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Diane Slocum

January 26, 2022

My name is Diane Slocum, and I entered the UNC PhD program in Anthropology in 2019. I have an MA in Anthropology from Northern Arizona University. My primary research interests include community-engaged archaeology and cultural heritage. I am especially interested … Read more

Rosemary Gay

January 19, 2022

My name is Rosemary Gay, and I began graduate studies in fall of 2020 in the Sociocultural Anthropology program. Broadly, I am interested in food, agriculture, and development in the Americas. I am particularly interested in science studies and “studying … Read more

Amanda Ribas Rietti Souto

December 27, 2021

Graduation Year: 2021 GCPR Practicum: Community voice project with the Northside Neighborhood community addressing disparities in policing and the impacts of student-led gentrification Favorite GCPR course: Decolonizing Methodologies Advice: “Be patient, make time, focus on relationships first – and most … Read more

Elizabeth Melton

December 27, 2021

Graduation Year: 2020 GCPR Practicum: A hometown study utilizing critical oral histories to prompt discussions about racism and education in East Texas. The practicum time was used to cultivate relationships with potential community partners Favorite GCPR Class(es): Decolonizing Methodologies; Anti-Racism Training … Read more

Gretchen Mason

December 27, 2021

Graduation Year: 2021 GCPR Practicum:“I was able to work alongside a group of incredible student leaders at Tarboro High and community partners and mental health and peer support specialists of color that helped me get through 2020 and 2021. I … Read more

Hannah Gill

December 27, 2021

Hannah Gill is the Program Director for the Latino Migrant Project. She is an anthropologist and oral historian with a specialization in Latin American/Caribbean migration studies. She is the author of the book, “The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New … Read more

Sara Smith

December 27, 2021

Sara Smith is a feminist political geographer interested in the relationship between territory, bodies, and the everyday. In her research she seeks to understand how politics and geopolitics are constituted or disrupted through intimate acts of love, friendship, and birth. She has … Read more

Patricia Parker

December 27, 2021

Dr. Patricia Parker is a Professor in the department of Communication and Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds the Ruel W. Tyson Distinguished Professorship in the … Read more

Patricia A. McAnany

December 27, 2021

Patricia A. McAnany, Kenan Eminent Professor of Anthropology, is a Maya archaeologist who has conducted field research and cultural heritage programs throughout the Maya region. She is the recipient of several research awards from the National Science Foundation and of … Read more

Alex Lightfoot

December 27, 2021

Dr. Lightfoot is Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. She is committed to partnering with communities to address identified concerns and collaborating with them in each stage of the research … Read more