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FACULTY

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Alejandro Cerón

Associate Professor
Sturm Hall 131
Phone: 303-871-2683
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

MD, University of San Carlos, Guatemala, School of Medicine, 2000
MPH, University of San Carlos, Guatemala, 2006
MA, University of Washington, Seattle, Anthropology, 2010
PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, Anthropology, 2013

INTERESTS

Medical anthropology, applied anthropology. Anthropology of human rights, anthropology of development. Health inequalities, social participation. Health as human right, socio-cultural epidemiology; social stratification. Guatemala, Central America, Latin American immigrants in the US. K'iche' language and culture.

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Bonnie Clark

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Program
Curator of Archaeology, DU Museum of Anthropology
Sturm Hall 142
Phone: 303-871-2875
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

BA, University of Utah, Anthropology and English 1990
MA, University of Denver, Anthropology, 1996
PhD, University of CA, Berkeley, 2003

INTERESTS

The historical archaeology and cultural landscapes of the western U.S.; race, ethnicity, and material culture; preserving and interpreting heritage resources; community-engaged research.

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Lawrence Conyers

Professor and Director of Graduate Program
Sturm Hall 132
Phone: 303-871-2684
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

BS, Oregon State University, Geology, 1973
MS, Arizona State University, Geology, 1975
MA, University of Colorado, Boulder, Anthropology, 1993
PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder, Anthropology, 1995

INTERESTS

Archaeology, archaeometry, geological methods, Latin America, Plains, U.S. Southwest.

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Please visit Dr. Conyers' website here.

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Kelly Fayard

Assistant Professor
Sturm Hall 141
Phone: (303) 871-2679
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

2011, Ph.D. Anthropology: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2011, Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2006, M.A., Anthropology: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2002, B.A., Cultural Anthropology and Religion: Duke University, Durham

INTERESTS

Indigenous Anthropology specializing in Native North America; Identity; Kinship; Race/Biology and Stereotypes; Native Americans in Popular Media and Film; Relationships between Museums and Indigenous Communities; Indigenous Methodologies; Indigenous Feminisms

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Esteban M. Gómez

Assistant Professor
Curator of Digital Anthropology, DU Museum of Anthropology
Sturm Hall 140
Phone: (303) 871-2472
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

BA, University of California, Santa Cruz, Anthropology, 2000
MA, University of California, Berkeley, Anthropology, 2002
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Anthropology, 2010

INTERESTS

Historical Archaeology, Mesoamerica, American Southwest, Museum Studies, Community-Engaged Research, Colonialism, Postcolonial Theory, Migration, Cultural Landscapes, Ethnohistory, Ceramic Analysis, X-Ray Fluorescence, Lithic Analysis, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geophysical Prospection

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Nicole Herzog

Assistant Professor
Sturm Hall 145
Phone: (303) 871-4665
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

2015 Ph.D., Anthropology: University of Utah, Salt Lake City
2010 M.S., Anthropology: University of Utah, Salt Lake City
2005 B.A., Anthropology and Psychology: University of Montana, Missoula

INTERESTS

Archaeology; Primatology; Paleoethnobotany; Evolution of Fire Use; Ancient Diets; Great Basin Archaeology; Colorado Plateau Archaeology; Norther Plains Archaeology; Eastern and Southern African Archaeology.

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Digital Ethnobotanical Database

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Christina Kreps

Professor, Department Chair, Director of Museum and Heritage Studies
Director, DU Museum of Anthropology
Sturm Hall 109
Phone: 303-871-2688
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

BA, Colorado College, Anthropology, 1981
MA, University of Oregon, International Studies, 1988
PhD, University of Oregon, Anthropology, 1994

INTERESTS

Anthropology of museums, art and cultural expression, politics of culture, development, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Borneo.

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Sarah Nelson

John Evans Distinguished Professor
Sturm Hall 128
Phone: (303)871-2682
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

B.A., Biblical History, Wellesley College, 1953;
M.A., Anthropology, University of Michigan, 1969;
Ph.D., Anthropology (Archaeology), University of Michigan, 1973

INTERESTS

Archaeology of Gender
East Asian Archaeology
European Archaeology

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STAFF

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Anne Amati

NAGPRA Coordinator/Registrar
Sturm Hall 118
Phone: 303-871-2687
Email: Anne.A[email protected]

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BACKGROUND

BFA, Film and Television Production (Minor in Fine Arts), New York University, NY
MA, History, Historical Administration Option, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

INTERESTS

As Museum Registrar/NAGPRA Coordinator, Ms. Amati is responsible for the legal aspects of the museum including loans, acquisitions, and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) compliance activities. She works closely with students on collection management and exhibit projects.

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NAGPRA

 

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Sarah Carlson

Curator of Collections
Sturm Hall 117
Phone: 303-871-2543
Email: [email protected]

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BACKGROUND

BA, Anthropology (Minor in Religion), Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL MS, Anthropology with Certificate in Museum Studies, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

INTERESTS

Ms. Carlson works with the University of Denver Museum of Anthropology (DUMA) collections of ethnographic, archaeological, and archival materials, and is responsible for their day-to-day care, management and use. The Curator collaborates with faculty, staff, and students from the Department of Anthropology and other departments to facilitate use of collections and gallery for teaching and other projects.

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DUMA Collections