DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review
of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains
six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct
Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research
Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full
or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate
graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.
LINDA A. BENNETT, Professor, PhD (1976), American University 
KERI BRONDO, Associate Professor, PhD (2006), Michigan State University 
MICHAEL DUKE, Assistant Professor, PhD (1996), University of Texas at Austin 
RUTHBETH D. FINERMAN, Professor, PhD (1985), The University of California at Los Angeles 
STANLEY E. HYLAND, Professor, PhD (1977), The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 
KATHERINE LAMBERT-PENNINGTON, Associate Professor, PhD (2005), Duke University 
CHARLES WILLIAMS, JR., Associate Professor, PhD (1981), The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 
ROBERT CONNOLLY, Associate Professor; Director, C. H. Nash Museum, PhD (1996), The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 
KATHRYN HICKS, Assistant Professor, PhD (2008), Northwestern University 
MICAH M. TRAPP, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), American University 
LINDA O. NICHOLS, PhD (1982), Washington University St. Louis 
ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBERS
JOHN M. GILMORE, MA (1999), The University of Memphis 
CAROLYN J. ROBINSON, MS (2007), Purdue University 
SATISH KEDIA, Associate Professor of Public Health, PhD (1997), The University of Kentucky 
ROSS D. SACKETT, Assistant Professor, PhD (1996), The University of California at Los Angeles 
NOTE: Expiration date of Graduate Faculty membership is indicated in brackets.