Students

Current Students
Jessica Caporusso PhD Candidate, Social Anthropology (CGS Doctoral Fellow) Political ecologies of sugar cane in Mauritus, sound studies, sensory anthropology, Energy Working Group
Kelly Ladd PhD Candidate, Science & Technology Studies (SSHRC Bombardier CGS Doctoral Fellow) Electromagnetic sensitivities, imperceptible energetic toxicities, anthropology of the senses, biosocialities, Energy Working Group
Meredith Evans PhD Student, Social Anthropology Music therapy, Affect studies, HIV, Public Health
Stephanie Creighton
PhD Student, Social Anthropology Object intimacies, Data centres, Waste heat recycling, Sustainability discourses, Energy Working Group
Completed Theses and Dissertations
Dr. Duygu Kasdogan (2017) ““Potentiating Algae, Modernizing Bioeconomics: Algal Biofuels, Bioenergy Economies, and Built Ecologies in the United States and Turkey,” PhD Dissertation, Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies, York University. Member of the Energy Working Group
Dr. Melissa Atkinson-Graham (2015) “Surviving Oncology: Living with Cancer in the Wake of Integrative Care,” PhD Dissertation, Graduate Program in Social Anthropology, York University.
Julia Murphy (2016) “You Can’t Go Outside: Confinement in mental health care,” Major Research Paper, Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies.
Bretton Fosbrook (2012) “To the Technological Frontiers!: Entreprenuerial Pioneers in Contemporary Silicon Valley” Major Research Paper, Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies
Lisa Richardson, MD (2011) “Transducing Harvey, the Cardiopulmonary Simulator: An autoethnography of medical auscultation,” Major Research Paper, Faculty of Environmental Studies
Jessica Caporusso (2011)  “Tuning In: Sonic Atmospheres and Affective Labour in Recording Studio Life,” MA Thesis, Graduate program in Social Anthropology
Karen Angus (2010) “Dancing Caricatures: Race and Gender in Ballroom Dancing,” MA Thesis, Graduate Program in Social Anthropology
Melissa Atkinson-Graham (2009) “The Body in and of Craniosacral Therapy: An ethnographic examination,” MA Thesis, Graduate Program in Social Anthropology
Committee Memberships
Dr. Peter Hobbs, PhD Candidate, Environmental Studies, completed 2016

Dr. Laurie Baker, PhD in Social Anthropology, completed 2015

Dr. Kelly Fritsch, PhD in Social and Political Thought, completed 2015

Emily Simmonds, PhD Candidate, Science & Technology Studies

Cameron Murray, PhD Candidate, Science & Technology Studies

Colin Sutherland, PhD Student, Geography

Maxime Polleri, PhD Candidate, Social Anthropology

Kris Maksymowicz, PhD Candidate, Social Anthropology

Alex Gellis, PhD Candidate, Environmental Studies

Angela Cope, PhD Student, Science & Technology Studies

Meghna George, PhD Student, Social Anthropology

Sophya Yumakulov, PhD Student, Social Anthropology

Nadine Ryan, MA Student, Social Anthropology

David Perrett, MFA Student, Visual Arts, completed 2016

Anna Snyder, MFA Student, Visual Arts, completed 2016

Cassandra Preston, MA Student, Social Anthropology, completed 2016

Alex MacNeil, MA Student, Social Anthropology, completed 2017

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