Cultural Anthropology

Donna Auston

Donna AustonPhD Student
Advisor: Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi
Program: Cultural Anthropology (CITE)
Research Interests: My research interests include race, ethnicity, Islamophobia, gender, the body, phenomenology and embodiment, religion, language, media representation, and Islam in America.

My dissertation is an ethnographic study of Islam, race, sprituality, and protest through an examination of Black Muslim activism in the northeastern U.S., within the context of the Black Lives Matter movement.


Departmental Chair
Craig S. Feibel

Graduate Director
Erin Vogel
Fall 2019 office hours: Monday 2-4

Graduate Assistant
Safiena Salaman