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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)

Philip P. Arnold

Philip P. Arnold

Professor, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School, 1992

 

Areas of Expertise

Religion, indigenous groups

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

Tom Brutsaert

Tom D. Brutsaert

Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Anthropology Department

Professor, Exercise Science, Falk College

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., Cornell University, 1997

Areas of Expertise

Human biology, high-altitude adaptation, physical activity, growth and development

Hans C. Buechler

Hans C. Buechler

Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1966

Areas of Expertise

Culture change, migration, urban problems, political anthropology, Andes, Latin America, Spain, Switzerland

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

Gareth Fisher

Gareth Fisher

Associate Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Anthropology Department

Associate Professor, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

Advisory Board Member, East Asia Program

Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2006

Areas of Expertise

Buddhism, religion in contemporary China, religion and cultural change, globalization, post-socialism

Mark Fleischman

Mark Fleishman

Assistant Professor Emeritus , Anthropology Department

Ph.D. UCLA, 1975
Ann Gold

Ann Grodzins Gold

Professor Emeritus by Courtesy Appointment, Anthropology Department

Thomas J. Watson Professor Emerita, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1984

Areas of Expertise

Sustained ethnographic engagement with religion and culture in provincial North India

Azra Hromadžić

Azra Hromadžić

Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Dr. Ralph E. Montonna Endowed Professor

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

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2014

Areas of Expertise

Refugee resettlement, forced migration, displacement, peace and conflict

Kenneth G. Kelly

Research Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1995

Areas of Expertise

Historical archaeology, African diaspora, slavery and slave trade

Sandra Lane

Sandra D. Lane

Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Anthropology Department

Professor of Public Health, Falk College

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

Research Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Upstate Medical University

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

Ph.D., U. California - Berkeley and San Francisco, 1998
Shannon Novak

Shannon A. Novak

Professor, Anthropology Department

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

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

Deborah Pellow

Deborah Pellow

Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1974

Areas of Expertise

Women and gender, urbanization, ethnicity, conflict, anthropology of space and place, African Studies

Guido Pezzarossi

Guido Pezzarossi

Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Undergraduate Director, 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

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Maureen T. Schwarz

Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of Washington, 1995

Areas of Expertise

Advocate of Native North Americans and their rights, Navajo reservation, issues of representation, personhood, organ transplantation, blood transfusion, medical and religious pluralism.

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

Dale Tomich

Dale Tomich

Research Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Anthropology Department

Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1992
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

Susan Snow Wadley

Susan Snow Wadley

Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department

Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1973

Areas of Expertise

Social change, religion, folklore, gender issues, folk art traditions, India, Upstate New York

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