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Most of our faculty emeriti are still involved in active research, often working with students and regular faculty on a variety of projects. Please feel free to contact them.

Associate Professor Emeritus

Aguilar's interests range from sociocultural anthropology: insider vs. outsider perspective to ethnic and class relations.

Professor Emeritus

Brandy's interests include sociocultural anthropology: Native American Culture, linguistics, and sense of place.

Professor Emeritus

Carr's areas of interest include: archaeology, prehistory of eastern North America, religious rituals and knowledge, mortuary practices, and art.

Professor Emeritus

Chance studies sociocultural anthropology, including race and class in Colonial Mexico.

Professor Emeritus

Clark is known nationally for his contributions to quantified archaeological research designs and internationally for his work on hunter-gatherer adaptations, epistemology and human origins.

Professor Emeritus

Eder's interests center on sociocultural anthropology in Palawan, Philippines and natural resource management.

Professor Emeritus

Falconer's is interested in archaeology, the prehistory and history of Southwestern Asia and Mediterranean Basin.

Professor Emeritus

Gaines studies archaeology, computer applications and small societies.

Professor Emeritus

Hackett's interests focus on sociology and the social organization and dynamics of scientific research.

Professor Emeritus

Harlan's studies sociology, the effects of urban heat on vulnerable populations and socio-environmental inequalities.

Professor Emeritus

Hudaks studies sociocultural anthropology: Linguistics and Southeast Asia.

Professor Emeritus

Koss studies sociocultural anthropology: medicine and spirituality, and ethnographic research.

Professor Emeritus

Martin's research interests focus on medical anthropology, the interrelations of power and economics with biology and Type II Diabetes.

Professor Emeritus

Marzke studies physical anthropology, comparative functional and evolutionary primate biology.

Professor Emeritus

Merbs' interests lie in physical anthropology: Human Osteology, Disease Ecology and Forensic Anthropology.

Professor Emeritus

Nash's areas of focus is in physical anthropology: primate social behavior and ecology, Galagos and the role of gum.

Professor Emeritus

Rice studies archaeology: complex social organizations, community systems, the Hohokam and Mogollon regions.

Associate Research Professor Emeritus

Simon's interests include the study of prehistoric social organization and craft production through technological and compositional analysis of ceramics and other artifacts; materials science; and quantitative methods.

Professor Emeritus

Spielmann's research interests focus on prehistoric economies in smaller-scale societies, primarily in North America.

Professor Emeritus

Archaeology: Origins and Development of Complex Mesoamerican Societies

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Steadman's research area is sociocultural anthropology: kinship; religion; witchcraft;and Papua New Guinea

Professor Emeritus

Williams studies physical anthropology: transplantation and Native American genetics and epidemiology.