Department Chair

Catherine Benoit, Professor of Anthropology, Acting Chair of the Anthropology Department

Catherine Benoit

Professor of Anthropology, Acting Chair of the Anthropology Department

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


Department Chair

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

Anthony Graesch

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chair of the Anthropology Department

(On sabbatical, Academic Year 2018-2019)

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


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


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


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

(On sabbatical, Fall 2018)

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 • Vernacular photography



Staff

 , Academic Department Assistant

Ellen Maloney

Academic Department Assistant


Associated Faculty

Petko Ivanov, Senior Lecturer in Slavic Studies, Acting Chair of the Slavic Studies Department

Petko Ivanov

Senior Lecturer in Slavic Studies, Acting Chair of the Slavic Studies Department

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

(On sabbatical, Academic Year 2018-2019)

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


 

In Memoriam

John Burton

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Harold D. Juli

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology