• Jon Bialecki

    Jon Bialecki

    Ph.D. in Anthropology, UC San Diego 

    Research Interests: Anthropology of North America, Anthropological Study of Christianity, Pentecostal and charismatic Christianity, Anthropology of Mormonism, Science and Religion. Sociocultural anthropology, anthropology of religion, anthropological theories of subject and self, anthropology of temporality, political anthropology, politics and religion, political theology, language ideology, linguistic anthropology, anthropological theory, anthropology and ontology, continental psychoanalytic theory.


    Winter 2019    ANTH 1: Introduction to Culture

  • Jana Fortier

    Jana Fortier

    Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison


    Research interests: Archaeology of Asia, pre-agricultural foraging societies, cultural resilience, identity and ethnicity, traditional and folk arts, ethnobotany, museum studies, theories of nature/culture, nomadism, biocultural diversity, endangered societies, South Asia, Western North America.


    Winter 2019    ANSC 114 Food Cultures of South America

  • Caroline Lew

    Caroline Lew

    Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology, UC San Diego


    Research Interests: Psychological, medical and psychiatric anthropology; moral subjectivity; mixed methods (ethnographic, qualitative, quantitative, visual and participatory); global mental health; United States (including Latino/as, African Americans, and black African migrants); Tanzania (Northeastern region and indigenous Maasai)


    Fall 2018       ANBI 159: Biological & Cultural Perspective on Intelligence

  • Olga L. Olivas Hernandez

    Olga L. Olivas Hernandez

    Ph.D. Social Sciences with emphasis in Social Anthropology, El Centro de Investigación y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS)  


    Fall 2018        ANSC 106: Global Health: Indigenous Medicines in Latin America

  • Amy Rothschild

    Ph.D. in Anthropology, UC San Diego


    Research Interests: political violence, postcolonialism, nationalism, collective memory and human rights (particularly transitional justice).



  • Paula Saravia

    Paula Saravia

    Ph.D. in Anthropology, UC San Diego 

    Research Interests: Global Health and Inequality, Racisms, Gender, Health and Development, Indigenous Medicines, Cultural Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, History of Medicine, Latin America.


    Fall 2018          ANSC 105: Global Health and Inequality
                             ANSC148: Global Health and Cultural Diversity

    Winter 2018      ANSC 144. Immigrant and Refugee Health

  • Alex Stewart

    Alex Stewart

    Ph.D. in Anthropology, UC San Diego  

    Research Interests: Islamic revival, ethnic identity in modern China, multiculturalism, cultural anthropology, East Asian societies, Chinese American culture, anthropology of religion, transnational identities


    Fall 2018        ANTH 23 : Debating Multiculturalism

    Winter 2019    ANTH 23: Debating Multiculturalism

    Spring 2019    ANTH 23: Debating Multiculturalism