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  • Dr Stephanie Bunn

    Dr Stephanie Bunn

    Senior Lecturer

    sjb20@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Pastoral nomadism, material culture, human-environment relationships, learning and skill, childhood, space and perception, vernacular architecture

  • Dr Tony Crook

    Dr Tony Crook

    Senior Lecturer

    tc23@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Research on Knowledge practices, ritual, gardening, mining, property rights. Papua New Guinea. Anthropology of Melanesia, knowledge-practices, 'secrecy', male initiation ritual, taro horticulture, anthropological epistemology, impacts of and responses to the Ok Tedi mine (see here for a detailed description) , machine-thinking, perpetual motion, genetic engineering, climate change.

  • Dr Melissa Demian

    Dr Melissa Demian

    Senior Lecturer

    md240@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Socio-legal studies, legal anthropology, property theory, temporality, Melanesia, gender, urbanisation, co-operatives and mutualism.

  • Prof Roy Dilley

    Prof Roy Dilley

    Professor

    rmd@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Social theory and methodology, West African ethnography; Islam, cosmology and power, craft practice and apprenticeship, politics of knowledge and ignorance, French colonialism, biography.

  • Dr Stan Frankland

    Dr Stan Frankland

    Lecturer

    mcf@st-andrews.ac.uk

    East Africa and Uganda, Hunter Gatherers, Tourism & Development, Myths, Representation

  • Dr Mattia Fumanti

    Dr Mattia Fumanti

    Senior Lecturer

    mf610@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Regional focus: Namibia, Ghana and African Diaspora in Britain, London. Topical interests include: postcolonial studies, the state, citizenship, elites and education, youth and popular culture, gender, morality, civil society and the public space, religion, diaspora and transnationalism, entrepreneurship and new information technology, ethnographic film-making, mental health and illness narratives.

  • Dr Paloma Gay y Blasco

    Dr Paloma Gay y Blasco

    Senior Lecturer

    pgyb@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Feminist Anthropology, Sex and Gender, Gypsies, Memory, Marginality.

  • Professor Mark Harris

    Professor Mark Harris

    Professor

    mh25@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Ethnohistory, historical anthropology, ecological anthropology, the anthropology of embodiment and experience, social science methodology, anthropology of religion, Brazilian Amazon and South America.

  • Dr Mette High

    Dr Mette High

    Lecturer

    mmh20@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Mongolia, USA, extractive industries, economic transformations, wealth and value, Buddhism and cosmology.

  • Dr Sabine Hyland

    Dr Sabine Hyland

    Reader

    sph@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Ecuador, Peru, Andes; Inkas; ethnopoetics; historical anthropology; literacy, writing and politics; ancient scripts; Jesuits and Christian missionaries in colonial South America

  • Dr Aimée Joyce

    Dr Aimée Joyce

    Lecturer

    aj69@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Poland, Belarus and Ukraine, Religion, the Anthropology of Christianity, Border Studies, Material Cultures, Post-socialism, Belonging and the Anthropology of Place.

  • Dr Daniel Knight

    Dr Daniel Knight

    Lecturer and Leverhulme Fellow

    dmk3@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Economic Anthropology, History and Anthropology, European Ethnography, Time and Temporality, Anthropology of the Future, Crisis, Renewable Energy, Mediterranean, Greece.

  • Dr Christos Lynteris

    Dr Christos Lynteris

    Senior Lecturer

    cl12@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Medical anthropology, history of medicine, infectious disease epidemics, zoonosis, plague, animal-human relations, medical epistemology, biopolitics, medical visual culture, photography, Global Health, existential risk, colonialism, China, South Siberia, Manchuria

  • Dr Stavroula Pipyrou

    Dr Stavroula Pipyrou

    Lecturer

    sp78@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Italy, Greece, Turkey, Minority Politics, Governance, Displacement, Refugee Identity, Cold War, Civil Society, Kinship and Childhood, Mafia, Silence, Performance and Irony.

  • Professor Nigel Rapport

    Professor Nigel Rapport

    Professor of Anthropological and Philosophical Studies

    njr2@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Individuality, globalism and cosmopolitanism, symbolic interactionism and conversation analysis, literary and philosophical anthropology, consciousness, identity and narrative; human rights and liberalism; the ethnography of the England, Newfoundland, Israel and Scotland.

  • Professor Christina Toren

    Professor Christina Toren

    Professor

    ct51@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Fiji and the Pacific, and Melanesia. Theoretical interests include: exchange processes; spatio-temporality as a dimension of human being; sociality, kinship and ideas of the person; the analysis of ritual; epistemology; ontogeny as a historical process.

  • Dr Huon Wardle

    Dr Huon Wardle

    Senior Lecturer

    hobw@st-andrews.ac.uk

    The West Indies and modernity, cosmopolitanism, creolisation, comedy and mischief, imagination and perception. Kingston Jamaica.

Honorary staff

 

Research fellows

 
  • Dr Sarah Bennison

    Dr Sarah Bennison

    Research Fellow

    sb333@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Ethnicity, landscape beings, irrigation rituals, oral narratives of water, ethnohistory, local texts

  • Dr Daniel Knight

    Dr Daniel Knight

    Lecturer and Leverhulme Fellow

    dmk3@st-andrews.ac.uk

    Economic Anthropology, History and Anthropology, European Ethnography, Time and Temporality, Anthropology of the Future, Crisis, Renewable Energy, Mediterranean, Greece.

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