University of Florida
Dr. Bugarin is an anthropologist who specializes in historical and Iron Age archaeology, cultural anthropology, and applied anthropology. As an archaeologist, she focuses on colonialism, trade and exchange, slavery through the post-Reconstruction period, gender and child material culture, and the impact of structural racism. As an applied and cultural anthropologist, she looks at environmental studies, appropriate technologies, heritage conservation, international development and poverty alleviation, and anti-racism initiatives and transformation in professional organizations. She has conducted fieldwork and research in South Africa, The Gambia in West Africa, and different parts of the United States.