Faculty

Dr. Dennis O'Rourke
Foundation Distinguished Professor
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, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Thursday 2pm - 4pm in-person, via Zoom and by appointment., By appointment - contact me.
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, Course Relief for Spring 2022., No set office hours, please contact me by email.
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

Hannoum_Majid
Professor, Ph.D., Sorbonne 1991; Ph.D., Princeton 1996, Spring 2022 Office Hours:, 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, Spring 2022 Office Hours:, 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, ANTH 517 Spring 2022 Office Hours: By Appointment.
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, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Mon. & Fri. 2pm - 3:30pm and by appointment. Zoom meetings can be arranged.
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
Assistant Teaching Professor, Ph.D., University of Toronto 2015, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Tues. 11am - 12pm & Thurs. 2pm - 3pm in-person/video chat or video teams or by appointment.
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, 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, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Mon. & Wed. 1pm - 2pm (in-person) and by appointment., If you need to meet via Zoom, see your course syllabus for Zoom link.
785.864.2633
Fraser Hall, 626

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, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Mon. 10am - 12:00pm & Wed. 1pm - 2pm (in-person) or by appointment.,
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, Spring 2022 Office Hours:, 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, ANTH 517 Spring 2022 Office Hours: By Appointment.
785.864.2171
Moore Hall, Room 617

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

Lauren Norman
Assistant Teaching Professor, Ph.D., University of Toronto 2015, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Tues. 11am - 12pm & Thurs. 2pm - 3pm in-person/video chat or video teams or by appointment.
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, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Mon. 10am - 12:00pm & Wed. 1pm - 2pm (in-person) or by appointment.,
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
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, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Mon. & Wed. 1pm - 2pm (in-person) and by appointment., If you need to meet via Zoom, see your course syllabus for Zoom link.
785.864.2633
Fraser Hall, 626

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, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Thursday 2pm - 4pm in-person, via Zoom and by appointment., By appointment - contact me.
785-864-2648
Fraser Hall, Rm. 639

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

Hannoum_Majid
Professor, Ph.D., Sorbonne 1991; Ph.D., Princeton 1996, Spring 2022 Office Hours:, 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, Spring 2022 Office Hours: Mon. & Fri. 2pm - 3:30pm and by appointment. Zoom meetings can be arranged.
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, Course Relief for Spring 2022., No set office hours, please contact me by email.
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


Connect with Anthropology