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Ilyana Adame, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: iadam005@fiu.edu
Immigration and Mental Health, Caribbean Migration, Race and Ethnicity, Identity, Cultural Anthropology

Raymond K. Awadzi, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: rawad003@fiu.edu
African diaspora, transnational networks, ethonogenesis, postcolonial theory

Sebastian Ballestas, Graduate Student/Ph.D.
Graduate Student| Ph.D Candidate
Contact: sball032@fiu.edu
Cultural Anthropology, Migration and Diasporas

Susannah Barr, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: sbarr144@fiu.edu
Critical food studies, inequality, economic anthropology, visual anthropology, rural studies

Ernesto Benitez, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: ebeni026@fiu.edu
Indigeneity, masculinity, tourism, Ecuadorian Amazon

Melissa Bernardo, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: mbern093@fiu.edu
Resilient agriculture, critical security studies, biopolitics, farming communities, food politics

Renata Bozzetto, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: rbozz001@fiu.edu
Critical race, integration, immigration

A'Keitha Carey, Graduate Student
Graduate Student|Ph.D. Candidate
Contact: acar006@fiu.edu

Adrián Cetina Catzin, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: aceti001@fiu.edu
Ethnicity, alterity, indigeneity, cultural heritage, and identity

Elena Cruz, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: ecruz008@fiu.edu

David Dayton, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: ddayt001@fiu.edu
Corporate Culture Studies, Organizational and Business Anthropology, Chinese and Thai Corporate Anthropology

Joshua Falcon, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: jfalc020@fiu.edu

Alexandra Gelbard, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: agelb005@fiu.edu
African Diaspora; Cuba; Cultural Production; Religion

Kimberly Gilchrist-Wynter, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: kgilc001@fiu.edu
Identity, Race, African Diaspora, Anglophone Caribbean, Caribbean popular culture.

Gina Gomez, Graduate Student
Graduate Student|Ph.D Candidate
Contact: ggome092@fiu.edu

Jacquelyn Johnston, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: jjohn237@fiu.edu
Multispecies ethnography, animal geographies, biopolitics, ferality, free-roaming cats


Tara Kai, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: tkai001@fiu.edu
Seasonal lifestyle mobilities, Place, Space, Spatial, Phenomenology

Amir Khaghani, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD student
Contact: akhag001@fiu.edu

Ayse Kirkic, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: akirk029@fiu.edu

Karina Livingston, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: klivi001@fiu.edu
Immigration Detention, Mobility, Migration Industry, Structural Vulnerability

Lucas Lopez, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: llope356@fiu.edu

Jack Maguire, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: jmagu011@fiu.edu
Immigration, Migration, Venezuela, Honduras, Community Engagement

Marina Marchena, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: mmarchen@fiu.edu
Ethnography, medical anthropology, cuban diaspora, migration studies, social determinants of health, mental health

Evan Marcus, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: emarcus@fiu.edu
Visual anthropology, materiality, Andean futurism


Natalia Marques da Silva, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: ndasi001@fiu.edu
Votive offerings, roots tourism, museology, West Africa, Guinea-Bissau

Lee Mcloughlin, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: lmclo002@fiu.edu

Aarti Mehta-Kroll, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: ameht018@fiu.edu
Urban Sociology, Gentrification, Conflicts Over Land Use, Territorial Stigmatization, Resistance to Displacement


Javier Mejia-Cruz, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: jmeji086@fiu.edu
Politics of resource extraction in Latin America, socio-environmental conflict, social movements

Jazmin Miller, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: jmill267@fiu.edu
Belize, Carnival, cultural identity politics, nationalism

Kimberly Miller, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: kmill131@fiu.edu
Ecotourism, Afro-indigeneity, Representation, Autonomy, Anglophone Caribbean

Jocelyn Moylan, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: jmoyl001@fiu.edu
Im/migration, Home, Belonging

Lisa Mueller, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: lbrow137@fiu.edu
Japan, minorities, museum studies, neoliberalism, urban planning

David Ortiz, Graduate Student
Graduate Student
Contact: dorti049@fiu.edu
Urban Geography; Urban Informality; Housing; Community Development; Critical G.I.S

Tiffany Peacock, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: tpeac001@fiu.edu
African diaspora; hair/beauty politics & culture; racialization/Blackness; post-colonialism; body politics; social movements

Elisa Romulo, Graduate Student
Graduate Student| Ph.D. Student
Contact: eromu001@fiu.edu
Migrations, Diasporas and Identities

Paola Andrea Sánchez-Castañeda, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: psanc064@fiu.edu
Territory, urban Indigenous, urban political ecology, Colombia.

Melissa Scott, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: mscot012@fiu.edu
Latin American studies, Caribbean studies, intersectionality, media studies, ethnomusicology

John "Jack" Vertovec, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: jvert001@fiu.edu
Social inequities and inequalities, entrepreneurship, structural/economic transformation, Latin America and the Caribbean; community-based participatory research methodologies

Tom Weidemeyer, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: tweid001@fiu.edu
Puerto Rico, sovereignty, geopolitics, Caribbean

Judith Williams, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: Judith Williams
Racial equity, whiteness, intersectionality, labor, and Black foodways.

Jeffery Wilson, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Student
Contact: jwils123@fiu.edu
Machine learning, social media, AI ethics, internet governance, and technology studies

Rebecca Young, Graduate Student
Graduate Student | PhD Candidate
Contact: ryoun056@fiu.edu
Homelessness, neoliberalism, biopolitics, governance, criminalization, medicalization