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 2021 Office Hours: Zoom appts. only. Please end me an email to request a 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, Spring 2021 Office Hours for ANTH 321: Tues. & Thurs. 11:45am - 12:45pm and by appt.
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, 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, ANTH 308 Spring 2021 Office Hours: By appointment. Please send me an email for an appt.
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
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, Anthropology-Director of Undergraduate Studies, Spring 2021 Office Hours: Mon. 2:00-3:30pm and Fridays 2:30pm - 4:00pm via online Zoom, Information on how to connect via Zoom can be found on your course syllabus.
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, ANTH 401 Spring 2021 Office Hours: Mon. 10am - 11am and Wed. 2pm - 3pm or by appt., You can join via chat or video conference., If the hours above don’t work for your schedule, please message me for an 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 2021 Office Hours: Tues. and Thurs. 10:00am - 11:00am via online Zoom or by appt., Graduate Student - DGS office hours: Thursdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
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
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
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, ANTH 401 Spring 2021 Office Hours: Mon. 10am - 11am and Wed. 2pm - 3pm or by appt., You can join via chat or video conference., If the hours above don’t work for your schedule, please message me for an 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
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 2021 Office Hours: Tues. and Thurs. 10:00am - 11:00am via online Zoom or by appt., Graduate Student - DGS office hours: Thursdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
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, Spring 2021 Office Hours: Zoom appts. only. Please end me an email to request a 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

Jane W. Gibson
Associate Professor
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, ANTH 308 Spring 2021 Office Hours: By appointment. Please send me an email for an appt.
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, Anthropology-Director of Undergraduate Studies, Spring 2021 Office Hours: Mon. 2:00-3:30pm and Fridays 2:30pm - 4:00pm via online Zoom, Information on how to connect via Zoom can be found on your course syllabus.
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, Spring 2021 Office Hours for ANTH 321: Tues. & Thurs. 11:45am - 12:45pm and by appt.
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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