Graduate Students

Ashley E. Sherry

In Progress - Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2011 - Master of Arts in Ethnology and Linguistics, University of New Mexico
2009 - Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Anthropology, magna cum laude, Minor in Latin American Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ashley E. Sherry is a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, whose research includes interpersonal and institutional forms of violence with a focus on policy. Currently she is researching the social conditions of policy formation within social movements driven by educators and community members in Mexico City and Guerrero, Mexico. Contact her at asherry@anthro.umass.edu.


Priscilla B. Mollard

In Progress - Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2013 - Master of Arts in Anthropology, San Francisco State University
2005 - Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, San Francisco State University

Priscilla Mollard is a Ph.D. student studying the bioarchaeology of mining populations in 14th-17th century Baia Mare, Romania. Her research is supported by a National Science Foundation grant (IIA-1261172) and by collaborations with the Muzeul Județean de Istorie Èşi Arheologie Maramureş and the Institut de Antropologie "Francisc I. Rainer". Contact her at pmollard@anthro.umass.edu.


Adam Netzer Zimmer

In Progress - Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2016 - Master of Arts in Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2013 - Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Music (Voice) with honors, magna cum laude, Ithaca College

Adam Netzer Zimmer is a Ph.D. student in anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds a Graduate Research Fellowship through the National Science Foundation and the Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Fellowship. He is researching the processes of cadaver recruitment and the skeletal collections left over after anatomical research in both the U.S. and Iceland. Contact him at azimmer@anthro.umass.edu and read more people.umass.edu/azimmer.