Full-Time 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

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Patricia Alvarez Astacio
Patricia Alvarez Astacio
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
she/her/hers
781-736-3222 Brown Social Science Center, 204
Office Hours: On leave AY 22-23

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

Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
Associate Professor of Anthropology
he/him/his
781-736-2221 Brown Social Science Center, 209
Office Hours: By appt

Expertise: Urban anthropology, mobility, sustainable transportation, applied anthropology, South Asia

Additional office hours posted weekly on this calendar.

Personal website: https://jonathanshapiroanjaria.com/

Elizabeth Emma Ferry
Elizabeth Emma Ferry
Professor of Anthropology
she/her/hers
781-736-2218 Kutz Hall, 203
Office Hours: Th 12-2

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

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Charles Golden
Charles Golden
Professor of Anthropology; Social Sciences Division Head
he/him/his
781-736-2217 Kutz Hall, 204
Office Hours: T, Th 2-3

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

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Charlie Goudge
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
she/her/hers
781-736-2228 Kutz Hall, 218
Office Hours: M, Th 12:00 - 1:30

Expertise: Historical Archaeology, the Caribbean and North America, industrialism and industrial societies, adaptation and resilience.

Anita Hannig
Anita Hannig
Associate Professor of Anthropology
she/her/hers
781-736-2214 Brown Social Science Center, 209
Office Hours: On leave Fall 2022

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

Personal website: https://anitahannig.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnitaHannig

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Dorothy Hodgson
Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Anthropology
she/her/hers
781-736-3451 Irving Presidential Enclave, 101

Dorothy L. Hodgson is Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. Hodgson has worked in East Africa for more than 30 years, primarily among Maasai communities in Tanzania. Her research has examined such topics as gender, ethnicity, cultural politics, colonialism, the missionary encounter, transnational organizing and the indigenous rights movement. Due to her role as Dean of Arts and Sciences, Professor Hodgson does not teach courses or serve as a primary advisor.

brian horton
Brian A. Horton
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
he/him/his
Office Hours: On leave AY 22-23

Expertise: Queer anthropology; queer of color critique/queer theory; popular culture; Global South queer activism and social life; African diasporas in India; race; digital anthropology; virtual subjectivities; social media; South Asia.

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Personal website: https://www.brianhortonphd.com/

Janet McIntosh
Janet McIntosh
Professor of Anthropology
she/her/hers
781-736-2215 Brown Social Science Center, 207
Office Hours: On leave Fall 2022

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

Academia website: https://brandeis.academia.edu/JanetMcIntosh

Pascal Menoret
Pascal Menoret
Renée and Lester Crown Professor of Modern Middle East Studies
781-736-5313 Lemberg Hall, 227
Office Hours: On leave AY 22-23

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; 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

richard schroeder
Richard Schroeder
Professor of Anthropology
he/him/his
781-736-2234 Kutz Hall, 209
Office Hours: Th 12-2

Expertise: Political ecology, Africa, conservation, development, wildlife tourism and trophy hunting, forestry, mining, agriculture, gender, race, nationality

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