Anthropology and Sociology Faculty

department faculty

Committed to the success of their students, our faculty members are quality educators and leaders in their disciplines. They are widely respected for their research and commitment to their fields.

Between them, they bring a wealth of academic experience and real-world knowledge to our students to help them prepare for careers in today’s global society.

Philip (Ted) Coyle Ph.D.: Department Head and Professor - Anthropology; Director, Ethnography Laboratory
Kathleen M. Brennan Ph.D.: Associate Professor - Sociology 
Marilyn Chamberlin Ph.D.: Associate Professor - Sociology
Nathan Dollar M.A. Adjunct Faculty - Sociology
Jane Eastman  Ph.D.: Associate Professor - Anthropology; Director, Cherokee Studies
Hartwell Francis P.H.D.: Visiting Assistant Professor - Anthropology
Anthony Hickey Ph.D.: Professor - Sociology
Nicole Jastremski M.S.: Lecturer - Anthropology
Cheryl Johnston Ph.D.: Associate Professor - Anthropology
Peter Nieckarz Ph.D.: Associate Professor - Sociology
Jamie Patterson M.A. Adjunct Faculty - Anthropology
Anne Rogers Ph.D.: Professor - Anthropology
Heather Talley Ph.D.: Assistant Professor - Sociology
Wendy Tanner M.A. Adjunct Faculty - Anthropology
Colin Townsend M. A.  Ajunct Faculty - Anthropology
John A. Williams Ph.D.: Professor – Anthropology; Director, Forensic Anthropology Program
Danielle Haney Department Administrative Assistant

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