Graduate Students in Anthropology

Below you’ll find the directory of current students in the anthropology graduate program, organized in alphabetical order by last name. 

 Felipe E. Acosta-Munoz, feacosta@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae  

 B.A., Anthropology & Linguistics. UNC – Chapel Hill.
 Research area(s): Language Preservation, Linguistic Anthropology, Language Identity, Indigenous  Language and Culture Revitalization, Yucatec Maya Language, Mexico, Indigenous Languages of  Central and South America.
 Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2019


B.S., Anthropology. Iowa State University.
Research area(s): Biological Anthropology, Bioarchaeology, and Mortuary Analysis
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2020

  Devon Borgardtdlborgar@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae

  B.A., History. Wesley College.
  Research area(s): Landscape Archaeology, Archaeology Synthesis
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2020

  Sarah Edwards, seedwar6@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae

  B.A., Sociology and Anthropology. Warren Wilson College. 
  Research area(s): Travel and Tourism, Visual Culture, Heritage, National Identity, Nation Branding,   Social Media.
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2019
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  Autumn Fetterolfaefetter@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae

  B.A., History. Coker College.
  Research area(s): Identity, Material Culture, Youth Culture, Urban Culture and Conformity.
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2020


B.A.. University of Tennessee - Knoxville.
Research area(s): Biological Anthropology, Physical Anthropology.
Anticipated Graduation: Fall 2018


  B.A., Anthropology and Archaeology. UNC – Chapel Hill.  
  Research area(s): Historical Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology, Archaeologies of Capitalism,        Consumerism, and Identity.
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2020

Heather Paxson, hipaxson@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae


B.A., Anthropology. University of Alaska – Fairbanks.
Research area(s): 

Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2020


  Rebekah Podolefsky, rrtruhan@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae


  B.A., Anthropology. University of Iowa.
  Research area(s): Human Osteology, Bioarchaeology, Medieval Archaeology, Medieval Europe,        Mortuary Practices, Disease, Sexual Dimorphism
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2020

  Megan Schwalenbergmbschwal@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae

  B.S., Archaeological Studies and Biology. University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. 
  Research area(s): Bioarchaeology. 

  Anticipated Graduation: Fall 2018. 



Maomao Tang, mtang6@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae

B.A., English Literature and Language Research. Jilin University (China).
Research area(s): Minority Cultural Heritage, Tourism, Dance Anthropology
Anticipated Graduate: Spring 2019.

  William Turner, wpturner@ncsu.eduCurriculum Vitae

  B.A., Anthropology. University of South Carolina – Columbia.
  Research area(s): Historical Archaeology, GIS, Contact period archaeology of the American              Southeast
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2019. 


B.S., Anthropology and Psychology. The College at Brockport, State University of New York. 
Research area(s): Sexuality and Gender, Migration and Refugees, State Regulation of Identity
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2019.

Brittany Weitzelbemcmul2@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae

B.A., Anthropology. University of Texas – San Antonio
Research area(s):  
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2019.