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.

Alexis Boutin
Associate Professor; Department Chair
707-664-2729
Stevenson 2054D
Karin Jaffe
Professor
707-664-2944
Stevenson 2054A
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Assistant Professor
Margaret Purser
Professor
707-664-3164
Stevenson 2054E
Richard Senghas
Professor
707-664-2307
Stevenson 2054C
Thomas Whitley
Associate Professor; Director of the Anthropological Studies Center
707-664-2547
Stevenson 2054G
John Wingard
Professor
707-664-2319
Stevenson 2070A

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Lecturer
707-664-2729
Stevenson 2070J
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Lecturer
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Lecturer
707-664-3950
Stevenson 2070J
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Lecturer

Sue Parker
Professor Emerita
Adrian Praetzellis
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology; Director of the Anthropological Studies Center
Thomas Rosin
Professor Emeritus
Albert Wahrhaftig
Professor Emeritus

Benjamin Smith
Assistant Professor of Human Development
707-664-2181
Stevenson 2054H
Laura Watt
CRM Graduate Coordinator; Professor of Geography, Environment & Planning
707-664-2722
Stevenson 3016C

Kelly Clark
Academic Support Coordinator
707-664-2312
Stevenson 2070
Jill Siliznoff
Administrative Analyst
707-664-3211
Stevenson 2070