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Name PhD Title Research Interests Contact Information
Joe Anderson A Home on the Range; Guns, Masculinity, and the LGBT Community in San Diego County Gun Culture,Gun Ownership,Embodiment and the anthropology of the body,California,National Belonging,San Diego,Phenomenology,United States,America,Anthropology of the United States,ethnography,Anthropology of ethics,gender Chrystal Macmillan Building 

s0824638@sms.ed.ac.uk
Sebastien Bachelet Morocco,political anthropology,Human rights,Migration studies,illegality,advocacy,creative arts  

Seb.Bachelet@ed.ac.uk
Bridget Bradley An ethnography of care and community among compulsive hair pullers in the United Kingdom (Trichotillomania) Medical Anthropology,Diagnosis,Classification,identity,Beauty,Hair,Embodiment and the anthropology of the body,gender,femininity and masculinity,shame and stigma,Mental Health,Self Care,Medicalisation and Expertise,Activist Anthropology,Silence,Trichotillomania,Body Focussed Repetitive Behaviours,Anthropology of Britain Chrystal MacMillan Building, EH8 9LD 
+44 (0)784 0011 224
Bridget.Bradley@ed.ac.uk
Marina Fernández-Buil Anthropology of History,Anthropology of the Senses,Ethnomusicology,Historicity,Temporality,Embodiment,Performing Arts,Politics of Space,Memory,Cultural Rights,Culture Commodification,Heritage,Politics of Representation and Knowledge Production,Collaborative Ethnography,Hereditary Musicians,Western Rajasthan,South Asia  

s1682722@sms.ed.ac.uk
Juan Alberto Claux The memory of the social in a neoliberal era: the politics of psychiatry in Peru. Anthropology of psychiatry,Schizophrenia and other mental illnesses,Medical ethics,Biomedicine and politics  

J.A.CLAUX@sms.ed.ac.uk
Resto Cruz Becoming middle class: kinship, personhood, and social mobility in the central Philippines Kinship and relatedness,Siblingship,personhood,Work,social mobility,Middle class,Inequality,Inheritance,Education,Professions,Transnational labour migration,Care,Intergenerational relations,Philippines,Southeast Asia,Austronesia Chrystal Macmillan Building 

resto.cruz@manchester.ac.uk
Leah Eades Medical Anthropology,Feminist Anthropology,Reproductive Health,Reproductive Politics,Abortion  

leah.eades@ed.ac.uk
Alex Gapud (Working Title): 'Historicities of Colonialism and the Slave Trade in Bristol" Memory,identity,England,Post-imperialism,Materiality,Politics of Memory,Past-presencing,Historical consciousness,heritage,colonial aphasia,Silence,Metropolitan Postcolonial Memory Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44(0)7580 268376
A.Gapud(at)ed.ac.uk
Sandalia Genus Medical Anthropology,Pharmaceuticals,Vaccination,Political Economy of Health,Malaria,Clinical Trials,Global Health,International development,Tanzania  

s.genus@sms.ed.ac.uk
Alysa Ghose Feminism,gender,Religious Identity,Witchcraft,femininity and masculinity,Intersectionality,spirits and the dead,Cuba,Latin America and the Caribbean,Power (domination,authority,legitimacy),personhood,ontology,spiritual development,intergenerational relationships,Kinship,knowledge production,empathy,intuition,African diaspora religions,embodiment and materiality,race Room 5.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building 
+44 7961902513
a.e.ghose@sms.ed.ac.uk
No Photo John Hagström Anthropology of non-religion,Secular humanism,Atheism,Secularism and secularity,Ethics and morality  

j.o.hagstrom@sms.ed.ac.uk
Maythe S. Han dog,kinship,Edinburgh,more-than-human,environment,ecology,ecological anthropology,creative ethnography,experimental research,interspecies ethnography,walking interview,veterinary anthropology,public anthropology,visual anthropology,materiality,material culture,queer theory,queer anthropology,decolonization,feminist methodologies,critical theory,linguistic anthropology,storytelling,experimental methodologies,friendship,relatedness  

maythe.han@ed.ac.uk
Lilian Kennedy ‘Staying Independent’ and ‘Still There’ despite ‘a bit of old-timer’s’: mediating personhood, temporality, and care in London Alzheimer’s Society support groups. Memory,Subjectivity and Personhood,Dementia,Care,Love,time and temporality,Family relationships,Kinship and relatedness,STS,GPS tracker technology,NHS 5.16 

lilian.kennedy@ed.ac.uk
Lucy Lowe Transnational Conceptions: Displacement, Maternity, and Onward Migration among Somalis in Nairobi, Kenya Refugee studies,Reproductive Health,Maternity,Medical Anthropology,Immigration and asylum policy,Humanitarianism,Legal anthropology,Somalia,Kenya,Urban anthropology,Fertility  

Mairi O'Gorman Values,Indian Ocean,Seychelles,Youth,Return / transnational migration,intimacy  

s1259259@sms.ed.ac.uk
Diego Malara Deceitful spirits the Ethiopian Orthodox Church,spirit possession,divination,art and healing,personhood,orthodoxy and heterodoxy,fasting and ascetism,passions and passiones  

diegomalara@hotmail.it
Dr Roslyn Malcolm "Rhythms That Matter: The Kinetic Melodies and Matterings of Autism and Equine Therapy in the UK". Autism,Biomedical knowledge(s),practices and technologies,Embodiment,Empathy,Intersubjectivity,Human-animal relationships,Science and technology studies,History of science and medicine,Sociality,sensorium,Phenomenology,Interdisciplinary Research,Energy,Kinship and relatedness,Sympathy,Materiality and matter Graduate School Office 

Roslyn.Malcolm@.ed.ac.uk
Hanna Mantila Psychiatric Practice in Hong Kong Anthropology of Pharmaceuticals,Transcultural psychiatry,Psychopharmaceuticals,Medical Anthropology,Biomedical knowledge(s), practices and technologies  

h.c.j.mantila@sms.ed.ac.uk
Q. Adam Marshall (primitive title) Taming the wild: an ethnography of belief amongst politically disenchanted city dwellers – Phnom Penh, Cambodia Cambodia,Phnom Penh,Religion And Ritual,Khmer Buddhism,Khmer Evangelical Christianity,belief,the 'heart',ethics,Space,place and the city,Subjectivity and Personhood,nationalism,Modernity,Anthropology of the state  

q.a.marshall@sms.ed.ac.uk
Hannah McInnes-Dean Maternity,Paternity,Parents and parenthood,Gender and parenting,Sex & Gender,Reproductive Health,Kinship,Medical Anthropology,Childbearing,Perinatal care and support,Parental Leave  

h.j.mcinnes-dean@sms.ed.ac.uk
Alice Nagle Living Psalm 127: Gender, reproduction, and religious embodiment amongst American patriarchal pro-natalists. Performativity,Sexuality,Religious Identity,Childbearing,Embodiment and the anthropology of the body,Christianity,Comedy and Humour,gender,marriage,Religion And Ritual,Kinship,Anthropology of the United States,Subjectivity and Personhood,agency,East Africa,life cycles,ethics and ideology,pregnancy,Pregnancy Loss,social reproduction Crystal Macmillan Building 

a.e.nagle@sms.ed.ac.uk
Declan Murray Solar waste? An ethnography of repair in Kenya's off-grid energy markets Electricity,Rubbish,Trash,Solar,Energy,Waste,Power,Design,Repair,Photovoltaics,E-waste,Maintenance,Infrastructure Chrystal Macmillan Building 

s0804505@sms.ed.ac.uk
Pia Noel Medical Anthropology,Global Mental Health,Nepal and the Himalaya,Medical pluralism,Development and Humanitarian Aid,Transcultural psychiatry,Anthropology of psychiatry,International development,Public health,Disability Studies 4.15 

Pia.Noel@ed.ac.uk
R. Elliott Oakley Opening the Waiwai ewto: Indigenous social and spatial relations in Guyana Environmental anthropology,Amazonia,Guyana,Indigenous Peoples,Conservation and development,Waiwai people,personhood  

r.e.oakley@sms.ed.ac.uk
Katarina Ockova 'Marriage, Kinship, Memory, and the Future among the Jewish Minority in Post-socialist Slovakia' (working title) Kinship and relatedness,History and Memory, especially as explored through intergenerational relations,Jewishness,Diaspora and transnationalism,Marriage and marital preferences,Community Belonging,Religion And Ritual,gender,Slovakia Chrystal Macmillan Building 

K.Ockova@sms.ed.ac.uk
Silvia Pergetti Anthropology of development,Materiality,Infrastructure,Imagination,Modernity,Solar energy,Energy transition,Distributed generation,India,Rural electrification,International development  

silvia.pergetti@ed.ac.uk
Rishabh Raghavan Criminal Power: Energy Infrastructures and Legislation in Tamil Nadu Citizenship,Criminality,Bureaucracy,Police,Energy & Infrastructure,illegality,thermal power plants,Tamil Nadu  

rishabh.raghavan@ed.ac.uk
Lindsay Randall Gender,,Kinship,Islam,International development,Ethiopia,Marriage and polygamy,Anthropology of time,Feminist Theory,Political Anthropology,Ecnomic Anthropology,Anthropology of Childhood,Agency and Subjectivity  
+44 07397812730
lindsay.randall@ed.ac.uk
No Photo Ting Ting Shum Practicing Public Health: Health Workers and Tuberculosis Control in Contemporary China China,Infectious Disease,Tuberculosis,Public Health Practice and Policy,Care,Subjectivity and Personhood,Value  

t.shum@sms.ed.ac.uk
Emma Teale "Revival of the Celtic Lands": Heritage and Prophecy in a Charismatic Missional Movement Christianity,Scotland,Prophecy,Spiritual territorialisation,Temporality,Celticism,Religious heritage,Leadership and Organisation  

Emma.Teale@ed.ac.uk
Catherine Whittaker Warrior Women of Central Mexico: The Cosmology of Gender Violence in a Changing World Gender,and Violence,Mexico,Mesoamerica,Nahuatl,cosmology,Intersectionality,Catholicism,Marginality,Religion And Ritual,Politics of Indigeneity,affect and emotion,love 5.13 Chrystal Macmillan Building 

s1355862@sms.ed.ac.uk
No Photo Laura Winterton  

s1267542@sms.ed.ac.uk
Inna Yaneva-Toraman Personhood within a Mask: An ethnography of in/visibility among the Baining of New Britain (PNG) Anthropology of the body,personhood,death,Melanesia,Material Culture,Masks,Religion And Ritual,Christianity,Economic anthropology,land ownership,indigenous rights,Conservation and development 5.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building 

i.yaneva-toraman@ed.ac.uk
Ritti Soncco Geographies of Tolerance: On the Visibility and Invisibility of Lyme Disease in Scotland (working title) Medical Anthropology,Veterinary Anthropology,Zoonoses,zoonotic disease control,Environmental anthropology,Science and technology,visual anthropology,anthropology of landscape,art  

Ritti.Soncco@ed.ac.uk