Faculty and Staff

Espelencia Baptiste
Espelencia Baptiste
Phone: 269-337-7242

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
Phone: 269-337-7124

Office: Dewing Hall 309E

Arcus Center Faculty Fellow 2010-2012

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

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Adriana Garriga-Lopez
Adriana Garriga-Lopez
Phone: 269-337-7363

Chair of Anthropology and Sociology Department

Office: Dewing Hall 309H

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

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Aman Luthra
Aman Luthra
Phone: 269-337-7406

Office: Dewing Hall 309G

Research Interests: Political ecology; Marx and Marxism; Urban infrastructures; Waste management; India 

Teaching: Political History of Western Environmental Thought; Political Ecology of Waste; Quantitative Reasoning; Nature and Society; Material and Ideal Cities; Capitalism and its Discontents

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Francisco Villegas
Francisco J. Villegas
Phone: 269-337-7122

Office: Dewing Hall 309F

Research Interests: Immigration; Race; Education; Social movements; Undocumented students; Immigration industrial complex

Teaching: Race and Racism; Race and the Law; Qualitative Research Methods

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Amy Leu
Amy Leu
Phone: 269-337-7053

Office Coordinator

Office: Dewing 302