Faculty in our department specialize in topics within archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology. Our faculty members are listed below according to their main areas of research specialization. These professors supervise graduate student research and serve on master’s thesis committees.


New World, North America, Midwest prehistoric archaeology
Mark Hill

Southeast prehistoric archaeology
S. Homes Hogue

Historical archaeology, eastern North America
Mark Groover

Cultural resource management
Mark GrooverS. Homes Hogue

Zoo archaeology
S. Homes Hogue

Biological Anthropology

S. Homes Hogue

Cultural Anthropology

North America, Native American studies, ethnohistory, Northwest
Cailin Murray

Refugee Resettlement, Urban Anthropology, Feminist Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Race and Ethnicity, Citizenship
Jennifer Erickson

Digital Media, Visual Anthropology, Sexuality and Gender, Religion and the state
Robert Phillips