Full-time Faculty

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  • Jamie L Clark

    Jamie L Clark

    Director of Graduate Programs in Anthropology

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: Paleolithic archaeology, human-environmental interaction, hunter-gatherer lifeways, zooarchaeology

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  • Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: Medical anthropology, aging and end-of-life care, pain management, reproductive health, Islam, technology, gender, Middle East and North Africa, the United States

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  • Haagen Klaus

    Haagen Klaus

    Director of Undergraduate Program in Anthropology

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: --Bioarchaeology, paleopathology, dental anthropology, mortuary analysis -- Forensic anthropology and forensic taphonomy -- Prehistoric and Historic Andean South America; organization of complex societies -- Health, violence, identity, and ethnogenesis -- Theory and methods in bioarchaeology

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  • Huwymin Lucia Liu

    Huwymin Lucia Liu

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology; Political Anthropology; Politics, Economy and Religion; Socialism and Change; Subjectivity and Governance; Civil Society; Life and Death Studies; Ritual Studies; Culture and Emotion; Gender and Masculinity; China and Taiwan

  • Angelina Locker

    Angelina Locker

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Anthropology: Biocultural archaeology; migration; kinship; social complexity, legitimization of power; isotope geochemistry; ancient DNA; memory; place-making; mortuary archaeology; archaeological science; human-environment interaction; resilience; household and settlement archaeology. Geographic foci include Belize, Mesoamerica, and Romania.

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  • Christopher Morris

    Christopher Morris

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Anthropology of medicine, environmental governance, extractive industries, indigeneity, ethnicity, colonial and postcolonial histories, im/material properties, southern Africa

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  • Rashmi Sadana

    Rashmi Sadana

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: Urban space, gender, and social mobility; infrastructure, design, and the built environment; language politics and ideologies; cultural identity formation; ethnography of literature; postcolonial theory, globalization, India

  • Anne L Schiller

    Anne L Schiller

    Professor

    Anthropology: Identity, religion and ritual, tourism, Italy, Indonesia

  • Rick W. A. Smith

    Rick W. A. Smith

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Genomics; Epigenomics; Ancient DNA; Power and Social Inequality; Settler Colonialism; Ancient Urbanism and Imperialism; Feminist, Queer, and Indigenous Science Studies. Primary geographic foci include the American South, Texas, Mesoamerica, and the Andes.

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  • Daniel H Temple

    Daniel H Temple

    Chair

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: bioarchaeology, developmental stress, life history theory, hunter-gatherers, mortuary practices, biodistance analysis, children and childhood, biomechanics and activity reconstruction, diet, resilience theory and new materialism

  • Susan R Trencher

    Susan R Trencher

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: American culture, the anthropology of anthropology, sociology of knowledge, anthropological theory and practice, and the history of anthropology

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  • Bethany M. Usher

    Bethany M. Usher

    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    Anthropology: Bioarchaeology, Evolution of Health and Disease, Growth and Development, Osteology, Diet