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Myths of meritocracy, friendship, and fun work: class and gender in North American academic communities. American Anthropologist (2020), 122(3), 444-458.

Exploring dietary patterns in a Mexican adolescent population: A mixed methods approach. Appetite (2019): 104542. Jansen, Erica C., Hannah Marcovitch, Julia A. Wolfson, Mary Leighton, Karen E. Peterson, Martha Maria Téllez Rojo, Alejandra Cantoral, and Elizabeth FS Roberts

Bioethnography as a Methodological Approach to Social and Chemical Life in Mexico City.  Anthropology News website, March 27, 2018. Mary Leighton and Elizabeth F.S. Roberts.


Indigenous Field Technicians at Tiwanaku, Bolivia: A Hybrid Form of Scientific Labor.  American Anthropologist (2016) 118: 742–754 


Excavation Methodologies and Labour as Epistemic Concerns in the Practice of Archaeology. Comparing examples from British and Andean archaeology. Archaeological Dialogues (2015), 22 (01): 65-88


Personifying Objects/Objectifying People: The Ambiguity of Human Remains in the Practice of Contemporary Archaeologists. Ethnos (2012), 75 (1): 78–101


Breathing Life into the Archives: reflections upon decontextualisation and the curatorial history of V.G. Childe and the material from Toszeg. European Journal of Archaeology 7 (1): 41-60. (2004). Mary Leighton, and M.L. Sorenson

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“An Oasis on Campus”: Experiences of Community, Trust, and Employment Among Students Who Work at the Smart Museum of Art. Report commissioned for the Smart Museum of Art, Chicago. (Aug 2014) (PDF)

Predicting Student Success: Student, Family, and Pre-Matriculation Factors at a Diverse, Urban University. UIC Office for Research on Student Success Research Brief Farruggia, S., Bottoms, B.L., Leighton, M., Wellman, M., Moss, T. and Brow, M. (Aug 2015) 

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