Jamie L. Clark. Assistant Professor; PhD (Anthropology) University of Michigan, 2009. Paleolithic archaeology, modern human origins, hunter-gatherer lifeways, zooarchaeology. Southern Africa and the Near East.
Office: 312 Bunnell
Phone: 907-474-5911
E-mail: jlclark7 @ alaska.edu


Elaine DrewAssistant Professor; PhD (Anthropology) University of Kentucky, 2004. Culturally-based health promotion and intervention research with AI/AN, Latino, and African-American communities; mixed methods research; research ethics review processes (institutional & community-based).
Office: 307C Bunnell
Phone:  907-474-6758
E-mail: emdrew @ alaska.edu


Brian Hemphill. Associate Professor; PhD (anthropology), University of Oregon, 1991. Dental Morphology, Odontometrics, Dental Pathology, Skeletal Biology, Biological Distance Analysis, Bioarchaeology, Human Evolution, South Asia, Central Asia, Great Basin, Northwest Coast
Office: 401 Bunnell
Phone: 907-474-6755
Email: bhemphill @ alaska.edu


Kara C. HooverAssociate Professor (Associated Faculty, Chemistry and Biochemistry); PhD (anthropology) Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2001. Evolutionary genetics & biology of olfaction, olfactory functioning in reconstructed hominin receptors, paleo-population biology (diet, nutrition, developmental stress), hunter-gatherers, Japan, UK, Eurasia. Office:404 Bunnell
Phone: 907-474-6110


David C. Koester. Professor; PhD (anthropology) University of Chicago, 1990. Culture and history, historical and national/ethnic consciousness; anthropological study of children; history of ethnography; Iceland, Russian Far East, circumpolar. 
Office: 307B Bunnell
Phone: 907-474-7133
E-mail: dckoester @ alaska.edu


Patrick PlattetAssociate Professor; PhD (anthropology), University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), Practical School of Higher Studies (Paris/Sorbonne, France), 2005. Religious anthropology, modes of ritualization, Hunting/herding/fishing practices & ideologies, ritual efficacy, sacrifice, symbolic and cognitive anthropology, ethnography, Russian Far East, Central & Eastern Europe
Office: 307D Bunnell
Phone: 907-474-6608
E-mail: pplattet @ alaska.edu


Sveta Yamin-Pasternak, PhD (Anthropology), University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2007.  Foodways, post-Soviet studies, Alaskan ethnography, anthropology and contemporary art
Office: 307C Bunnell
Email: syamin@alaska.edu


Ben A. Potter. Chair & Associate Professor; PhD (anthropology), University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2005. Subarctic and Arctic archaeology; intersite variability; site structure and organization; human-environment interactions; field survey and excavation; cultural resource management; lithic and faunal analyses; geographic information systems.
Office: 308 Bunnell
Phone: 907-474-7567
Email: bapotter @ alaska.edu


Joshua D. ReutherAssistant Professor/Curator of Archaeology, University of Alaska Museum of the North; PhD (anthropology), University of Arizona, 2013. Subarctic and arctic archaeology; geoarchaeology; geochronology; hunter-gatherer ecology; archaeological science; museum studies; cultural resources management.
Office: 042 Museum of the North
Phone: 907-474-6945
Email: jreuther @ alaska.edu


Robin A. ShoapsAssistant Professor; PhD (linguistics), University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004. Linguistic anthropology, anthropology of Christianity, discourse analysis, self and subjectivity, ethnography of moralities, indigenous languages and cultures; Mesoamerica and the United States
Office: 305B Bunnell
E-mail: rashoaps @ alaska.edu

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