Toni Copeland

Senior Fellow

201 Oliver-Barnard Hall | (205) 348-1706 |

“But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world, and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” (E.B. White 1969).

Toni Copeland is a biocultural medical anthropologist interested in how biological, cultural, and social factors interact to influence health and illness. Her research as primarily been in Kenya and the American Deep South.

Claire Thompson

Senior Fellow

ten Hoor Hall | (205) 454-4954 |

Dr. Claire Thompson is an anthropologist who specializes in Southeastern archaeology. She enjoys bringing a cultural perspective to the Blount Foundations courses that she teaches.

Camille Morgan

Junior Fellow

Camille Morgan is a PhD student in the Anthropology department. Primarily trained as a bioarchaeologist, her dissertation focuses on the different ways in which human remains are displayed in North American contexts, from prehistoric to modern times, what these displays can tell us about the power dynamics between the groups involved, and how these messages are shaped by histories of aggression.