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Department Chair

Timothy McAndrews  Profile of Timothy McAndrews

435A Wimberly Hall

Specialty areas:

South American/Andean Archaeology, Rise of Complex Society, Origins of Urbanism, Sedentary Village-Based Adaptations

Archaeology and Anthropology Faculty

David Anderson  Profile of David Anderson

Associate Professor
432D Wimberly Hall

Specialty areas:

Egyptian archaeology, Late Prehistoric period Native America, origins of complex society, technology in archaeology, 3D documentation of archaeological remains.

Constance Arzigian  Profile of Constance Arzigian

Teaching Professor
432B Wimberly Hall

Specialty areas:

Midwest Archaeology, Paleoethnobotany, Environmental Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Indigenous agricultural systems

Vincent Her  Profile of Vincent Her

Associate Professor
437I Wimberly Hall

Specialty areas:

Cultural Anthropology; Anthropology of Religion; Ritual and Mortuary Studies; Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia; Hmong/Hmong American Studies

Amy Nicodemus  Profile of Amy Nicodemus

Associate Professor
437E Wimberly Hall

Specialty areas:

archaeology, zooarchaeology, bioarchaeology, Bronze Age, Europe, complex societies

Elizabeth Peacock  Profile of Elizabeth Peacock

Associate Professor
437L Wimberly Hall

Specialty areas:

Sociolinguistics, youth identity and belonging, Eastern Europe, Ukraine, postsocialism, global communication, diasporas and homelands

Heather Walder  Profile of Heather Walder

Assistant Teaching Professor
432C Wimberly Hall

Specialty areas:

Great Lakes and Wisconsin anthropological archaeology, archaeometry, community-engaged and collaborative research, colonialism, experimental archaeology and technology studies

Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center Staff

Katherine Stevenson  Profile of Katherine Stevenson

Operations Manager
107 Archaeology Center

Specialty areas:

Wisconsin and Midwestern archaeology, Cultural Resource Management (CRM), subsistence and faunal analysis, mortuary site issues, collections management

Bonnie Jancik  Profile of Bonnie Jancik

Outreach Program Coordinator
114 Archaeology Center

Specialty areas:

Archaeology Public Outreach & Development
Public, teacher & precollegiate education, social media & digital presence management, development budget management.

Emeritus Faculty 

James Gallagher (retired 2002)
Sheldon Smith (retired 2005)
James Theler (retired 2009)
Susannah Lloyd (retired  2012) (deceased)
Joseph Tiffany (retired 2013)