Anthropology Faculty & Staff

Department Chair

Judith takes a selfie in front of a stone building. She wears a patterned blue shirt, a scarf with a leaf pattern, and glasses.

Judith Pine

Professor Department Chair
AH 340


Natalie Baloy, PhD

Assistant Professor
AH 324

Sean Bruna, PhD

Director of Graduate Studies Associate Professor
Jerry wearing a full backpack in front of a mountain range

Jerry Ek

Senior Instructor
AH 356
Tesla stands on the snowy trail, hands on hips in front of mountains

Tesla Monson

Assistant Professor
AH 320
Yeon Jung stands on a busy street at night, wearing a conference badge and a white sweater. The building behind Yeon is lit brightly.

Yeon Jung Yu, PhD

Associate Professor Assistant Director of Graduate Studies
AH 331

Visiting Professors

Visiting Assistant Professor, Christopher Moreno in the woods with two others.

Christopher Moreno

Visiting Assistant Professor


Robert (Bob) stands next to the Capitol Reflecting Poolin Washington, D.C., with the Capitol building in the distance

Robert Marshall

Professor Emeritus


Lauren Townshend drinks from a large coffee mug in the office, which overlooks a forested area.

Lauren Townshend

Administrative Services Manager
AH 315
Maeg holding her dog maggie on zoom

Maeg Demmons

Program Coordinator
AH 315

Research Associate

Mike smiles and wears a blue button-up shirt, in front of a gray background

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