Anthropology

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Anthropology

Faculty

Members of the faculty of anthropology are committed to excellence in teaching, and they are also engaged in anthropological research and scholarly publication that enable them to convey to the pleasure and excitement of "doing anthropology" to their students. Members of the anthropology faculty specialize in a wide variety of topical and theoretical areas including archeology, political anthropology, psychological anthropology, medical anthropology, cognitive anthropology, comparative kinship and social organization. They have expertise in a wide variety of geographical areas including: South America, South East Asia, Native People of North America, South Asia, Eastern Europe, and North America. All members of the anthropology faculty have published scholarly articles and/or monographs, and many have received research grants and awards including a National Geographic Research Grant, a National Science Foundation Grant, Fulbright Awards, a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for the Improvement of Teaching, a National Institution of Mental Health Predoctoral Grant, SUNY Summer Research Grants, and a SUNY Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Andriolo, Karin

Professor Emeritus

Department: Anthropology
Phone: (845) 257-2990
E-mail: andriolk@newpaltz.edu

Buckbee, Susan

Calculations Clerk 2

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 107C
Phone: (845) 257-2990
E-mail: buckbees@newpaltz.edu

Department: Anthropology
Office: SFB 111
Phone: (845) 257-2985
E-mail: demunckv@newpaltz.edu

Diamond, Joseph

Chair/Assistant Prof

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 155
Phone: (845) 257-2988
E-mail: diamondj@newpaltz.edu

Hendel-Sebestyen, Giselle

Associate Professor

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 133
Phone: (845) 257-2987
E-mail: hendelsg@newpaltz.edu

Junge, Benjamin

Assistant ProfessorAssociate Professor

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 135
Phone: (845) 257-2697
E-mail: jungeb@newpaltz.edu
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Meeker, Lauren

Assistant Professor

Department: Anthropology
Office: SFB 107
Phone: (845) 257-2989
E-mail: meekerl@newpaltz.edu

Newman, Jennifer

Adjunct Faculty

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 126
Phone: (845) 257-2990
E-mail: chuljenn@hotmail.com

Nystrom, Kenneth

Associate Professor

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 154
Phone: (845) 257-2986
E-mail: nystromk@newpaltz.edu
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Nystrom, Stephanie

Adjunct Faculty

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 126
Phone: (845) 257-2990
E-mail: nystroms@newpaltz.edu

Oliver-Velez, Denise

Adjunct Faculty

Department: Anthropology
Office: SOUTHSIDE
Phone: (845) 257-2990
E-mail: dolivervelez@hvc.rr.com

Pierce, B. Edward

Emeritus Professor

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 107C
Phone: (845) 257-2990

Pierce, B. Edward

Professor Emeritus

Department: Anthropology
Phone: (845) 257-2990
E-mail: edwardpierce@lycos.com

Yastion, Lyla

Adjunct Faculty

Department: Anthropology
Office: SCB 126
Phone: (845) 257-2990
E-mail: yastionl@newpaltz.edu