Faculty - Complete listing


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Dr. Ainash Childebayava
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2019
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00 - 12:00pm in FR 611; and by appointment.
  • Online appointments join via Slack or Zoom.

Bartholomew C. Dean
  • Associate Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 1995
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:30pm in FR 639; and by appointment.

Ted Goebel
  • Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1993
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30 - 1:45pm in FR 630 and by appointment (email: goebel@ku.edu)

Kelly E. Graf
  • Associate Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., University of Nevada Reno, 2008
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:30am in FR 617 or by appt. (graf@ku.edu)

Majid Hannoum
  • Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., Princeton, 1996
  • Spring 2023: Fellowship Abroad - contact via email.

John W. Hoopes
  • Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 1987
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:00 - 12:00pm in FR 629; and by appointment, send me an email to request appt.

Rolfe D. Mandel
  • University Distinguished Professor
  • Senior Scientist, Geoarchaelogy/Quternary
  • State Geologist, Kansas Geological Survey
  • Executive Director, Odyssey Archaeological Research Program
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1991

Brent E. Metz
  • Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Director of the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • Ph.D., SUNY Albany, NY, 1995
  • Spring 2023 - On Sabbatical Leave

Lauren Norman
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2015
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours: In-person or join oline via Teams on Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm and Wednesdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm; and by appt.

Dennis H. O'Rourke
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor
  • Department Chair
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1980

Jennifer A. Raff
  • Associate Professor
  • ANTH Director of Graduate Studies
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, 2008
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mon. and Wed. 12:00pm - 1:00pm in FR 626; and by appointment.

Frederic Sellet
  • Associate Professor
  • ANTH Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 1999
  • Spring 2023 Office Hours: in FR 637; and by appointment.