Faculty and Staff

 

Kurt_Jordan_photo1Kurt Jordan
Associate Professor and Director
kj21@cornell.edu
Academia.edu
AnthropologyAmerican Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
• Colonialism, cultural entanglement, and indigenous autonomy
• Political economy
• Historical/text-aided archaeology
• Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) archaeology and history, especially 17-18th century
Lori KhatchadourianLori Khatchadourian
Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
lk323@cornell.edu
Blog
Near Eastern Studies
• Empires and imperialism
• Materiality and landscape
• Archaeology of the Caucasus, Near East, and Eurasia
• Heritage and development
• Ceramic analysis
Caitlin BarrettCaitlín Barrett
Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
ceb329@cornell.edu
Other website
Classics
• Greco-Roman Egypt
• Hellenistic Eastern Mediterranean
• Archaeology of Religion
• Ethnicity and identity in antiquity
• Cultural, religious, and trade connections between Egypt and the rest of the ancient Mediterranean world
KJarrielHeadshotThumbKatie Jarriel
Doctoral Candidate and Assistant Director
kmj72@cornell.edu
Classics
• Aegean prehistory
• Bronze Age Cycladic archaeology
• human-landscape interactions
• 3D and digital applications
Faculty
Annetta AlexandridisAnnetta Alexandridis
Associate Professor and Director
of Undergraduate Studies in History of Art
aa376@cornell.edu
History of Art
• Iconography of Greek Myth
• Humans and animals
• Roman sculpture
• Archaeology and its media
Benjamin AndersonBenjamin Anderson
Assistant Professor
bwa32@cornell.edu
History of Art
• Late antique and Byzantine art and architecture
• Archaeology and architectural history of medieval Anatolia
Sherene BaugherSherene Baugher
Professor
sbb8@cornell.edu
Landscape Architecture
• Historical and urban archaeology
• Class, status and ethnicity
• Historic preservation
• Landscape archaeology North America
ananda_cohen-aponteAnanda Cohen-Aponte
Assistant Professor
aic42@cornell.edu
History of Art
• Andean Anthropology and Archaeology
• Pre-Columbian and colonial Latin America
• Visual and material culture
• Archaeologies of colonialism
• Race, ethnicity, and indigeneity
Magnus FiskesjoMagnus Fiskesjö
Associate Professor
nf42@cornell.edu
Other website
Anthropology
• Asian anthropology and archaeology
• States, borders, and ethnic relations
• Global cultural heritage issues
• Museum studies
Fred GleachFrederic W. Gleach
Senior Lecturer
fwg1@cornell.edu
Anthropology
• North America (particularly Algonquians and NWC), The Caribbean
• Identity and Representation
• Colonialism (exchange and warfare)
• Museum and material culture
• History of archaeology and anthropology
Kathy 2010Kathryn L. Gleason
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Landscape Architecture
klg16@cornell.edu
Landscape Architecture
• Landscape and garden archaeology
• Design and conservation of archaeological
sites: Roman and Near Eastern
denise greenDenise N. Green
Assistant Professor
Director, Cornell Costume and Textile Collection
dng22@cornell.edu
Human Ecology
• Cultural studies of style and fashion
• Archives, museums, and curatorial practice
• Documentary film production
• Native American textiles and regalia
John HendersonJohn S. Henderson
Professor
jsh6@cornell.edu
Blog
Anthropology
• Archaeology of complex societies
• Writing systems
• Settlement patterns
• Ceramic analysis
• Mesoamerica and Andes
Sturt ManningSturt Manning
Professor and Chair in Classics
sm456@cornell.edu
Other website
Blog
 Classics
• Aegean and east Mediterranean prehistory
• Classical archaeology
• Development of complex societies
• Climate change
• Archaeological science
Chris MonroeChristopher Monroe
Senior Lecturer
cmonroe@cornell.edu
Other website
Near Eastern Studies
• History and archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean
• Nautical archaeology
• Phoenicians
• Egyptology and Assyriology
Lauren MonroeLauren Monroe
Associate Professor and Chair in Near Eastern Studies
lm283@cornell.edu
Near Eastern Studies
• Hebrew bible studies
• Syro-Palestinian archaeology
• Ancient Israelite religious and social history
Verity PlattVerity Platt
Associate Professor
vjp33@cornell.edu
ClassicsHistory
• Greek and Roman art history
• The visual and material culture of religion
• Relationships between image and text
• Historiography of Classical art and archaeology
Eric RebillardEric Rebillard
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Classics
er97@cornell.edu
ClassicsHistory
• Late Antiquity and Early Christianity
• Archaeology of Religion
• Roman funerary archaeology
Nerissa RusselNerissa Russell
Professor
nr29@cornell.edu
Other website
Anthropology
• Neolithic
• Zooarchaeology and bone tools
• Gender
• Human-animal relations
• European and Near Eastern
Adam SmithAdam T. Smith
Professor and Chair in Anthropology
ats73@cornell.edu
Blog
Anthropology
• Complex Societies, State Formation, and Politics
• Space and Landscape
• Representation and Aesthetics
• Bronze and Iron Ages of the South Caucasus, Southwest Asia and central Eurasia
Barry Strauss - Orvieto - Oct 2012Barry Strauss
Professor and Chair in History
bss4@cornell.edu
Personal Web Site
History, Classics
•Military history, esp. Greece and Rome
•Rowing, ancient and modern
•War and peace in antiquity
Astrid Van OyenAstrid Van Oyen
Assistant Professor
av475@cornell.edu
Classics
• Material culture studies
• Roman Italy and Western Mediterranean
• Socio-economics of (the Roman) empire
• Archaeology of technology
• Innovation
Thomas VolmanThomas P. Volman
Associate Professor
tpv1@cornell.edu
Anthropology
• Stone Age archaeology
• Paleoanthropology
• Old World, especially southern Africa
Post-doctoral associates
Matthew VelascoMatthew Velasco
Mellon Diversity Post-doctoral Associate
mcv47@cornell.edu
• Andean archaeology
• Bioarchaeology
• Archaeology of the body
• Politics of death and burial
• Stable isotope analysis

Former post-doctoral associates

Michelle Machicek (mlm426@cornell.edu)

Lori Khatchadourian (see above faculty)

Uthara Suvrathan (us55@cornell.edu)

Staff

Donna Duncan
Anthropology Graduate Field Assistant
266 McGraw Hall
(607) 255-6768
dsd6@cornell.edu

Liz Kirk
Communications, Grant Funding, and Event Coordinator
261 McGraw Hall
607-255-6479
ek61@cornell.edu

 

 

Margaret Rolfe
Anthropology Undergraduate Coordinator
261 McGraw Hall
(607) 255-5137
mr37@cornell.edu