Greek and Latin literatures, gender; literary and cultural theory, pre- and early modern studies, historiography, visual and performance studies.
Mesoamerican archaeology, identity formation, complex societies, class and state formation, gender, and feminist/queer theory
visual cultures of Central Africa, issues of gender, colonialism, post-colonialism and iconoclasm.
cultural heritage stewardship and law, and the archaeology of the North American Pacific Coast
Inka (Inca) visual and performance culture before and after Spanish colonization. Indigenous adaptations of Roman Catholicism. Inka stonework in the pre-Hispanic and colonial Andes, as well as the modern imagination.
human palaeogenomics & molecular anthropology, the Andes
zooarchaeology, African archaeology, pastoralism, colonial New Mexico, Holocene Monterey Bay historical ecology, interpretive theory, visual anthropology, emergence of pastoralism in East Africa, foodways as cultural practices in colonial encounters.
Genomics, computational molecular biology, genome assembly, human evolutionary genetics, ancient DNA, high-throughput sequencing, mRNA-processing and alternative splicing
the archaeology of middle-range societies, culture contact and trade, material culture and technology, ethnicity and gender, Great Plains and American Southwest.
Ancient Greek and Roman History
vertebrate paleoecology and evolution, isotopic or biochemical analysis of animal tissues (teeth, bones, fur, skin, etc.) or environmental samples (soil minerals, fossil plants, etc.).
archaeology of West Africa and the African Diaspora, historical anthropology, social complexity and the state, urbanism, space, landscape and monumentality, culture contact and change, spatial analysis and GIS, West Africa (Bénin) and the Caribbean (Haiti).
Molecular evolution; Genome evolution; Ancient DNA, Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Ecology, Paleogenomics
landscape, construction of communal memory, temples, women and gender, and the use of digital toolkits in historical research, Ancient Egypt
feeding ecology of extant apes and fossil hominins, developing novel biochemical markers for insectivory and meat consumption in great apes, reconstruction of diet and migration in great apes and prehistoric humans, isotope biochemistry and ecology (carbon, nitrogen, sulphur, strontium, oxygen)