Sociology, Criminology, Anthro

Matthew Krystal

Professor of Anthropology


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Born and raised in Chicagoland, Professor Krystal has been at North Central College since 2003.

Selected Scholarship

Indigenous Dance and Dancing Indian: Contested Representation in the Global Era (University Press of Colorado)

Con Los Brazos Abiertos: 25 Years of Community Tourism in San Miguel Totoncipán, Guatemala (ethnographic film)

Where the Stone Tones (ethnographic film)

Courses Taught

SOA 105: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

SOA 155: Native Americans

SOA 363: Mayas, Aztecs, and Their Neighbors

SOA 345 / MLS 512: Religion, Ritual, and Symbol

SOA 421: Indigenous Peoples and the State

ENV 300: Modern Environmental Issues: Indigenous Environmental Issues

SOA 202: Qualitative Methods