Anthropology Department, Queens College, Kevin Birth, John Collins, Warren DeBoer,
Murphy Halliburton, Mandana Limbert, Miki Makihara, James Moore, Ekaterina Pechenkina, Thomas Plummer, Timothy Pugh, Roger Sanjek, Katherine Snyder, D. Michael Steffy, Karen Strassler, Sara Stinson, Larissa Swedell,

Powdermaker Hall 314
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11367
Phone: (718) 997-5510
Fax: (718) 997-2885

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Anthropology Faculty
 
Alexander Bauer (Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania 2006) Archaeology, material culture, cultural heritage law and policy, Middle East, Eurasia.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 313A; Phone: (718) 997-5517;

E-mail: Alexander.Bauer@qc.cuny.edu


 
Kevin Birth (Ph.D. UCSD 1993) Social anthropology, psychological anthropology, time, festivals, ethnicity, Caribbean.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 313C; Phone: (718) 997-5518;

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John Collins (Ph.D. Michigan 2003) Cultural anthropology, economic anthropology, cultural heritage and development, Latin America, historical anthropology, nationalism and the state.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 315G; Phone: (718) 997-5524;

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Felicia Madimenos (Ph.D. University of Oregon, 2011), biological anthropology, dimensions of health, subsistence, economy, and demography among the Shuar forager-horticulturalists
Office: Powdermaker Hall 313D; Phone: (718) 997-55;

E-mail: OFelicia.Madimenos@qc.cuny.edu


 
Omri Elisha (Ph.D. NYU 2005), Anthropology of Religion Cultural anthropology, evangelicalism/christianity, urban anthropology, North American Ethnography, cultural activism/social movements.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 315L; Phone: (718) 997-5525;

E-mail: Omri.Elisha@qc.cuny.edu


 
Murphy Halliburton (Ph. D. CUNY 2000) Medical anthropology, South Asian culture and history, cross-cultural psychiatry, anthropology of science.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 315I; Phone: (718) 997-5528;

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Mandana Limbert (Ph.D. Michigan 2002) Cultural anthropology, Middle East Oman, Arab societies, anthropology of memory, historical anthropology, religion, modernity, colonialism.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 315F; Phone: (718) 997-5526;

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Miki Makihara (Ph.D. Yale 1999) Linguistic anthropology, language and identity, language contact, linguistic ideology, Pacific societies.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 312D; Phone: (718) 997-5513;

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James A Moore (Ph.D. UMass/Amherst 1981) Archaeology, quantitative methods, historical archaeology, European prehistory, forager/farmer interactions.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 313B; Phone: (718) 997-2891;

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Kate Pechenkina (Chair) (Ph.D. University of Missouri - Columbia 2002) Biological anthropology, bioarchaeology, disease in prehistory, bone pathology, Neolithic China, Prehistoric Peru.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 312A; Phone: (718) 997-5529;

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Ramona Perez (Ph.D. NYU) Cultural Anthropology, food habits and the anthropology of the senses, gender / kinship, ethnicity and personhood, U.S.-Mexico borderlands, and Latin American and Latino Cultures, ethnographic film, life history and narrative, alternative medicine, feminist research methods and critical pedagogy.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 315H; Phone: (718) 997-5561;
E-mail: ramona.perez@qc.cuny.edu


 
Thomas Plummer (Ph.D. Yale 1991) Biological anthropology, Hominid behavior and paleoecology, Hominid paleontology, human osteology.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314, 315M; Phone: (718) 997-5511 & (718) 997-5514;

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Timothy Pugh (Ph.D. Southern Illinois U - Carbondale 2001) Archaeology, Mesoamerica, complex society, Maya, ethnohistory, social identity.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 312B; Phone: (718) 997-2896;

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Karen Strassler (Ph. D. Michigan 2003) Cultural anthropology, visual and material culture, photography and new media technologies, history and memory, post-colonial literature, film and art, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Asian diasporas.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 315H; Phone: (718) 997-2859;

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Larissa Swedell (Ph.D. Columbia University 2000) Biological anthropology, primatology, primate ecology and behavior, reproductive strategies, Hamadryas baboons.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 315E; Phone: (718) 997-2897

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Karine Tache (Ph.D. Simon Fraser University 2010), Archaeology, environmental reconstruction, organic residue analysis, early pottery uses, Northeastern North America.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 312A; Phone: (718) 997-

E-mail: Karine.Tache@qc.cuny.edu

 

Adjunct Faculty and Teaching Fellows

Alexis Amann (graduate student, CUNY), primate behavior and ecology, captive animal managment
Powdermaker Hall 314i; Phone: (718) 997-5512

E-mail: Alexis.Amann@qc.cuny.com

 
Justin Bracken (graduate student, CUNY), Archaeology, Mesoamerica, the Maya, GIS, and Spatial Analysis.
Powdermaker Hall 314F; Phone: (718) 997-2892

E-mail: justin.bracken@gmail.com

 
Shahrina Chowdhury (Graduate Student, CUNY)
Biological Anthropology, primatology, baboon behavior.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314; Phone: (718) 997-5510;

E-mail: shahrinac@yahoo.com


 
Margaret Cruz (graduate student, CUNY), Cultural Anthropology, social change, globalization, bureaucracies, Latin America
Powdermaker Hall 314; Phone: (718) 997-5515

E-mail: mcruz@gc.cuny.edu

 
Jenna Wallace Coplin (graduate student, CUNY), Archaeology, Northeast, mid 19thC, Public Anthropology, Semiotics
Powdermaker Hall 314; Phone: (718) 997-2856

E-mail: JCoplin@gc.cuny.edu

 
Emily Curtin (graduate student, CUNY; MA University College London 2005), Cultural anthropology, political economy, ethnicity and nationalism, Russia and Eastern Europe, archaeology
Powdermaker Hall 314D; Phone: (718) 997-5532

E-mail: emily.curtin@qc.cuny.edu

 
Tomomi J. Emoto (Ph. D. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale)
Cultural Anthropology, Performance, Borders, Modernity, Memory, Tourism, Shamanism, Power, Postcolonialism, Nationalism and Ethnicity, Japan, East Asia
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314F: Phone 718-997-5522;

E-mail: emototomomi@gmail.com

 
Frank Feeley (CUNY graduate student), Archaeology, historic archaeology, Vikings.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314G; Phone: (718) 997-5510

E-mail: FFeeley@gc.cuny.edu

 
Frances Forrest (graduate student, CUNY), Biological anthropology, paleoanthropology, Africa.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314; Phone: (718) 997-5510;

E-mail: Forrestelf516@hotmail.com

 
Julian Gantt (Graduate Student, CUNY)
Cultural Anthropology, political economy, Islam, socialism, the Caucasus Office: Powdermaker 314; Phone: (718) 997-5512;

Email: jgantt@qc.cuny.edu

 
Saygun Gökariksel (Ph.d. Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center)
Historical and legal anthropology, temporality, life history, visual culture, the modern state, socialism, neoliberalism, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314B; Phone: (718) 997-2928;
Email: gokariksel@yahoo.com
 
Albert Gonzalez (Ph.d. Candidate, Southern Methodist University)
Anthropological Archaeology, History, Geographic Information Systems, Nineteenth-Century Southwest, Native North America, Comparative Borderlands, Political Ecology, Material-Culture Studies, Latina/o Studies
Email: ag3113@columbia.edu
 
Marjorie Gorsline (graduate student, CUNY), archaeology, North America, historic archaeology.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314C; Phone: (718) 997-2889;

E-mail: mgorsline@gc.cuny.edu

 
Allison Manfra McGovern (PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center; MA from Syracuse University), Archaeology, Northeast North America, Historical Archaeology
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314I; Phone: (718) 997-5512
E-mail: Allison.Manfra@qc.cuny.edu

 
Susan Meswick (Ph.D. U Connecticut 1982), Cultural anthropology, medical anthropology, applied anthropology.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314D; Phone: (718) 997-5532;

E-mail: susan.meswick@qc.cuny.edu

 
Kathleen Riley (Ph.D. 2001 CUNY Graduate Center), Linguistic anthropology, sociolinguistics, language socialization, multilingualism, language ideology, language and identity, French Polynesia, la francophonie
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314D; Phone: (718) 997-5532;

E-mail: Kathleen.Riley@qc.cuny.edu

 
Igor Rodríguez Calderón (doctoral student, CUNY Graduate Center; MA in Latin American Studies from The University of California at Berkeley)
Igor's research deals with the production of history, heritage and nationalism, and sociolinguistics in Colombia.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314B; Phone: (718) 997-2928;

E-mail: IRodriguez@gc.cuny.edu


 
Arthur Rostoker (Ph. D., CUNY)
Archaeology
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314G; Phone: (718) 997-2890;

E-mail: agrostoker@yahoo.com


 
Valentina Pagliai
Linguistic Anthropology
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314C; Phone: (718) 997-2889;

E-mail: v.pagliai@yahoo.com


 
Jennifer Parkinson (Hodgson) (Graduate Student, CUNY)
Biological Anthropology, Human evolution.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314C; Phone: (718) 997-2892;

E-mail: parkinson@nycep.org


 
Clara Scarry (Ph. D.)
Biological Anthropology, evolution of collective action and foraging cognition within non-human primates.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314J; Phone: (718) 997-5520;

E-mail: cscarry@gmail.com


 
Doreen Schmitt (Ph D candidate, CUNY), Linguistic anthropology, sociolinguistics, language and law, forensic linguistics.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314J; Phone: (718) 997-5520;

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Sofia Shank (Graduate Teaching Fellow, graduate student--CUNY, BA University of Minnesota)
Cultural Anthropology, social stratification, urban education and urban social movements.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314F; Phone: (718) 997-5515;

E-mail: sofiashank@gmail.com

 
Yuko Shiratori (Graduate Teaching Fellow, graduate student--CUNY)
Archaeology of Mesoamerica.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314I; Phone: (718) 997-5512;

E-mail: yutang99@gmail.com

 
Miranda Suri (Ph D 2005, University of Pennsylvania)
Mesoamerican archaeologist focusing on studies of identity, space, and gender in NW Honduras.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 314B; Phone: (718) 997-2928;

E-mail: mirandasuri@gmail.com

 
Wesley Sutton (Ph. D. NYU )
Visiting Assistant Professor
Biological anthropology, human genetics, human adaptation,
Office: Powdermaker Hall 312C; Phone: (718) 997-2892;

E-mail: wksutton95@aol.com

 

Anahí Viladrich is a medical anthropologist and sociologist originally from Argentina. In the US, she received a PhD with Distinction in 2003 and an MPhil in Sociomedical Sciences (Medical Anthropology) from Columbia University in 2000, and an MA (in Sociology) with honors from the New School University in 1999.

Viladrich has published extensively on gender and reproductive health in Argentina and Latin America, and on diverse topics pertaining immigration, culture and health in the US and abroad. Before joining Queens College 2010, she was a tenured Associate Professor at Hunter College, CUNY where she directed the Immigration and Health Initiative (2004-2010). Viladrich is currently a tenured Associate Professor at the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology at Queens College, and at the Doctoral Program in Public Health, The Graduate Center, CUNY. She has been recently appointed to direct the first Center on Immigration Studies at Queens College.
Office: Powdermaker Hall, Room 233A
Telephone Number: 718-997-2784
E-mail: anahi.viladrich@qc.cuny.edu

 

Professors Emeriti

Warren DeBoer (Ph.D. UCB 1972) Archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, South America, North America.
Office: Powdermaker Hall 312D; Phone: (718) 997-2894;

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Sara Stinson (Ph. D. U Michigan 1978) Biological anthropology, human growth and development, human adaptation, nutritional anthropology, South America.


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