Siu joins us from NYU's Department of Anthropology where she was an Associate Professor.  She received her Ph.D. from Stanford and will be on leave during the fall of 2009.  Her research interests include migration, Diaspora, transnational’s, cultural citizenship, race and gender, Chinese Diaspora, Central America and Panama, Asians in the Americas.

Circe Sturm joins the department as an Associate Professor this fall.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis and was formerly an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies at the University of Oklahoma.  Her graduate seminar this fall is "The Politics and Conditions of Indigeneity"

Amelia (Amy) Rosenberg Weinreb was most recently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Jacob Blaustein Center for Scientific Cooperation at Ben-Gurion University, Israel.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.  Her upcoming fall courses will be "Cultural Anthropology-Honors" and "Anthropology of Latin America."

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