Faculty and Staff

ANSO Faculty and Staff:


Espelencia Baptiste

Espelencia Baptist

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Phone:

269.337.7242

Email

Espelencia.Baptiste@kzoo.edu

Office:

Upjohn Library Commons 301

Research Interests
  • Anthropology of Education
  • Ethnicity and Nationalism
  • Language and Culture
  • Creole Societies
Teaching
  • You Are What You Eat
  • Communities and Schools
  • Materiality of Money
  • Language, Culture and Society
  • Immigrants and Exiles

Kiran Cunningham

Kiran Cunningham

Professor of Anthropology

Kiran Cunningham’s page

Phone:

269.337.7124

Email

Kiran.Cunningham@kzoo.edu

Office:

Dewing Hall 309E

Research Interests
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Gender Studies
  • Social Change
  • Community Development
Teaching
  • Development and Dispossession
  • Social Research for Social Change
  • The Family
  • Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • Culture
  • Nationality and Religion

Adriana Garriga-Lopez

Adriana Garriga-Lopez

Associate Professor of Anthropology , Department Chair

Adriana Garriga-Lopez’s page

Phone:

269.337.7363

Email

Adriana.Garriga-Lopez@kzoo.edu

Office:

Dewing Hall 309H

Research Interests
  • Caribbean and Latin America
  • Sovereignty and State Formations
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Critical Social Theory
  • Sexuality and Queer Studies
Teaching
  • Sex and Sexualities
  • States, Bodies, and Epidemics
  • Medicine and Society
  • Latin America in Global Context
  • Border Epistemologies

Aman Luthra

Aman Luthra

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Aman Luthra’s page

Phone:

269.337.7406

Email

Aman.Luthra@kzoo.edu

Office:

Dewing Hall 309G

Research Interests
  • Political ecology
  • Marx and Marxism
  • Urban infrastructures
  • Waste management
  • India
Teaching
  • Political History of Western Environmental Thought
  • Political Ecology of Waste
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Nature and Society
  • Material and Ideal Cities
  • Capitalism and its Discontents

Dimitrios Papadopoulos

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology


Katerina Stefatos

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Phone:

269.337.7359

Email


Katerina.Stefatos@kzoo.edu

Office:

Olds-Upton Hall 305E


Francisco J. Villegas

Francisco Villegas standing next to abstract artwork

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Francisco Villegas’ page

Phone:

269.337.7122

Email

Francisco.Villegas@kzoo.edu

Office:

Dewing Hall 309F

Research Interests
  • Immigration
  • Race
  • Education
  • Social movements
  • Undocumented students
  • Immigration industrial complex
Teaching
  • Race and Racism
  • Race and the Law
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Amy Leu

Amy Leu

Office Coordinator

Phone:

269.337.7053

Email

Amy.Leu@kzoo.edu

Office:

Dewing 303


Madison Butler

Hannah Muscara

Departmental Student Advisor

Madison’s DSA page

Email

k16mb02@kzoo.edu