Name Description Contact

Adams, Elise

“Culture of Poverty,” social-feminist politics and theory, women in poverty, single mothers, reproductive decisions.

elise.adams [at] (Email)


Archambault, Caroline

Former McGill Postdoctoral Fellow 2007-2009;
Disciplines: Socio-Cultural Anthropology, Development, Demography, Education
Fields: Childhood, Gender, Human Rights, Impact Evaluation, Pastoralism, Informal Settlements
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

caroline.archambault [at] (Email)


Armstrong, Kimberley

Ph.D (ABD);

Conflict, displacement, humanitarianism, discourse analysis, post-structuralism, Northern Uganda


  Barber, Nicholas PhD candidate;
Baka Representation: Rights, Videomaking, and Indigenous Identity in Southeast Cameroon
Research Interests: Indigenous Media, Indigenous Identity, African Indigenous Cultures, Visual Anthropology
nicholas.barber [at] (Email)

Brockmann Rojas, Maria Eugenia

Indigenous social movements, indigeneity, ethnicity and identities, ethnic politics, state’s role in ethnic relations, Bolivia.


Tel. 514-398-1813

  Dolan, Jessica PhD candidate;
transmission of environmental knowledge, traditional environmental knowledge and identity, ecological anthropology
jessica.dolan [at] (Email)

Donaldson, Emily 


Living with Sacred Lands: Negotiating Sustainable Heritage Management and Livelihoods in the Marquesas Islands

emily.donaldson [at] (Email)

Dirlikov, Emilio

"Controlling tuberculosis then and now: Chinese public health policymaking and problematizations in an era of Global Health"



Dionne, Genevieve

Anthropology of development, institutions of development, right to food.



Djerrahian, Gabriella


Diaspora, migration, racialization, Middle East


  El-Dardiry, Giulia


A place of hospitable engagements: Displacement, integration and livelihoods of Iraqi refugees in Jordan Forced displacement; Iraq; Transnationalism; hospitality; place and belonging

giulia.eldardiry [at] (Email)
  Ferrer, Lluís


Political dimensions of ecological relations in the French pyrenees

lluis.ferrer [at] (Email)
  Friesen, Joshua


Company Towns and Contemporary Outposts; Economic and Social Development in Two Quebecois Cities

joshua.friesen [at] (Email)
  Gaudette, Pascal

“Jembe”, globalization, world music, mediation, cultural brokerage, ethnography, Guinea, Mande, authenticity, power, performance, cultural tourism, cosmopolitanism.

pascal_gaudette [at] (Email)

  Glassco, Jennifer

PhD candidate;

"Beyond an African Youth Crisis: Livelihood Strategies and Youth Culture in Kajiado County, Kenya"
Research Interests: Youth employment, Globalization, Identity politics, Dryland systems/Pastoralism, Anthropology of development.

jennifer.glassco [at] (Email)
  Godfrey, Kathleen


"Exploring conservation practice and meaning in Olkiramatian and Shompole group ranches, Kajiado County"

kathleen.godfrey [at] (Email)

Godoy-Paiz, Paula


Women and Violence in Urban Post-War Guatemala Violence, social suffering, gender, Guatemala.



Guieb III, Eulalio R.




Hohlen, Fredric


On the edge of the city: Law, community, and the resettlement process in Delhi, India

Urbanism, space and place, development, displacement and resettlement, political ecology, South Asia

  Jiang, Qiuyu


The New Merchants of Canton: African Migrants in Guangzhou, China

qiuyu.jiang [at] (Email)
  Kalman, Ian


Transnational Narratives of Indigenous Expression at the US/Canadian Border
Borders, Indigenous Rights, Community, Bureaucracy, Anthropology of Law

ian.kalman [at] (Email)
  Keen, Anne-Elise


Mbororo women on the move: Alienation and the reconstruction of identity in an urban milieu.
Pastoralist/Cultivator conflicts, rural-urban migration, Cameroon, economic anthropology, social capital.

anne-elise.keen [at] (Email)

Laroque, Olivier




Noor, Johnson


Inuit 'Participation' in Climate Change Governance: From Clyde River to Copenhagen (working title)

governance, institutions, social/environmental change, activism, networks, politics of knowledge



Matter, Scott



Cultural politics, resource rights and neopatrimonial governance at Enoosupukia, Kenya (working title)



  Messier, Philippe


"Stones and Codes in Hyderabad: Building Technologies and the Work of a New State"


Minn, Pierre

Haiti; medical anthropology; humanitarian medical aid; international health



Moiko, Stephen


Pastoralism, Development, Indigenism, Common Property Systems, Property Rights, and Land Tenure Systems, East Africa, Kenya.




Noga, Brodie

Dust in the lungs: Affect and environmental ontology in Potosí, Bolivia
Environmental Anthropology, Mining, Cooperatives, Silicosis, Semiotics, Latin America, Embodied experience of landscapes,

brodie.noga [at] (Email)


Paiement, Jason

The Tiger and The Turbine: Indigenous Rights and Resource Management in the Naso Territory of Panama

jpaiement99 [at] (Email)
  Pineda, Carolina


Ethnography, chronic illness, politics of health, critical disability studies, gender studies, narrative, Canada, Quebec.

carolina.pineda [at] (Email)
  Pons Raga, Ferran


On resorts and parks. Urban tourism policies reshaping the rural

ferran.ponsraga [at] (Email)

Prachun, Erin

Master thesis: Representations of Gender in Post-Soviet Ukraine as seen through Children and Children's Literature

  Rathee, Vineet


Politics, Caste and the Village: Making of a Region in North India

vineet.rathee [at] (Email)
  Reyes Maturano, Ivet


A Study of Modernity in the Upper Watershed of Los Cajonos Area of the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca, Mexico concentrating in two villages, Yalalag and Santiago Zoochila, and how their demographic exodus has shaped their ecological and cultural landscapes

ivet.reyesmaturano [at] (Email )

Rigillo, Nicole 


The Corporate Social: Welfare and Neoliberalism in
      India Inc.

nicole.rigillo [at] mail.mcgill.c">Email

Rouillard, Rémy  

  rouillard.remy [at] (Email) 
  Rudiak-Gould, Peter Climate change; environmental discourse; metaculture; historical narratives; science communication peter.rudiak-gould [at] (Email)
  Scott, Katherine


Eastern James Bay Cree, specifically Wemindji, QC; forest fire and post-fire ecology in the subarctic; boreal forest/taiga, ethnoecology, interactions of traditional and western scientific knowledge, collaborative research partnerships, forest management, protected areas, local knowledge of resources and cultural landscapes.

katherine.scott [at] (Email)
  Silva, Amber Lee


The Selective Modernity of a Global Enclave: The Religious Segregation of the Russian Old Believer Diaspora Russian Orthodoxy, Anabaptism, self-segregation, religious enclaves, purity and pollution, diaspora, migration

amberleesilva [at] (Email)
  Sinclair, Katherine


Policy and Local Engagement: Mining in Arctic Canada
Arctic Canada, resource extraction policy, Inuit land use and identity, northern/southern Canadian relations, Nunavut

katherine.sinclair [at] (Email)

Thiam, Sara

Children's rights, humanitarian aid, education, child fostering, Islam in West Africa, Senegal, Mali


  Thomassin, Annick


Northern Australia (Torres Strait); Co-management of marine environments; Collaboration and conflicts over marine resource uses and management, interaction between indigenous and scientific knowledge.

annick.thomassin [at] (Email)

Uesugi, Takeshi

Science Studies, Biological Citizenship, Vietnam, Agent Orange, Epidemiology,  Narrative.


  Victor, Letha

Women of the Lord’s Resistance Army: Agency, Resistance, and Justice
War, gender-based violence, transitional justice, social memory, child and youth soldiers, Uganda, central and east Africa, Acholi

letha.victor [at] (Email)

Waldorff, Pétur

Research Interests: Local and International Development, Post-war reconstruction, Poverty, Civil Society, Angola



Watson, Mark

Former McGill Postdoctoral Fellow;
Comparative Study of Indigenous Rights & Identity Dept. of Anthropology and Centre for Society, Technology & Development McGill University, Montreal. Canada.

mark.watson [at] (Email)


Welch, Cameron


From !Noresi to N=a Jaqna: Community-based Natural Resource Management and Land Reform in San communities of North-eastern Namibia

Social and environmental change, community-based natural resource management, land reform policy and practices, San-speaking peoples



  Corey, Wright V


Biodiversity dilemmas: indigenous rights and environmental justice in a changing climate and a relentless global economy.

Anthropology of development, political ecology, pastoralism, property systems, natural resource management, and conservation discourses.

victor.wright [at] (Email)


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