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Department of Anthropology

 

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.


MEMBERS

LINDA A. BENNETT, Professor, PhD (1976), American University [2017]

KERI BRONDO, Associate Professor, PhD (2006), Michigan State University [2019]

ROBERT CONNOLLY, Associate Professor; Director, C. H. Nash Museum, PhD (1996), The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign [2020]

MICHAEL DUKE, Assistant Professor, PhD (1996), University of Texas at Austin [2017]

RUTHBETH D. FINERMAN, Professor, PhD (1985), The University of California at Los Angeles [2016]

KATHRYN HICKS, Associate Professor, PhD (2008), Northwestern University [2020]

STANLEY E. HYLAND, Professor, PhD (1977), The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign [2018]

KATHERINE LAMBERT-PENNINGTON, Associate Professor, PhD (2005), Duke University [2019]

CHARLES WILLIAMS, JR., Associate Professor, PhD (1981), The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign [2015]


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS 

KATHRYN HICKS, Assistant Professor, PhD (2008), Northwestern University [2014]

MICAH M. TRAPP, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), American University [2019]
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ADJUNCT MEMBER

LINDA O. NICHOLS, PhD (1982), Washington University St. Louis [2016]


ADJUNCT TEACHING MEMBERS

JOHN M. GILMORE, MA (1999), The University of Memphis [2017]

CAROLYN J. ROBINSON, MS (2007), Purdue University [2014]


AFFILIATE MEMBERS

SATISH KEDIA, Associate Professor of Public Health, PhD (1997), The University of Kentucky [2014]

ROSS D. SACKETT, Assistant Professor, PhD (1996), The University of California at Los Angeles [2017


NOTE: Expiration date of Graduate Faculty membership is indicated in brackets.

Graduate School
Administration Bldg. 215
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-4212
Fax: (901) 678-0378

Guidelines and Procedures for Graduate Faculty Status

Roles and Criteria for Graduate Faculty Status

Graduate Faculty Application

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