Faculty

Anthropology

Joseph S. Alter
3302 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7508
jsalter@pitt.edu
Publications

2013. Sex, Askesis and the Athletic Perfection of the Soul: Physical Philosophy in the Ancient Mediterranean and South Asia. In Geoffrey Samuel and Jay Johnson eds. Subtle Bodies. Pp. 121-148. London: Routledge. 2013. Sri Yogendra: Magic, Modernity and the Burden of the Middle-Class Yogi. In Mark Singleton and Ellen Goldberg, eds. Gurus in Modern Yoga. P.p. 60 -80. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 
2012 “Sacrifice and Immortality: Theoretical Implications of Embodiment in Hathayoga.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 35 (2): 408-433.
2011    Moral Materialism: Sex and Masculinity in Modern India.  Penguin: New Delhi.

Loukas Barton
3133 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-2247
loukas@pitt.edu
Publications

Gremillion, K., Barton, L., Piperno, D. (2014) “Particularism and the retreat from theory in the archaeology of agricultural origins,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(17): 6171-6177. Morgan,C., Barton, L., Yi, M.J., Bettinger, R.L., Gao, X., Peng, F., (2014) “Re-dating Shuidonggou Locality 1 and implications for the Initial Upper Paleolithic in East Asia,” Radiocarbon, 56(1): 165-179.
2013   “Microblade technology and the rise of serial specialists in North-­‐Central China,” Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 32: 212-­‐223.
2011   Glacial cycles and Palaeolithic adaptive variability on China's Western Loess Plateau, Antiquity, 85: 365-­‐379.

Laura Brown
3129 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

lcb32@pitt.edu
Publications

2014 A Public Backstage: The Politics and Possibilities of Overheard Talk in Tamil Grocery Shops,Language and Communication, vol 34 (1): 35-45.

 

Nicole Constable
3124 Wesley W. Posvar Hall (Anthropology); 4112 Wesley W. Posvar Hall (ASC)
412-648-8846
constabl@pitt.edu
Publications

2014   Constable, Nicole. Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor. University of California Press, 2014.

 

2013   "Correspondence Marriages, Virtual Communities, and Counter-Erotics on the Internet" In Media, Erotics and Transnational Asia. Purnima Mankekar and Louisa Schein, eds. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, pp. 111-37. 

 

2013   "Conference as Feminist Ethnography and the Blurring of Boundaries". Special issue Remapping the Erotic: Interrogations from Asia, Sik Ying Ho, ed. Sexualities.

 

2012   Brides, Maids and Prostitutes: Reflections on the Study of “Trafficked” Women. In: Shadow lines: Women and Borders in Contemporary Asia. Devleena Ghosh, ed. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishers, pp. 14-35. 

 

Robert D. Drennan
3302 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

drennan@pitt.edu
Publications

2012   Archaeology as a Social Science. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

 

2012   Comparative Archaeology: A Commitment to Understanding Variation. In The Comparative Archaeology of Complex Societies, edited by Michael E. Smith, pp. 1–3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

 

2012   Challenges for Comparative Study of Early Complex Societies. In The Comparative Archaeology of Complex Societies, edited by Michael E. Smith, pp. 62–87. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

 

Robert M. Hayden


rhayden@pitt.edu
Publications

2013   From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: Studies of a European Disunion, 1991-2011. Leiden: Brill

 

2013   “Fahrenheit 96.8: The Cold-Blooded Mass destruction of ‘Unsuitable” Books in Croatia in the 1990s” (review essay on Knjigocid: Uništavanje knjige u Hrvatskoj 1990-ih, by Ante Lešaja). Slavic Review

 

2013   “Imagined Commonalities: The Invention of a Late Ottoman ‘Tradition’ of Coexistence” (with Slobodan Naumović). American Anthropologist. 

 

Gabriella Lukacs
3302 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

lukacs@pitt.edu
Publications

2013   “Dreamwork: Cell Phone Novelists, Labor, and Politics in Contemporary Japan” Cultural Anthropology

 

2013    “Cool Japan, Soft Power, and Cultural Globalization,” In Towards New Humanities in the Era of Ubiquitous Media, Yoshimi Shunya and Ishida Hidetaka, eds. Tokyo: Tokyo University Press

 

2012   “Workplace Dramas and Labor Fantasies in 1990s Japan,” in Global Futures in East Asia, Ann Anagnost, Andrea Arai, and Hai Ren, eds. Stanford University Press 

 

Richard Scaglion
3302 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

scaglion@pitt.edu
Publications

 

2015   Scaglion, Richard. “Indigenous Education in the Pacific Islands.” In Indigenous Education: Language, Culture, and Identity. W. J. Jacob, S. Y. Cheng, and M. K. Porter (eds.), pp. 281-299. Springer, Dordrecht.

2013   Scaglion, Richard. "Law" (Chapter 17). In The Pacific Islands: Environment and Society, Revised Edition. M. Rapaport (ed.), pp. 202-213. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. 

 

2012   Feinberg, Richard and Richard Scaglion (eds.) Polynesian Outliers: The State of the Art. Ethnology Monographs No. 21, Pittsburgh.

 

  

Andrew J. Strathern
3302 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

strather@pitt.edu
Publications

Their most recent co-authored books include:
Diaspora, Disasters, and the Cosmos: Rituals and Images.  Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern, co-authors.  Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press (under contract, in preparation).
2015  Research Companion to Anthropology. Stewart, Pamela J and Andrew Strathern (Co-Editors). London: Ashgate Publishing.
2014  Working in the Field: Anthropological Experiences across the World. Stewart, Pamela J and Andrew Strathern, co-authors.  Palgrave Macmillan.

2014   Ritual: Key Concepts in Religion. Stewart, Pamela J and Andrew Strathern, co-authors. London: Bloomsbury.London: Continuum Publishing (Bloomsbury).
2011 Peace-making and the Imagination: Papua New Guinea Perspectives. Stewart, Pamela J and Andrew Strathern, co-authors. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.
 
A selection of Stewart and Strathern's recent influential articles/essays:
---2015 (forthcoming, in press)   Strathern, Andrew J. and Pamela J. Stewart. Introduction.  In, Research Companion to Anthropology, edited by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern.  Ashgate Publishing
---2015 (forthcoming, in press)   Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern. Disaster Anthropology.  In, Research Companion to Anthropology, edited by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern.  Ashgate Publishing
---2013  Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart (Strathern).  Medicine and the Body.  In, The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior and Society, edited by W.C. Cockerham, R. Kingwall, and S.R. Quah.  Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
---2013  Stewart (Strathern) Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern.  Symbols, Language, Ritual, and Scale.  Neo-Lithics 2/13, pp. 37-40.
---2013  Strathern, Andrew J. and Pamela J. Stewart (Strathern).  Dark and light shamanisms: themes of conflict, ambivalence, and healing.  In, Shamanism and Violence.  Power, Repression and Suffering in Indigenous Religious Conflicts, edited by Diana Riboli and Davide Torri.  London: Ashgate Publishing, pp 11-23.
---2013  Strathern, Andrew J. and Pamela J. Stewart. Religion and Violence in Pacific Island Societies.  In, Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence, edited by Mark Juergensmeyer, Michael Jerryson, and Margo Kitts.  Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, pp 167-182.
---2013 Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew J. Strathern. Religion and Violence from an Anthropological Perspective.  In, Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence, edited by Mark Juergensmeyer, Michael Jerryson, and Margo Kitts. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, pp 375-384.
---2012 Strathern, Andrew J. and Pamela J. Stewart.  [Updated and Reprinted] Ceremonial exchange: debates and comparisons.  In,  A Handbook of Economic Anthropology, Second Edition, edited by James G. Carrier.  Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 239-256.
---2011  Stewart (Strathern), Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern.   Fun with Fads: What Comes Next was Probably Here Before (Plus Ca Change).  Anthropologica (Canadian Anthropological Society journal): 53 (2): 330-331.
---2011  Strathern, Andrew J. and Pamela J. Stewart.  Bamboo Knives, Bows, and Waterfalls: The Presentation of "Traditional Knowledge" in Melpa Kang Rom, Duna Pikono and the Works of Hesiod and Virgil.  In, Sung Stories from the Papua New Guinea Highlands: Studies in Form, Meaning and Sociocultural Context, edited by Alan Rumsey and Don Niles.  Canberra, Australia: Australian National University e-press, pp. 303-316.
---2011  Strathern, Andrew J. and Pamela J. Stewart.  Chapter 22, PERSONHOOD: Embodiment and Personhood.  In, A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment, Frances E. Mascia-Lees (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., pp. 388-402  (2011).
---2010.  Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart.   Kinship, Ritual, Cosmos.  Journal de la Societe des Oceanistes 130-131, pp 79-88.
---2010.  Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart.  The Appearing and Disappearing World of the Bogaiya:  A Corner of Papua New Guinea Cultural History.  In, McElhanon, K.A. and Ger Reesink (eds.)  A Mosaic of Languages and Cultures: Studies Celebrating  the Academic Career of Karl J. Franklin.  Dallas, Texas: SIL Publications. pp. 399-407.  [e-book, ISBN 978 1 55671 250 0]
---2010  Strathern, Andrew J. and Pamela J. Stewart (1998) [Reprinted in Ritual]. Embodiment and Communication: Two Frames for the Analysis of Ritual. Social Anthropology (Journal of the European Association of Social Anthropologists) Vol. 6, part 2. Pp 237-251.  In, Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern (eds.).  Ritual. (The International Library of Essays in Anthropology), London: Ashgate Publishing, pp. 83-97.
---2010  Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart (2008) [Reprinted in Ritual].  Shamanic Performances: Issues of Performativity and Comparison.  Journal of Ritual Studies 22.1, pp. 53-59.  In, Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern (eds.).  Ritual. (The International Library of Essays in Anthropology), London: Ashgate Publishing, pp. 283-289.
---2010  Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern.  Shamanic Performance and Cosmological Praxis, pp. 291-300.  In, Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern (eds.).  Ritual. (The International Library of Essays in Anthropology), London: Ashgate Publishing.
---2010  Stewart, Pamela J. and A.J. Strathern (1999) [Reprinted in Ritual].  Female Spirit Cults as a Window on Gender Relations in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. [Sept. 1999] 5(3):345-360.  In, Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern (eds.).  Ritual. (The International Library of Essays in Anthropology), London: Ashgate Publishing ,pp. 369-384.
---2010  Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern. How Can Will be Expressed and What Role  Does the Imagination Play?  In Toward an Anthropology of the Will, Keith M. Murphy and C. Jason Throop, Editors.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, pp. 140-157.
---2010  Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart.  Shifting Centres, Tense Peripheries: Indigenous Cosmopolitanism, in, United in Discontent: Local Responses to Cosmopolitanism and Globalization,  Dimitrios Theodossopoulos and Elisabeth Kirtsoglou, eds., Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, pages 20-44.
---2010  Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart.   "Placing and Dis-Placing the Dead". In Religion and Retributive Logic: Essays in Honour of Professor Garry W. Trompf., Carole M. Cusack and Christopher Hartney, eds. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Publishing, pages 131-144.
---2009  Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart.  Preface to the New Edition.  Inequality Reconsidered: Models and Histories of Change, pp. viii-xii.  In, Inequality in New Guinea Highlands Societies. [Re-issued with corrections, 2009]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
---2008 Strathern A.J. and Pamela J. Stewart. Anthropology of Violence and Conflict, Overview.  (Updated and expanded), In, Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, 2nd Edition. published by Elsevier Inc., Oxford, pages 75-86.
---2007  Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart.  Preface to the New Edition.  2007 Waves of Change, pp. xv-xviii.  In, The Rope of Moka. [Re-issued with corrections, 2007]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
---2007 Strathern, Andrew and Pamela J. Stewart.  Actors and Actions in 'Exotic' Places, pp. 95-108.  In, Wassmann, Jurg and Katharina Stockhaus (eds.) Experiencing New Worlds. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books.

Behavioral and Community Health Sciences

Supriya Kumar
PUBHL 717
412-624-0234
supriya@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    Policies to reduce influenza in the workplace: Impact assessments using an agent-based model Am J Public Health 103 1406-1411

 

2012    "It’s a long, long walk: accessibility to hospitals, maternity and integrated health centers in Niger." Int J of Health Geographics 11:24

 

2012    "US public support for global vaccine donations during the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic" PLoS ONE 7(3): e33025

 

Business

Andrew Blair
342 Mervis Hall

blair@katz.pitt.edu
Publications

2010  "Forecasting the Resurgence of the U.S. Economy in 2010: An Expert Judgment Approach," with G. N. Mandelker, T. L. Saaty, and R. Whitaker, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences.

 

2002  "Forecasting the Resurgence of the U.S. Economy in 2001: An Expert Judgment Approach," with R. Nachtmann, T. L. Saaty, and R. Whitaker, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences

 

John Camillus
338 Mervis Hall
412-648-1599
camillus@katz.pitt.edu
Publications

2010     "A 'Good Business' Decision Framework." Rotman Magazine.

 

2009     "Good Business in Bad Times: The Strategic Advantages of Humanity in   

             Business Decisions." Effective Executive.

 

Nguyen Dung
240 Mervis Hall
412-648-1521
nguyen@katz.pitt.edu
Publications

N/A    "Competitive Advertising Strategies and Market Dynamics: A Research Note on Theory and Evidence," with Larry Shi, in Management Science.

 

2005   "Firm Capabilities, Timing of Internet Adoption, and Performance," with L. Shi, J. Hulland, and R. Chatterjee, MSI Reports, Issue Four, Marketing Science Institute, Boston, MA.

 

2003    Book Review: The Vietnamese Economy, edited by B. Tran Nam and C. Do Pham, Routledge-Curzon, in Journal of Asian Business.

 

Josephine Olson
308 Mervis Hall
412-648-1715
jolson@katz.pitt.edu
Publications

2013    “Human Capital Models and the Gender Pay Gap,” Sex Roles, 68, 186-197. 

 

2012    “Reasons for Leaving Home:  Comparing Predictors of Wanting to Migrate and Travel in Croatian Undergraduates,” Migracijske i etničke teme (Migration and Ethnic Themes), 28, 7-27.

 

2012    “Evaluating a short-term, first-year study-abroad program for business and engineering undergraduates: understanding the student learning experience,” Journal of Education for Business, 87, 325-332.

 

Classics

Edwin D. Floyd
1520 Cathedral of Learning
412-624-4483
edfloyd@pitt.edu

East Asian Languages and Literatures

William B. Crawford
110 Old Engineering Hall
412-624-5568
wcrawford@katz.pitt.edu
Publications

2005    “China’s Management Buyouts in Fiction and Fact”: Part of on-campus lecture series sponsored by Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies

 

“The Blizzard Leaves no Trace: Putting a Popular Spin on Economic Reality,” presented for Panel 23: “Idealism Besieged: Chinese Anti-Corruption Fiction as a Response to Social Change”, at the 34th annual conference of the Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies.

 

2004   “Penetrating the Cultural Context of Business from Within: Cultural Data-Mining for Expatriates,” open lecture at National Dong Hwa University School of Management, Taiwan.

“Maintaining Local Sensitivity Amid Global Diversity in Human Resources Management”: seminar presentation/discussion, National Dong Hwa University Graduate Program in Management, Taiwan 

 

Charles Exley
113A Old Engineering Hall
412-624-3458
exley@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    “Dress-up: Self-fashioning and Performance in the Work of Yasumasa Morimura” in Yasumasa Morimura: Theater of the Self. Pittsburgh: The Andy Warhol Museum

 

2012    A Beggar's Art: Scripting Modernity in Japanese Drama, 1900-1930 by M. Cody Poulton.  Journal of Asian Studies

 

2011    "Haikai and Kabuki" in Alfred J. Andrea, General Editor. Encyclopedia of World History. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Greenwood Publishing Group

 

Fan Fan
110 Old Engineering Hall
412-648-0849
fanfan@pitt.edu
Sachiko T. Howard
110C Old Engineering Hall
412-624-5574
showard@pitt.edu
Wan-Ching Hsieh
110H Old Engineering Hall
412-648-0849
wanhsieh@pitt.edu