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Anthropology Faculty Directory

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Professor, Gender and Women's Studies
Law, Social Theory, Masculinities Studies, violence, Marriage and Kinship
214 Breckinridge Hall
859-257-4372
Senior Lecturer
ethnobotany, South American Archaeology, Midwest and Eastern North American Archaeology, Origins of Food Production, Paleoethnobotany
201F Lafferty Hall
859-257-2671
Assistant Professor
NAGPRA Coordinator
102B Lafferty Hall
859-257-5124, 859-323-9864
Professor of Anthropology
Past Chair (2016-2021) Anthropology Dept.
Past Editor (2011-2015), Economic Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell Journal)
Political Ecology, Sustainability and Environmental Change, Household Political Economy, Kinship-Family and Social Organization, Sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia, Gwembe Tonga Research Project, Qualitative Methods, Digital Data Management, gender, aging and life course, livelihoods, Migration and New Land Settlement, Politcal Economy
201A Lafferty Hall
859 257-2796
Director, William S. Webb Museum of Anthropology
Associate Professor
Prehistorical archaeology, hunters and gatherers, origins of agriculture, institutional economics, nonlinear dynamics, eastern North America.
203A Lafferty Hall
859 257-6923
Assistant Professor
Disasters and Crises, Black Ecologies, Emergency Management and Response, Mapping and GIS, International Development, Anthropology of the State, Black Feminist Theory, Narrative Research, Embodiment and Exposure
208 Lafferty Hall
Professor
Department Chair
Archaeology, households and communities, political economy, settlement patterns, ancient Mesoamerica and Maya, material cultures and ontologies
208 Lafferty Hall
859 257-9642
Professor
Prehistoric hunter-gatherer societies of the Southeastern and Midwestern United States; mortuary/ritual behavior in intermediate level societies, Mississippian settlement and subsistence systems; lithic analysis; cultural ecology; prehistoric economic and interaction systems, Spanish Mission period in the Southeastern United States.
212 Lafferty Hall
859 257-2860
Associate Professor of Anthropology
identity, migration, kinship, gender, Religion, Sectarianism/Confessionalism, Land, ethno-history, Conflict and its Resolution, Politics, globalization, Southwest Asia/Middle East, Kurdish Studies, the state
206 Lafferty Hall
859 257-7313
Professor of Anthropology
Director, Appalachian Studies Program
globalization, critiques of racial capitalism, interpretations of place and identity, Anthropology of Work, transnational collaborations, university-community knowledge equity
Appalachian Center, 624 Maxwelton Ct., Rm. 202
859-218-4088
Associate Professor
Anthropology of Microbes and Microbiota, Infectious Diseases, global health, Anthropology of the State, Multisensory Ethnography, Anthropology of Plants and Plant Sciences, Plant Pathology, medical anthropology, Science and Technology Studies
218 Lafferty Hall
+1 (859) 257-7312
Lecturer, Affiliate faculty member in Anthropology and Appalachian Studies, UK Lewis Honors College
Administrator, Coal Camp Documentary Project
Lewis Hall 126B
859-323-8259
Associate Professor
Africana Studies, cultural anthropology, race and racism, African Diaspora, Religion, Human Rights, Statelessness, migration, Haiti, Haitian Studies, Haitian Protestantism, antiracist movements, The Bahamas, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Anti-Haitianism
102A Lafferty Hall (Anthropology)
(859)-257-4654
Professor
Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement & Strategic Initiatives
development, Latin America, labor, ethical consumption, fair trade, gender and development, agri-food systems, economic anthropology, business and organizational anthropology, indigeneity
257 Patterson Office Tower
859 257-5038, 859-539-1296
Associate Professor
2023 SfAA Annual Meeting Program Chair
Director of Undergraduate Studies
SfAA Oral History Project Committee
UK World Religions Minor Steering Committee
Dept. of Anthropology Alumni Committee
Transportation, Environmental Justice, ageism, successful aging, France, North Africa/Morocco
201E Lafferty Hall
8592572710
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
urban anthropology, mobility and migration studies, the state, militarism, security, Middle East
203D Lafferty Hall
859-257-5390
Lecturer
201D Lafferty Hall
859-257-6922
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Professor
Evolution of complex societies, political and economic archaeology, archaeometry, geoarchaeology, mesoamerica, landscape and memory
203B Lafferty Hall
859 257-2710
Assistant Professor
environmental contaminants and child health, biocultural and biomedical anthropology, indigenous peoples and environmental justice, community-based participatory research, developmental origins of disease
211A Lafferty Hall
859 257 6920
Assistant Professor
Primate bio-cultural evolution, human fossil record, heritage science, bioarchaeology, virtual anthropology, geometric morphometrics
203C Lafferty Hall
859 257 2684 (Office), 859 323 9865 (Lab), 1020A Export St
Associate Professor of Sociology
Phased retirement, 2020-2023
Appalachian Studies, Social Inequality and Stratification, Social Movements, Community and economic development
1557 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-6882
Assistant Professor
(Ah-lay-nah Ses-mah)
historical archaeology, cultural heritage; collective memory, archaeological ethnography, public and community archaeology, African Diaspora, The Bahamas, slavery and emancipation
216 Lafferty Hall
859 257 1051
Associate Professor
Sociocultural Anthropology; Gender; Cultural Property & Heritage Ethics., Global traffic in non-Western cultural property; cultural identity politics & anthropological ethics., Expressions of gender in culture and society, ideology, symbolism, kinship and social organization; Indigenous women’s organizations.
210 Lafferty Hall
859 257-6919
Professor of Anthropology
214 Lafferty Hall
859-257-2611
Assistant Professor
bioarchaeology, paleopathology, epidemiological transitions, Southeastern North American archaeology, biocultural anthropology
201B Lafferty Hall
(859)-257-2650
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