Faculty

Joane P. Nagel
University Distinguished Professor
785-864-4114
621A Fraser Hall

Areas of Specialization

  • Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Environmental Sociology
Michael H. Crawford
785-864-4170
Lippincott Hall, Room 5

Research Areas: anthropological genetics, demography, molecular genetics, primate genetics, and genetics of twins; Arctic, North and Central America, Caribbean, Europe

Bartholomew C. Dean
Associate Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology, ANTH Director of Graduate Studies, (Ph.D., Harvard 1995)
785-864-2648
Fraser Hall, Rm. 618

Research Areas: critical theory, kinship, politics, symbolic forms, material culture, health and human rights; Amazonia, Latin America

Arienne M. Dwyer
Professor, Co-Director, Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities
785-864-2649
Fraser Hall, Room 638

Research Areas: typology, in situ research methods, media archives, language documentation, digital humanities; China, Inner Asia, Central Asia

Jane W. Gibson
Associate Professor
785-864-2635
Fraser Hall, Room 630

Research Areas: political ecology, economic anthropology, natural resource management, tourism and development, visual anthropology; US, Central America

Sandra J. Gray
Associate Professor
785-864-2646
Fraser Hall, Room 626

Research Areas: human population biology, human growth and development, maternal and child health and nutrition, metabolic adaptation, pastoralists; East Africa

Hannoum_Majid
Associate Professor, On leave for Spring 2017 semester.
785-864-2650
Fraser Hall, Room 636

Research Areas: Anthropology and history, social theory, cultural identity, political modernity, historiography and memory, religion and politics, violence and the state, immigration and globalization. Middle East, North Africa, France

Jack L. Hofman
Associate Professor
785-864-2634
Fraser Hall, Room 622

Research Areas: hunters and gatherers, evolutionary ecology, lithics; Plains, Eastern North America

Professor
785-864-2638
Fraser Hall, Room 629

Research Areas: ceramic analysis, digital archaeology, shamanism, Precolumbian art, Chibchan peoples, pseudoarchaeology; Central America, Isthmo-Colombian Area, Mesoamerica, South America

Rolfe D. Mandel
University Distinguished Professor Senior Scientist, Geoarcheaology/Quaternary Geology
785-864-2171

Research Areas: geoarchaeology, Quaternary soils and geology, landscape evolution; Great Plains, Eastern Mediterranean

Brent E. Metz
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Curriculum Coordinator -- Dept of Anthropology
785-864-2631
Fraser Hall, Room 609

Research Areas: Indigeneity, indigenous reformulation, culture and power, collective memory, ethnographic representation, masculinity; Ch’orti’ Maya, Mesoamerica, Latin

James H. Mielke
Professor & Associate Dean
Strong Hall, Room 200

Research Areas: population structure, historical demography and historical epidemiology; Finland

Dr. Dennis O'Rourke
Foundation Distinguished Professor
785-864-2642
Fraser Hall, Room 635

Research Areas: population and evolutionary genetics, ancient DNA analysis, molecular and quantitative methods, bioethical issues in anthropology and genetics, historic and prehistoric populations of the circum-arctic; North America, Siberia

Ivana Radovanovic
Associate Professor
785-864-2677
Fraser Hall, Room 616

Research Areas: prehistoric hunter-gatherers and early food producers, lithics, material culture and belief systems; Europe, the Mediterranean

Jennifer A. Raff
Assistant Professor
785-864-2633
Fraser Hall, Room 618

Research Areas: genomics, population genetics, ancient DNA, anthropological genetics, human evolution and population history, migration, bioarchaeology, scientific literacy, North America and the Arctic.

Kathryn A. Rhine
Associate Professor
785-864-3102
Fraser Hall, Room 631A

Research Areas: Medical Anthropology; Global Health; Gender, Sexuality, & Kinship; HIV/AIDS; Trauma Care; Road Traffic Accidents; Nigeria; Sub-Saharan Africa

Frederic Sellet
Associate Professor
785-864-1042
Fraser Hall, Room 637

Research Areas: Lithic studies, hunters and gatherers; Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Western Europe

Akiko Takeyama
Associate Professor
785-864-2645
Fraser Hall, Room 611

Research Areas: gender, sexuality and class, subjectivity and the body, neoliberal globalization; Japan, East Asia


Emeritus Professors

David W. Frayer
Professor Emeritus, Biological Anthropology, (Ph.D., Michigan 1976)
785-864-2633

Research Areas: paleoanthropology, human osteology; Old World Prehistory

F. Allan Hanson
Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Chicago 1966)
785-864-2636
Fraser Hall, Rm. 639

Research Areas: semiotics, social impact of technology, social theory; Polynesia, contemporary US

John M. Janzen
Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Chicago 1967)
785-864-2642
Fraser Hall, Rm. 635

Research Areas: medical anthropology, semiotics, violence, trauma and healing; Central Africa, Euro-American Mennonites

Professor Emeritus, Archaeology, (Ph.D., Arizona 1965)

Research Areas: Archaeology, paleoecology, systematics; North American Plains, Southwest

Anta Montet-White
Professor Emerita, Archaeology, (Doct. es Lettres, Bordeaux 1965)

Research Areas: Paleolithic archaeology, lithic technology, Pleistocene environment; Europe

Felix Moos
Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Washington 1963)
785-864-2643
Fraser Hall, Rm. 636

Research Areas: Applied anthropology and ethnology, culture change and development, comparative value systems, ethnic conflict; East and Southeast Asia, Pacific

Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Indiana 1968)

Research Areas: Folklore theory, festivals, material culture, foraging societies; Spain, Latin America

Donald D. Stull
Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Colorado 1973; M.P.H., UCB 1975)
785-864-2641
Fraser Hall, Rm. 610

Research Areas: Applied anthropology, policy studies, rapid growth communities, meat and poultry industry, modern agriculture; US Great Plains, Upper South, contemporary North American Indians

Akira Y. Yamamoto
Professor Emeritus, Linguistic Anthropology, (Ph.D., Indiana 1974)

Research Areas: linguistics and education, language endangerment and maintenance, culture theory and culture change; US Southwest, Southeast, East Asia

Jack L. Hofman
Associate Professor
785-864-2634
Fraser Hall, Room 622

Research Areas: hunters and gatherers, evolutionary ecology, lithics; Plains, Eastern North America

Professor
785-864-2638
Fraser Hall, Room 629

Research Areas: ceramic analysis, digital archaeology, shamanism, Precolumbian art, Chibchan peoples, pseudoarchaeology; Central America, Isthmo-Colombian Area, Mesoamerica, South America

Rolfe D. Mandel
University Distinguished Professor Senior Scientist, Geoarcheaology/Quaternary Geology
785-864-2171

Research Areas: geoarchaeology, Quaternary soils and geology, landscape evolution; Great Plains, Eastern Mediterranean

Ivana Radovanovic
Associate Professor
785-864-2677
Fraser Hall, Room 616

Research Areas: prehistoric hunter-gatherers and early food producers, lithics, material culture and belief systems; Europe, the Mediterranean

Frederic Sellet
Associate Professor
785-864-1042
Fraser Hall, Room 637

Research Areas: Lithic studies, hunters and gatherers; Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Western Europe


Emeritus Professors

Professor Emeritus, Archaeology, (Ph.D., Arizona 1965)

Research Areas: Archaeology, paleoecology, systematics; North American Plains, Southwest

Anta Montet-White
Professor Emerita, Archaeology, (Doct. es Lettres, Bordeaux 1965)

Research Areas: Paleolithic archaeology, lithic technology, Pleistocene environment; Europe

Michael H. Crawford
785-864-4170
Lippincott Hall, Room 5

Research Areas: anthropological genetics, demography, molecular genetics, primate genetics, and genetics of twins; Arctic, North and Central America, Caribbean, Europe

Sandra J. Gray
Associate Professor
785-864-2646
Fraser Hall, Room 626

Research Areas: human population biology, human growth and development, maternal and child health and nutrition, metabolic adaptation, pastoralists; East Africa

James H. Mielke
Professor & Associate Dean
Strong Hall, Room 200

Research Areas: population structure, historical demography and historical epidemiology; Finland

Dr. Dennis O'Rourke
Foundation Distinguished Professor
785-864-2642
Fraser Hall, Room 635

Research Areas: population and evolutionary genetics, ancient DNA analysis, molecular and quantitative methods, bioethical issues in anthropology and genetics, historic and prehistoric populations of the circum-arctic; North America, Siberia

Jennifer A. Raff
Assistant Professor
785-864-2633
Fraser Hall, Room 618

Research Areas: genomics, population genetics, ancient DNA, anthropological genetics, human evolution and population history, migration, bioarchaeology, scientific literacy, North America and the Arctic.


Emeritus Professors

David W. Frayer
Professor Emeritus, Biological Anthropology, (Ph.D., Michigan 1976)
785-864-2633

Research Areas: paleoanthropology, human osteology; Old World Prehistory

F. Allan Hanson
Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Chicago 1966)
785-864-2636
Fraser Hall, Rm. 639

Research Areas: semiotics, social impact of technology, social theory; Polynesia, contemporary US

Bartholomew C. Dean
Associate Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology, ANTH Director of Graduate Studies, (Ph.D., Harvard 1995)
785-864-2648
Fraser Hall, Rm. 618

Research Areas: critical theory, kinship, politics, symbolic forms, material culture, health and human rights; Amazonia, Latin America

Jane W. Gibson
Associate Professor
785-864-2635
Fraser Hall, Room 630

Research Areas: political ecology, economic anthropology, natural resource management, tourism and development, visual anthropology; US, Central America

Hannoum_Majid
Associate Professor, On leave for Spring 2017 semester.
785-864-2650
Fraser Hall, Room 636

Research Areas: Anthropology and history, social theory, cultural identity, political modernity, historiography and memory, religion and politics, violence and the state, immigration and globalization. Middle East, North Africa, France

Brent E. Metz
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Curriculum Coordinator -- Dept of Anthropology
785-864-2631
Fraser Hall, Room 609

Research Areas: Indigeneity, indigenous reformulation, culture and power, collective memory, ethnographic representation, masculinity; Ch’orti’ Maya, Mesoamerica, Latin

Kathryn A. Rhine
Associate Professor
785-864-3102
Fraser Hall, Room 631A

Research Areas: Medical Anthropology; Global Health; Gender, Sexuality, & Kinship; HIV/AIDS; Trauma Care; Road Traffic Accidents; Nigeria; Sub-Saharan Africa

Akiko Takeyama
Associate Professor
785-864-2645
Fraser Hall, Room 611

Research Areas: gender, sexuality and class, subjectivity and the body, neoliberal globalization; Japan, East Asia


Emeritus Professors

John M. Janzen
Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Chicago 1967)
785-864-2642
Fraser Hall, Rm. 635

Research Areas: medical anthropology, semiotics, violence, trauma and healing; Central Africa, Euro-American Mennonites

Felix Moos
Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Washington 1963)
785-864-2643
Fraser Hall, Rm. 636

Research Areas: Applied anthropology and ethnology, culture change and development, comparative value systems, ethnic conflict; East and Southeast Asia, Pacific

Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Indiana 1968)

Research Areas: Folklore theory, festivals, material culture, foraging societies; Spain, Latin America

Donald D. Stull
Professor Emeritus, Sociocultural Anthropology, (Ph.D., Colorado 1973; M.P.H., UCB 1975)
785-864-2641
Fraser Hall, Rm. 610

Research Areas: Applied anthropology, policy studies, rapid growth communities, meat and poultry industry, modern agriculture; US Great Plains, Upper South, contemporary North American Indians

Arienne M. Dwyer
Professor, Co-Director, Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities
785-864-2649
Fraser Hall, Room 638

Research Areas: typology, in situ research methods, media archives, language documentation, digital humanities; China, Inner Asia, Central Asia


Emeritus Professors

Akira Y. Yamamoto
Professor Emeritus, Linguistic Anthropology, (Ph.D., Indiana 1974)

Research Areas: linguistics and education, language endangerment and maintenance, culture theory and culture change; US Southwest, Southeast, East Asia

 


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