Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Dr. Ashley Kistler
Department Chair | Associate Professor of Anthropology
Cornell Social Sciences Building - Room 105
T. 407.691.1707

B.A. Muhlenberg College
M.A. Florida State University
Ph.D. Florida State University

Specializations: Cultural and linguistic anthropology, Mesoamerica, the Maya, economic anthropology, kinship, gender, collaborative ethnography, Latin American and Caribbean courses

Dr. Gay Biery-Hamilton
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 103
T. 407.646.1529

B.A. University of Florida
M.A. University of Florida
Ph.D. University of Florida

Specializations: Brazilian amazon, economic and ecological anthropology, economic development, culture change, food and water resources, women and development, ideology, political ecology, and medical anthropology

Dr. Shan-Estelle Brown
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 101
T. 407.646.2626

B.A. Yale University
M.A. Old Dominion University
Ph.D. University of Connecticut

Specializations: Medical anthropology, patient-provider relationship, health disparities, chronic illness, self-treatment, acceptability of treatments, global health, HIV, addiction, sickle cell disease, healthcare innovation technology, healthcare user experience (UX)

Dr. Zack Gilmore
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 112
T. 407.691.1314

B.A. Texas A&M University
M.A. Southern Illinois University
Ph.D. University of Florida

Specializations: Anthropological archaeology, archaeology of pre-Columbian Florida and the Southeastern U.S., Late Archaic period (3700-1500 B.C.) social history, materiality & memory, microhistory & events, long-distance exchange, and early pottery technology & provenance

Dr. Nolan Kline
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 102
T. 407.646.2699

B.A. Rollins College
M.A. University of South Florida
M.P.H. University of South Florida
Ph.D. University of South Florida

Specializations: Medical and applied anthropology, public health, global health, Latino im/migrant health, health inequality, health policy, race, citizenship, biopolitics, and political economy of health

Dr. Rachel Newcomb
Professor of Anthropology
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 106
T. 407.691.1703
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B.A. Davidson College
M.A. Johns Hopkins University
M.A., Ph.D. Princeton University

Specializations: Cultural and applied/public anthropology, Middle East and North Africa, gender, Islam, modernity, globalization, and identity

Staff

Flora van Breemen
Administrative Assistant
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 110
T 407.646.2670
McKenna Hoover
Work Study
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 110
407.646.2670
Emily Sheehan
Work Study
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 110
407.646.2670
Kyndall Fairbanks
Work Study
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 104
407.646.2646
Hillary Hon
Anthropology Intern
Cornell Social Sciences Building – Room 104
407.646.2646

Department of Anthropology
Rollins College
Cornell Hall - Room 110
1000 Holt Ave. - 2761
Winter Park, FL 32789
T. 407.646.2670
F. 407.646.2325