Emeriti Faculty

Stanley H. Brandes

Professor Emeritus  |  Medical Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology

OFFICE: 309  Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formerly Known As 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.

Phyllis Dolhinow

Professor Emerita |  

Special Interests

Physical anthropology, primate social behavior, ecology, development, human behavior and evolution.

Nelson H. Graburn

Professor Emeritus |  Sociocultural Anthropology

OFFICE: 309 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formerly Known As 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.

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Kent Lightfoot

Professor Emeritus |   Archaeology

OFFICE: 213 Archaeological Research Facility

LAB: 55 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formerly Known As Kroeber Hall)

EMAIL: klightfoot@berkeley.edu

Special Interests

North American Archaeology with specialization in California, coastal hunter-gatherers, colonialism.

Patrick V. Kirch

Chancellor's Professor Emeritus |  Archaeology

The Department of Anthropology at UH Mānoa

EMAIL: kirch@hawaii.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.

Donald S. Moore

Professor Emeritus | Sociocultural Anthropology 

EMAIL: dsmoore@berkeley.edu

Special Interests

Cultural politics; race, ethnicity, and identity; spatiality and power; governmentality; development; environment; postcolonial theory; Africa.

Laura Nader

Professor Emerita |  Sociocultural Anthropology

OFFICE: 313 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formerly Known As Kroeber Hall)

EMAIL: lanad@berkeley.edu(link sends e-mail)

Special Interests

Cultural anthropology, comparative methods, law, dispute resolution, controlling processes, kinships, professional mind-sets, Middle East, Mexico, and U.S.

Aihwa Ong

Professor Emerita |  Sociocultural Anthropology

OFFICE: 317 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formerly Known As Kroeber Hall)

EMAIL: aihwaong@berkeley.edu(link sends e-mail)

WEBSITE: http://www.aihwaong.info 

Special Interests

Science, Technology, & Society; Anthropology of Citizenship, Neoliberalism, Modernity; Contemporary Chinese Art; Selected interests in Southeast Asia, China, and U.S.A.

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: 327 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formerly Known As 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.