Natalie Basta

B.S. Anthropology, University of South Dakota
Anthropology Graduate Student
Research interests: I am interested in public perceptions of law enforcement. I am also interested in forensic and biological anthropology, and I have completed research with radiocarbon dating.

David Hubin

B.A. Anthropology, The Ohio State University
Anthropology Graduate Student
david.hubin@ndsu.edu
Research interests:I am interested in the ethical application of bioarchaeological field methods and digital recording techniques. This includes the use of photogrammetry and Geographic Information Systems to document and recreate archaeological information in three-dimensional space.

Emily Ruth Nelson

B.S. Anthropology, North Dakota State University
B.S. Sociology, North Dakota State University
Anthropology Graduate Student
emily.ruth.nelson@ndsu.edu
Research interests: My main interest areas are in historical archaeology, specifically North American brothel sites. I am also interested in GIS fundamentals and applications. I am working on a master’s project and paper focused on the use of GIS in archaeology.

Damaris Enyonam Mosope Eyitayo Bibi

B.A. Sociology, University of of Cape Coast, Ghana
Sociology Graduate Student
damaris.bibi@ndsu.edu
Research interests: Gender based violence has always been my interest. Violence against women is a global phenomenon that knows no boundaries in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, geographical areas or socio-economic status. Specifically, I am interested in how domestic violence shelters help in assessing the multitudes of needs of battered women while in shelter as well as the post-shelter services available to battered women.

Kim Haarstick

B.S. Anthropology, North Dakota State University 
Anthropology Graduate Student
Research interests: Refugee reproductive and maternal health care from home country, refugee camp, to host country- analyzing how power, geopolitics, and the international refugee regime affect the spectrum of reproductive health care experiences of women. Concurrently- power, resistance, social relations, and medical pluralism of families practicing vaccine hesitancy in Fargo-Moorhead. 

Debarati Kole

M.S. Geography (Specialization in Population geography), Presidency University, Kolkata, India
Sociology Graduate Student
debarati.kole@ndsu.edu
Research interests: I am interested to study about immigrant and refugee populations in the United States. Especially how they are influenced by their social network and social capital for getting proper education and employment.

Marisa Mathews

B.S. Sociology, North Dakota State University
Sociology Graduate Student
marisa.mathews@ndsu.edu
Research interests: I am interested in social change and activism. Specifically how groups operationalize their goals and their methods of activism and whether or not that helps or hinders the movement. 

Kamal Kumar Nepali

B.A.  Sociology & Economics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
Sociology Graduate Student
kamalkumar.nepali@ndsu.edu
Research interests: I am an international student from Kathmandu, Nepal. My key research interests are social inequality, political change, gender studies, human behaviors and social integration of people with disabilities. Being from both Sociology and Economics background, I am always enthusiast to study how economic factors affect in the societies of developing nations. I am having a really great experience studying Sociology so far at the North Dakota State University, especially with the highly skilled faculty members and their pedagogical approaches.

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