Douglas D. Anderson

Emeritus Director of the Laboratory
for Circumpolar Studies

Caleb Churchill 

Photography Production Assistant 

Rip Gerry

Exhibit Designer and Photographic Archivist

Emily Jackson

Museum Operations & Communications Coordinator

Robert Preucel

Director and Professor of Anthropology

Kathleen Silvia

Education Outreach Coordinator

Leah Burgin 

Manager of Museum Education & Programs

Thierry Gentis

Curator and NAGPRA Coordinator

Barbara A. Hail

Curator Emerita

Dawn Kimbrel


Arianna Riva

Collections Information Assistant & Interim Programs and Educations Coordinator

Kevin P. Smith

Deputy Director and Chief Curator


Nathan Arndt

Curatorial Affiliate
Curator, UNI Museums 

Geralyn Ducady

Education Program Affiliate
Education & Public Programs Director, Rhode Island Historical Society

Kaitlin McCormick 

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology 

Rob Weiner

Research Affiiliate
Member, Solstice Project 

Anthony Belz

Research Affiliate, Tomoquag Museum Archivist

Edward (Ned) Dwyer

Research Affiliate
Professor Emeritus, Rhode Island School of Design

Michèle Hayeur Smith

Museum Research Associate
in Circumpolar Studies

Christopher Wolff

Museum Research Associate
in Circumpolar Studies, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, SUNY@Albany 

Faculty Fellows

Kaijun Chen

Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies

Yannis Hamilakis

Joukowsky Family Professor of Archaeology and Professor of Modern Greek Studies

Olakunle George

Associate Professor of English, Associate Professor of Africana Studies

Adrienne Keene  

Assistant Professor of American Studies

Faculty Associates

Elizabeth Hoover

Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies 

Patricia Rubertone

Professor of Anthropology 

Steven D. Lubar

Professor of American Studies, History of Art and Architecture, and History 

William S. Simmons

Professor of Anthropology 

Friends Board

Peter Allen

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Rhode Island College

Gina Borromeo

Curator of Ancient Art at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum 

Rudolf F. Haffenreffer

Barbara Hail

Curator Emerita of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Diana Johnson (Treasurer)

Art Consultant and former banker

Robert W. Preucel (ex Officio)

Director of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Professor of Anthropology at Brown University

Kevin Smith (ex Officio)

Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University

Edith Andrews

Elder and Past Repatriation Officer, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, Aquinnah

Kristine M. Bovy

Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Rhode Island

David Haffenreffer

Chair, Fund for UCAP

Susan Hardy (Vice President)


Elizabeth Johnson (Secretary)

Former docent at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology 

Jeffrey Schreck (President)

Attorney at Law

Peter Van Dommelen

Joukowsky Family Professor of Archaeology & Professor of Anthropology, Brown University

Visitor Service Coordinators

Christian Casey

Jessica L. Nelson

Zola Doyle

Ian Randall

Education & Programming Coordinators

Savannah Bridges

Isaac Leong 

Isabelle Williams

Jasmine Chu

Luiza Silva