Anthropology Faculty & Staff

Department Chair


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Sean Bruna, PhD

Associate Professor Director of Graduate Studies

Visiting Professors

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Cheryl Matthew, PhD

Assistant Professor
AH 305

Affiliated Faculty

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Lourdes Gutierrez Nájera, PhD

Associate Professor/Director of American Cultural Studies
AW 312
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Christine Johnston

Assistant Professor
Bond Hall 336
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Nicole Torres, PhD

Assistant Professor, Woodring College of Education
MH 316D


Robert Marshall

Professor Emeritus


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Maeg Demmons

Program Coordinator
AH 315

Research Associate

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Mike Etnier

Affiliate Research Associate
AH 302
Laure Spake, Research Associate and an Instructor in the Department of Anthropology at Western Washington University, looks over her shoulder as she stands near a body of water.

Laure Spake

Research Associate Instructor