Faculty at a Glance

Faculty at a Glance

Name Office Phone E-mail Research Focus Current Courses Office Hours
Angela Reed 222 LMH 331-8933 reedang@gvsu.edu Mesoamerican archaeology, Public archaeology ANT 311 E-mail to set up
Chris Shaffer 226 LMH 331-8210 shafferc@gvsu.edu Biological Anthropology, Human Variation, Conservation Ecology, Ecological Anthropology, Variation in Material Hunting Technology ANT 206 E-mail to set up
Deana Weibel 227 LMH 331-3346 weibeld@gvsu.edu Religion/Pilgrimage and Tourism/Space Exploration, France & U.S. ANT 240, ANT 315 E-mail to set up
Gwyn Madden 223 LMH 331-2721 maddeng@gvsu.edu Bioarchaeology, Paleopathology, Mummy Studies ANT 206, ANT 312 E-mail to set up
Heather Van Wormer - Unit Head 221 LMH 331-8673 vanwormh@gvsu.edu Intentional Communities, Social Memory, Historical Anthropology, Social Movements (North America and New Zealand) ANT 421, HNR 154 E-mail to set up
Karim Alizadeh 229 LMH 331-8217 alizadek@gvsu.edu Anthropologist/Archaeologist, Early Urbanism, Social Inequality, Craft Production and Specialization, Architecture and Ceramic Studies within the Archaeological Record ANT 206, ANT 215 E-mail to set up
Kristin Hedges 226A LMH 331-8212 hedgeskr@gvsu.edu Medical Anthropology, Kenya/Urban United States ANT 210, ANT 320, ANT 495 E-mail to set up
Liz Arnold 225 LMH 331-8936 arnoleli@gvsu.edu Anthropologist/Archaeologist, Plant and Animal Studies within the Archaeological Record ANT 215, ANT 220, ANT 340 E-mail to set up
Mark Schwartz 220 LMH 331-8518 schwamar@gvsu.edu Archaeology of the Near East - Gen. Courses Anthropology and Archaeology ANT 215, ANT 350 E-mail to set up
Michael Wroblewski 230 LMH 331-8931 wroblewm@gvsu.edu Amazonian Ecuador (Linguistic/Cultural Anthropology), Latin American Multiculturalist Policies, Regional Variation in African American English within the United States ANT 207, ANT 400 E-mail to set up
Russell Rhoads 234 LMH 331-3018 rhoadsr@gvsu.edu Applied Sociocultural Anthropology, Community Engagement, Africa and Latin America ANT 204, ANT 345 E-mail to set up
Tara Hefferan 224 LMH 331-8924 hefferta@gvsu.edu Applied cultural anthropology, Economic development, Health and well-being, Midwifery, Haiti and the United States (Focus: Grand Rapids) ANT 204 E-mail to set up

Staff

Name Position Office Phone E-mail Office hours
Wesley Jackson Lab Coordinator & Collections Mgr. 249 LMH 331-3395 jacksowe@gvsu.edu See Laboratory page for current hours
Barbie Young Office Coordinator 231 LMH 331-2325 youngb@gvsu.edu antdept@gvsu.edu Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

The department is located in the LMH 201 suite
All Faculty office hours are virtual, contact by e-mail with questions or concerns