The Department of Anthropology is pleased that three new faculty will be joining the department beginning in August, 2016.
Dr. Sara Juengst is a bioarchaeologist with a Ph.D. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on Andean civilizations in South America. She has been appointed for a two-year Lecturer position.
Lydia Light is a primatologist who is completing a Ph.D. from the University of Texas - San Antonio. Her recent research has focused on gibbons living in Thailand. She has been appointed for a two-year Lecturer position.
Dr. Andrea Freidus is an applied anthropologist with a Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Her research focuses on medical issues and human rights in Africa. She has been appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor.