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Project Director

Daphne Cunningham


Project Curator

Alaka Wali
Curator of North American Anthropology at The Field Museum


Project Developer

Madeleine Tudor
Applied Cultural Research Manager at The Field Museum


Project Consultant

Carolyn Johnson
Administrative Director of Graduate Programs in Darwinian Sciences at University of Chicago


Site Monitor and Research Assistant

Amrutha Kumaran
Ethnographic Fieldwork and Website Content Development (2015-2016)
B.A. in Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis 2015


Research Assistants and Interns

A number of people have contributed valuable research and media to the Urban Health and Well-Being project over the years:


George Brigandi
ECCo Fieldwork, Database and Website Content Development (2011)
B.A. in Anthropology and History, Purdue University 2011


Ana Croegaert
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Ethnographic Fieldwork (2011)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of New Orleans


Tegan Donnelley


Hannah Anderson Graver
Photography and Ethnography (2010-2014)
Freelance Photographer and Videographer


Queena Luu
Ethnographic Fieldwork and Website Content Development (2015)
B.A. in Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago 2017


Dhruv Mehta
Collections Work 
B.A. in Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 


Geneva Morris
Ethnographic Fieldwork and Collections Research (2009-2011)
Masters in Environmental Design and Architecture, Yale 2016


Jackson Powers

Ian O’Shaughnessy
Ethnographic Fieldwork (2015) 
Loyola Academy 2016


Emily Wright

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