Associate Professors

PhotoFaculty MemberResearch Interests
carterprofilec.jpg?itok=EnL41CrgDr. Jon H. Carter
Associate Professor
(828) 262-6380
346 Anne Belk Hall
(PhD Columbia University 2012) Political anthropology, anthropology of violence, borders and immigration, incarceration and surveillance, media theory, fictocriticism and ethnographic writing; Honduras, Latin America
lappanprofilec.jpg?itok=a97spD8jDr. Susan Lappan
Associate Professor
(828) 262-8909
349E Anne Belk Hall
(PhD New York University 2005) Biological anthropology, primate behavior, ecology, conservation biology, small apes; Indonesia, Malaysia
powellprofilec.jpg?itok=eJACZuUBDr. Dana E. Powell
Associate Professor
(828) 262-2268
349H Anne Belk Hall
(PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2011) Sociocultural anthropology, political ecology, environmental justice, energy extractivism, feminist STS, decolonial theory, posthumanist anthropology, social movements, collaborative ethnography; Diné (Navajo) Nation, North Carolina, Taiwan
wrightprofilec.jpg?itok=iBgT1tP1Dr. Alice P. Wright
Associate Professor
(828) 262-6384
322 Anne Belk Hall
(PhD University of Michigan 2014) Southeastern archaeology, pre-Columbian interaction, Hopewell, the built environment and monumentality, landscapes, GIS, archaeological geophysics, community and applied archaeology, heritage management; Southern Appalachians, Southeastern U.S.