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
E-mail: jlclark7 @ alaska.edu
Brian Hemphill. (On leave 2014-15 academic year) 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
Email: bhemphill @ alaska.edu
Kara C. Hoover. Associate Professor (Anthropology) and Affiliate Faculty (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology); PhD (anthropology) Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2001. Evolutionary genetics & biology of olfaction, phenotype-genotype linkages in olfactory receptor genes, urban-rural olfactory functioning, paleo-population biology (diet, nutrition, developmental stress), hunter-gatherers, urban v rural, Japan, UK, Eurasia.
E-mail: kara.hoover @ alaska.edu
David C. Koester. On leave 2014-15 academic year) 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
E-mail: dckoester @ alaska.edu
Patrick Plattet. Assistant 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 and ideologies, Ritual efficacy, Sacrifice, Symbolic and cognitive anthropology, Ethnography, Russian Far East, Central & Eastern Europe
Office: 307D Bunnell
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
Ben A. Potter. Department Chair and 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
Email: bapotter @ alaska.edu
Joshua D. Reuther. Assistant 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
Email: jreuther @ alaska.edu
Robin A. Shoaps. Assistant 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