Dr. Mieka Brand Polanco
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Office Location: Sheldon 215
M.A., Ph. D. University of Virginia
Cultural anthropology; History of Theory in Sociocultural Anthropology; Space/Culture/Power; Medical Anthropology; African-American Culture and History (IDLS Capstone); Punishment and the State
African-American anthropology; social space; race & politics of racial identity; cultural geography; history production; politics of memory
2008. Guest Editor (with Heather Horst), special issue of Home Cultures 5(1).