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Cal Biruk

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical Data Studies Global Health Medical Anthropology Queer Studies Science and Technology Studies Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Megan Brickley

Professor | Graduate Chair | Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) Bioarchaeology of Human Disease

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Bioarchaeology Biological Anthropology Metabolic Diseases Paleopathology

Aubrey Cannon

Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Archaeology Fisheries Historical Cemeteries Mortuary Practice Northwest Coast

Tristan Carter

Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Archaeology British Prehistory Early Humans Eastern Mediterranean Prehistory Lithics Politics Pop Culture

John Colarusso

Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Linguistics Mythology Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Basit Iqbal

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Adjunct and Associate Members
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Displacement Globalization & Transnationalism History, Temporality and Time Humanitarianism Poetics Political Theory Religion and Culture Secularism Violence

Dawn Martin-Hill

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Department

Area(s) of Interest:  Aboriginal Aboriginal Health Cultural Preservation Cultural Reclamation and Spirituality Decolonization Gender Gender and Sexuality Indigenous Knowledge Language Preservation Social-Cultural Anthropology Traditional Medicine Practices Youth

Karen McGarry

Associate Professor | Undergraduate Chair

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Gender and Sexuality Media Multicultural Education Nationalism Race Social-Cultural Anthropology Sport

Tina Moffat

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Anthropology of Culture, Health and Disease Biological Anthropology Children's Health Diet and Nutrition Food Insecurity Health

Shanti Morell-Hart

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology


McMaster Paleoethnobotanical Research Facility (MPERF)

Area(s) of Interest:  Anthropology of Culture, Health and Disease Archaeology Ethnoecology Foodways Paleoethnobotany

Hendrik Poinar

Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Archaeology Biological Anthropology Health The Black Death

Tracy Prowse

(she/her); Associate Professor; Associate Dean Academic, Faculty of Social Sciences; Associate Editor, American Journal of Biological Anthropology

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Anthropology of Culture, Health and Disease Archaeology Bioarchaeology Biological Anthropology Diet and Nutrition Health Paleopathology Stable Isotopes

Petra Rethmann

Professor | Director/Graduate Advisor of IGHC

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Anthropology of Political Possibilities and the Imagination Art, Media, and Mediation History, Temporality and Time Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Andy Roddick

Associate Professor | Chair

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Apprenticeship Archaeology Ceramics Landscape Archaeology Materiality South American Prehistory

Yana Stainova

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Cultural Poverty Social-Cultural Anthropology Socio-Cultural Anthropology Social Inequalities Violence

Adrianne Xavier

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

CLA
Indigenous Studies Department

Area(s) of Interest:  Community Wellbeing Indigenous Indigenous Health and Well-being Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Kee Yong

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Historiography Politics and History Religion and Politics Socio-Cultural Anthropology Violence and Ethnography of Nation-State

Contract and Sessional Faculty

MD Rashedul Alam

Contract and Sessional Faculty

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Ariane Bédard-Provencher

Contract and Sessional Faculty, PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Sarah Duignan

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Beatrice Fletcher

Contract and Sessional Faculty, PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Kyle Morrison

Contract and Sessional Faculty, PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Thomas Siek

Assistant Professor, CLA

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Bioarchaeology Biological Anthropology Forensic Anthropology Paleopathology

Kathleen Whitaker

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Associate Members

Ellen Amster

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Department of Religious Studies | Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine

Associate Members
Department of Anthropology

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Gender Global Health Globalization Health and Health Care Health and Well Being Race and Ethnicity Race and Gender Race and Racism Religion and Culture Religion and the Social Sciences Religious Studies Sexuality and Family Traditional Medicine Practices Western Field

Celia E. Rothenberg

Associate Professor | Chair of the Department of Religious Studies

Associate Members
Department of Anthropology

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Religion and the Social Sciences Western Field

Adjunct Faculty

Ana Duggan

(she/her)

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Scott Martin

Operations Manager | Sustainable Archaeology McMaster

Adjunct Faculty, Staff
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Archaeology Ceramics Foodways Lithics Materiality Paleoethnobotany

Peter Ramsden

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Lauren Wallace

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Ethnography Global Health Health Policy Medical Anthropology Policy

Emeritus Faculty

Ellen Badone

Professor, Religious Studies

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Anthropology of Death Care and disability Care Giving Critical Disability Studies Health and Well Being Medical Anthropology Mental Health Religion and Culture Religion and the Social Sciences Social-Cultural Anthropology Sport Traditional Medicine Practices Western Field

Matthew Cooper

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Harvey Feit

FRSC | Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Laura Finsten

Professor Emerita

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Christopher Hallpike

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

D. Ann Herring

Professor Emerita

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  19th and 20th Century Epidemics Anthropology of Death Anthropology of Infectious Disease Health Sickness and Inequality

Richard Preston

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

William Rodman

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

Wayne Warry

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Anthropology

PhD Students

Alessio Amaro

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Emily Anson

She/Her

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Archaeology Decolonization

L. Creighton Avery

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Mortuary Practice Paleopathology Social Inequalities

Marie-Hélène B.-Hardy

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Ariane Bédard-Provencher

Contract and Sessional Faculty, PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Éloi Bérubé

(He/Him)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology


McMaster Paleoethnobotanical Research Facility (MPERF)

Martha Cassidy-Neumiller

She/her/hers

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability History, Temporality and Time Politics Socio-Cultural Anthropology Social Inequalities Social Justice

Victoria Clowater

(all pronouns)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Christine Cluney

Instructional Assistant

PhD Students, Staff
Department of Anthropology


McMaster Paleoethnobotanical Research Facility (MPERF)

Amanda Cooke

She/Her

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Bioarchaeology

Shannon Crewson

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Katherine Eaton

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Sarah Elshahat

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Duygu Ertemin

She/Her

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Raha Farhang-Khoei

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Archaeology

Julien Favreau

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Beatrice Fletcher

Contract and Sessional Faculty, PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Kayla Golay Lausanne

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Loa Gordon

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Jessica Hider

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Afroza Hoque

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Céline Jacqueroud

she/her

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Clayton McCann

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Adiyasuren Molor

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Brianne Morgan

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Kyle Morrison

Contract and Sessional Faculty, PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Sarah Oresnik

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Shalen Prado

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Akacia Propst

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Brenna Sobanski

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Stephanie Studer

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Afroza Sultana

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Natasha Swiderski

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Dana Thacher

(She/Her)

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

Natalie Thornhill

PhD Students
Department of Anthropology

MA Students

Harshvir Bali

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Katarina Borisov

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Rebecca Christenson

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Alejandra Cooney

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Archaeology Bioarchaeology

Fulden Elif

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Displacement Media Religion and the Social Sciences Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Beinean Evely

(They/Them)

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Lily Godawa

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Moises Herrera-Parra

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Meghan Langlois

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Bioarchaeology Disability Health Paleopathology

Ren Claire Manalo

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Anthropology of Infectious Disease Biological Anthropology Evolutionary Anthropology Paleopathology The Black Death

Robert Mitchell

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Cultural Education Media Politics Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Rose Moir

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Julie Nguyen

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Melanie Pugliese

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Kaeliana Smoke

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Cristina Stef

she/her

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Stefanie Wai

(She/Her)

MA Students
Department of Anthropology

Staff

Christine Cluney

Instructional Assistant

PhD Students, Staff
Department of Anthropology


McMaster Paleoethnobotanical Research Facility (MPERF)

Marcia Furtado

Undergraduate Administrative Assistant

Staff
Department of Anthropology

Delia Hutchinson

Administrator

Staff
Department of Anthropology

Bonnie Kahlon

Lab Technician

Staff
Department of Anthropology


McMaster Paleoethnobotanical Research Facility (MPERF)

Melanie Kuch

Research Coordinator

Staff
Department of Anthropology

Scott Martin

Operations Manager | Sustainable Archaeology McMaster

Adjunct Faculty, Staff
Department of Anthropology

Area(s) of Interest:  Archaeology Ceramics Foodways Lithics Materiality Paleoethnobotany

Debi Poinar

Research Assistant

Staff
Department of Anthropology

John Silva

Graduate Administrative Assistant

Staff
Department of Anthropology

Postdoctoral Fellows

Céline Gillot

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Anthropology

Tyler Murchie

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Anthropology