Professor of American Studies and AnthropologyOffice: College Apts. 6C and Washington 117
Grey Gundaker received an Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology from Yale University. She is the author of Signs of Diaspora / Diaspora of Signs: Literacy, Creolization, and Vernacular Practice in African America, and (with Judith McWillie) No Space Hidden: The Spirit of African American Yards; and editor of Keep Your Head to the Sky: Interpreting African American Home Ground. Her teaching interests include material culture, religion, arts, and education in the U.S. and the African Diaspora; as well as theory and methods in cultural studies and anthropology. Her research investigates literacies and sign systems; ideologies of race and landscape in the Black Atlantic; sacred sites in the African Diaspora; and the politics of everyday interaction.