Faculty, Staff & Office Hours

The anthropology department has six full-time faculty members who teach courses, conduct research, and publish on a variety of topics in anthropology. All full-time faculty members serve as academic advisors for the anthropology major. Click on an individual faculty member to see more about their research and teaching.

Temporary Faculty Eligible for Three-Year Contracts 2022-23

Chair

Richard J Senghas
Department Chair, Professor
Schulz 2050

Full Time Faculty

Alexis Boutin
Professor; Graduate Coordinator
Via zoom
Karin Jaffe
Professor & School of Social Sciences Associate Dean
Via Zoom
Thomas Whitley
Professor; Director of the Anthropological Studies Center
Via Zoom
John Wingard
Professor
Schulz 2050

Part Time Faculty

Megan Alexander
Lecturer
Via Zoom
Samantha Dollinger
Lecturer
Via Zoom
Lecturer
Via Zoom
Lecturer
Carlos Torres
Lecturer
Via Zoom

Emeritus

Sue Parker
Professor Emerita
Adrian Praetzellis
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology; Director of the Anthropological Studies Center
Margaret Purser
Professor Emerita of Anthropology
Thomas Rosin
Professor Emeritus
Albert Wahrhaftig
Professor Emeritus
Laura Watt
Professor Emerita of Geography, Environment & Planning
707-664-2722

Affiliated

Professor, Chair of History Department
Director of Native American Studies
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Staff

Kelly Clark
Academic Support Coordinator
707-664-2312
Administrative Analyst
707-664-3818
Schulz 2050