Faculty Directory

Ana Bacigalupo

363 Fillmore Academic Center

Phone: (716) 645-3241

anab@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Medical anthropology; anthropology of religion; social theory; post-structural theory; narratives and practices of health and illness; body politics; ethnomedicine; anthropology of the body; phenomenology; death and dying; self and personhood; shamanism and the nature of the postcolony; indigenous knowledge; experts and non-experts; ritual memory; power and authority; gender and sexuality; the late modern world viewed from the fourth world; materiality and fetishism; historicity; social memory and indigenous histories; indigenous Latin America; Mapuche.

See More

363 Fillmore Academic Center

Phone: (716) 645-3241

anab@buffalo.edu

Peter Biehl

380 Millard Fillmore Academic Center

Phone: (716) 645-0407

pbiehl@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Dean
International Education and Enrollment
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Archaeology of Europe and the Near East; Climate Change in the Past and Present; Method and Theory; Social Meaning of Visual Imagery and Representation; Art, Symbolism and Religion; Digital Humanities; Museum Studies and Management; Cultural Heritage

See More

380 Millard Fillmore Academic Center

Phone: (716) 645-0407

pbiehl@buffalo.edu

Timothy Chevral

363 Richmond Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0408

tt27@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Archaeological theory; complex societies; colonialism; ethnicity and identity; conflict and conflict resolution; political ecology; pastoralism; agricultural intensification; landscape archaeology; regional analysis; ethnohistory; archaeological chemistry; European archaeology; Iron Age, Medieval, and Early Modern Scandinavia and Ireland

See More

363 Richmond Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0408

tt27@buffalo.edu

Jaume Franquesa

372 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-0404

jaume@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Economic anthropology; urban anthropology; anthropology of energy, tourism and cultural heritage; political ecology; political economy; value and morality; urban renewal and gentrification; Spain, Southern Europe

See More

372 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-0404

jaume@buffalo.edu

Meghana Joshi

375 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-1401

meghanaj@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Medical Anthropology; Childlessness; Fatherhood; Conceptions of Childhood/Children; Alternate Forms of Kinship

See More

375 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-1401

meghanaj@buffalo.edu

Frederick Klaits

364 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-6388

fklaits@buffalo.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Self and other in religious practice; Care in social practice and political theory; Regimes of value; Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity; United States, southern Africa.

See More

364 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-6388

fklaits@buffalo.edu

Stephen Lycett

377 Spaulding Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-8969

sjlycett@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Evolutionary Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Cultural Transmission; Human Evolution; Social Learning; Lithic Analysis; Experiments

See More

377 Spaulding Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-8969

sjlycett@buffalo.edu

Sarunas Milisauskas

467 Richmond Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0412

smilis@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Old World archaeology; European prehistory; Neolithic; Bronze Age

See More

467 Richmond Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0412

smilis@buffalo.edu

Vasiliki Neofotistos

370 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-0405

neofotis@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: The Balkans; Eastern Europe; violence; political anthropology; the anthropology of war and peace; the interface between social anthropology and policy-making; conflict management and prevention; post-conflict stablization, and democracy building

See More

370 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-0405

neofotis@buffalo.edu

Douglas Perrelli

262 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-2297

perrelli@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences
Director
Archaeological Survey
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Lithic Analysis; Iroquoian Studies; Gender Archaeology; Cultural Resource Management and Historic Preservation; Northeastern North America

See More

262 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-2297

perrelli@buffalo.edu

Faculty Name

362 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-3080

dpollock@buffalo.edu

Interim Department Chair
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: The culture of contemporary medicine (including the social history of physician autobiography, the culture of tertiary care medicine, and health disparities); Traditional healing, shamanism, and personhood in Amazonian communities

See More

362 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-3080

dpollock@buffalo.edu

Deborah Reed-Danahay

377 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-0406

der5@buffalo.edu

Professor
Jean Monnet Chair
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Migration and Mobility, Citizenship, Anthropology of the Nation State; Social Space and Emplacement; Social Theory (esp. Pierre Bourdieu); Ethnographic Narrative and Autoethnography; Education and Youth; Vietnamese Diaspora (U.S.); Europe (including the European Union), France, England

See More

377 MFAC

Phone: (716) 645-0406

der5@buffalo.edu

Joyce Sirianni

134 Spaulding Bldg 6

jsiriann@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Physical anthropology; craniofacial growth and development; physical anthropology; dental anthropology

See More

Phillips Stevens Jr.

365 Spaulding Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0416

pstevens@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Cultural anthropology, religion, cultural change; West Africa, Caribbean

See More

365 Spaulding Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0416

pstevens@buffalo.edu

Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel

166 Spaulding Bldg 6

Phone: (716) 645-0430

noreenvo@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Biological Anthropology; Human Evolution; Evolutionary Morphology; Modern Human Variation; Craniometrics; Geometric Morphometrics

See More

166 Spaulding Bldg 6

Phone: (716) 645-0430

noreenvo@buffalo.edu

Ezra Zubrow

466 Richmond Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0411

zubrow@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Anthropological and Archaeological theory and method; social policy of heritage and disability; Nordic archaeology; ecology; simulation methods; demography; marginal cultural areas; Finland, Norway, England, Northeast

See More

466 Richmond Bldg 4

Phone: (716) 645-0411

zubrow@buffalo.edu