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Meet Our Faculty

Lacey Carpenter

Lacey Carpenter, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Michigan
Areas of expertise: household archaeology, Latin America, Mesoamerica, increasing sociopolitical complexity, craft production, and public scholarship
Dannah Dennis

Dannah Dennis, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

A.A., Harford Community College; B.A., University of Baltimore; M.A., Biola University; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Mariam Durrani

Mariam Durrani, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

B.S., University of Arizona; M.A., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Areas of expertise: linguistic anthropology, migration/diaspora/transnationalism, Muslim youth/communities, higher education in the U.S. and Pakistan, anti-Muslim racism/Islamophobia, multimodality, ethnographic filmmaking, social media, gender and patriarchy
Nathan Goodale

Nathan Goodale, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Associate Dean of Faculty

B.A., Western State Colorado University; M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., Washington State University
Areas of expertise: complex hunter-gatherers in the interior Pacific Northwest, the forager/farmer transition in Southwest Asia, and rural coastal adaptations in western Ireland
Chaise LaDousa

Chaise LaDousa, Chair, Professor of Anthropology

B.A., University of Chicago; M.A. and Ph.D., Syracuse University
Areas of expertise: language and culture, particularly the ways in which institutions serve as loci for cultural production
Colin Quinn

Colin Quinn, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Areas of expertise: origins of inequality, increasing social complexity, mortuary archaeology, landscape archaeology, material culture signaling, public archaeology, mining communities; Europe, Near East, North America
Julie Starr

Julie Starr, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

B.A., B.S., and M.A., Ohio State University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Virginia
Areas of expertise: China, East Asia, cultural anthropology; bodies, gender, race; food, urban ethnography, consumer culture, comparative ethnography, history of anthropology
Chenyu Wang

Chenyu Wang, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

B.A. University of International Relations; M.A., University of Maryland College Park; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Areas of expertise: service-learning and volunteerism, international development and education, comparative education, critical pedagogy in global context; race and education in the American South, race theory

Charlotte Beck, Professor of Archaeology Emerita (retired)

B.A., Auburn University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Washington
Areas of expertise: colonization of North America, with emphasis on the Intermountain West, Great Basin Prehistory, with emphasis on the Paleoindian period, evolutionary and ecological theory, surface archaeology and shronology, Lithic artifact analysis
George T. Jones

George T. Jones, Professor of Anthropology Emeritus (retired)

B.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington
Areas of expertise: North American prehistory, especially the Desert West, Paleo-Indian archaeology and ecological and evolutionary theory
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Anthropology Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4404 315-859-4649 anthropology@hamilton.edu
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