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Visiting Lecturers

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  • Jon Bialecki

    Jon Bialecki

    Visiting Lecturer
    Ph.D. in Anthropology, UC San Diego 
    jbialecki@ucsd.edu

    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.

    Courses

    Fall 2020 ANSC 124. Cultural Anthropology
    Winter 2021 ANTH 111. Religion and Ecology How Religion Matters in the Anthropocene
    Spring 2021 None

     

  • Dilsa Deniz

    Visiting Lecturer 
    Postdoctoral Scholar, Ethnic Studies
    Ph.D. in Social Anthrpology, Yeditepe University 
    dideniz@ucsd.edu

    Research interests: Anthropology of Religion, Alevi Studies, Kurdish Studies

    Courses

    Fall 2020 ANSC 133. Peoples & Cultures Middle East
    Winter 2021

    ANSC 153. War in Lived Experience

    Spring 2021

    ANSC 100. Special Topics

  • Jana Fortier

    Jana Fortier

    Visiting Lecturer
    Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    jfortier@ucsd.edu

    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.

    Courses

    Fall 2020 ANSC 169. Culture and Environment
    Winter 2021 None
    Spring 2021

    ANSC 165. Contemporary South Asia

  • Branka Hrvoj Mihic

    Visiting Lecturer
    Ph.D. in Anthropology, UC San Diego 
    bhrvojmi@ucsd.edu

    Research interests:

    Courses

    Fall 2020

    ANTH 2. Human Origins

    ANBI 175. The Evidence for Our Early Ancestors

    Winter 2021

    ANTH 102. Humans are Cultural Animals

    Spring 2021 None
  • Olga L. Olivas Hernandez

    Olga L. Olivas Hernandez

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

    oolivashernandez@ucsd.edu

    Courses

    Fall 2020

    ANSC 121. Psychological Anthropology

    Winter 2021

    ANSC 106. Global Health: Indigenous Medicines in Latin America

    Spring 2021

    ANSC/GLBH 150. Culture and Mental Health

  • Ian W. N. Jones

    Ian W. N. Jones

    Visiting Lecturer

    Ph.D in Anthropology, UC San Diego

    ijones@ucsd.edu

    Research interests: Archaeology of the medieval Middle East, Levantine archaeology, digital/cyber-archaeology, human-environment interactions, labor, production systems, copper production, sugar production, rural/village life, political economy, mineral resource exploitation, social archaeology, ceramics

    For more information, visit ianwnjones.com

    Courses

    Fall 2020 ANTH 105. Climate Change, Race & Inequality (DEI)
    ANAR 120. Documenting Climate Change: Past and Present
    Winter 2021 None
    Spring 2021 None
  • Alex Stewart

    Alex Stewart

    Visiting Lecturer
    Ph.D. in Anthropology, UC San Diego 
    a1stewar@ucsd.edu

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

    Courses

    Fall 2020

    ANTH 23. Debating Multiculturalism  (DEI)

    ANSC 164. Introduction to Medical Anthropology
    Winter 2021

    ANTH 23. Debating Multiculturalism  (DEI)

    Spring 2021

    ANTH 23. Debating Multiculturalism  (DEI)

    ANSC 137. Chinese Popular Religion

    ***ANSC/GLBH 147. Global Health and Environment

  • Paula Saravia (Affiliated Lecturer)

    Paula Saravia (Affiliated Lecturer)

    Visiting Lecturer in Global Health Program
    Ph.D. in Anthropology, UC San Diego 
    psaravia@ucsd.edu

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

    Courses

    Fall 2020 None
    Winter 2021 ***ANSC/GLBH 148. Global Health and Cultural Diversity
    Spring 2021 ***ANSC/GLBH 105. Global Health and Inequality