Dr. Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi does research in Gujarat, India


Dr. Daniel Goldstein in Belgium


Recently graduated anthropology major continues her work and studies


Dr. Dorothy Hodgson and Maasai activist Ndini Kimesera Sikar at the U.N. in NYC


Student discusses honors poster on “Undocumented Mexican Women in New Brunswick”


Dr. David Hughes at Fukushima Workshop, Tokyo


Graduate student meets orangutan as a T.A. in Borneo with Rutgers Study Abroad "Primates, Ecology and Conservation in Indonesia"


Student discusses Honors work at historic site in Trappe, PA with Chair, Dr. Craig Feibel

Department Undergrad & Grad Faculty

Ulla D. Berg

alt (Ph.D, New York University, 2007; Associate Professor, Latino & Hispanic Caribbean Studies and Anthropology, SAS)  Migration, mobility, transnationalism, globalization, media, ritual and performance, affect, visual anthropology, Peru, Latin America, U.S. Latinos.

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Yarimar Bonilla

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(PhD, U Chicago, 2008; Associate Professor, SAS) Political and Historical Anthropology, Postcolonial Studies, Social Movements, Sovereignty, Race, State, Nation, Caribbean Studies,  American Studies.  yarimar.bonilla@rutgers.edu https://twitter.com/yarimarbonilla


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Dan Cabanes

(Ph.D. Universitat Rovira i Vigili, Tarragona, Spain, 2009. Assistant Professor, Anthropology, SAS)  Microarchaeology, Site Formation Processes, Phytoliths, FTIR, Diagenesis, Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition, Neanderthals, Anatomically Modern Humans, Activity Areas, Urban Centres, Levantine Bronze and Iron Age; Europe, the Levant. dc1118@anthropology.rutgers.edu

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Susan M. Cachel

cachelheadshotjune12(PhD, U Chicago, 1976; Professor, SAS) Physical anthropology, human and nonhuman primate evolution, evolutionary theory, morphology cachel@anthropology.rutgers.edu


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Lee Cronk

cronk headshot f12(PhD, Northwestern U, 1989; Professor, SAS) Human behavioral ecology, human evolutionary ecology; Africa, Caribbean leecronk@anthropology.rutgers.edu


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Craig S. Feibel

(PhD, U Utah, 1988; Chair, Department of Anthropology, Professor Geology and Anthropology, SAS) Geological context of fossil and archaeological sites, paleoenvironments and paleoecology, microstratigraphy, geochronology; Africa feibel@eps.rutgers.edu

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Hylke de Jong

Hylke Linkedin(doctoraal Leiden, PhD Bristol; Teaching Instructor). Dissertation title: Subsistence plasticity: A strontium isotope perspective on subsistence through intra-tooth enamel and inter-site variation by LA-MC-ICPMS and TIMS. Interests: Bioarchaeology, Isotope geochemistry, Strontium isotope analysis, Behavioural ecology, Phenotypic plasticity, Diet. hd189@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi


(Ph.D, Cornell, 2006; Associate Professor, SAS) Social and Cultural Anthropology, ritual, psychoanalysis, memory, violence, identification, nationalism, social theory  parvis@anthropology.rutgers.edu



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Daniel Goldstein

(PhD, U Arizona, 1997; Professor, SAS) Political and legal anthropology, urban anthropology, critical anthropology of security, immigration, democracy, violence and crime, human rights, globalization, cultural performance, indigenous peoples and the state; Latin America, the Andes and United States danielgo@anthropology.rutgers.edu

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Angelique Haugerud

Angelique Haugerud(PhD, Northwestern U, 1984; Professor, SAS) Political and economic anthropology, cultural politics, political satire, globalization, social movements, democracy, politics of development, land tenure, research methods; Africa, U.S. haugerud@anthropology.rutgers.edu

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Dorothy L. Hodgson


(PhD, U Michigan, 1995; Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for Graduate School - New Brunswick, SAS) Feminist anthropology, political and legal anthropology, historical anthropology, cultural politics, gender, ethnicity, colonialism, development, missionization, indigenous rights, pastoralism, transnationalism, social movements, ethics and politics of research; Africa


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David M. Hughes

alt(Ph.D, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1999, Professor, SAS, Anthropology Dept.)  Environmental anthropology, race, whiteness, landscape, conservation, oil, climate change, the Caribbean; Southern Africa dhughes@aesop.rutgers.edu

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Ryne A. Palombit

(PhD, U California-Davis, 1992; Associate Professor, SAS) Evolution and ecology of primate social behavior, male-female relationships, monogamy, infanticide, gibbons, baboons; Africa  palombit@anthropology.rutgers.edu


Bridget Purcell

(B.A., New York; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton)

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Pilar Rau

pilar(PhD, U New York University, 2013; Teaching Instructor) Anthropology of art and aesthetics, economic anthropology, exchange, globalization, indigeneity, language and culture, media, religion and ritual, social movements, tourism, video production, visual anthropology; Latin America, the Andes.

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Kathleen Riley

Kathleen (PhD, The City University of New York; Teaching Instructor) 

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Louisa Schein

(PhD, U California-Berkeley, 1993; Associate Professor; Anthropology and Women's and Gender Studies, SAS) Cultural politics, ethnicity, critical race studies, nationalism and transnationalism, diaspora, sexuality and gender, masculinity and violence, representation, media studies and activism, documentary production, postcoloniality, postsocialism; China, US, Asian Americans, Southeast Asia, Hmong; China, Asian American, US  schein@anthropology.rutgers.edu

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Carmel Schrire

alt Carmel Schrire (PhD, Australian National U, 1968; Distinguished Professor, SAS) Prehistory, historical archeology, human ecology, hunter-gatherers; Australia, Africa cschrire@anthropology.rutgers.edu

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Becky L. Schulthies

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Ph.D. University of Arizona; Assistant Professor School of Arts and Sciences, Anthropology; Research Interests: linguistic anthropology; human-plant semiotic ideologies; Arabic graphic sensibilities; national/transnational Arab media ideologies; language ideologies and identities in Morocco; education and literacies; social media discourse; history of Arabic semiotic ideologies. bls125@anthropology.rutgers.edu

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Robert S. Scott

Ph.D, University of Texas at Austin, 2004; Associate Professor, SAS), hominin evolution, paleocology, dental microwear, dietary reconstruction, Eurasian hominids: Turkey, Hungary, and China

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Nina Siulc

siulcphoto1hdshotscale(PhD, NYU, 2009; Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, SAS) migration, globalization, Latin America and Caribbean, urban United States, political and legal anthropology, public policy, violence and crime, punitive cultures (prisons, policing, punishment), youth and child socialization, citizenship, cultural practice, cultural performance, ethnographic film  ns619@anthropology.rutgers.edu

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Erin R. Vogel


(PhD, Stony Brook University, 2004; Assistant Professor SAS and CHES)Primate feeding ecology, functional morphology, digestive efficiency, protein balance, and energetics, the evolution of cooperation and coalition formation; Costa Rica, Central America; Central Kalimantan and Sumatra, Indonesia ev140@anthropology.rutgers.edu


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