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Kevin A. Yelvington

Kevin A. Yelvington

Kevin A. Yelvington


Office: SOC 142
Phone: 813/974-0582



D.Phil., Social Anthropology, University of Sussex, (Brighton, England)
M.A., International Studies, Florida International University
B.S., Communications, Florida International University


Undergraduate: Introduction to Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, The Caribbean, Economic Anthropology, Theories of Culture.

Graduate: Seminar in Graduate Research: Writing Anthropology, Urban Theory and Practice, Ethnicity and Nationalism in Latin America and the Caribbean, Economic Anthropology, Work and Gender, Caribbean Anthropology, Proseminar in Applied Anthropology, Anthropological Theory Today, Marx and Anthropology


Ethnic, class, and gender relations; urban anthropology; political anthropology; public policy; the anthropology of work; labor studies; development studies; housing; tourism; historical approaches to anthropology; history of anthropology; history of science; Marx and anthropology; the African Diaspora, Latin American and Caribbean history, literature, and popular culture.

Graduate Students

Elizabeth Aparicio, Chantel Bell, Lia Berman, Zaida Darley, Laura Leisinger, Olubukola (Bukky) Olayiwola, Antoine Romulus