Faculty and Staff

ANSO Faculty and Staff:


Espelencia Baptiste

Espelencia Baptist

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department Chair

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, Emerita

Kiran Cunningham’s page

Phone:

Email

Kiran.Cunningham@kzoo.edu

Office:

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


Gamze Evcimen

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology

Phone:

269.337.7406

Email:

Office:

Dewing Hall 309G

Research Interests
  • Social inequalities
  • Contentious politics
  • Neoliberalism
  • Subject formation
  • Work

Teaching
  • Work, Identities, and Intersectionality
  • Capitalism and Freedom
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Authoritarian Politics and Alternative Futures
  • Religion and Capitalism

Adriana Garriga-Lopez

Adriana Garriga-Lopez

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Adriana Garriga-Lopez’s page

Phone:

269.337.7363

Email

Adriana.Garriga-Lopez@kzoo.edu

Office:

Dewing Hall 309E

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


Robert Mowry

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology

Robert Mowry’s Page

Phone:

269.337.7124

Email:

rmowry@kzoo.edu

Office:

Dewing Hall 309F

Research Interests
  • Urban Disaster
  • Collective Action
  • Materiality and Meaning
  • Humor and Laughter
  • Production of Culture
  • Japan
Teaching
  • Disasters in the Making
  • Nature and Society
  • Ways of Knowing and Seeing
  • Quantitative Methods


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 309H

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


Mauricio Guillén

Departmental Student Advisor

Mauricio’s DSA page

Email

k18mg02@kzoo.edu