Brian A. Hoey, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755-2678
Phone: (304) 696-6700
Fax: (304) 696-2803
Cultural Anthropologist – Ethnographer – Author
Start planning ahead for the 51st Annual Meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society that I am hosting here in Huntington, West Virginia from Thursday 07 through Saturday 09 April. This is a four-field meeting (archaeological, biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropologies). You don’t need to come from “the South” to attend! In fact, this low-cost, regional ...
Theorising the ‘Fifth Migration’ in the United States: Understanding Lifestyle Migration from an Integrated Approach
Do you get told what the good life is, or do you figure it out for yourself?
Posed by a middle-aged lifestyle migrant who left a corporate career, this question invokes the theme of Opting for Elsewhere that emerges from stories of people who chose relocation as a way of redefining themselves and reordering work, family, ...