Anthropology

Fellow Spotlight: Vanessa Agard-Jones

Vanessa Agard-Jones earned her PhD from the joint program in Anthropology and French Studies at New York University, where she was a National Science Foundation Research Fellow and recipient of the Bourse Chateaubriand. A political anthropologist specializing in the study of gender and sexuality in the African diaspora, her ethnographic research focuses on the intersections of sexual and environmental politics and their relationship to debates about sovereignty in the (French) Caribbean. >>

Fellow Spotlight: Brian Goldstone

Brian Goldstone received his PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Duke University. His book project, The Miraculous Life: Scenes from the Charismatic Encounter in Northern Ghana, explores the recent incursion of charismatic churches into northern Ghana, a rural, predominantly Muslim region whose inhabitants -- long the object of expropriations and interventions of various kinds -- have increasingly become the target of evangelistic efforts undertaken by Christians from the south. >>