Faculty Directory

Salvador Chava Contreras
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Student
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Anthropology Department
  • Phone
    831-459-3588
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Social Sciences 1, 231
    • 231 Social Science 1
  • Mail Stop Social Sciences 1 Faculty Services
  • Courses Anthro 130M Inside Mexico: Mexican Anthropology through Ethnography and Film

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"