Core Faculty

Douglas D. Anderson

Professor of Anthropology and Director, Laboratory for Circumpolar Studies

Adia Benton

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Rebecca Louise Carter

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Urban Studies
social and environmental vulnerability, human dwelling, placemaking, urban social transformation

Paja Faudree

Assistant Professor in Anthropology
linguistic anthropology, music, political economy, Latin America, indigeneity, drugs and psychoactive plants, language and medicine

Lina Fruzetti

Royce Family Professor in Teaching Excellence and Professor of Anthropology
gender, ritual, India

Matthew Gutmann

Professor of Anthropology; Faculty Fellow, Watson Institute for International Studies
gender, politics, health, Latin America, China 

Sherine Hamdy

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Kutayba Alghanim Professor of Social Science
medical anthropology, bioethics, gender, Islam, Middle East  

Marida Hollos

Professor of Anthropology 

Stephen Houston

Dupee Family Professor of Social Science and Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology
Maya, kingship, writing systems, imagery and representation  


David Kertzer

Dupee University Professor of Social Science, Professor of Anthropology & Italian Studies
politics, population, Italy 

Jessaca Leinaweaver

Associate Professor of Anthropology
kinship, childhood, aging, migration, Latin America

Catherine Lutz

Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Family Professor of Anthropolopgy and International Studies
war and social life, inequality, automobility, subjectivity, visual anthropology, U.S. twentieth century history and ethnography, Asia-Pacific 

Robert Preucel

Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Haffenreffer Museum

Patricia E. Rubertone

Professor of Anthropology and Departmental Graduate Supervisor

Andrew Scherer

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology
archaeology, biological anthropology, political practice, war and violence, mortuary archaeology, bioarchaeology, Maya/Mesoamerica

William Simmons

Professor of Anthropology 

Daniel Jordan Smith

Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology Department
medical anthropology, anthropology & population, development, political culture, Nigeria 

Peter Van Dommelen

Joukowsky Family Professor in Archaeology and Professor of Anthropology
archaeology, colonialism, migration, rural studies, Mediterranean

Kay Warren

Charles C. Tillinghast '32 Professor in International Studies and Professor of Anthropology; Director Pembroke Center

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