Faculty

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

Bartholomew C. Dean
Associate Professor, ANTH Director of Graduate Studies, (Ph.D., Harvard 1995)
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
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

Hannoum_Majid
Professor
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

Professor, On leave academic year 2017-18.
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, 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
Associate Professor, Anthropology Director of Undergraduate Studies
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 America

Lauren Norman
Visiting Assistant Professor
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
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: Old World Palaeolithic and Mesolithic; lithics.

Jennifer A. Raff
Assistant Professor, ANTH Director of Graduate Studies
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, Arctic

 

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

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

Professor, On leave academic year 2017-18.
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, 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
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
 

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

Research Areas: Old World Palaeolithic and Mesolithic; lithics.

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

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

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, ANTH Director of Graduate Studies
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, Arctic

 

Bartholomew C. Dean
Associate Professor, ANTH Director of Graduate Studies, (Ph.D., Harvard 1995)
785-864-2648
Fraser Hall, Rm. 639

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
Professor
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, Anthropology Director of Undergraduate Studies
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 America

Arienne M. Dwyer
Professor
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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