Introduction of Cultural Anthropology
Native American Culture in Contemporary Society
Religion, Society and Culture
After spending over ten years researching the pilgrimage and material culture of milagres
in northeast Brazil, I am currently continuing my research on pilgrimage in a new
St. Nectan's Glen in Cornwall, Great Britain investigating pagan and nature based
spirituality. I am also working with Dr. Melissa Schrift in Cuba investigating the
healing aspects of Santeria (or Regla
2015. "Recovery, Renewal, Reclaiming:Anthropological Research toward Healing," King,
Lindsey (ed), Knoxville: Newfound Press.
2014.Spiritual Currency in Northeast Brazil. Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press.
2005. "Pilgrimage, Promises, and Ex-Votos: Ingredients for Healing in Northeast Brazil"
in Pilgrimage and Healing, Dubisch, Jill and Michael Winkelman (eds), Tucson: The
University of Arizona Press.