Adjunct Asst Professor
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Ph.D. University of South Florida (2017, Applied Anthropology)

ME.d. University of South Florida (2007, Reading Education)

BA. Rhode Island College (2004, Anthropology, minor Communications)


Deneia Y. Fairweather has a Ph.D in Applied Anthropology from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL USA with a specialization in Applied Cultural Anthropology.  She also holds a M.Ed in Reading Education and is a Certified Professional Educator with the State of Florida. 

Dr. Fairweather is currently an adjunct professor at  Hillsborough Community College in Florida, USA and Galen University in Belize C.A. She has taught online, face to face and hybrid courses on the post-secondary level since 2018.  She also worked as an Instructional Coach, an ESE Specialist and Reading teacher in primary and secondary schools for over 14 years. 

Dr. Fairweather’s research interests are situated within the field of educational anthropology.  Here, she focuses on the documentation, exploration and description of educational experiences particularly among male adolescents in the African Diaspora including Belize and Florida USA.  These experiences serve as a framework for building educational systems based on what it could look like--from a learner's perspective.

Currently, Dr. Fairweather is the founder and owner of ESE Consulting, LLC, an educational consultant business that emphasizes diversity and inclusive education, culture building in organizations and educational institutions and the development of innovative educational technologies that promote diversity and social emotional learning. ESE Consulting, LLC offers high-level coaching services for educators and an applied anthropological-based curriculum called Anthropology in Motion™ for adolescent youth.  Results from these workshops can be found on

Dr. Fairweather currently splits time between Brooklyn New York and Tampa Florida, USA.

She may reached via email and or Whatsapp: +18134215004

Courses Taught

Carrent courses

John Jay:

The Ethnography of Youth and Justice

Cultural Anthropology

Galen University:

Corporate Anthropology

Global Problems

Cultural Anthropology

Previous courses

The Ethnography of Youth and Justice

Cultural Anthropology