Areas of Specialization: Linguistics, language and culture, sociolinguistics, immigration, psychoanalysis, symbolism; South America.
Areas of Specialization: Migration, incarceration/detention and deportation, citizenship, ethnicity, nationalism and the state, and social movements.
Areas of Specialization: Archeological method and theory, complex societies, Maya ideology, Maya cave archaeology, ceramic analysis.
Areas of Specialization: Bioarchaeology, paleopathology, dental anthropology, body modification, deviant burials, China, Mongolia, Egypt.
Areas of Specialization: Forensic anthropology, human osteology, paleopathology, bioarchaeology.
Areas of Specialization: Urban studies, ethnic studies, race ethnicity; Southeast Asia, Asia-American.
Areas of Specialization: Physical anthropology, primate behavior, sexual selection, reproduction, dispersal, molecular genetics.
Areas of Specialization: Language Documentation and Revitalization. Community-directed Language Auto-documentation. Indigenous Languages of the Americas. Mesoamerican Languages. Zapotecan Languages. Highland Chontal. Anthropological Linguistics. Linguistic Variation. Transnational and Diasporic Language Communities.
Areas of Specialization: Democratic and bureaucratic governance, conservation, and development of coastal and marine environments, mediated transnational and regional public forums, law, wild capture and aquaculture fisheries, British Columbia, west coast U.S., southern Chile.
Areas of Specialization: Archaeology, coastal & island prehistory, historical ecology, environmental archaeology, California, Channel Islands.
Areas of Specialization: Medicine, media, critical television studies, popular culture studies, globalization.
Areas of Specialization: Biological anthropology, medical anthropology, epidemiology, evolution and ecology of infectious disease.
Areas of Specialization: Cultural anthropology, Latin America with emphasis on Brazil, African Diaspora, social mobility, healing, ethnobotany.
Areas of Specialization: Prehistoric archaeology of the Great Basin and California; archaeology of historic period Native American sites; hunter-gatherer adaptations and social organization.