Interests: Archaeology, quantitative methods, spatial studies, method and theory; Paleolithic Old World, Paleoindian-Archaic Northeast US.
Interests: Native North America, U.S. Southwest, sovereignty, applied anthropology, medical anthropology, chronic disease prevention, community based participatory research (CBPR).
Interests: Ethnohistory, method & theory, indigenous rights, North American Indians; Northwest Coast.
Interests: Pacific Northwest prehistory, hunter-gatherer adaptations, archaeological method and theory.
DOMINIQUE COULET DU GARD website | email
Interests: Coming Soon
Research Interests: Human-Environmental Dynamics, Ancient Cities and Urbanism, Political Organization of Pre-industrial Complex Societies, Collapse, GIS Applications, Ceramic Analysis, Environmental Archaeology, Mesoamerica, with specialization in pre-Hispanic Maya.
Interests: He is a zooarchaeologist, primarily interested in studying biogeography and historical ecology of North Pacific marine ecosystems, and how changes in each of these has or has not influenced, or been influenced by, prehistoric human hunting practices. To study these complex systems, he spends nearly equal amounts of time working with modern and ancient bone and tooth samples. He is currently working on year three of a three-year NSF grant, but is hoping to extend the project one more year (with or without additional funding)
JOSH FISHER email
Ph.D. University of Oregon
Interests: Economic/environmental anthropology, critical development studies, feminist political economy, postcolonial theories/methods; Latin America, Nicaragua.
Interests: Gender studies, visual anthropology, participatory action research, expressive and popular culture (particularly photographic, film & video representations), tourism, fieldwork methods and museum studies; Pacific.
KATE KOLPAN email
Ph.D. University of Florida
Interests: Bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, paleopathology, osteology and osteometry, isotope analysis, genocide and victimization, conflict and military archaeology, contemporary archaeological theory, materiality, World War II, Central Europe and the Balkans.
Interests: Human rights, immigration and border policies, political ecology, community well being, intercultural education, Mesoamerican diaspora communities; Latin America, North America.
Interests: Political economy, symbolism, Marxist anthropology, aging; East Asia, Japan.
Interests: Anthropological genetics, epigenetics, nutrition, adipokines, human variation and adaptation, Arctic Populations.
Interests: Prehistory of eastern North America, Cahokia and Mississippian societies, cross-cultural interaction, multi-ethnic communities, human migration, identity, ancient architecture, archaeological cartography.
Interests: Linguistic anthropology, literacy theory, upland peoples of SE Asia/SW China, indigenousness, globalization/borders, language maintenance/endangerment.
ALYSON ROLLINS website | email
MA, Western Washington University
Interests: Human Origins, Biocultural Evolution of early Hominin populations, comparative Osteology and Bioarchaeology
KATHLEEN SAUNDERS email
ABD, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Interests: Anthropology of science and technology, production and reproduction, biomedical ethics, political economy.
Interests: War/violence and human rights, death and dying, gender, religion, ethnic relations, cross-cultural law; Dalmatia, Bosnia and affiliated ethnic groups in Northwest Washington State.
Interests: Socio-cultural anthropology, medical anthropology, social networks, gender, political economy, mixed methods, marginalized populations, stigma, migration/immigration, HIV/STIs; East Asia, China & Korea.