Kris Castner

M.A. in Anthropology (George Washington University)
Ph.D. candidate, Temple University
PopAnth Author

Kris is a Ph.D. candidate in Criminal Justice at Temple University and holds an M.A. in Anthropology from George Washington University. She earned a B.A. from Temple University in Anthropology with a focus on human biology.

Kris’s current research revolves around police surveillance and technology, proactive/personal policing models, intelligence-led policing, and the policing of the police. While attending GW, she was a student editor of Anthropological Quarterly.


PopAnth Articles

Looking under disability

Looking under disability

Why is it that disabilities, or how we react to them socially, are seldom mentioned in day-to-day conversations? Kastner explores studies of disability by anthropologist Joan Ablon.Read on »


The handi-capable body

The handi-capable body

When mannequins modelled on people with disabilities were displayed in a Zurich store front, they caused shock–both to passers-by and the models themselves. But why should we react this way?Read on »