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Douglas V. Armstrong

Douglas V. Armstrong

Professor, Anthropology Department

Maxwell Professor of Teaching Excellence

Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1983

Areas of Expertise

Global historical archaeology, archaeology of the African diaspora, the Atlantic world, ethnohistory, colonialism, ethnogenesis, culture contact and culture change, GIS, public policy and world heritage archaeology, collections management (Caribbean, American Northeast, California, Africa)

Mona Bhan

Mona Bhan

Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Director, Extraction, Environment and Citizenship Working Group

Advisory Board Member, South Asia Center

Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2006 

Areas of Expertise

Border wars and counterinsurgency; militarism and humanitarianism; race, gender, and religion; environmentalism and climate change; occupation and human rights; space and place; water and infrastructure

A.H. Peter Castro

A.H. Peter Castro

Professor, Anthropology Department

Robert D. McClure Professor of Teaching Excellence

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1988

Areas of Expertise

Applied anthropology, rural development policy and planning, environmental conflict management, climate change, forestry, food security, refugees, East Africa

Christopher DeCorse

Christopher DeCorse

Professor and Chair, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1989

Areas of Expertise

General anthropology, African archaeology and history, African diaspora studies, culture contact, colonialism and change, archaeology and popular culture

Azra Hromadžić

Azra Hromadžić

Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Undergraduate Director, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. (USA) 2009

Areas of Expertise

Political anthropology; ethno-political violence and post-conflict reconciliation; socialism and post-socialism; gender; youth cultural practices; social policy and welfare; aging, care and responsibility; the Balkans.

Jok Madut Jok

Jok Madut Jok

Professor, Anthropology Department

Research Director, International and Intra-State Conflict

Advisory Board Member, Maxwell African Scholars Union

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1996

Areas of Expertise

Violence and public health, women’s reproductive health, Pastoralism, seasonal migration and cattle raiding in East Africa, medical anthropology, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda

Fethi Keles

Fethi Keles

Part-time Instructor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2014

Areas of Expertise

Refugee resettlement, forced migration, displacement, peace and conflict

Shannon Novak

Shannon A. Novak

Professor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of Utah, 1999

Areas of Expertise

Body and society, new materialism, anthropology of knowledge, historical bioarchaeology, gender, ritual, necropolitics,  North America, Indo-Caribbean diaspora, Guyana

Guido Pezzarossi

Guido Pezzarossi

Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2014

Areas of Expertise

Archaeology of colonialism, historical anthropology, postcolonial theory, new materialism, archaeology of food

Heather Law Pezzarossi

Heather Law Pezzarossi

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2014

Areas of Expertise

Archaeology of North America, collaborative Indigenous archaeology, critical heritage studies, historical anthropology, photography

Lars Rodseth

Lars Rodseth

Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1993

Areas of Expertise

Political and historical anthropology, social theory, history of the human sciences, kinship, nationalism, violence, ideology, South Asia, Tibet, United States

Robert A. Rubinstein

Robert A. Rubinstein

Distinguished Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Anthropology Department

Professor, International Relations

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Senior Research Associate, Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry

Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton, 1977

Ms.PH, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1983

Areas of Expertise

Peace, conflict and international security, medical anthropology and public health, methods, history and theory

Theresa Singleton

Theresa Singleton

Professor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of Florida, 1980

Areas of Expertise

Historical archaeology, African American history and culture, slavery in plantation America, archaeology of the African diaspora

John Marshall Townsend

John Marshall Townsend

Professor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Areas of Expertise

Psychological and medical anthropology, human sexuality, cross-cultural mental health, ethnic relations, symbolic interaction, United States, Germany

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