Anthropology Faculty

Joyce Bennett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Joyce Bennett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Joyce Bennett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Language revitalization • Ethnicity and identity performance • Migration • Gender and sexuality • Social movements

Catherine Benoit, Professor of Anthropology Catherine Benoit, Professor of Anthropology

Catherine Benoit, Professor of Anthropology
Migration and border reinforcement • Anthropology of gardens and landscape • Health inequalities • Areas of interest: Haiti, Sint Maarten, Guadeloupe, European overseas territories

Jeffrey Cole, Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Spring 2015 Jeffrey Cole, Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Spring 2015

Jeffrey Cole, Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Spring 2015  (On sabbatical Fall 2014)
Food and agriculture • Migration • Race and ethnicity

Seema Golestaneh, C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology Seema Golestaneh, C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology

Seema Golestaneh, C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology
Iran • Anthropology of religion • Alternative Islamic discourse • Politics of cultural heritage in Iran • Anthropological and aesthetic theory • Intersections of literary criticism and cultural theory.

Anthony Graesch, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Fall 2014 Anthony Graesch, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Fall 2014

Anthony Graesch, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Fall 2014
Archaeological anthropology • Household archaeology • Archaeological method • Urban ethnoarchaeology • Experimental archaeology • Pacific Northwest Coast • California

Christopher Steiner, Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies Christopher Steiner, Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies

Christopher Steiner, Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies
African art and material culture • Art market and collecting • Images of race and "otherness" in visual culture • Offbeat museums and visionary art • Censorship and museum controversies

Associated Faculty

Petko Ivanov, Lecturer in Slavic Studies

Petko Ivanov, Lecturer in Slavic Studies
Cultural history of the Slavs • History of Slavistics • Linguistic anthropology • Second language acquisition • Nationalism • Ethnography of religion • Polish and Balkan studies

James Dale Wilson, Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicologist
Jazz Composer/Arranger

James Dale Wilson, Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicologist Jazz Composer/Arranger
Ethnomusicology • Jazz • Guangdong ritual and ritual music • Southeast Chinese perspectives on migration and transnationalism

Retired Faculty

Joyce Bennett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Joyce Bennett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Language revitalization • Ethnicity and identity performance • Migration • Gender and sexuality • Social movements

Catherine Benoit, Professor of Anthropology

Catherine Benoit, Professor of Anthropology
Migration and border reinforcement • Anthropology of gardens and landscape • Health inequalities • Areas of interest: Haiti, Sint Maarten, Guadeloupe, European overseas territories

Jeffrey Cole, Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Spring 2015

Jeffrey Cole, Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Spring 2015  (On sabbatical Fall 2014)
Food and agriculture • Migration • Race and ethnicity

Seema Golestaneh, C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology

Seema Golestaneh, C3 Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology
Iran • Anthropology of religion • Alternative Islamic discourse • Politics of cultural heritage in Iran • Anthropological and aesthetic theory • Intersections of literary criticism and cultural theory.

Anthony Graesch, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Fall 2014

Anthony Graesch, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Anthropology Department Chair, Fall 2014
Archaeological anthropology • Household archaeology • Archaeological method • Urban ethnoarchaeology • Experimental archaeology • Pacific Northwest Coast • California

Christopher Steiner, Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies

Christopher Steiner, Lucy C. McDannel '22 Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History and Architectural Studies
African art and material culture • Art market and collecting • Images of race and "otherness" in visual culture • Offbeat museums and visionary art • Censorship and museum controversies

June Macklin, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

In Memoriam

John Burton, Professor Emeritus

Harold D. Juli, Professor Emeritus

Contact Information:

Chair:
 Jeffrey Cole, Professor
Assistant: Nancy Lewandowski

Phone: 860-439-2248
Fax: 860-439-5332
Email: jcole1@conncoll.edu

Department of Anthropology
Connecticut College
Winthrop House
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320-4196