PhD Graduate Students

Ricki-Lynn Achilles

Ricki-Lynn Achilles

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Tania Granadillo

Research Interests / Specializations: Cree Language Revitalization, Racism & Reconciliation
Ibtesum Afrin

Ibtesum Afrin

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Randa Farah

Research Interests / Specializations: The Rohingya Refugees, Displacement, Memory, Humanitarianism, Migrant Health, Diaspora, and Bangladesh
Franziska Albrecht

Franziska Albrecht

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisors: Greg Beckett & Andrew Walsh

Research Interests / Specializations: Forensic Anthropology, Latin America, Human Rights Violations, Investigation of Political Violence
Javier Alvarez

Javier Alvarez

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Tania Granadillo

Research Interests / Specializations: Language Revitalization, Language ideology, Mapuche language, Indigenous education, Education policy
Kalley Armstrong

Kalley Armstrong

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisors: Gerald McKinley & Janice Forsyth

Research Interests / Specializations: Indigenous youth, hockey, community based research, oral history
Tamara Britton

Tamara Britton

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisors: Ian Colquhoun & Andrew Walsh

Research Interests / Specializations: Primate conservation & community engagement, resource-use, ethnoprimatology, conservation education
Beth Compton

Beth Compton

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisors: Neal Ferris, Lisa Hodgetts

Research Interests / Specializations: Examining the user needs for digital representations of physical archaeological objects
Jaclyn Ellis

Jaclyn Ellis

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisors: Gerald McKinley & Pamela Block

Research Interests / Specializations: Participatory Research with Autistic Adults
Patrick Galler

Patrick Galler

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Kim Clark

Research Interests / Specializations: Processes of Becoming: An Ethnography of Embodiment, Identity and Performance in Boxing
Becky Goodwin

Becky Goodwin

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Lisa Hodgetts

Research Interests / Specializations: The construction of gender identity (particularly women's identity) among Inuit and their ancestors in the Canadian Arctic
Federica Guccini

Federica Guccini

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Karen Pennesi

Research Interests / Specializations: Hakka language and identity in Mauritius
Luis Meléndez Guerrero

Luis Meléndez Guerrero

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Kim Clark

Research Interests / Specializations: State dynamics in extractive contexts in the Andes
Joanna Motley

Joanna Motley

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrew Nelson

Research Interests / Specializations: Non-destructive analysis of mummy bundles from the Central Coast of Peru
Alex Nelson

Alex Nelson

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisors: Bipasha Baruah, Greg Beckett

Research Interests / Specializations: Coping and Survival Strategies Deployed by Homeless Single Mothers: Negotiating Homelessness, Motherhood and Identity in Victoria, BC, and London, Ontario
Ashley Piskor

Ashley Piskor

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Lisa Hodgetts

Research Interests / Specializations: Indigenous archaeology, community-based research, cultural heritage management
Matthew Resendes Medeiros

Matthew Resendes Medeiros

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Pamela Block

Research Interests / Specializations: Brazil, Disability, Citizenship, Education, Subjectivity, Personhood, Identity, Dissent
Hana Salahuddin

Hana Salahuddin

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrea Waters-Rist

Research Interests / Specializations: Isotopic biomarkers for reconstructing infant feeding practices and physiological stress in modern and archaeological individuals
Amanda Suko

Amanda Suko

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Neal Ferris

Research Interests / Specializations: Conceptualizing material borderlands: An archaeological examination of community-building, identity formation, and syncretism of domestic practices in the Arkona cluster sites, Ontario, Canada
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asuko@uwo.ca

Panchala Weerasinghe

Panchala Weerasinghe

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrea Waters-Rist

Research Interests / Specializations: Paleopathology, Metabolic diseases, Genetic and acquired anemias
Jennifer Willoughby

Jennifer Willoughby

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrew Nelson

Research Interests / Specializations: Paleo-oncology: Identifying neoplastic disease in mummified remains
Philip Woodley

Philip Woodley

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Neal Ferris

Research Interests / Specializations: The Middle Woodland Period of Southern Ontario