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Faculty and Staff

Karen Quintiliani (Department Chair)
Email: Karen.Quintiliani@csulb.edu
Phone:(562) 985-1301
Office: F03-303
Office Hours Fall 2015: W  12:30 – 1:30pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Urban and applied anthropology, social welfare, public policy, gender and sexuality; North America, Southeast Asia.
Webpage: Karen Quintiliani
 
Mitra Baghdadi (Department Coordinator)
Email: Mitra.Baghdadi@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-5171
Office: FO3-305
Office Hours : Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
Webpage: http://www.csulb.edu/~efrey/
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Zachary DuBois 
Assistant Professor
Email:  Zachary.DuBois@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-2721
Office: PSY 313
Office Hours : W 3:30 – 5:30pm & by appointment
Webpage:
Jayne Howell
Professor
Email: Jayne.Howell@csulb.edu
Office: FO3-312
Phone: (562) 985-5192
Office Hours Fall 2015:T 2:00 – 3:45pmTh 4:00 – 4:45pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Education and employment, gender, migration, urban anthropology, ethnohistory, tourism, Mexico; Mexico, Latin America
Webpage: Jayne Howell
 
Alexandra Jaffe
Professor & Grad Advisor
Email: Alexandra.Jaffe@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-2594
Office: PSY-415
Office Hours Fall 2015: Tu/Th 12:30 – 1:45pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Minority language planning and politics, language ideology, anthropology and education, bilingual education, language in the media, orthography and transcription, sociolinguistics
Webpage: Alexandra Jaffe
 
Wendy Klein
Associate Professor
Email: W.Klein@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-8828
Office: PSY-221
Office Hours Fall 2015:W 3:00 – 5:30pm & by appointmentTh 9:30 – 10:30am, 3:30-5:00pm Research and Teaching Focus:Linguistic anthropology, ethnography of communication, language socialization, narrative, language ideology; Japan, Northern India, United States
Webpage: Wendy Klein
 
Barbara LeMaster
Professor
Email: Barbara.LeMaster@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-5037
Office: F03-322
Office Hours Fall 2015: Tu/Th 1:00 – 2:00pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus:Ethnicity and gender, applied linguistics, deaf languages and culture, interpreting and translation, intercultural communication, applied anthropology, anthropology and education, urban anthropology, medical anthropology; Ireland, Southern California
Webpage: Barbara LeMaster & www.csulb.edu/~lemaster/
 
Carl P. Lipo
Professor
Email: Carl.Lipo@csulb.edu
Phone:
Office:
Office Hours Fall 2015:  On Leave
Research and Teaching Focus:Archaeological method and theory, evolutionary theory, complex societies, cultural elaboration, cultural transmission, simulation, ceramics, community structure, stylistic variability, seriation, quantitative methods; Eastern North America, Oceania
Webpage: Carl P. Lipo & http://www.csulb.edu/~clipo
 
Ron Loewe
Professor
Email: Ronald.Loewe@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-5034
Office: F03-324
Office Hours Fall 2015: Tu 10:00am-12:00pm & W 4:00-6:00pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Medical anthropology, applied anthropology, Maya language, culture and politics, tourism; Mexico, Latin America
Webpage:
Hector Neff
Professor
Email: Hector.Neff@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-4468
Office: PH2-210
Office Hours Fall 2015: Tu/Th 10:00am – 12:00pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus:Archaeology, archaeometry, evolutionary theory, origins of agriculture, quantitative methods; Mesoamerica, Southwest United States, South America
Webpage:
 Dr.Neff
Steven Rousso-Schindler
Associate Professor
Email: Steven.Rousso-Schindler@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-8179
Office: FO3-320
Office Hours Fall 2015: Tu 2:00-4:00pm
Research and Teaching Focus: Visual anthropology and anthropology of Palestine/Israel, national narrative theory, narrative theory, demography, Middle East anthropology, medical anthropology; Israel/Palestine, United States, rural China
Webpage: Steven Rousso-Schindler
 
George Scott
Associate Professor
Email: George.Scott@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-5186
Office: F03-314
Office Hours Fall 2015: Tu 4:00 – 5:00pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Anthropology and literature, cultural diversity, anthropology of religion, urban anthropology; South Asia and United States
Webpage:
 
R. Scott Wilson
Associate Professor & Undergraduate Advisor
Email: Scott.Wilson@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-5172
Office: F03-318
Office Hours Fall 2015: M 11:00am – 2:00pmTh 10:00am – 1:00pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus:Race and ethnicity, transnational media, cultural production; Taiwan, global East Asia
Webpage: http://www.anthropologyandfilm.net
 
Marcus Young Owl
Professor
EmailDr.YoungOwl@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-5179
Office: FO3-316
Office Hours Fall 2015:   M/Tu/W/Th 11:00am-12:00pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Primate anatomy and comparative biology, evolutionary theory, anatomical lexicon, history of physical anthropology and anatomy, science education
Webpage:
 
 Full-time Part-time, Temporary Faculty
Denise Cucurny
Email: Denise.Cucurny@csulb.edu
Phone:(562) 985-5189
Office: LA5-159
Office Hours Fall 2015: Tu/Th 12:30 – 2:00pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Cross-cultural healing, primate behavior & anatomy, human variation & evolution
Webpage:
 
Thomas J Douglas
Emailtjdouglas@earthlink.net
Phone:(562) 985-5170
Office: PSY-315
Office Hours Fall 2015: M/W 10:00 – 10:50amW 3:00 – 3:50pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Urban and economic anthropology, religion, culture; California, Washington, Cambodian immigrants
Webpage:
 
Linda D Light
EmailLinda.Light@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-5189
Office: LA5-159
Office Hours Fall 2015: M/W 11:00am – 12:00pmTu/Th 12:30 – 1:30pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Guatemalan Maya in Los Angeles, language, gender/ethnicity.
Webpage:
 
Mihir Pandya
EmailMihir.Pandya@csulb.edu
Phone:
Office: FO5-212
Office Hours Fall 2015:
Tu/Th 2:30 – 3:30pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus:
Webpage:
Namika Raby
EmailNamika.Raby@csulb.edu
Phone: (562) 985-5186
Office: F03-314
Office Hours Fall 2015: MW 2:00-3:00 pm
By appointment & via e-mail
Research and Teaching Focus: Development anthropology, cross-cultural community management of water resources, gender & development; Southeast Asia, United States
Webpage: http://namikaraby.com/
 
Michael Robertson
EmailMichael.Robertson@csulb.edu
Phone:
Office: FO5-212
Office Hours Fall 2015: W 2:15 – 3:15pm & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus:
Webpage:
Sachiko Sakai
EmailSachikosak@gmail.com
Phone: (562) 985-1916
Office: FO5-230
Office Hours Fall 2015:  Tu/T 10:00-11:00 am & by appointment
Research and Teaching Focus: Archaeology of Southwest United States, ceramic production and exchange, ceramic source study, luminescence dating, chemical compositional analysis, evolutionary archaeology
Webpage:
 
 Emeriti Faculty
Keith Dixon, Keith.Dixon@csulb.edu
James Gregory, James.Gregory@csulb.edu
Robert Harman, Robert.Harman@csulb.edu
Daniel O. Larson, Daniel.Larson@csulb.edu
Eugene Ruyle, Eugene.Ruyle@csulb.edu
Kaoru Oguri,   Kaoru_Oguri@hotmail.com


Emeriti Faculty

Keith Dixon

Email: Keith.Dixon@csulb.edu
Research and Teaching Focus: Ethnohistory, cultural resources conservation, collections curation, ethics, research design, and report review in cultural resources management; Archaeology of Orange County and southern Los Angeles County, central and southern Mexico, Guatemala, Southwest United States

James R Gregory

Email: James.Gregory@csulb.edu
Research and Teaching Focus: Sociocultural dynamics, economic anthropology, political anthropology; Caribbean, Latin America

Robert Harman

Email: Robert.Harman@csulb.edu
Research and Teaching Focus: Intercultural communication, applied anthropology, aging; Karen Maya, Mesoamerica, Thailand

Daniel O. Larson

Email: Daniel.Larson@csulb.edu
Research and Teaching Focus: Archaeology, cultural ecology, evolutionary theory, research design, ethnohistory, climatic change; Western North America, Ireland

Eugene Ruyle

Email: Eugene.Ruyle@csulb.edu
Research and Teaching Focus: Intercultural communication, applied anthropology, aging; Karen Maya, Mesoamerica, Thailand

Oguri Kaoru Oguri

Email: Kaoru_Oguri@hotmail.com
Research and Teaching Focus: Ethnicity, gender, urban anthropology, expressive culture, Asian-American studies; Japan, China, North America

 

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    Department of Anthropology, CSULB
    Location: FO3-305
    1250 Bellflower Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90840-1003

    Phone: 562-985-5171

    The Department of Anthropology Main Office is located in FO-3, Room 305. This is the third floor of the FO-3 (Faculty Office 3) building. The office is open 9:00am- 12:00 pm and 1:00-5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Closed noon to 1:00 pm for lunch.

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