Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Full-time Faculty

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  • Haagen Klaus

    Haagen Klaus

    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


  • Jeffrey W Mantz

    Jeffrey W Mantz


    Anthropology: Political economy; inequality; religion, ritual and spirituality; science and technology; Caribbean; West and Central Africa

  • Christopher Morris

    Christopher Morris

    Assistant Professor



  • Rashmi Sadana

    Rashmi Sadana

    Director of Graduate Programs in Anthropology

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Social mobility and infrastructure, urban space and design, language politics and ideologies, cultural identity formation, ethnography and literature, postcolonial theory, globalization, India

  • Anne L Schiller

    Anne L Schiller


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

  • Linda J Seligmann

    Linda J Seligmann


    Anthropology: informal economies and markets,political economy,agrarian issues,gender,Latin America,Andean region,Peru;transnational and transracial adoption,U.S.

  • Nawa Sugiyama

    Nawa Sugiyama

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Zooarchaeology, Isotope bone chemistry, Mesoamerica, Teotihuacan


  • Daniel H Temple

    Daniel H Temple

    Director of Undergraduate Program in Anthropology

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: Bioarchaeology, developmental stress, life history, evolutionary morphology, skeletal and dental biology, evolutionary theory, mortuary practices, hunter-gatherers

  • 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


  • Bethany M. Usher

    Bethany M. Usher

    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

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