Ulla D. Berg

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Associate Professor, Latino & Caribbean Studies and Anthropology, SAS
Specialization: Migration, Transnationalism, regimes of (im)mobility, immigrant detention and deportation, media and performance, race and affect, visual anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, Latin America, Andes, U.S. Latinxs populations and communities.
Degree: Ph.D, New York University, 2007
uberg@lcs.rutgers.edu

Dan Cabanes

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Acting Graduate Director July 1 2023 to June 30 2024 | Associate Professor, Anthropology, SAS
Specialization: Microarchaeology, Site Formation Processes, Phytoliths, FTIR, Diagenesis, Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition, Neanderthals, Anatomically Modern Humans, Activity Areas, Urban Centres, Levantine Bronze and Iron Age; Europe, the Levant.
Degree: Ph.D. Universitat Rovira i Vigili, Tarragona, Spain, 2009
dan.cabanes@rutgers.edu

Susan M. Cachel

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Professor, SAS
Specialization: Physical anthropology, human and nonhuman primate evolution, evolutionary theory, morphology.
Degree: PhD, U Chicago, 1976
cachel@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Lee Cronk

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Professor, SAS
Specialization: Human behavioral ecology, human evolutionary ecology; Africa, Caribbean
Degree: PhD, Northwestern U, 1989
leecronk@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Hylke de Jong

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Assistant Teaching Professor, SAS | Archaeology Minor Director
Specialization: Bioarchaeology, Isotope geochemistry, Strontium isotope analysis, Behavioural ecology, Phenotypic plasticity, Diet.
Degree: doctoral Leiden, PhD Bristol
hd189@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Omar Dewachi

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Associate Professor, SAS, Medical Anthropology
Specialization: History of science and medicine, war, statecraft, humanitarianism, biopolitics, infrastructure, mobility, health, the body; Middle East, Iraq, Lebanon
Degree: Ph.D., Harvard University 2008
omar.dewachi@rutgers.edu

Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello

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Henry Rutgers Professor of Microbiome and Health and Professor Anthropology, SAS
Specialization: Microbiome development and impacts of modern practices
Degree: Ph.D. U Aberdeen, Scotland, 1990
mg.dominguez-bello@rutgers.edu

Craig S. Feibel

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Professor Geology and Anthropology, SAS
Specialization: Geological context of fossil and archaeological sites, paleoenvironments and paleoecology, microstratigraphy, geochronology; Africa
Degree: PhD, U Utah, 1988
feibel@eps.rutgers.edu

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

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Associate Professor, SAS
Specialization: Social and Cultural Anthropology, violence, ritual, memory, identification, nationalism, social theory, psychoanalysis
Degree: Ph.D, Cornell, 2006
parvis@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Zeynep Devrim Gürsel

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Graduate Director July 1, 2023, on leave till July 1, 2024 | Associate Professor, SAS
Specialization: Media anthropology, visual anthropology, photography, ethnographic and documentary film, historical anthropology, cultures of knowledge production especially news and journalism, anthropology of the imagination, politics in everyday life, migration and the construction of citizenship.  Turkish and Ottoman Studies, American Studies, migration studies.
Degree: PhD in Anthropology with a Designated Emphasis in Film Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, 2007
z.gursel@rutgers.edu

David M. Hughes

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Professor, SAS
Specialization: Environmental anthropology, race, whiteness, landscape, conservation, oil, climate change, energy, wind, the Caribbean; Southern Africa.
Degree: Ph.D, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1999, Professor, SAS, Anthropology Dept.
dahughes@rutgers.edu

Lee Jussim

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Acting Anthropology Department Chair for 2023-2024 and Distinguished Professor Psychology
Specialization: Social Psychology
AnthroChair@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Ryne Palombit

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Professor, SAS
Specialization: diversity of social and mating strategies in animals (human and nonhuman); cohesive social bonds between adult males and females; chacma baboons in Okavango Delta, Botswana and olive baboons in Laikipia, Kenya.
Degree: Ph.D. University of California, Davis 1992
palombit@rutgers.edu

Pilar Rau

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ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR, SAS
Specialization: Anthropology of art and aesthetics, economic anthropology, exchange, globalization, indigeneity, language and culture, media, religion and ritual, social movements, tourism, video production, visual anthropology; Latin America, the Andes
Degree: PhD, U New York University, 2013
pkr28@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Kathleen Riley

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Assistant Teaching Professor, SAS
Specialization: Linguistic anthropology, language socialization, language ideologies, multilingualism, food and language, gender and sexuality, Marquesas, French Polynesia, France, la francophonie.
Degree: PhD, The City University of New York 2001
kcr58@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Carmel Schrire

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Distinguished Professor, SAS
Specialization: Prehistory, historical archeology, human ecology, hunter-gatherers; Australia, Africa
Degree: PhD, Australian National U, 1968
cschrire@anthropology.rutgers.edu

Robert S. Scott

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Undergraduate Director | Associate Professor
Specialization: hominin evolution, paleoecology, dental microwear, dietary reconstruction, Eurasian hominids: Turkey, Hungary, and China
Degree: Ph.D, University of Texas at Austin, 2004
robertsc@rutgers.edu

Christien Philmarc Tompkins

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Assistant Professor, SAS
Specialization: Race and racialization; critical theory, political economy; human capital, work, and labor; education and reform; design thinking; United States; New Orleans; cities and space; African Americans;  whiteness; neoliberalism and privatization; expertise, technocracy, and experimentation; social engineering and capacity building; ideology and identity; infrastructure
Degree: PhD, U Chicago, 2017
christien.tompkins@rutgers.edu

Erin Vogel

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Professor, SAS
Specialization: Primate feeding ecology, functional morphology, digestive efficiency, protein balance, and energetics, the evolution of cooperation and coalition formation; Costa Rica, Central America; Central Kalimantan and Sumatra, Indonesia.
Degree: PhD Stony Brook University, NY 2004
erin.vogel@rutgers.edu