Faculty / Staff

Faculty (Full-Time)

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Raquel Ackerman
Professor & Undergraduate Advisor
Phone/Ext:
2440

Areas of Specialization: Linguistics, language and culture, sociolinguistics, immigration, psychoanalysis, symbolism; South America.

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Beth Baker
Professor
Phone/Ext:
2443

Areas of Specialization: Latin America with an emphasis on Central America and Mexico; international migration, transnationalism and globalization; social movements; race and ethnicity, nationalism, the state, social theory; participatory research; ethnography. Visit Staff Page

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James E. Brady
Professor
Phone/Ext:
2024

Areas of Specialization: Archeological method and theory, complex societies, Maya ideology, Maya cave archaeology, ceramic analysis. Visit Staff Page

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Christine Lee
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext:
5206

Areas of Specialization: Bioarchaeology, paleopathology, dental anthropology, body modification, deviant burials, China, Mongolia, Egypt. Visit Staff Page

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Elizabeth Miller
Associate Professor
Phone/Ext:
5205

Areas of Specialization: Forensic anthropology, human osteology, paleopathology, bioarchaeology. Visit Staff Page

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ChorSwang Ngin
Professor
Phone/Ext:
2442

Areas of Specialization: Urban studies, ethnic studies, race ethnicity; Southeast Asia, Asia-American. Visit Staff Page

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Joyce Parga
Assistant Professor

Areas of Specialization: Physical anthropology, primate behavior, sexual selection, reproduction, dispersal, molecular genetics. Visit Staff Page

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Kate Sullivan
Associate Professor
Phone/Ext:
2440

Areas of Specialization: Democratic and bureaucratic governance, conservation, and development of coastal and marine environments, mediated transnational and regional public forums, law, wild capture and aquaculture fisheries, British Columbia, west coast U.S., southern Chile. Visit Staff Page

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René L. Vellanoweth
Professor & Department Chair
Phone/Ext:
2449

Areas of Specialization: Archaeology, coastal & island prehistory, historical ecology, environmental archaeology, California, Channel Islands. Visit Staff Page

Faculty (Part-Time)

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Jessica Bodoh-Creed
Lecturer
Phone/Ext:
2444

Areas of Specialization: Medicine, media, critical television studies, popular culture studies, globalization.

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Susan Saul
Lecturer
Phone/Ext:
2443

Areas of Specialization: Biological anthropology, medical anthropology, epidemiology, evolution and ecology of infectious disease.

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James Sera
Lecturer
Phone/Ext:
2444

Areas of Specialization: Cultural anthropology, Latin America with emphasis on Brazil, African Diaspora, social mobility, healing, ethnobotany.

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Helen Wells
Lecturer
Phone/Ext:
2444

Areas of Specialization: Prehistoric archaeology of the Great Basin and California; archaeology of historic period Native American sites; hunter-gatherer adaptations and social organization.

Staff

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Jo Ann Arriola
Department Coordinator
Phone/Ext:
2440