B.A. Anthropology, University of Buffalo M.A. Anthropology, University of Florida Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida
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Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Women Around the World
International Business Cultures
Violence and Aggression
Magic and Witchcraft
Living & Working Abroad
Anthropology Theory and Ethics
Senior Thesis Supervision
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
Indigenous peoples of the Lowlands of South America
Maya and Central American peoples
Honors & Awards
New Hampshire Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement
of Teaching, U.S. Professors of the Year Program
Outstanding Faculty Member, Student Senate Award
Faculty Member of the Year Franklin Pierce College
Publications and Presentations
The Bakairí Indians of Brazil: Politics, Ecology and Change. First and Second Edition. Prospect
Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press.
“Anthropologists and Adventurers: From Sages to Action Heroes.” In The Heroic Anthropologist
Rides Again: The Depiction of the Anthropologist in Popular Culture. Pp.33-59. Ed.
Frank Salamone. UnitedKingdom: Cambridge Scholars Press.
American Anthropological Association
American Association of Colleges and Universities
Society for Applied Anthropology
Attended month-long seminar on "Teaching About Islam and Middle Eastern Culture" in
Amman, Jordan. Sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges and the American
Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) and funded by the U.S. Department of State.
“Anthropologists and Adventurers: From Sages to Action Heroes.” Presented at the 2011
Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. Montreal, Canada.
“Becoming a Global Citizen.” Presented at US State Department-Funded Institute for
Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.
Western African Young Leaders Training Sessions.
Two-times winner of Whiting Foundation Research Fellowship
-Three-times of Franklin Pierce University Faculty Grant
Faculty Development Committee
Learning Assessment Subcommittee
Faculty Affairs Committee - multiple terms of service