Department Chair

Rachel Black, Food Pathway Coordinator, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Rachel Black

Food Pathway Coordinator, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Food studies • Anthropology of the senses • Anthropology of Food • Gender and work


Faculty

Joyce Bennett, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Joyce Bennett

Associate Professor of Anthropology

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


Catherine Benoit, Professor of Anthropology

Catherine Benoit

Professor of Anthropology

Areas of interest: Haiti, St. Martin, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, European overseas territories, Union of Comoros, Mayotte • Necropolitics, borders, (im)mobilities, maritime cemeteries • Garden and Landscape studies


Jeffrey Cole, Professor of Anthropology

Jeffrey Cole

Professor of Anthropology

Food and agriculture • Migration • Race and ethnicity


Anthony Graesch, Associate Professor of Anthropology, College Archaeologist

Anthony Graesch

Associate Professor of Anthropology, College Archaeologist

Archaeology of the contemporary • Household Archaeology • Discard & Discarding • Experimental archaeology • Materiality • Indigenous and Settler Societies in North America


Sufia Uddin, Professor of Anthropology and Religion

Sufia Uddin

PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND RELIGION

Environment and religion • Global Islam • Race and ethnicity in South Asia • South Asian studies • South Asian American studies

 


Staff

Nancy Lewandowski

Academic Department Assistant

Associated Faculty

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

Petko Ivanov

Senior Lecturer in Slavic Studies, 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



Ayako
 Takamori, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Ayako  Takamori

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Japan • Asian America • Anthropology • Transnational Migration • Comparative Race and Ethnicity • Gender and Sexuality • Media and Visual Cultures


James Dale Wilson, Associate Professor of Music

James Dale Wilson

Associate Professor of Music

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