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  Jessica Dimka
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Anthropology
PhD, University of Missouri, 2015

Biological anthropology, modeling of infectious diseases, biocultural medical anthropology, historical epidemics; Canada and the United States.
jessica.dimka@temple.edu


     

Paul Farnsworth
Professor &
Department Chair
PhD, University of California,
Los Angeles, 1987
Historical archaeology, urban archaeology, cultural resource management, public archaeology, British and Spanish colonial archaeology, identity and ethnicity, indigenous and enslaved peoples; the Caribbean and North America.
paul.farnsworth@temple.edu

  Inmaculada M. García Sánchez
Associate Professor &
Director of Undergraduate Studies

PhD, University of California,
Los Angeles, 2009

Linguistic anthropology, language socialization, immigrant communities, language and culture in educational contexts, language and social inequality, narrative; Europe and North Africa.
igarcias@temple.edu

Paul B. Garrett
Associate Professor &
Director of Graduate Studies
PhD, New York University, 1999
Linguistic anthropology, language socialization, political economy of communicative practice, transgressive language, language contact, creole languages and cultures; the Caribbean.
paul.garrett@temple.edu

 

Leonard O. Greenfield
Professor
PhD, University of Michigan, 1977

Biological anthropology, hominid and primate paleontology, osteology, comparative primate anatomy.
green@temple.edu

Patricia Hansell
Associate Professor of Instruction in Anthropology
& adjunct Graduate Faculty member
PhD, Temple University, 1988
Archaeology, computer applications in research; Central America, northern South America, eastern North America.
phansell@temple.edu

 

Michael Hesson
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Anthropology
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Language and culture, social and cultural theory, anthropology of time, ethnohistory, semiotics; Latin America.
mhesson@temple.edu

Jayasinhji Jhala
Associate Professor
PhD, Harvard University, 1990
Visual anthropology, art, ritual, performance, religion; India, Vietnam.
jjhala@temple.edu

 

Mindie Lazarus-Black
Professor
PhD, University of Chicago, 1990

Sociocultural anthropology, anthropology and law, violence, kinship, class, gender; the Caribbean.
mindielb@temple.edu

Heather Levi
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Anthropology
PhD, New York University, 2001

Cultural anthropology, expressive culture and performance, nationalism, spectacular subcultures, gender; Latin America.
heather.levi@temple.edu

 

Marina Mikhaylova
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Anthropology
PhD, University of Chicago, 2010
Youth, transnationalism, language and culture, migration, urban
anthropology; post-Soviet region and European Union.
marina.mikhaylova@temple.edu

Juris Milestone
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Anthropology
PhD, Temple University, 2007

Sociocultural anthropology, design, power and expertise, consumer capitalism, space and place; United States.
juris@temple.edu

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L. Christie Rockwell
Associate Professor
PhD, University of California, Davis, 1994
Biological anthropology, functional and evolutionary perspectives on female reproductive physiology, primate/human evolution.
christie.rockwell@temple.edu

Christopher Roy
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Anthropology &
Director of the Anthropology Laboratory & Museum
PhD, Princeton University, 2012
Cultural anthropology, law & politics, race & kinship, science studies, anthropology of history, historical anthropology, history of anthropology, settler colonialism; North America.
christopher.roy@temple.edu

 

Damien Stankiewicz
Assistant Professor
PhD, New York University, 2011
Visual anthropology, ethnography of media, national and transnational identities, trans-border and global processes, theories of culture, political anthropology, environmental politics; France, Germany, Europe, North Africa.
damien@temple.edu

Charles A. Weitz
Associate Professor
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1974
Biological anthropology, human physiology, high-altitude adaptation; Asia.
weitz@temple.edu

 

Kimberly D. Williams
Associate Professor
PhD, Ohio State University, 2005
Skeletal biology, genetic epidemiology, growth and development, GIS, biomechanics, activity patterns, skeletal and dental anatomy; Western Hemisphere, Nepal, Middle East.
kdw09@temple.edu

Staff

       
 

Jessica Brennan
Administrative Manager
MA, West Chester University, 2014
Telephone: 215-204-7577
jessica.brennan@temple.edu


 

Yvonne Davis
Department Coordinator
BA, Temple University, 1996
Telephone: 215-204-7775
yvonne.davis@temple.edu

Emeriti


       
Richard Chalfen
Professor Emeritus

richard.chalfen@temple.edu

  Jonathan Friedlaender
Professor Emeritus

jonathan.friedlaender@temple.edu



Judith Goode
Professor Emerita
jgoode@temple.edu
 

Jacob Gruber
Professor Emeritus
jcbgruber@yahoo.com



Muriel Kirkpatrick
Senior Laboratory Technician, retired
muriel.kirk@temple.edu

 

Elmer Miller
Professor Emeritus
esmiller@temple.edu



David Orr
Assistant Professor (Teaching) &
adjunct Graduate Faculty member, retired
dgorr42@gmail.com

  Anthony Ranere
Professor Emeritus
ranere@temple.edu




Michael Stewart
Associate Professor Emeritus
michael.stewart@temple.edu



     

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