Joyce Bennett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Joyce Bennett

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Language revitalization • Ethnicity and identity performance • Migration • Gender and sexuality • Social movements


Catherine Benoit, Professor of Anthropology

Catherine Benoit

Professor of Anthropology

Migration and border reinforcement • Anthropology of gardens and landscape • Health inequalities • Areas of interest: Haiti, Sint Maarten, Guadeloupe, European overseas territories


Jeffrey Cole, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Professor of Anthropology

Jeffrey Cole

Associate Dean of the Faculty, Professor of Anthropology

Food and agriculture • Migration • Race and ethnicity


Seema Golestaneh, C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology

Seema Golestaneh

C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology

Iran • Anthropology of religion • Alternative Islamic discourse • Politics of cultural heritage in Iran • Anthropological and aesthetic theory • Intersections of literary criticism and cultural theory.


Anthony Graesch, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chair of Anthropology

Anthony Graesch

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chair of Anthropology

Archaeological anthropology • Modern material culture and ethnoarchaeology • Archaeological methods • Experimental archaeology • North America


Manuel Lizarralde, Associate Professor of Botany and Anthropology

Manuel Lizarralde

Associate Professor of Botany and Anthropology

Ethnobotany • Environmental anthropology


Christopher Steiner, Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies

Christopher Steiner

Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies

African art and material culture • Art market and collecting • Images of race and "otherness" in visual culture • Offbeat museums and visionary art • Censorship and museum controversies


Associated Faculty

Petko Ivanov, Lecturer in Slavic Studies

Petko Ivanov

Lecturer in Slavic Studies

Cultural history of the Slavs • History of Slavistics • Linguistic anthropology • Second language acquisition • Nationalism • Ethnography of religion • Polish and Balkan studies


James Dale Wilson, Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicologist, Jazz Composer/Arranger

James Dale Wilson

Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicologist, Jazz Composer/Arranger

Ethnomusicology • Jazz • Guangdong ritual and ritual music • Southeast Chinese perspectives on migration and transnationalism


June Macklin

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

In Memoriam

John Burton

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Harold D. Juli

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology