Salvador Chava Contreras

TitleGrad Instructor, PhD Candidate
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentAnthropology Department
OfficeSocial Science 1, Room 231
Office HoursMon 2-4 PM
Campus Mail StopSocial Sciences 1 Faculty Services

Research Interests

Environmental epigenetics, Medical Anthropology, Mesoamerica and Maya region, post-colonial and neo-colonial ceremonial continuity, collective indigenous enterprise of resistance

Biography, Education and Training

BA, UC Berkeley, Native American Tribal Law and History and Cultural Anthropology
MA, UC Merced, World History and Cultures Inaugural Program

Honors, Awards and Grants

Best Ethnographic Film, 2006, Berkeley Film Festival, "The Journey/El Recorrido"

Courses Taught

Anthro 130M Inside Mexico: Mexican Anthropology through Ethnography and Film