Fellow Spotlight

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: Ian McCready-Flora

Ian McCready-Flora works mainly on Ancient Greek Philosophy (especially Aristotle and Plato), and has substantial side interests in contemporary Aesthetics, Epistemology and Applied Ethics. He is trying to understand Aristotle's conception of rationality: what is it about human thinking that distinguishes it from the sorts of thinking other animals are capable of? >>

Fellow Spotlight: Hidetaka Hirota

Hidetaka Hirota is a historian of American immigration. He received his PhD in History from Boston College, where his dissertation was awarded the university’s best humanities dissertation prize. His major research and teaching interests include race and ethnicity in America with special attention to issues of nativism, American immigration law and policy, wealth and poverty in America, global migration, and transnational history. >>