Tom Özden-Schilling

Tom Özden-Schilling is an assistant professor of Department of Anthropology. He received his Ph.D from the MIT Program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society (HASTS) in 2016. Tom’s work investigates how expert institutions in rural communities in North America conceptualize social continuity and change during times of disruption and uncertainty. His current book…

Marian Robbins, Program Coordinator

Marian earned her BA in Anthropology from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland as well as her MA in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Her passion for culture, context, and history led her to serve as the Project Coordinator & Staff Folklorist for the 2013 Chesapeake Folk Festival where she highlighted the…