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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology and Museum Studies Department

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College of the Sciences
Dean Hall, room 357

Fax: 509-963-3215
    See website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff

Kathleen Barlow, PhD

John A. Alsoszatai-Petheo, PhD, biological anthropology
Tracy J. Andrews, PhD, sociocultural anthropology, ethnicity, medical and ecological anthropology, gender, Native North America
Kathleen Barlow, PhD, psychological anthropology, learning and culture, museum anthropology, art and aesthetics, resource management
Anne S. Denman (emeritus), PhD, American culture, intercultural issues
Steven Hackenberger, PhD, archaeology, cultural resource management, North America and Caribbean
Patrick Lubinski, PhD, archaeology, zooarchaeology, cultural resource management, North America
Patrick McCutcheon, PhD, archaeology, evolutionary and environmental archaeology, cultural resource management
Lene Pedersen, PhD, sociocultural anthropology, visual and environmental anthropology, postcolonialism, SE Asia (Indonesia), E. Africa, circumpolar North
Lori K. Sheeran, PhD, biological anthropology, primate ecology, gibbons, China (on sabbatical 2012-2013)
William C. Smith (emeritus), PhD, archaeology, museum studies, comparative world prehistory
Penglin Wang, PhD, linguistic and cultural anthropology, East and Central/Inner Asia, China

Associate Professors
Mark Auslander, PhD, director, museum of culture and environment, art, aesthetics, museums, religion, historical anthropology, race, development, slavery; Africa, US 
Loran E. Cutsinger, PhD, (emeritus) cultural anthropology, informal economy, gender, globalization, transnationalism, British Caribbean
Mary Lee Jensvold, PhD, primate behavior and ecology, communication, CHCI
Joseph Lorenz, PhD, biological anthropology, anthropologist genetics, DNA, ancient DNA, genetics of American Indians, North America

Assistant Professors
J. Hope Amason, PhD, political economy and globalization, politics of representation, race, class, and gender, museums, memorials and heritage sites, tourism studies, Appalachia, US South
Raymond Hall, PhD, African folk lore, Africana and Black Studies Program

Penelope Anderson, secretary senior

Department Information
Anthropology jointly coordinates the master of science degree program in resource management with the geography department. For further information, see resource management.



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