Faculty and Staff
Research Interests: Africa, Ethiopia, Zambia, Food Systems, Biocultural Approaches to Food and Nutrition, Growth and Development, Dental Health and Hygiene Practices
Research and professional interests: Household economics, gender, kinship; diaspora and immigration; intergenerational obligations; women's entrepreneurship; women in higher education; Africa.
Research and professional interests: Indian code talkers; Plains Indian military societies; Plains Indian ethnohistory; Kiowa orthography; Indiana archaeology; Christmas in Japan.
Research and professional interests: Migrant populations and public health; Latin America with a focus on contemporary Mayan groups; the Marshallese and Human ecology.
Research and professional interests: Archaeology and ethnohistory of North America with a focus on the Pacific Northwest and Ozarks regions; native peoples of North America; historical archaeology of Native Americans and African Americans.
Research and professional interests: Primate behavior and ecology; medical anthropology; health issues of Latino immigrants; forensic anthropology
Research and professional interests: Homelessness; Expressive culture; Modernity; Behavioral health; Migration and immigration; Refugee health; Brazil and the urban Amazon.
Research and professional interests: Environmental archaeology; geoarchaeology; archaeological method and theory; cultural resource management; public archaeology; Islamic Iberia; U.S. Southwest; Jamaica.
Anthropology Per Course Faculty
Research and professional interests: Interactive museum design; Ethnographic exhibits; Ozarks history and culture; Cultures of the Caribbean; Historical archaeology; Online instructional design; Multimodal learning; Digital accessibility; Online instructor presence.
Research and professional interests: Social processes and patterms of social organizations that lead to health inequities; Civic responses to community contamination; The illness experience; Coping and social support.
Research Interests: Leadership, Nonprofit Sector, Religious organizations and leadership, Survey and Quantitative Analysis.
Research and professional interests: Violence; Social Deviance; Youth and Adolescence; Legal Socialization; Legitimacy; Authority; Sociology of the Global South.
Research and professional interests: Social determinants of health; group disparities in health and aging; population aging; U.S. health and aging policy; time use; quantitative methodology; analysis of change.
Research and professional interests: Race, class, and gender; Community-based research methods; Diverse economies; Creative economy; Work and occupations; Gender and work-life balance; Public Sociology.
Research and Professional Interests: Intimate and sexual relationships and sexual behavior, gender, sexualities/sexual identity.
Sociology Per Course Faculty
Research and professional interests: demographic and social analysis; social inequality; at-risk youth; poverty; and woman and children victims of violence.
Research and professional interests: Children, youth, and adolescence; At-risk youth; Foster youth; Women; Race; Class; Gender; Poverty; and Social inequality.
John B. Harms - Professor of Sociology