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Department of American Studies College of Arts and Sciences

Committee on Native American and Indigenous Studies

Picture of Eduardo S. BrondizioEduardo S. Brondizio
Professor of Anthropology
ebrondiz at
Student Building 236
(812) 855-2555
Study of rural populations and small farmers in Brazil and Latin America
Picture of Della Collins CookDella Collins Cook
Professor of Anthropology
cook at
Student Building 260
(812) 855-6368

Human osteology, Paleopathology, Mortuary practices, Demography

Picture of Serafín M. Coronel-Molina Serafín M. Coronel-Molina
Associate Professor of Language Education
scoronel at
EDUC 3036
(812) 856-8232
Indigenous languages (Quechua and Aymara)
Picture of Raymond J. DeMallieRaymond J. DeMallie
Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology and American Studies
demallie at
422 N. Indiana Avenue
(812) 855-4086
Plains Indian peoples and the development of cultural approaches to understanding the American Indian past
Picture of Sean GanttSean Gantt
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES), and Anthropology
segantt at
Student Building 170
Southeastern U.S. Native American Studies focusing on economic development, Indigenous self-representation, and identity
Picture of Ilana GershonIlana Gershon
Associate Professor of Communication and Culture
igershon at
800 E. Third St.
Room 215
(812) 856-3728
Anthropology of democracy, indigenous self-representation; U.S. ethnic formations; globalization
Brian Gilley
Associate Professor of Anthropology
bjgilley at
Student Building 306
(812) 855-1041
Gender, sexuality, the body, power and difference, HIV/AIDS, the nature of the subject, institutional logics in late liberalism, body movement in sport
Picture of Jeffrey GouldJeffrey Gould
James H. Rudy Professor of History
gouldj at
Ballantine Hall 829
(812) 855-6934
Central American social movements, ethnic conflicts and political violence
Jason Baird JacksonJason Baird Jackson
Professor of Folklore
jbj at
506 N. Fess Ave.
Room 301
(812) 856-1868
Folklore studies, ethnology, ethnography, ethnohistory, material culture, cultural performance, property and heritage 
Picture of Frederika KaestleFrederika Kaestle
Associate Professor of Anthropology
kaestle at
Student Building 248
(812) 855-3164

Molecular anthropology, molecular evolution, population genetics, ancient DNA

Picture of Stacie M. KingStacie M. King
Associate Professor of Anthropology
kingsm at
Student Building 245
(812) 855-3900

Ancient & Colonial Mexico, household archaeology, identity, food practices, soil chemistry and microscale methods in archaeology, soundscapes, social theory, culture contact

Picture of Susan LepselterSusan Lepselter
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Communication & Culture
slepselt at
800 E. Third St.
Room 285
(812) 856-3878
American popular culture, social theory, semiotics, native american studies
Picture of Philip S. LeSourdPhilip S. LeSourd
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Second Language Studies
plesourd at
Student Building 336
(812) 855-4649

Linguistic theory and its application to the analysis of Native American languages, comparative Algonquian linguistics, Maliseet-Passamaquoddy

Picture of Lauren Morris MacLeanLauren Morris MacLean
Associate Professor of Political Science
macleanl at
Woodburn Hall 404
(812) 856-2376
Politics of state formation, social welfare, and citizenship in Africa and in American Indian/Alaska Native communities in the United States
Picture of Douglas R. ParksDouglas R. Parks
Professor of Anthropology
parksd at
422 N. Indiana Avenue
(812) 855-4086
Anthropological linguistics
Picture of Anya Peterson RoyceAnya Peterson Royce
Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology and Comparative Literature
royce at
Student Building 046
(812) 855-0248
Indigenous peoples of Mexico, especially the Isthmus Zapotec of Oaxaca
Picture of Laura ScheiberLaura Scheiber
Associate Professor of Anthropology
scheiber at
Student Building 030
(812) 855-6755
Zooarchaeology, Faunal Analysis, North American Archaeology, Native American Ethnohistory, Culture Contact, Archaeological Theory and Practice, Historical Anthropology, Landscapes, Identity, Archaeological Fiction
Picture of Christina Snyder Christina Snyder
Associate Professor of History
snyderch at
Ballantine Hall 828
(812) 855-2287
Native American Studies, Race, Slavery, Colonialism