UTSC Affiliated Grad Students

Moses Akogun

Moses Akogun is a doctoral student in Anthropology at Lisa Janz’s Lab at the University of Toronto Scarborough. He earned a B.Sc. in Archaeology at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in 2021. He is a zooarchaeologist whose research involves the use of isotope analyses and Zooarchaeology by Mass Spectrometry (ZooMS) to understand human-animal-environment interactions in Mongolia and West Africa. He currently works in Mongolia with Dr. Lisa Janz and their Mongolian collaborators, investigating possible human management of aurochs (wild cattle) and horses about 8400 years ago. He is committed to contributing to global discussions on cattle and horse domestication, as well as the significance of horses in the development of complex societies.

Hannah Mayne, a woman with blonde hair sitting next to housplants wearing a black shirt

Hannah is a PhD candidate in socio-cultural anthropology. Her research looks at Jewish women’s prayer practices in Jerusalem and the boundaries of Jewish Orthodoxy. 

Joseph Wilson, a man with brown hair and a beard wearing a grey blazer

Joseph Wilson is a doctoral student at the University of Toronto in the Department of Anthropology, Linguistic and Semiotic stream. His work examines how scientists communicate with one another in laboratory settings. He has written on topics of science, innovation, and education for SAPIENS, NOW Magazine, CBC, the Globe & Mail, the Toronto Star, Babel, and Spacing, and has co-authored three books. He has worked in exhibit and curriculum design for the Ontario Science Centre, The Royal Ontario Museum and the American Museum of Natural History.