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The Anthropology Program at the Graduate Center draws its faculty from across the CUNY system. There are currently over 50 active, fulltime faculty members representing 10 different CUNY campuses, supported by a rich collection of emeritus professors, many of whom continue to participate substantively in student training, and a broad set of adjunct/affiliated faculty from a variety of prestigious institutions. The fulltime doctoral faculty includes members who teach only at the Graduate Center as well as others who teach at both the Graduate Center and another CUNY campus. Additional anthropologists in the CUNY system also participate in the doctoral program in diverse ways. For a fuller profile of faculty resources in the CUNY system, see the websites of CUNY anthropology departments.

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Andrea Baden
Molecular ecology, sociobiology, primate reproductive strategies, cooperative breeding, sexual selection and conservation biology
H. Arthur Bankoff
European archaeology, Old World prehistory, Near Eastern ethnography, physical anthropology, archaeological field and laboratory techniques
Alexander A. Bauer
Trade & interaction, material culture, semiotics, cultural heritage, Near East, Eurasia
Leigh Binford
Political economy, migration & development, anthropology of violence, Mexico, Central America
Michael Blim
Political economy, globalization, inequality; Southern Europe
Avram Bornstein
Violence, policing, work, borders; Israel-Palestine
Jacqueline Nassy Brown
Diaspora and transnationalism; race, place and space; Black identities: U.S. and Britain
Jillian R. Cavanaugh
Language ideology, language shift/social change, gender, materiality, Italy, Europe
Melissa Checker
Environmental justice, urban political ecology, social movements, US
Stephen Chester
Origins and early evolution of primates, primate supraordinal relationships, evolutionary morphology of mammals, mammalian responses to climate change
John Collins
Nationalism, historical anthropology, semiotics, political economy, racial theory, economic anthropology; Latin America, Brazil, Andes, Cuba
Vincent Crapanzano
Symbolic and interpretive anthropology, ethno-psychology, anthropology and literature, theories of interpretation, anthropology of law, religion; North Africa, South Africa, US
Gerald Creed
Political economy, rural identity, nationalism, community, family, ritual; Eastern Europe
Kate Crehan
Gramsci, political economy, gender, development, public anthropology, aesthetics; Southern Africa
Dana-Ain Davis
Poverty policy, feminist theory, public anthropology, urban political economy, US
Eric Delson
Paleoanthropology, primate paleontology, morphology, systematics and evolution; Old World
Marc Edelman
Economic and political anthropology, historical anthropology, social movements, development; Latin America
Ismael García-Colón
History, political economy, U.S. colonialism, migration, Latin America, the Caribbean, and U.S. Latinas/os
Christopher Gilbert
Primate evolution, systematics, biogeography, Africa
Murphy Halliburton
Medical anthropology, anthropology of science, cross-cultural psychiatry, ayurvedic medicine, intellectual property; South Asia
William Harcourt-Smith
Paleoanth, hum evol, hominin postcran morphol & funct anat, primate locomotion, hominoid paleoecol, geomet morphomet, skeletal var; Old World
David Harvey
Cultural anthropology, urbanization, environment, political economy, geography and social theory; advanced capitalist countries
Louise Lennihan
Political economy of agrarian societies, development, historical anthropology; Africa
Mandana Limbert
Modernity, religion, gender, historical anthropology; Middle East & Indian Ocean
Christopher Loperena
Race, indigeneity, anti-Blackness, ethics, land, environment and development, extractivism, tourism; Central America and the Caribbean
Setha M. Low
Anthropology of space and place, medical anthropology, urban anthropology; Latin America, United States, cities of Western Europe
Felicia Madimenos
Human biology, reproductive ecology, skeletal biology, market integration, indigenous health, Amazonian Ecuador
Miki Makihara
Political economy of language, ethnography of speaking, conversation analysis; Polynesia, the Pacific
Jeff Maskovsky
Political anthropology; biopolitics, health, poverty, security, governance; populism and white nationalism; social movements, urban political economy; US
Patricia D. Mathews-Salazar
Human rights, women and Indian resurgence, cultural heritage, tourism and globalization; Latin America, Andean region
Thomas McGovern
Climatic impacts, zoo-archaeology, paleoeconomy, human dimensions of global change; North Atlantic Islands, Eastern Arctic
Cameron L. McNeil
Maya, gender, histor ecol, archaeobotany; Mesoamerica
James A. Moore
European prehistory, historical arch, gatherer-hunter studies; Eastern North America, Ireland
William Parry
Hunters and gatherers, lithic technology; American Southwest, Mesoamerica
Ekaterina Pechenkina
Paleopathology, paleodietary reconstruction, health & demography, Andean prehistory; Northern China
Sophia Perdikaris
Zooarchaeology, environmental studies; Northern Atlantic, Europe
Glenn Petersen
Political economy, social theory; Oceania
Thomas Plummer
Pliocene and Pleistocene hominid paleoecology and behavior, hominid paleontology, human osteology; East Africa
Timothy W. Pugh
Maya, ethnohistory, ritual, architecture, social complexity, cultural contact; Central Amer
Ryan L. Raaum
Population genetics, human molecular variation, phylogeography, primate phylogenetics, molecular systematics; Africa, Middle East, Indian Ocean rim
Angela Reyes
Race, register, semiotics, discourse, US, Philippines
Donald Robotham
Postcolonialism, multiple modernities, work; the Caribbean and West Africa
Alfred L. Rosenberger
Primate evolution, New World monkeys; New World, South and Central America
Jessica Rothman
Primate ecology and behavior, nutrition, evolutionary ecology, Old World Monkeys, Apes; Africa
Christa Salamandra
Media, visual culture, heritage, urban studies, Middle East
Victoria Sanford
Human rights, international humanitarian law, genocide, video ethnography, critical theory, race and gender in the Americas, displacement, child soldiers; Guatemala, Colombia, South Africa
Jonathan Shannon
Aesthetics, ethnomusicology, modernity, food; Middle East, Mediterranean
Julie Skurski
Nationalism, race, gender, anthropology and history, popular religion, Latin America, Caribbean, Atlantic studies
Vincent H. Stefan
Forensic anthropology, human evolution, human osteology, paleoanthropology, quantitative methods, Polynesian / Easter Island skeletal biology; Oceania
Michael E. Steiper
Genetics, DNA, phylogenetics, population genetics, primates, hominoids, malaria, molecular clocks
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