Contact Us

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. (We are temporarily located on the second floor of Kutz Hall.)

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

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

Staff

Laurel Carpenter
Laurel Carpenter
Senior Academic Administrator
781-736-2210 Kutz Hall, 216
Barbara Strauss
Barbara Strauss
Senior Department Coordinator
she/her/hers
781-736-2216 Kutz Hall, 201a

Faculty

Sarah Lamb
Sarah Lamb
Department Chair; Professor of Anthropology and Barbara Mandel Professor of Humanistic Social Sciences
she/her/hers
781-736-2211 Kutz Hall, 202a
Office Hours: W 1-3

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

Office hours calendar.

Ellen Schattschneider
Ellen Schattschneider
Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Undergraduate Advising Head
she/her/hers
781-736-2219 Kutz Hall, 202
Office Hours: Th 2:30-4

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

Javier Urcid
Javier Urcid
Professor of Anthropology; Director of Graduate Studies
Jane's Chair Professor of Latin American Studies
781-736-2223 Kutz Hall, 201
Office Hours: F 5:00-6:30

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