Department of Anthropology
M.A.: University of South Florida, 2003
B.Sc.: Appalachian State University, 2001
2005: Boasian Theory and Cyberculture. 104th American Anthropological Association Meeting.† Invited Session: Parsing Culture: Cybersocial Space and the Making of Group and Individual Identity.
Computer-Mediated Anthropology: Introducing a New Web Resource. AAA E-news
(Apr 05): GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS sec. 5.
2004: Falun Gong and the Internet: Using Multi-Sited Ethnography to a Study a Dispersed Spiritual Practice.† 103rd American Anthropological Association Meeting. Session: Crossing Borders: Religion In Transregional Contexts.† (Paper accepted; offer to present declined due to conference location problems.)
2004: Computer-Mediated Anthropology.
Electronic Resource: http://www.cas.usf.edu/anthropology/cma/.
2004: Samís New Schtick: Anthropology students assign new images to Uncle Sam in hopes of highlighting what they deem a misappropriation of Native American symbols in sports.† The Oracle, Volume 41, No. 144, p. 1, 22. (Public anthropology.)
2004: Anthropology, Religion, and the Politics of Persecution. Anthropology News Volume 45, Number 2 (February): p. 47-48.
2003: Book review: Breathing Spaces: Qigong, Psychiatry and Healing in China by Nancy Chen. Nova Religio. (forthcoming)
2003:† Studying Spiritual Practice in a Mediated World (w/ Dr. S. Elizabeth Bird) International Communication Association 2003 Annual Conference, Theme Sessions Panel Session: Religion, Media, and Globalization: Disciplinary, Cultural, and National Borderlands in the Study of Religion in the Media Age.
2002: Summary: Kaplan, Hillard and Kim Hall. "Food Sharing Among Ache Foragers: Test of Explanatory Hypothesis." Current Anthropology Apr. 1985 Vol. 26 (2): 223-246. (The Anthropology Journal Archive Project; forthcoming.)
2002: Summary: Van Beek, Walter E. A. "Dogon Restudied: A Field Evaluation of the Work of Marcel Griaule." Current Anthropology Apr. 1991 Vol. 32 (2): 139-167. (The Anthropology Journal Archive Project; forthcoming.)
Summary: Wade, Peter. "Working Culture: Making
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2001: Reiki healing at Ancient Wisdom : the people and beliefs behind a spiritual center's event. (Senior Honors Thesis, Appalachian State University.)
2000: Many Wataugans will do without food to get their prescriptions. Watauga Democrat, May 8. (Public anthropology: My Mobile Pharmacy research used in a local newspaper article.)
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