Wilson Center Projects
“Peaceful Minefields: Environmental Protection or Security Risks.”
Dr. DeAngelo is a medical anthropologist with training in sensory ethnography. Her area of focus is on landmine detection industries in Cambodia, especially those that work with animal detection aids. She is dedicated to engaged studies and has conducted research in diverse fields from public mental health disparities to international policy.
She also produces public humanities exhibitions where she troubles the boundary between art and anthropology. These pieces have been shown in a wide variety of places from academic conferences, art galleries, to experimental public-facing exhibitions. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma, as well as a former postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention at Binghamton University, New York and is a member of the policy-scholar team at the Mansfield-Luce Asia Foundation. She is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Visual Anthropology Review.