B.A., Anthropology and Linguistics, University of Southern California
M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
Society and Culture: Introduction to Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Language and Culture: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
History of Anthropology
The Anthropology of Consumer Society
Food and Culture
Culture, Power and Place in Southeast Asian Societies
Regarding Taste, Preference and Distinction
Keepin’ it Real?: The Pursuit, Defense, and Deconstruction of Authenticity
Migrants, Immigrants, and Refugees
Southeast Asia (Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand)
Immigration and Refugee Studies
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
2015 Ellett, R., Esperanza, J. and Phan, D. “Developing Interdisciplinary Thinking through an International Development Case Study” Journal of College Teaching.
2011 “Bali’s Ethnic Arts Industry: Crafting Global Identities amidst a National Tourist Agenda” Material Culture Review, Vol. 71: 14-23
2008 “Outsourcing Otherness: Commodifying Culture and Modernity in the Global Handicrafts Market” Research in Economic Anthropology, Vol. 28: 71-95.
2004 “Crafting Place: Discourses of Culture and Otherness in the Handicrafts Industry of Tegallalang, Bali” Antropologi Indonesia: Indonesian Journal of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Vol. 28 (75), 22-32.
2014 “Bypassig the National, Engaging the Global: (Re)Negotiating Terms of Global Belonging in the Balinese Handicrafts Insdustry” for Small Scale Producers and Rural Economies in the 21st Century: Retrenching, Redefining and Reenergizing. Deborah Sick and Richard Wilk (eds.). London: Routledge Press.
2012 Review of “Five Centuries of Indonesian Textiles,” Mary Hunt Kahlenberg (ed.). Museum Anthropology Review. Vol 6, No. 2, pp. 106-107 Fall 2012