Visiting & Adjunct Faculty

Anthropology Department Visiting & Adjunct Faculty Members

 

The department chair is Chet Sherwood.

 

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Syed Mohammad Ali
Syed Mohammad Ali

 

Professorial Lecturer of Anthropology

 

sma295@email.gwu.edu

 

Dr. Ali is a development anthropologist whose areas of expertise include exploring interactions between governments, international donors and civil society organizations to address varied socio-economic and political challenges, specifically within the developing countries context.

Joshua Bell
Joshua Bell

 

Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology

 

bellja@si.edu

 

Anthropology of material and visual culture, political economy and ecology, museums and cultures of collecting, anthropology of history; Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Hawai'i.

Pamela Cressey
Pamela Cressey

 

Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology and American Studies

 

pcressey@cox.net

 

Historical archaeology, community archaeology, preservation planning, urban development, African-American and Euro-American domestic life and material culture.

Candace Greene
Candace Greene

 

Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology

 

greenec@si.edu

 

Native American art, especially Plains Indians; material culture; representation; museum research methods.

David Hunt
David Hunt

 

Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology

 

huntd@si.edu

 

Human osteology, human variation and modification, forensic anthropology, human mummies and mummification, dermatoglyphics.

Susan Johnston
Susan Johnston

 

Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology

 

sjohnsto@email.gwu.edu

 

Iron Age archaeology, archaeology of religion and ritual, petroglyphs and rock art. Regional focus: Ireland.Prehistoric ceremonial center of Dún Ailínne, Ireland.

Marilyn R. London
Marilyn R. London

 

Lecturer in Anthropology

 

mlondon@hers.com

 

Forensic anthropology, skeletal analysis.

Jacob Wainwright Love
Jacob Wainwright Love

 

Professorial Lecturer of Anthropology

 

lovejw@aol.com

 

Anthropology of Oceania, ethnomusicology.

Briana L. Pobiner
Briana L. Pobiner

 

Associate Research Professor

 

pobinerb@si.edu

 

Paleoanthropology, zooarchaeology, taphonomy, faunal analysis, Paleolithic archaeology, evolution of human diet, evolution education and outreach. Regional focus: Africa.

J. Daniel Rogers
J. Daniel Rogers

 

Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology

 

rogersd@si.edu

 

Analysis of social change using ethnohistorical and archaeological methods; social responses to climate change; theories of meaning and the role of the individual; culture contact; state and empire formation; museum studies. Regional foci: Inner Asia, Caribbean, Mexico, U.S.

David K. Thulman
David K. Thulman

 

Professorial Lecturer of Anthropology

 

dthulman@email.gwu.edu

 

Paleoindian and Early Archaic archaeology in North America; reconstruction of prehistoric social organization; and the use of cultural property by archaeologists and museum specialists.

Douglas Ubelaker

 

Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology and Anatomy

 

ubelaked@si.edu

 

Forensic and physical anthropology, human osteology, paleopathology, paleodemography.

Erica Wortham
Erica C. Wortham

 

Professorial Lecturer of Anthropology

 

ewortham@mac.com

 

Media and culture, indigenous media, visual heritage, archiving, nationalism/ethnicity, Mexico.