Department Chair

Anthony Graesch, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chair of the Anthropology Department

Anthony Graesch

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chair of the Anthropology Department

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


Director

Christopher B.  Steiner, Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History and Anthropology, Director of the Museum Studies Program

Christopher B.  Steiner

Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History and Anthropology, Director of the Museum Studies Program

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


Faculty

Joyce Bennett, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Joyce Bennett

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

(On sabbatical Academic Year 2016-2017)

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


Rachel Black, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Rachel Black

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Food studies • Anthropology of the senses • European ethnography • Economic anthropology • Gender and work


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


Manuel Lizarralde, Associate Professor of Botany and Anthropology

Manuel Lizarralde

Associate Professor of Botany and Anthropology

Ethnobotany • Environmental anthropology


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