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Douglas V. Armstrong

Douglas V. Armstrong

Professor Emeritus, 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

Professor, Anthropology Department

Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies

Director, Extraction, Environment and Citizenship Working Group

Senior Research Associate and 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

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Senior Research Associate, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Professor, Exercise Science, Falk College

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 Emeritus, Anthropology Department

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

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
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Christopher DeCorse

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Anthropology Department

Senior Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

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

Advisory Board Member and Senior Research Associate, East Asia Program

Research Affiliate, South Asia Center

Associate Professor, Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

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

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1984

Areas of Expertise

Sustained ethnographic engagement with religion and culture in provincial North India
Amanda Hilton

Amanda Hilton

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2020

Areas of Expertise

Political ecology, environmental anthropology, critical food studies, applied cultural anthropology, critical heritage studies
Azra Hromadžić

Azra Hromadžić

Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

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

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

Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 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; environmental politics and riverine worlds; the Balkans.
Jok Madut Jok

Jok Madut Jok

Professor, Anthropology Department

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

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

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

Senior Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies Program

Professor of Public Health, Falk College

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

Research Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Upstate Medical University

Ph.D., U. California - Berkeley and San Francisco, 1998
Kyrstin Mallon Andrews

Kyrstin Mallon Andrews

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

Advisory Board Member and Senior Research Associate, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Irvine, 2021

Areas of Expertise

Medical and environmental anthropology, Caribbean, maritime studies, fishing, multispecies, environmental governance, conservation, risk and injury, the Dominican Republic
Shannon Novak

Shannon A. Novak

Professor, Anthropology Department

Senior Research Associate, South Asia Center

Ph.D., Anthropology, 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 Emerita, Anthropology Department

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

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 and Undergraduate Director, Anthropology Department

Director, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2014

Areas of Expertise

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

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, 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., Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, 1993
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

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

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

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

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
Lauren Woodard

Lauren Woodard

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for European Studies

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2019

Areas of Expertise

Migration, processes of racialization, borders, settler colonialism, political anthropology, climate change
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