Marie Peterson

M.A. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY, [In Progress]
B.A. Anthropology & Sociology Western Connecticut State University, 2014
A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 2012


Research Interests:
Localized religious practices, religious material culture, syncretism, indigeneity, community relations, political protest movements

Area of Study / Field site:
North America, United States

Academic Advisor & Subfield:
Dr. Louise Burkhart; Cultural Anthropology

For my dissertation research I plan to explore the significance of New York State reservation lands in the lives of those who interact with them. In particular, I would like to study how reservations factor into community imaginaries. The projects I am working on can be visited at