Graduate Students

  • Burge Abiral

    babiral1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Human-environment relations, multispecies ethonography, food studies, agriculture, land and labor, natural resource extraction, political mobilization, Turkey, Europe, Middle East.

  • Nathaniel Adams

    nathanieljohnsonadams@gmail.com

    Research Interests: South and Southeast Asia, anthropology of development, agrarian studies, human-environment interaction, knowledge systems, indigeniety, place and landscapes.

  • Elmirasadat Alihosseini

    ealihos1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Medical Anthropology, Middle East, Iran, anthropology of gender and sexuality, anthropology of reproduction, population politics, demographic transition, Islamic bioethics, bio-politics, anthropology of the state.

  • Ghazal Asif

    gasif1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Intimacy, gender, religious identities, literatures, urban publics and humor, South Asia (Pakistan).

  • Swayam Bagaria

    sbagari1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: South Asia, religion and violence, temple trust networks, labor service and servitude, critique in philosophy and anthropology.

  • Mariam Banahi

    mariam.banahi@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Afghanistan and Germany, kinship and migration, war, trauma, death and the dead.

  • Caroline Block

    cblock@jhu.edu

  • Onder Celik

    ocelik2@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Treasure hunting, magic and the occult, archaeology of the contemporary, Turkey.

  • Sruti Chaganti

    schagan2@jhu.edu

  • Mikaela Chase

    mchase7@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Medical anthropology, South Asia, India, biopolitics, law, death and dying, palliative and end of life care, asceticism, Jainism, gender, secularity.

  • Marios Falaris

    mfalaris@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Precarity, migration, home and homelessness, hospitality, violence, South Asia

  • Fouad Halbouni

    ffawaz@jhu.edu

  • Gregoire Hervouet-Zeiber

    ghervou1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Anthropology of science and medicine, biology, psychiatry, Russia and the Soviet Union, violence, PTSD.

  • Paul Kohlbry

    pkohlbr1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Israel/Palestine, settler colonialism, private property, capitalism, land registration, political economy.

  • Victor Kumar

    vkumar20@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Healing practices, United States, acupuncture, diagnostics, touch, empathy, illness, the self, Chinese medicine.

  • Bridget Kustin

    bkustin2@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Islamic finance, poor economics, development, economic risk, accounting, eschatology, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bay of Bengal nationalisms, religions, and borders.

  • Zeeshan Mahmud

    Zeeshan@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Anthropology of literary philosophy and citizenship, gender and development, modern warfare, minority histories and rights, constitutional development, Pakistan, British India and the United States.

  • Emma McGlennen

    emcglen1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: West Africa and North Africa, anthropology of Islam, Sufism, pilgrimage economy, oral tradition, gender and sexuality, law, sovereignty, migration, ethics.

  • Benita M. Menezes

    bmeneze1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Urban governmentality, politics of indigeneity, India's urban transition, digital ethnography.

  • Juan Felipe Moreno

    jfmoreno@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Anthropology of the state, economic anthropology, the war on drugs, agriculture, chemical pollution, southern Colombia.

  • Sumin Myung

    sumin.anthro@gmail.com

    Research Interests: Ecological & environmental Anthropology, moral ecology, forest, ideas of nature, politics and history of ideas, place, island, the two Koreas, East Asia.

  • David Platzer

    dplatze1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Autism, technology, social entrepreneurship, medical anthropology, philosophical anthropology.

  • Erik W. Martinez Resly

    ewmr@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Urban anthropology of religion, media and the creative arts, intimacy, identity, and subjectivity, the politics of multi-culturalism in North America.

  • Arpan Roy

    arpanroy@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Israel/Palestine, political community, dual narratives, structuralism/post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, language, Roma people.

  • Pooja Satyogi

    poojasatyogi@jhu.edu

  • Megha Sehdev

    msehdev1@jhu.edu

  • Mac Skelton

    jskelto2@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Iraq, Lebanon, Movement, War, Illness, Care, Palliation, Narrative, Pilgrimage.

  • Thomas Thornton

    tthorn12@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Christianity, incarceration and reentry, US studies (US South), the body and its practices, ethics, race, semiotics.

  • Gustavo Valdivia Corrales

    gustavo@jhu.edu

  • Patricia Madariaga Villegas

    pmadari1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Urban marginality, ordinary ethics, healthcare, gender, biopolitics.

  • Anna Wherry

    awherry1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Legal anthropology; notions of injury, debt, and repair; the "bipolarity" of the state; populations and statistics; precarity; Latin America and the United States.

  • Marieke Wilson

    marieke@jhu.edu