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Dr.Elizabeth Cartwright

Dr. Elizabeth Cartwright

Professor of Anthropology; Registered Nurse


  • Mexico, Peru
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Visual Anthropology
  • Ethnomedicine
  • Migrant Farmworkers
  • Immigration and Environmental Health

Medical Anthropology in the Peruvian Andes: Traditions and Culture Change

Dr.John Dudgeon

Dr. John Dudgeon

Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of the Center for Archaeology, Materials, and Applied Spectroscopy


  • Alaska and Arctic Indigenous Peoples
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Ancient DNA
  • Plant and Animal Microfossils

Science-based Approaches to the Past: Prehistoric Mysteries Solved with Molecular Bioarchaeology

Dr. Jonathan Fardy

Assistant Professor of Art History


  • History of Art (all periods)

  • History of Photography (all periods)

Is Photography Objective?

How to Look at Modern Art?


Dr. Kathleen Kole de Peralta


  • Colonial Latin America
  • Food in Latin America
  • History of Public Health


"You Are What You Eat": A Spicy History of Food and People

Food Revolutions in Latin America: Gender and Upward Mobility

Dr. Amy Michael

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology


• Forensic Anthropology

• Archaeology

Forensic Anthropology


Ancient Mesoamerica

Christian Petersen

Assistant Lecturer of Anthropology

Forensic Anthropology

Dr. Katherine Reedy

Dr. Katherine Reedy

Chair and Associate Professor of Anthropology


  • Alaska and Arctic Indigenous Peoples
  • Human-Environmental Relationships
  • Commercial Fishing
  • Community Sustainability

Why the World Needs Anthropologists

Island Anthropology: Indigenous Aleut Fishermen of the Bering Sea and North Pacific

Dr. Charles Speer

Dr. Charles Speer

Assistant Professor of Anthropology


  • Geochemical analysis and Sourcing of Artifacts
  • Hunter gatherer
  • Mobility
  • Paleoindian Studies
  • Stone Tool Technology
  • 3D Modeling
  • Peopling of the New World

Hunting Mammoths and Mastodons

Making a Mummy

Who were Neandertals?

Dr. Casey Stark

Assistant Lecturer of History


• Greece and Rome

• Religion and Women

• Pre-modern Europe

Classical Archaeology

Religions of the Greeks and Romans

Women in the Classical World


Dr. Justin Stover

Assistant Professor of History


• Modern Ireland & the Irish Revolution

• First World War

• Nationalism, War & Violence

Ireland through Symbol & Song

War & Peace in Modern Europe

Lewis Thomas

Lewis Thomas

Senior Lecturer of Anthropology


• Southeast Asia

• Tourism

• Social Change

A Man in a Pink Silk Skirt: Gender Roles in the ‘Hermit Nation” of Burma (Myanmar)

Yolonda Youngs

Dr. Yolonda Youngs

Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Languages


• World Regional Geography

• Cultural and Historical Geography

• Environmental Studies

• Tourism and Outdoor Recreation

• Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Explore Your World: Understanding Globalization through Regional Geography

National Parks: Environmental and Social Sustainability

The Earth from Space: Geospatial Technologies and You


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