Research Topics: New materialisms, transformational politics; critical race and indigenous theories; queer theory; decolonial methodologies; social and environmental justice; climate justice; cosmopolitics; the Colonial Anthropocene and its critics; the more than human; shamanism; social and historical consciousness; environmental humanities; embodiment and phenomenology; the politics of power and authority; death and dying; self and personhood; genders and sexualities; historicity; social memory and indigenous histories; anthropology of religion; medical anthropology; environmental anthropology; the Global South; indigenous Latin America; Mapuche; Chile; northern Peru.
Research Topics: Archaeology of Europe and the Near East; Climate Change in the Past and Present; Method and Theory; Social Meaning of Visual Imagery and Representation; Art, Symbolism and Religion; Digital Humanities; Museum Studies and Management; Cultural Heritage
Research Topics: Archaeological theory; complex societies; colonialism; ethnicity and identity; conflict and conflict resolution; political ecology; pastoralism; agricultural intensification; landscape archaeology; regional analysis; ethnohistory; archaeological chemistry; European archaeology; Iron Age, Medieval, and Early Modern Scandinavia and Ireland
Research Topics: Energy and environment; politics and morality; right-wing populism and emancipatory alternatives in rural Europe; the commodification of space and nature; cultural heritage and memory; Southern Europe, Spain and Catalonia.
Research Topics: Dr. Gil-García has worked with colleagues on how US immigration enforcement priorities create barriers to health services for unaccompanied minors. He has also co-authored articles with students that explore the policy relevance of broadening healthcare to the undocumented and health impacts of family separations.
Research Topics: The Balkans; Eastern Europe; violence; political anthropology; the anthropology of war and peace; the interface between social anthropology and policy-making; conflict management and prevention; post-conflict stabilization, and democracy building
Research Topics: Migration and Mobility; Brexit; Social Space and Emplacement; Rural and Urban Anthropology; Social Theory (esp. Pierre Bourdieu); Ethnographic Narrative and Autoethnography; Education and Youth; Vietnamese Diaspora (U.S.); Europe (including the European Union), France, England