Faculty

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V. Firat Bozcali

Assistant Professor
PhD (2017, Stanford University) 

Anthropology of Law, Anthropology of State and Politics, Political Economy, Science and Technology Studies, Borders and Transnational Flows, Legal Evidence and Evidentiary Regimes, Documents and Paperwork, and Infrastructure. 

Office: HSC394
Tel: (905) 569-4549
Email: firat.bozcali@utoronto.ca

View Firat Bozcali's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Michael Brand

Lecturer (Limited Term Appointment)
BA (Hon.), MA, PhD (2003, Simon Fraser University)

Office: HSC472
E-mail: michael.brand@utoronto.ca

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Francis P. Cody

Associate Professor
BA, MA, PhD (2007, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)

Linguistic anthropology, social theory, postcolonial state formation, literacy, social activism, media studies, Tamilnadu and the wider South Asian world

Office: HSC392
Email: francis.cody@utoronto.ca

View Francis Cody's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Steven Dorland

Lecturer (Limited Term Appointment)
B.A, M.Sc. and Ph.D. (University of Toronto)

Office: HSC366
E-mail: steven.dorland@utoronto.ca

Archaeology; Eastern North America; pottery production; childhood learning; collaborative archaeologies; social learning

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Sherry Fukuzawa

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream & Associate Chair

Office: HSC380
Tel: (905) 569-4380
Email: s.fukuzawa@utoronto.ca

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Tracey Galloway

Assistant Professor
BA, MA, PhD (2008, McMaster University)

Indigenous health, circumpolar populations, nutrition transition, food security, chronic disease, child growth, public health policy

Office: HSC354
Tel: (905) 828-5469
Email: tracey.galloway@utoronto.ca

View Tracey Galloway's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Andrew Gilbert

Assistant Professor (Limited Term Appointment)
BA, MA, PhD (2008, University of Chicago)

Sociocultural anthropology, politics, history, publicity, international intervention, humanitarianism, work, postsocialism, multi-sensory and multi-modal ethnography; Bosnia and Herzegovina, Europe.

Office: HSC350
Tel: (905) 569-5795
E-mail: andrew.gilbert@utoronto.ca

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Sarah M. Hillewaert

Associate Professor
BA, MA, PhD (2013, University of Michigan)

Linguistic responses to globalization and urbanization, language and youth culture, language ideologies and semiotic ideologies, language and religion; Kenya, Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean World.

Email: s.hillewaert@utoronto.ca

View Sarah Hillewaert's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Rasmus Rosenberg Larsen

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science Program
BSc, MA, PhD (2017, University at Buffalo)

Forensic Epistemology; Forensic Psychology; Philosophy of Science; Applied Ontology.

Office: MN 5208
Cell: (647) 575-4196
Email: rosenberg.larsen@utoronto.ca

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Vivienne Luk

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science Program
BSc, MSc, PhD (2012, University of Toronto)

Forensic Science, Forensic Chemistry; Forensic Toxicology

Office: HSC404
Tel: (905) 569-4259
Email: vivienne.luk@utoronto.ca

View Vivienne Luk's profile on the Forensic Science Program Faculty web page.

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Madeleine Mant

Office: HSC356
Tel: (905) 828-3783
E-mail: maddy.mant@utoronto.ca

Lecturer (Limited Term Appointment)
B.A. (Hons.), MSc, PhD (2016, McMaster)

Banting SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship (Memorial University, 2017-19)

Anthropology of health, paleopathology, bioarchaeology, medical history, institutions, medical anthropology, North Atlantic

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Heather M.-L. Miller

Associate Professor & Vice-Dean, Teaching & Learning, UTM
BA, MSc, MA, PhD (1999, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Archaeology; South Asia; prehistoric & historic complex societies, ancient technology, material culture, social organization, regional inter-connections, and agriculture

Office: DV 3200C
Tel: (905) 569-4768
Email: heather.miller@utoronto.ca

View Heather Miller's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Andrea Muehlebach

Prof. Muelebach is on a research leave from  July 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020.

Associate Professor
BA, MA, PhD (2007, University of Chicago)

Socio-cultural anthropology; anthropology of the state and citizenship; ethics and personhood; neoliberalism; labor, value, and affect; welfare; European public culture; Italy.

Office: HSC392
Tel: (905) 569-4851
Email: andrea.muehlebach@utoronto.ca

View Andrea Muehlebach's profile on Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Nicole Novroski

Assistant Professor, Tenure Stream (Forensic Science Program)
Hons. BSc, MSc, PhD

Office: HSC 406
Tel: 905-569-4627
Email: nicole.novroski@utoronto.ca

View Nicole Novroski's profile on the Forensic Science Program Faculty web page.

View Nicole Novroski's research website.

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Esteban Parra

Professor & Chair
BSc, MSc, PhD (1993, University of Santiago de Compostela)

Biological & Molecular Anthropology; human evolution; genetic variation within and between human populations; human adaptation; genetic architecture of complex traits and diseases

Office: HSC352
Tel: (905) 828-3889
Email: esteban.parra@utoronto.ca

View Esteban Parra's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

Esteban Parra's website

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Tracy L. Rogers

Associate Professor 
BA, MA, PhD (2000, Simon Fraser University)

Physical & Forensic Anthropology; crime scene investigation; human osteology

Office: HSC402
Tel: (905) 828-5449
Email: tracy.rogers@utoronto.ca

View Tracy Rogers' profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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David Samson

Assistant Professor
BA, MA, PhD (2013, Indiana University)

Biological anthropology; primatology; human evolution; sleep and cognition

Office: HSC358
Tel: (905) 828-4295
Email: david.samson@utoronto.ca

David Samson's website

View David Samson's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Todd Sanders

Associate Professor
BA, MA, MSc, PhD (1997, London School of Economics & Political Science)

Politics of knowledge; audit, transparency and accountability; witchcraft and the occult; interdisciplinarity and expertise; science and policy; energy and extractive industries; anthropology of the underground.

Office: HSC390
Tel: (905) 828-3778
Email: todd.sanders@utoronto.ca

View Todd Sanders' profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Stephen Scharper

Prof. Scharper is on leave from Anthropology while  Director, School of the Environment from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2023.

Associate Professor
BA, MA, PhD (McGill University)

Religion, ethics, environment, religion and social movements, biotechnology, human rights, liberation thought, religion and globalization

Office: HSC350
Tel: (905) 569-5795
Email: stephen.scharper@utoronto.ca

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Lauren Schroeder

Assistant Professor
BSc (Hons), PhD (2015, University of Cape Town)

Biological Anthropology; palaeoanthropology; hominin variability; evolutionary theory; quantitative genetics

Office: HSC364
Tel: (905) 569-4251
Email: lauren.schroeder@utoronto.ca

View Lauren Schroeder's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Jack Sidnell

Professor
BA, MA, PhD (1998, University of Toronto)

Linguistic Anthropology; Caribbean; Pidgins and Creoles; African American English; conversation analysis; sociolinguistics; vernacular poetics

Office: HSC360
Tel: (905) 828-3776
Email: jack.sidnell@utoronto.ca

View Jack Sidnell's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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David G. Smith

Prof. Smith is on a research leave from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.

Associate Professor
BA, MA, PhD (1987, McGill University)

Archaeology; Eastern North America & Caribbean;ceramics; forensic archaeology

Office: HSC348
Tel: (905) 828-3784
Email: dg.smith@utoronto.ca

View David Smith's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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Karen Woodall

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream (Forensic Science Program)
Hons BSc, MSc, PhD

Forensic Toxicology, Ethics & Professionalism

Office: HSC 476
Tel: (905) 569-4403
Email: karen.woodall@utoronto.ca

View Karen Woodall's profile on the Forensic Science Program Faculty web page.

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Zoë H Wool

Assistant Professor
PhD (2011, University of Toronto)

Medical Anthropology, Sociocultural Anthropology, Disability, US Warmaking, Toxicity, Science and Technology Studies, Queer Theory, The Body, The History of Neurology

Office: HSC 378
Email: zoe.wool@utoronto.ca

Zoë H Wool's website

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Liye Xie

Prof. Xie is on a research leave from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.

Associate Professor
BA, MA, PhD (2014,  University of Arizona)

East Asian Archaeology:Experimental archaeology, use-wear analysis, technological chances, groundstone tools, bone tools, prehistoric land-use strategies, agriculture, sedentary settlement, decision-making strategies, and perception.

Office: HSC346
Tel: (905) 828-3782
Email: liye.xie@utoronto.ca

View Liye Xie's profile on the Anthropology Graduate Faculty web page.

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