gender, kinship, sexualities

Core areas of research in the department include the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, indigeneity, and class (Jerry, Moses, Nah, Nida, Ossman); feminist theory and epistemology (Schwenkel, Ossman); state and gender relations (Becker, Ossman); kinship, family, households, and social organization (Becker, Fay, Nida, Tsukamoto); gender and representation (Nah, Ossman, Schwenkel); gender and language (Nah);  landscape, gender, and archaeology (Becker, Tsukamoto).