Although the Department does not offer a graduate degree in anthropology, eight professors are members of the Graduate Faculty of the University. They serve on MA thesis committees and offer graduate courses for students.
List of Graduate Courses
Eric I. Karchmer
349A Anne Belk
Medical anthropology, science studies, the politics of knowledge, Chinese medicine, China studies, colonial and postcolonial societies, history of medicine, ethnobotany; China
Susan E. Keefe
349F Anne Belk
Ethnicity, modernity, culture change, social organization, medical and applied anthropology; Mexican-Americans, Appalachians, United States
Larry R. Kimball
330 Anne Belk
Southern Appalachian Prehistory, Middle Palaeolithic of Caucasus Mountains (Russia), Lithic Technology and Microwear Analysis, Quantitative Methods; Russia, Appalachia
349E Anne Belk
Biological anthropology, conservation biology, reproductive strategies in Siamangs, population genetics; Indonesia
Diane P. Mines
344 Anne Belk
Cultural anthropology, materiality and time, narrative, phenomenology of time and place, Tamil Studies; India, South Asia
Dana E. Powell
349H Anne Belk
Cultural politics of energy development, social studies of science and technology, political ecology, politics of knowledge and expertise, indigeneity and Native America, feminism and gender, identity and subjectivity, social movements, ethnographic methodology and engaged scholarship; Native North America, Mexico
Timothy J. Smith
349J Anne Belk
Sociocultural anthropology, Latin American development, electoral politics and democracy, ethnicity and race, environmental subjectivities, indigenous languages (Kaqchikel Mayan and Napo Kichwa), immigration; Latin America (Guatemala and Ecuador) and Europe (France and Spain)
Alice P. Wright
On Leave, Fall 2015
322 Anne Belk
Southeastern archaeology, pre-Columbian interaction, Hopewell, the built environment and monumentality, landscapes, GIS, archaeological geophysics, community and applied archaeology, heritage management; Southern Appalachians, Southerneastern U.S.
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The Department of Anthropology is located in Anne Belk Hall. The administrative office is located in Room 342 and all of the faculty offices, classrooms, and labs are located on the 3rd floor.