Faculty

University of Louisville Anthropology Faculty Amanuel Beyin, PhD Anna T. Browne Ribeiro, PhD Fabian Crespo, PhD Jonathan Haws, PhD Yvonne V. Jones, PhD Lisa Markowitz, PhD Shawn Parkhurst, PhD Julie Peteet, PhD Angela D. Storey, PhD Christopher Tillquist, PhD Jianhua Zhao, PhD Thomas Jennings, PhD Ashley Smallwood, PhD Kathryn Marklein, PhD

 

Amanuel Beyin, PhD

Assistant Professor

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in Paleolithic Archaeology (African focus), early human dispersal, stone tool technology and the transition to food production

Research interests: The archaeology of human origins and dispersal, stone tool technology, shoreline (coastal) adaptation, paleoenvironment and the transition to food production with a geographic focus on northeast Africa and the Red Sea basin.

Coasting Out of Africa: Paleolithic Investigation of the Red Sea Basin

Lutz Hall 235
(502) 852-2424
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Anna T. Browne Ribeiro, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Human-environment interactions, Amazonian archaeology, social and spatial organization, household and community, geoarchaeology, colonialism, critical historiography, community archaeology

Lutz Hall 142
(502) 852-8303
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Fabian Crespo, PhD

Associate Professor (On Sabbatical 2019)
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in human ecological immunology and anthropology of infectious diseases.
Research Interests: Human Immunology, Ecological Immunology, Anthropology of Infectious Diseases; Europe, Latin America.

Lutz Hall 243
(502) 852-2427

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Jonathan Haws, PhD

Professor and Chair, (On Sabbatical AY 18-19)
Director of Portuguese Studies Program

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in archaeology.
Research Interests: Palaeolithic archaeology, European prehistory, coastal settlement patterns, time perspectivism, multi-scale approaches to understanding past human socioecology, zooarchaeology, anthracology, geoarchaeology

Lutz Hall 228
(502) 852-2423

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Thomas Jennings, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Colonization of North America, hunter-gatherers, geoarchaeology, lithic technologies, Quaternary environments, curation and public archaeology

Lutz Hall 244
(502) 852-0446
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Yvonne V. Jones, PhD

Associate Professor
Associate Professor Department of Pan African Studies

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in social and political anthropology.
Research Interests: Social anthropology, nationalism and genocide, Afro-American culture, method and theory, race, ethnicity, public history, Southeast USA.

Lutz Hall 241
(502) 852-6864
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Kathryn Marklein, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor 

Research interests: Bioarchaeology, palaeopathology, commingled remains, forensic anthropology, palaeodietary reconstructions, imperialism and colonization, Eastern Mediterranean and Anatolian archaeology

Lutz Hall 243 (Spring 2019)
(502) 852-2427
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Lisa Markowitz, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

Now accepting graduate students with interests in Cultural Anthropology, Food and Agriculture, and Latin America.
Research Interests: Rural livelihoods, food studies, social movements, the Andes

Lutz Hall 231
(502) 852-6864

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Shawn Parkhurst, PhD

Associate Professor

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in cultural anthropology.
Research Interests: Space, place and power; regional and national cultures; equality, inequality, gender, class culture; Europe, Mediterranean, Iberia; the history of anthropology and the social sciences

Lutz Hall 238
(502) 852-2425
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Julie Peteet, PhD

Professor
Director of MEIS Program

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in displacement, political violence, the Middle East, and cultural heritage.
Research Interests: Space, political violence, Palestine, displacement, human rights, the Middle East, and cultural heritage

Lutz Hall 239
(502) 852-6864

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Ashley Smallwood, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests:Prehistory of the American Southeast, Paleoindian and Archaic hunter-gatherer adaptations, flaked stone artifact analysis, technological organization, cultural evolution, human-environment interactions.

Lutz Hall 244
(502) 852-0446
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Angela D. Storey, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Political anthropology, social movements, environmental anthropology, political ecology, informality, Southern Africa

Lutz Hall 243
502) 852-3012
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Christopher Tillquist, PhD

Associate Professor


Currently accepting graduate students with interests in evolutionary and molecular anthropology.
Research and Scholarly Interests: Anthropological genetics, humans and disease, human variation, history of evolutionary theory.

Jianhua Zhao, PhD

Associate Professor, (Acting Chair Spring 2019)

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in cultural anthropology
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Research Interests: Globalization, capitalism, family and kinship, social change, clothing and the clothing industry, anthropological political economy, China and East Asia

Lutz Hall 236
(502) 852-3078
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