Department of Anthropology
The Nuevo South Action Research Collaborative


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PARTICIPANTS

Faculty

Shahna Arps. Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology. 

Jeffrey Bethel.  Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health.

Sloane Burke.  Assistant Professor, Department of Health Education and Promotion.

Sarah Colby.  Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Ricardo B. Contreras.  Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology. (Collaborative Director).

Luci Fernandes, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology.

David Griffith. Professor, Department of Anthropology.

Dale Knickerbocker. Professor.  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Kim Larson.  Assistant Professor, College of Nursing. 

Lee Maril. Professor, Department of Sociology.

Susan C. Pearce.  Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology.

John Pierpont. Associate Professor, School of Social Work. 

E. Jefferey Popke.  Associate Professor, Department of Geography.

Lisa Beth Robinson.  School of Arts and Design.

Diane Rodriguez. Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education. 

Jennifer Valko. Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Ricard Viñas de Puig, Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Community

Juvencio Rocha Peralta. President, Association of Mexicans of North Carolina, AMEXCAN.  Simpson.

Quirino Borlán. President, Association of Guatemalans of North Carolina. Goldsboro.

Luis Guzmán. President, La Voz ENC, Inc.

Willie Cartagena. Director, The Hispanic Community Development Center, Inc.  Dudley.

Gaspar Gonzalez. Board member. The Hispanic Community Development Center, Inc. Dudley.

Manuel Sotelo.  New Latin Generation. Wilson, Edgecombe, and Nash Counties.

Maria Gabriel.  New Latin Generation.  Wilson, Edgecombe, and Nash Counties.

Guillermina Garcia.  Mujeres sin Fronteras. Kinston.

Anna Kinsey.  Kinston Community Health Center, Inc. Kinston.

Melissa Bailey.  Lenoir County Public Schools-Migrant Education Program.

Pedro Sanchez.  Lenoir County Public Schools-Migrant Education Program.

Magdalena B. Cruz.  Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools.

Maria El Faysal. Edgecombe Migrant Education Program.

Estela Viera.  Carolina Family Health Center

Tamara Williams. University Health Systems of Eastern North Carolina.

Affiliated Students

Bradley W. Bixler.  Bradley is an undergraduate student at East Carolina University double-majoring in Theater Arts and Media Production. His areas of interest include applied anthropology, ethnography, geography, the Latino community, and film production. He is currently planning on producing a documentary film that focuses on the Latino experience in eastern North Carolina.

Karen Kuemerle-Pinillo, born in Bogota, Colombia, is a graduate student in the School of Social Work at East Carolina University. She holds an Associate degree in Mental Health Services from the Community College of the U.S. Air Force and a B.A.S. degree in Psychology from Mount Olive College. In the Air Force, Karen worked as a translator and interpreter and also taught courses on maternal and child health and domestic violence. She is currently working with Lenoir County Schools Migrant Education Program as a service provider for the migrant population. Her areas of interest are community capacity-building and partnerships among the Latin Community.

Katie F. Lassiter, BSW, is a graduate student in the ECU School of Social Work. Katie is working with the community health advisor/diabetes prevention program as an intern with AMEXCAN for the 2009-2010 academic year. She has worked as a school social worker and plans to return to her native New York to become a school social worker upon graduating in May 2010.  Katie’s areas of interest are social work with children, and community capacity-building among marginalized populations.

Amber Thomas.  Undergraduate student majoring in Anthropology.