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Professor Grey Gundaker Appointed as Visiting Professor

The Programs in Anthropology are pleased to announe that Professor Grey Gundaker will be Visiting Professor during the 2016-17 academic year.

Professor Gundaker is currently the Dittman Professor of American Studies and Professor of Anthropology at the College of William and Mary. She received an Ed.D. from Teachers College (in Family and Community Education) and a Ph.D. from Yale University (in Anthropology). Her research has focused on the vernacular culture of the African Diaspora on both sides of the Atlantic. Among other distinctions, she has been a Fellow of the Du Bois Institute at Harvard, as well as a visiting professor in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard.

Professor Gundaker is the author of:

- No Space Hidden: The Spirit of African American Yards. University of Tennessee Press. 2005 (Judith McWillie co-author)

- Signs of Diaspora / Diaspora of Signs: Creolization, Literacy, and Vernacular Practice in African America. Oxford University Press. 1998

Her many articles include:

- “Design on the World: Blackness and the Absence of Sub-Saharan Africa from the History of Garden and Landscape Design.” In John Beardsley, ed. Cultural Landscape Heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa, Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, pp. 15-57. in press

- “Hidden Education among African Americans under Slavery.” Teachers College Record, pp. 1591-1611. 2007

- "Creolization, Complexity, and Timing." Historical Archaeology, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 124-133. Dumbarton Oaks., pp. 25-54. 2000