We are happy to announce that Dr. Amade M’charek is the 4th Cascadia Seminar keynote speaker.
Dr. Amade M’charek is Professor of Anthropology of Science at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests are in forensics, forensic anthropology and race. She is the PI of the project Dutchness in Genes and Genealogy, a project examining how Dutchness is enacted in collaborations between population geneticists, archaeologists and genealogists. M’charek is also the PI of the project Sexuality & Diversity in the Making. She is the founding chair of the European Network for the Social Studies of Forensics (EUnetSSF) and the convenor of the seminar series Ir/relevance of Race in Science and Society. Her most recent research is on face making and race making in forensic identification, for which she received a five-year ERC consolidator grant in December 2013.
Learn more about Dr. Amade M’charek at her website.