Diana Gellci

Diana Gellci

Part-time Faculty


FAB, 3rd floor

Diana Gellci

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

Culture, Technology and Education in the era of Globalization

Learning Managment Systems


  • Ph.D. Business and Organizational Anthropology (Wayne State University) 2014
  • Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching (WSU- College of Education) 2012
  • MA in Cultural Anthropology (Wayne State University) 2002
  • BS in Economics ( University of Tirana, Albania) 1984

Awards and grants

50th Faculty Network Participant Wayne County Community College District (Detroit, MI) Initiation and implementation of a variety of projects for Anthropology students ($ 7, 500) Campus Connector August 2013-August 2014 Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) Volunteer support and advising of first year undergraduate students Graduate Teaching Assistant August 2011-June 2014 Wayne State University, Anthropology Department (Detroit MI) Co-teaching a variety of undergraduate Anthropology courses Albanian Excellence Award November 2012 Albanian Excellence, NPO (Tirana, Albania) Selected in 100 most successful Albanians abroad Trainer of Online Teaching Summer 2010 Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) Summer Institute, Office of Teaching and Learning Member of Steering Committee January 2008 - March 2010 Higher Learning Commission for College Accreditation Wayne County Community College District (Detroit MI) Outstanding Teaching Award October 2008 Wayne County Community College District (Detroit MI)

Selected publications

 Erseka- I remember (Erseka - Me kujtohet) Tirana, Albania. 2016

Gjakmarrja- The Albanian tradition of blood feud as a social obligation. Tirana, Albania. 2006

Monday in Detroit (E hene ne Detroit) Novels Tirana, Albania. 2001



Currently teaching

 Business Anthropology ANT 3150 online (3 credits)

Courses taught

 Business Anthropology ANT 3150 (online and classroom, 3 credits)

General Anthropology ANT2100 (onnline and classroom, 3 credits)

World Cultures ANT3100  (3 credits) 

From other institutions:

City Life and Culture (3 credits)

Global Studies (1 credit)

Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)

Sex and Culture (3 credits0


Citation index

 Native of Albania: Fully bi-lingal, bi-cultural