Sociology & Anthropology

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John J. Bodinger de Uriarte
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Go Program: Galapagos-Ecuador

Phone: 570-372-4759
Office Location: Fisher Hall - Rm 326

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Academic Credentials:
PHD, University of Texas At Austin
MA, University of Texas At Austin
BA, Vassar College

Bodinger de Uriarte has several research specialties including the formation of ethnic and cultural self-definition and self-representation in the public sphere. Specifically, he focuses on questions of identity, representation, and Native American sovereignty, and how such issues are engaged in contemporary museum, casino, and photographic practice.

Bodinger de Uriarte’s research interests also include social theory; the histories of anthropology and photography in the United States; identity politics; visual anthropology; museum studies; war and violent conflict; new reproductive technologies; and questions of family, kinship and relatedness.


  • ANTH-152 Public Culture
  • ANTH-222 Life During Wartime
  • ANTH-227 Native America North of Mexico
  • ANTH-237 Museums and Anthropology
  • ANTH-322 Visual Anthropology
  • ANTH-341 Family and Kinship
  • ANTH-413 Race, Ethnicity & Minorities
  • ANTH-501 Independent Research
  • ANTH-502 Independent Study
  • ANTH-510 Internship in Anthropology
  • DIVS-400 Diversity Encounters Changing World
  • DIVS-400 Gay Students:Subj of Violence
  • ENGL-100 Writing and Thinking
  • JWST-500 Independent Study
  • OFFP-GLPGOS Sustainable Truth or Fiction
  • OFFR-GLPGOS Galapagos: Sustainable Truth or Fiction
  • OFFS-GLPGOS Sustainable Truth or Fiction
  • PRDV-104 Perspectives
  • SOCI-341 Family and Kinship
  • SOCI-413 Race, Ethnicity & Minorities
  • SOCI-501 Independent Research

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