- A.B. in Folklore and Mythology. Harvard College
- M.A. in Cultural Anthropology. University of Chicago
- Ph.D. in Anthropology. University of Chicago
- ANTH 109: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- ANTH 265: Food, Eating, and Culture
- ANTH 266: Money, Markets and Magic
- ANTH 267: Anthropology of Tourism
- ANTH 352: Ritual, Resistance and Rebellion in South America
- FOUN 098: Zombies
- UNIV 288: Global Cuisines, Local Contexts (taught with Philippe Dubois, French)
- Aymara-speaking peoples of the Andes
- Bolivian migrants in Spain
- Archaeological tourism
- Conceptions of time and calendars
- Bolivian gastronomy and foodways
- Touristic cuisines
Frosted Windows And Compartmentalized Intimacies: Forging Relationships In A Bolivian Restaurant In Madrid. Food and Foodways 24(3-4): 213-231. Special Issue "Eating In Semi-Public Spaces," co-edited by Clare A. Sammells and Edmund Searles.
Restaurants, Kitchens, Markets, Feasts, And Parties: The Anthropology Of Semi-Public Culinary Spaces. Co-authored with Edmund Searles. Food and Foodways 24(3-4): 129-135.
Haute Traditional Cuisines: How UNESCO's List of Intangible Heritage Links the Cosmopolitan to the Local. In Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage, Ronda Brulotte and Michael Di Giovine, eds. Ashgate. 141-158.
Bargaining Under Thatch Roofs: Tourism and the Allure of Poverty in Highland Bolivia. In Tourism and the Power of Otherness: Seductions of Difference, David Picard and Michael Di Giovine, eds. Bristol: Channel View Publications.
The Aymara Year Count: Calendrical Translations In Tiwanaku, Bolivia. Ethnology 50(3):245-258.
Complicating the Local: Defining the Aymara at Tiwanaku, Bolivia. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 17(2):315-331.
Ancient Calendars and Bolivian Modernity: Tiwanaku’s Gateway of the Sun, Arthur Posnansky, and the World Calendar Movement of the 1930s. Journal of Latin American & Caribbean Anthropology 17(2):299-319.
The City of the Present in the City of the Past: Solstice Celebrations at Tiwanaku, Bolivia. In On Location: Heritage Cities and Sites. D. Fairchild Ruggles, ed. New York: Springer. 115-130.
Ode to a Chuño: Learning to Love Freeze-Dried Potatoes in Highland Bolivia. In Adventures In Eating: Anthropological Tales of Dining Around the World, Helen R. Haines and Clare A. Sammells, eds.
Adventures In Eating: Anthropological Tales of Dining Around the World. Coeditor with Dr. Helen R. Haines. Boulder: University Press of Colorado.