Faculty

Dr. Dennis O'Rourke
Foundation Distinguished Professor, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, In-Person Hours on Thursdays from 1pm - 2:30pm or by appointment. Zoom option is available, contact me.
785.864.2642
Fraser Hall, 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

Bartholomew C. Dean
Associate Professor, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1995, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, By appointment only - contact me for a virtual zoom appt.
785-864-2648
Fraser Hall, Rm. 639

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

Arienne M. Dwyer
Professor, Ph.D., University of Washington 1996, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, Thursdays 10:45am - 12:00pm via Zoom, or by appointment.
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

Associate Professor, RETIRED: July 31, 2021
785.864.2635
Fraser Hall, 630

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

Hannoum_Majid
Professor, Ph.D., Sorbonne 1991; Ph.D., Princeton 1996, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, In-Person Office Hours: Tues. and Thur. 1pm - 2pm or by appointment. Zoom meetings can be arranged, contact me.
785.864.2650
Fraser Hall, 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

Professor, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1987, Anthropology-Director of Undergraduate Studies, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, Walk-in Office Hours: Thursdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm or by appointment. Zoom meetings can be arranged, contact me.
785.864.2638
Fraser Hall, 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, Director, Kansas Geological Survey, Senior Scientist, Geoarcheaology/Quaternary Geology
785.864.2171
Moore Hall, Room 617

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

Brent E. Metz
Professor, Ph.D., Anthropology, SUNY-Albany, 1995, Fall 2021 Office Hours: ANTH 462 Wed. 3pm - 5pm (except the 1st Wed. of each month) and Fridays 3-4pm, or by appointment. Zoom meetings can be arranged. , ANTH/LAC 561 Walk-in Office Hours: M-F 2pm - 3:30pm or by appt.
785.864.2631
Fraser Hall, 609

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

Lauren Norman
Visiting Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Toronto 2015, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, In-person or virtually on Teams (for the web link, see your syllabus) on Mon. 1pm - 2pm and Wed. 12pm - 1pm
785-864-1854
Fraser Hall, Room 610

Research Areas:  Zooarchaeology analysis, environmental archaeology, ancient faunal DNA, small-scale societies, environmental archaeology, community collaboration. North America, Arctic
 

Dr. Dennis O'Rourke
Foundation Distinguished Professor, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, In-Person Hours on Thursdays from 1pm - 2:30pm or by appointment. Zoom option is available, contact me.
785.864.2642
Fraser Hall, 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
Associate Professor, Indiana University, 2008, ANTH Director of Graduate Studies, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, Tues. & Thurs. in person from 2:30pm - 4pm; or by appointment. If you need to meet via Zoom, contact me.
785.864.2633
Fraser Hall, 618

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

 

Frederic Sellet
Associate Professor, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, Zoom Office Hours: Mon. and Wed. from 9am - 10:30am or by appointment. For Zoom web link, go to your Blackboard.
785.864.1042
Fraser Hall, 637

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

Professor, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1987, Anthropology-Director of Undergraduate Studies, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, Walk-in Office Hours: Thursdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm or by appointment. Zoom meetings can be arranged, contact me.
785.864.2638
Fraser Hall, 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, Director, Kansas Geological Survey, Senior Scientist, Geoarcheaology/Quaternary Geology
785.864.2171
Moore Hall, Room 617

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

Lauren Norman
Visiting Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Toronto 2015, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, In-person or virtually on Teams (for the web link, see your syllabus) on Mon. 1pm - 2pm and Wed. 12pm - 1pm
785-864-1854
Fraser Hall, Room 610

Research Areas:  Zooarchaeology analysis, environmental archaeology, ancient faunal DNA, small-scale societies, environmental archaeology, community collaboration. North America, Arctic
 

Frederic Sellet
Associate Professor, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, Zoom Office Hours: Mon. and Wed. from 9am - 10:30am or by appointment. For Zoom web link, go to your Blackboard.
785.864.1042
Fraser Hall, 637

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

Dr. Dennis O'Rourke
Foundation Distinguished Professor, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, In-Person Hours on Thursdays from 1pm - 2:30pm or by appointment. Zoom option is available, contact me.
785.864.2642
Fraser Hall, 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
Associate Professor, Indiana University, 2008, ANTH Director of Graduate Studies, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, Tues. & Thurs. in person from 2:30pm - 4pm; or by appointment. If you need to meet via Zoom, contact me.
785.864.2633
Fraser Hall, 618

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

 

Bartholomew C. Dean
Associate Professor, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1995, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, By appointment only - contact me for a virtual zoom appt.
785-864-2648
Fraser Hall, Rm. 639

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

Associate Professor, RETIRED: July 31, 2021
785.864.2635
Fraser Hall, 630

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

Hannoum_Majid
Professor, Ph.D., Sorbonne 1991; Ph.D., Princeton 1996, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, In-Person Office Hours: Tues. and Thur. 1pm - 2pm or by appointment. Zoom meetings can be arranged, contact me.
785.864.2650
Fraser Hall, 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
Professor, Ph.D., Anthropology, SUNY-Albany, 1995, Fall 2021 Office Hours: ANTH 462 Wed. 3pm - 5pm (except the 1st Wed. of each month) and Fridays 3-4pm, or by appointment. Zoom meetings can be arranged. , ANTH/LAC 561 Walk-in Office Hours: M-F 2pm - 3:30pm or by appt.
785.864.2631
Fraser Hall, 609

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

Arienne M. Dwyer
Professor, Ph.D., University of Washington 1996, Fall 2021 Office Hours:, Thursdays 10:45am - 12:00pm via Zoom, or by appointment.
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


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