Environmentalisms, nature ideologies, ocean studies, political ecology, post-colonialism, ethnographic writing, food studies
Education-related language inclusion and exclusion; signed languages, sociopolitical formation, and ideologies of language modality; SE Asian Deaf social change movements
Prehistoric and historic archaeology, the origins of settled village life, and the incorporation of horticulture into subsistence bases after AD 1200
Development anthropology; development-caused forced displacement and resettlement in urban areas with a focus on new infrastructure projects in West Africa and Asia; social change in agricultural societies, especially West Africa; public anthropology
Old World Archaeology and Ethnology; Archaeology of Chiefdoms and States; Early Cities and States in Africa; Archaeology of the Indian Ocean; Archaeology of Slavery; Evolution of Inequality; Trade and Trading Systems; Ethnoarchaeology, Ethnohistory, and Oral Traditions
East African ethnology and archaeology; mobile money and mobile communication; economic anthropology
Public anthropology; Queer linguistics. Language and Sexuality. Globalization and oppositional voice. Social justice.
Violence, migration, gender, nursing, technology & the body, political economy, labor justice, human rights, drug and alcohol studies in the United States, Central America, Mexico, Korea, Egypt
Historical Archaeology, Capital, Materialist Alienation, Social Inequalities, Praxis, Theory (most areas), African Diaspora, Maroonage, Political Archaeology, Animal Emancipation
Television and video production
Aging, ethnographic research methods, aging, oral history, and urban anthropology
U.S. foreign policy and human rights, U.S. military bases, war and militarization, forced displacement, indigenous peoples' rights, race and ethnicity, gentrification, urban anthropology, ethnographic writing, inequality and social justice
Biological and social history of African Americans living in the 19th and 20th century urban US, health consequences of poverty, and inequality through skeletal and documentary data analysis
American culture and folklore, credit and debt, urban life, gentrification and displacement, homelessness, poverty, politics and family values, environmental justice, and the history and culture of Washington D.C.