Emeriti Faculty

Stanley H. Brandes

Professor Emeritus  |  Medical Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology


OFFICE: 309 Kroeber Hall

EMAIL: brandes@berkeley.edu


Special Interests

Ritual and religion; food and drink; the anthropology of alcohol use; visual anthropology; and the cultural anthropology of Mediterranean Europe and Latin America (emphasis on Spain and Mexico).

Margaret W. Conkey

Professor Emerita |  Archaeology


OFFICE: 109 Archaeological Research Facility

EMAIL: meg@berkeley.edu


Special Interests

Prehistoric archaeology, hunter-gatherers, prehistoric art and symbolism, gender studies in archaeology; Old World, Southwestern Europe.

Nelson H. Graburn

Professor Emeritus |  Sociocultural Anthropology


OFFICE: 325 Kroeber Hall

EMAIL: graburn@berkeley.edu


Special Interests

Ethnic arts, tourism, heritage, museums; multiculturalism, Inuit, Circumpolar peoples, China, Japan.

John A. Graham

Professor Emeritus |  Archaeology


EMAIL: jagraham001@gmail.com


Special Interests

Mesoamerican culture history, particularly Maya and Olmec archaeology and art, Maya epigraphy, history of archaeology.


Eugene A. Hammel

Professor Emeritus |  Sociocultural Anthropology


EMAIL: gene@demog.berkeley.edu


Special Interests

Social anthropology, statistical and formal analysis of social anthropological data, computer applications, peasant society and culture, demography; Europe.


Patrick V. Kirch

Chancellor's Professor Emeritus |  Archaeology


OFFICE: 109 Archaeological Research Facility

EMAIL: kirch@berkeley.edu


Special Interests

Prehistory and ethnography of Oceania, ethnoarchaeology and settlement archaeology, prehistoric agricultural systems, cultural ecology and paleoenvironmentalism, ethnobotany and ethnoscience, development of complex societies in Oceania.



Jack M. Potter

Professor Emeritus |  Sociocultural Anthropology


EMAIL: zengbu@comcast.net


Special Interests

Social anthropology, classical social theory, peasants, change, ethnographic film; China, Thailand, U.S.



Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Chancellor's Professor Emerita |  Medical Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology


OFFICE: 325 Kroeber Hall

EMAIL: nsh@berkeley.edu


Special Interests

Critical Medical Anthropology, the anthropology of violence, madness and culture, inequality and marginality, childhood and the family, Ireland, Brazil, Cuba, South Africa.


M. Steven Shackley

Professor Emeritus |  Archaeology


EMAIL: shackley@berkeley.edu


Special Interests

Geoarchaeology, North American Southwest, lithic technology and analytical chemistry in archaeology, hunter-gatherers.



Ruth E. Tringham

Professor Emerita |  Archaeology

Professor of the Graduate School (Anthropology)


OFFICE: 109 Archaeological Research Facility

EMAIL: tringham@berkeley.edu


Special Interests

Archaeology, European (especially Central and Eastern), Mediterranean, and Anatolian Prehistory, Early Agriculturalists, Architecture, Household Archaeology, Feminist Practice of Archaeology, New Media.