Full-Time Faculty

Elizabeth Emma Ferry
Elizabeth Emma Ferry
Department Chair
Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2218 Brown Social Science Center, 220

Expertise: Economic anthropology, collections, social studies of finance, materiality and value, labor, corporations and business, anthropology of mining and minerals. Mexico, U.S., Colombia

Patricia Alvarez Astacio
Patricia Alvarez Astacio
Assistant Professor
781-736-3222 Brown Social Science Center, 204

Expertise: Visual culture, material culture, indigeneity, capitalism, aesthetics, fashion and design studies, ethnographic documentary, Peru, Andes, Latin America

Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2221 Brown Social Science Center, 209

Expertise: Urban anthropology, ethnographies of citizenship and the state, political ecology; South Asia

Charles Golden
Charles Golden
Associate Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2217 Brown Social Science Center, 206

Expertise: Archaeology of complex societies, modern contexts of archaeological research, Mesoamerica, the Maya

Anita Hannig
Anita Hannig
Undergraduate Advising Head
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2214 Brown Social Science Center, 209

Expertise: Medical and cultural anthropology, anthropology of death and dying, anthropology of religion, anthropology of gender, anthropology of the body, medical aid-in-dying, end-of-life care, Ethiopia, United States

Sarah Lamb
Sarah Lamb
Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2211 Brown Social Science Center, 208

Expertise: Gender, aging, self and person, medical anthropology, religion, migration and transnationalism, ethnographic writing; South Asia, United States

Janet McIntosh
Janet McIntosh
Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2215 Brown Social Science Center, 226

Expertise: Linguistic anthropology, language ideology, psychological anthropology, personhood, essentialism, colonialism and postcoloniality, identity, whiteness studies, military studies, nationalism; East Africa and United States

Pascal Menoret
Pascal Menoret
Renee and Lester Crown Chair in Modern Middle East Studies
781-736-5313 Lemberg Hall, 227

Expertise: Urban anthropology, infrastructure, religion, youth politics, Islamism, Arabian Peninsula Middle East

Ellen Schattschneider
Ellen Schattschneider
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
781-736-2219 Brown Social Science Center, 202

Expertise: Anthropology of religion, psychoanalytic theory, anthropology of the body, East Asia, Japan

Javier Urcid
Javier Urcid
Professor of Anthropology
Jane's Chair Professor of Latin American Studies
781-736-2223 Brown Social Science Center, 203

Expertise: Archaeology, complex societies, writing systems, materiality, bioarchaeology, Mesoamerica