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Brian Gilley

Department of Anthropology

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.

Areas of Expertise

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

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