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.

Full Time Faculty

Alexis Boutin
Department Chair; Professor
Andriana Foiles Sifuentes
Assistant Professor
Karin Jaffe
Professor
Margaret Purser
CRM Graduate Coordinator; Professor
Richard J Senghas
Professor
Thomas Whitley
Associate Professor; Director of the Anthropological Studies Center
John Wingard
Professor
Zoom and email office hours

Part Time Faculty

Christa Abdul-Karim
Lecturer
Lecturer
Lecturer
John Murphey
Lecturer
or by appointment
Carlos Torres
Lecturer
Not teaching this semester

Emeritus

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

Affiliated

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

Staff

Emily Kyle
Administrative Analyst
Kelly Clark
Academic Support Coordinator
707-664-2312