Brian Gilley

Department of Anthropology IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Native Americans, indigenous peoples, LGBTQ, gay marriage, HIV/AIDS, infectious disease, race, inequality, Italy, food, heritage, migration, culinary arts, environment, Solastalgia.

Expert Bio

Brian Joseph Gilley is a professor in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Anthropology. He is an expert in issues related to LGBTQ Native Americans as well as same-sex marriage. Gilley has also conducted research and consulting for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on issues related to infectious disease, particularly HIV/AIDS.

Gilley's current research examines the relationship between food heritage and the environment in Southern Italy, with a specific focus on the Bay of Naples. He has also conducted research on migration to Italy by refugees as well as historical research on Italian colonialism.

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Updated on: November 19, 2021