Current MA and PhD Students

The following are select anthropology graduate degree candidates.


Anthony Alvarezr, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Anthony Alvarez

akalvare@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Archaeology

Research Interests: Anthropological Archaeology, Spanish Colonial Archaeology (Guam, the Philippines, and California), Archaeology of Religion, Cultural Resource Management (CRM).

Advisor: James Bayman

Ashley Atkins, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Ashley Atkins

amatkins@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Biological Anthropology

Research Interests: Bioarchaeology, Entheseal Change/ Musculoskeletal Stress Markers, Neolithic Revolution, Wet Paddy Rice Farming, Jomon, Yayoi, Japan

Advisor: Christopher Bae

Zakea Boeger, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Zakea Boeger

zakea@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Medical Anthropology

Research Interests: Medical Travel, Transnationalism, Tonga

Advisor: Jan Brunson

Ruben Campos, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Ruben Campos

recampos@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Mexico, Hip Hop, Urban Anthropology, Sound Studies, Voice

Advisor: Christine Yano

Deirdre Clyde, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Deirdre Clyde

daclyde@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Japan, United States, Popular Culture, Media Fandom, Gender and Sexuality, Queer Theory

Advisor: Christine Yano

Brendan Flanagan, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Brendan Flanagan

flanag2@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Environmental Anthropology

Research Interests: Conservation Ethics, Human/Forest Relations, Local Knowledge Dynamics, Ethnic Insurgency, Alternative Economies, Burma/Myanmar

Advisor: Jonathan Padwe

Phianphachong Intarat, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Phianphachong Intarat

pintarat@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Labor Migration in Southeast Asia, Gender, Borderlands Studies

Advisor: Jonathan Padwe

Tiffany Lee, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Tiffany Lee

tlee7@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Archaeology

Research Interests: Stable Isotopes, Environmental Archaeology, Osteology, Bioarchaeology, East Polynesia

Advisor: Seth Quintus

Pūlama Lima, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Pūlama Lima

calima@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Archaeology

Research Interests: Pacific/Hawaiian Archaeology, Indigenous-Community Based Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management (CRM), Ethnohistory, Social Complexity, Archaeology of Ritual & Ideology, Archaeoastronomy

Advisors: James Bayman and Ty Kāwika Tengan

Yi Ma, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Yi Ma

mayi@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Gem Trading and Mining, Borders, Markets, Southeast Asia, Southwest China

Advisors: Alex Golub

Erin McConkey, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Erin McConkey

emcconke@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Medical Anthropology

Research Interests: Medical Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Multi-Species Ethnography, Biodiversity, Snake Envenomation, Medical Technologies, Caregiving, End-of-Life Care, Mainland Southeast Asia, Thailand

Advisors: Eirik Saethre

Jacyv Miller, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Jacy Miller

jacym@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Archaeology

Research Interests: Western Pacific, Guam's Latte Period, Settlement Pattern, Subsistence Economy, Landscape Archaeology, Ceramic Ecology

Advisor: James Bayman

Mattias van Ommen, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Mattias van Ommen

ommen@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Japan, Popular Culture, Video Games

Advisor: Christine Yano

Stephanie Sang, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Stephanie (Tian) Sang

tsang8@hawaii.edu

Program: MA · Subfield or Specialization: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Aid Work, Development Discourse, Moral Anthropology, Peace Corps, Madagascar, and the U.S.

Advisor: Alex Golub

Hae Eun Shin, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Hae Eun Shin

haeeun@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Socialism, Agency, Performing Arts, North Korea

Advisor: Christopher J. Bae

Ming-Jen Wu, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Ming-Jen Wu

mingjen@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests: Papua New Guinea, Natural Resource Development, Social Change

Advisor: Alex Golub

Thomas Zeller, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Thomas "Robin" Zeller

trzeller@hawaii.edu

Program: PhD · Subfield or Specialization: Medical Anthropology

Research Interests: International Addiction Governance, Addiction and Recovery, Evidence-based Psychology; Development and Public Health, Neoliberal Economics and Healthcare, Lived Experiences of Development

Advisor: Jan Brunson