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Full-Time Faculty


DATA BARATA

BARATA, DATA DEA

Cultural Anthropology

Ph.D., University of Bergen, 2003

Governance, human rights, ineguality, conflict,religion identity poliltics, new religious movements, livelihoods; Ethiopia, Horn of Africa. Website

dbarata@csus.edu 
(916) 278-6651
JOYCE BISHOP

BISHOP, JOYCE

Cultural Anthropology

Ph.D., UC Berkely, 1977

Folklore, linguistics, religion, Mexican cultural history; Mexico, Latin America. Website

jbishop@csus.edu
(916) 278-5627

 

MARTIN BISKOWSKI

BISKOWSKI, MARTIN

Archaeology

Ph.D., UCLA, 1997

Archaeology of complex societies, quantitative methods, economic anthropology; Mesoamerica. Website

biskowsk@csus.edu
(916) 278-7267
TERRI CASTANEDA

*CASTANEDA, TERRI

Cultural Anthropology

Ph.D., Rice University, 1993

Museums, representation, postcolonialism; Contemporary U.S. and Native California. Website

tac@csus.edu
(916) 278-6067

 

MICHAEL DELACORTE

DELACORTE, MICHAEL

Archaeology

Ph.D., UC Davis, 1990

Hunter-gatherer societies, archaeological method and theory; Great Basin, California. Website

 

mdgel@csus.edu
(916) 278-5330
RACHEL FLAMENBAUM

FLAMENBAUM, RACHEL

Linguistic Anthropology

Ph.D., UCLA, 2016

Digital literacy, language & new media, multilingualism, codeswitching, language & identity, language socialization in the knowledge economy. Website

flamenbaum@csus.edu 
(916) 278-2915

 

JACOB FISHER

FISHER, JACOB

Archaeology

Ph.D., University of Washington, 2010

Zooarchaeology, evolutionary ecology, archaeologist-Native American relations; California, Great Basin. Website

jlfisher@csus.edu
(916) 278-4555
SAMANTHA HENS

HENS, SAMANTHA

Biological Anthropology

Ph.D., Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1998

Human and nonhuman primate skeletal biology, morphometrics, osteology, bioarchaeology. Website

shens@csus.edu
(916) 278-6991

 

LIAM MURPHY

MURPHY, LIAM

Cultural Anthropology

Ph.D., Yale University, 2000

Religion, new religious movements, hisotry of anthropology, heavy metal culture; Ireland, Northern Ireland, Europe.  Website

lmurphy@csus.edu
(916) 278-6022
NANDINI SINGH

SINGH, NANDINI

Biological Anthropology

Ph.D., Max Planck Inst. of Evolutionary Anth, Leipzig, Germany, 2010

Human and non-human craniofacial evolution; growth and development; evolutionary developmental biology; and 3D geomertic morphometrics. Website

nandini.singh@csus.edu
(916) 278-5446

 

NATHAN STEVENS

STEVENS, NATHAN

Archaeology

Ph.D., UC Davis, 2012

Prehistory, hunter-gatherers; California, Great Basin.  Website

nathan.stevens@csus.edu
(916) 278-5330
M. ELIZABETH STRASSER

STRASSER, M. ELIZABETH

Biological Anthropology

Ph.D., CUNY, 1989

Primate and human evolution, comparative and functional morphology, evolutionary biology. Website

strasser@csus.edu
(916) 278-6985

 

ROGER SULLIVAN

SULLIVAN, ROGER

Biological Anthropology

Ph.D., University of Auckland, 2001

Biocultural anthropology, evolution of human behavior, mental/behavioral disorers; Oceania.  Website

sullivar@csus.edu
(916) 278-4083
RAGHURAMAN TRICHUR

TRICHUR, RAGHURAMAN

Cultural Anthropology

Ph.D., Temple University, 2000

Political economy, tourism, history; Goa, India. Website

rtrichur@csus.edu
(916) 278-4789

 

MICHAEL WALKER

WALKER, MICHAEL

Cultural Anthropology

Ph.D., Michigan State Univesity, 2010

Environmental Anthropology, political ecology, gender and development, land tenure, water rights; Sourthern Africa; Northern California.  Website

michael.walker@csus.edu
(916) 278-6567
DAVID ZEANAH

ZEANAH, DAVID

Archaeology

Ph.D., Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City 1996

Evolutionary ecology, hunter-gatherer adaptation, subsistence, setlement. Website

zeanah@csus.edu
(916) 278-5683

 

 

Part-Time Faculty

 

Sohnya Castorena, Cultural Anthropology

Office: Alpine Hall 233

E-mail: s.castorena@csus.edu

Phone: Phone: (916) 278-6582

Ligaya M. Hattari, Cultural Anthropology

Office: Alpine Hall 233

E-mail: lhattari@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-6582

Ariel Loring, Linguistic Anthropology

Office: Alpine Hall 233

E-mail: ariel.loring@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-6582

Curtis Nelson, Biological Anthropology

Office: Mendocino Hall 4019

E-mail: curtisnelson@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-6985

Kristin Rauch, Biological Anthropology

Office: Mendocino Hall 4019

E-mail: kristin.rauch@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-6985

Michelle Roberts, Cultural Anthropology

Office: Tahoe Hall 3029

E-mail: michelle.roberts@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-5608

Elizabeth Spreng, Linguistic/Cultural Anthropology

Office: Alpine Hall 233/Mendocino Hall 4019

E-mail: Elizabeth.anne.spre@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-6582/(916) 278-6985

Janel Thompson, Biological Anthropology

Office: Mendocino Hall 4019

E-mail: jdt58@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-6985

Michelle Tiley, Archaeology/Cultural Anthropology

Office: Alpine Hall 233

E-mail: shelly@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-6582