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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology and Museum Studies Department

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College of the Sciences
Dean Hall, room 357
Mail Stop 7544
Fax: 509-963-3215

See website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff

Lene Pedersen, PhD

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 behavior, Asian primates
Penglin Wang, PhD, linguistic and cultural anthropology, East and Central/Inner Asia, China

Associate Professor
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

Assistant Professors
Marwa Ghazali, PhD, Critical medical anthropology; global health; political economy; violence; displacement; migration; embodiment; trauma; chronic conditions; Africa, Middle East, and US diasporas
Nicole Jastremski, PhD, biological anthropology, forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, mortuary analysis, paleopathology, taphonomy, identity formation, Ecuador
Jessica Mayhew, PhD, Biological anthropology, primate behavior and socio-cognition, play behavior, Africa, Central America
Rodrigo Rentería-Valencia, PhD, Environmental anthropology, semiotics, linguistic anthropology, ritual and performance theory, visual anthropology; Northern Mexico and the borderlands

Penelope Anderson, secretary senior

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


    Anthropology and Museum Studies (ANTH)

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