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
Professor; Department Chair
707-664-2729
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Assistant Professor
Karin Jaffe
Professor
707-664-2944
Margaret Purser
CRM Graduate Coordinator; Professor
Richard Senghas
Professor
707-664-2307
Thomas Whitley
Associate Professor; Director of the Anthropological Studies Center
707-664-2547
John Wingard
Professor
707-664-2319

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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

Laura Watt
Professor of Geography, Environment & Planning
707-664-2722
On sabbatical for Fall 2020-Spring 2021

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