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Department of Anthropology

Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Zack Gilmore, PhD

Zack Gilmore, PhD

Associate Professor of Anthropology / Department Chair

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 105

407.691.1314

BA, Texas A&M University
MA, Southern Illinois University
PhD, 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

Shan-Estelle Brown, PhD

Shan-Estelle Brown, PhD

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 101

407.646.2626

BA, Yale University
MA, Old Dominion University
PhD, 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)

Cady Gonzalez, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 117

407.646.1861

Ashley Kistler, PhD

Ashley Kistler, PhD

Professor of Anthropology / Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Warren Administration Bldg. 201B

407.691.1707

BA, Muhlenberg College
MA, Florida State University
PhD, Florida State University

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

Rachel Newcomb, PhD

Rachel Newcomb, PhD

Professor of Anthropology

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 106

407.691.1703

BA, Davidson College
MA, Johns Hopkins University
MA, PhD, Princeton University

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

Andrés Romero, PhD

Assistant Professor

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 102

407.646.1944

BA, West Virginia University
PhD, Wayne State University

Specializations: Place and memory; violence; drug rehabilitation; the anthropology of life and death; visual culture;  literary ethnography; Colombia.  

Faculty Emeriti

Dr. Gay Biery-Hamilton

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Dr. Carol Lauer

Professor of Anthropology

Dr. Robert Moore

Professor of Anthropology

Staff

Flora van Breemen

Flora van Breemen

Administrative Assistant

Cornell Social Sciences Building – Office 110

T 407.646.2670

Alizée Colmant

Student Employee

Cornell Social Sciences Building - Office 110

T 407.646.2670

Savannah Nurse

Student Employee for Archaeology

Cornell Social Sciences Building - Office 104