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Brown Social Sciences CenterThe Department of Anthropology is located in the Brown Social Science Center (Room 228). Get directions to our offices and the Brandeis campus.

Department of Anthropology
MS 006
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453

Phone: 781-736-2210
Fax: 781-736-2232

Staff

Laura Woolf
Laura Woolf
Academic Administrator
she/her/hers
781-736-2210 Brown 228
Laurel Carpenter
Laurel Carpenter
Senior Department Coordinator
781-736-2216 Brown Social Science Center, 229

Faculty

Charles Golden
Charles Golden
Department Chair; Associate Professor of Anthropology
he/him/his
781-736-2217 Brown Social Science Center, 226
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 pm; Via Zoom Wednesdays 12:00-1:00 pm

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

Sarah Lamb
Sarah Lamb
Professor of Anthropology and Barbara Mandel Professor of Humanistic Social Sciences; Undergraduate Advising Head
she/her/hers
781-736-2211 Brown Social Science Center, 208
Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays 3:35-4:30 pm or Via Zoom by appointment

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

Anita Hannig
Anita Hannig
Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of Graduate Studies
she/her/hers
781-736-2214 Brown Social Science Center, 209
Office Hours: Via Zoom Tuesdays 5:00-7:00 pm and by appointment

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