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

 

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

Education: Stony Brook University
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

Contact information:
Site:  Dr. Beyin's Research
External Site: Dr. Beyin's Google Site
Office: Room 235 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology
Phone: (502) 852-2424
Email: amanuel.beyin@louisville.edu

Anna T. Browne Ribeiro, PhD

Assistant Professor

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

Contact Information:
Site: Dr. Browne Ribeiro's academic profile
External Site: Dr. Browne Ribeiro's External Site
Office: Room 244 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology
Phone: (502) 852-8303
Email: Dr. Browne Ribeiro

Fabian Crespo, PhD

Associate Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Currently accepting graduate students with interests in human ecological immunology and anthropology of infectious diseases.
Education: 
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Research Interests: 
Human Immunology, Ecological Immunology, Anthropology of Infectious Diseases; Europe, Latin America.

Contact Information:
Site: Dr. Crespo's Research 
Office: Room 243 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology

Phone: (502) 852-2427

Email: Dr. Crespo

Jonathan Haws, PhD

Professor and Chair, (On Sabbatical AY 18-19)

Co-Director of Portuguese Studies Program
Currently accepting graduate students with interests in archaeology.
Education: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Interests: 
Palaeolithic archaeology, European prehistory, coastal settlement patterns, time perspectivism, multi-scale approaches to understanding past human socioecology, zooarchaeology, anthracology, geoarchaeology

Contact Information:
Site:  Dr. Haws' ResearchPortuguese Studies Program Pages
Office: Room 228, Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology

Phone: (502) 852-2423

Email: Dr. Haws

Thomas Jennings, PhD

Assistant Professor

Education: Texas A&M University
Research Interests:
Colonization of North America, hunter-gatherers, geoarchaeology, lithic technologies, Quaternary environments, curation and public archaeology

Contact Information:
Site: Dr. Jennings Research
Office: Room 228 Lutz Hall
Phone:
Email: thomas.jennings@louisville.edu

Yvonne V. Jones, PhD

Associate Professor

Also, Associate Professor in the Department of Pan African Studies
Currently accepting graduate students with interests in social and political anthropology.
Education:
 American University
Research Interests: 
Social anthropology, nationalism and genocide, Afro-American culture, method and theory, race, ethnicity, public history, Southeast USA.

Contact Information:
Site: Dr. Jones' Research 
Office: Room 241 Department of Anthropology, Lutz Hall

Phone: (502) 852-6864
Email: Dr. Jones

Lisa Markowitz, PhD

Associate Professor

Director of Graduate Studies
Now accepting graduate students with interests in Cultural Anthropology, Food and Agriculture, and Latin America.
Education: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Research Interests: 
Rural livelihoods, food studies, social movements, the Andes

Contact Information:
Site:  Dr. Markowitz's Research
Office: Room 231 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology

Phone: (502) 852-6864

Email: Dr. Markowitz

Shawn Parkhurst, PhD

Associate Professor, (On sabbatical Fall 18)

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in cultural anthropology.
Co-Director of Portuguese Studies Program
Education: 
University of California-Berkeley
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

Contact Information:
Site: Dr. Parkhurst's Research
Office: Room 238 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology

Phone: (502) 852-2425
Fax: (502) 852-4560

Email: Dr. Parkhurst

Julie Peteet, PhD

Professor

Director of Middle East and Islamic Studies
Currently accepting graduate students with interests in displacement, political violence, the Middle East, and cultural heritage.
Education: 
Wayne State University
Research Interests: 
Space, political violence, Palestine, displacement, human rights, the Middle East, and cultural heritage

Contact Information:
Site:  Dr. Peteet's Research 
Office: Room 239 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology
Phone: (502) 852-6864

Email: Dr. Peteet

Angela D. Storey, PhD

Assistant Professor

Education: University of Arizona
Research Interests:
 Political anthropology, social movements, environmental anthropology, political ecology, informality, Southern Africa

Contact Information:
Site: Dr. Storey's academic profile 
Office:  Room 243 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology

Phone: (502) 852-3012
Email: Dr. Storey

Christopher Tillquist, PhD

Associate Professor

Director of Minor in Global Public Health and Minor in Forensic Anthropology
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.

Contact Information:
Site:  MAPS Group Website 
Office: Room 242 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology

Phone: (502) 852-2422

Email: Dr. Tillquist

Jianhua Zhao, PhD

Associate Professor, (Acting Chair Fall '18 and Spring '19)

Currently accepting graduate students with interests in cultural anthropology.
Education: 
University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests: Globalization, capitalism, family and kinship, social change, clothing and the clothing industry, anthropological political economy, China and East Asia

Contact Information:
Site:  Dr. Zhao's research
Office: Room 236 Lutz Hall, Department of Anthropology
Phone: (502) 852-3078

Fax: (502) 852-4560 
Email: Dr. Zhao