Idaho State University
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Thomas has carried out extensive research in Burma (Myanmar) since 1996. Doctoral research was funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the University of Illinois, and focused on the development of tourism in Burma (Myanmar) and related processes of social change. Other research interests include globalization, post-colonial theory, and the anthropology of Mormonism.
Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia Anthropology of Mormonism Anthropology of Tourism Ethnographic Field Methods Honors Social Science Contemporary United States Culture