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(To better recognize our alumni and assist our institutional memory we have begun a small roll listing current locations of former students, starting with more recent doctoral graduates. People we have missed, please write in with updates! Alumni are encouraged to send suggestions for expanding this section of the website. )


Thomas Chivens (Ph.D) is Andrew H. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Rice University.

Tiffany Tung (Ph.D) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University


Ann Kakaliouras (Ph.D) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

Amber VanDerarker (Ph.D) is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania.

Rachel Watkins (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at American University in Washington, DC.


G. David Camp (Ph.D.) is a member of the interdisciplinary faculty at the College of the Atlantic in Maine.


Lesley Bartlett (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.

Thaddeus Guldbrandsen (Ph.D.) is Research Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of New Hampshire.

Carla Jones (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Boulder,

Stacey Langwick (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies at the University of Florida.

Susan Shaw (Ph.D.) is Associate Research Scientist with the Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, CT.

Bram Tucker (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Ohio State University.


Jennifer Coffman (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor of Anthropology, James Madison University, Virginia.

Patricia Samford (Ph.D.) is Director of Archaeology, Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Monuments, New Bern, North Carolina.

Alicia Wise (Ph.D.) is Head of Development, Joint Information Systems Committee for the United Kingdom, London, UK.


Jo Elisabeth Aldred (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor, Native American Studies, Montana State University.

Jane Eastman (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Director of Cherokee Studies at Western Carolina University.

Sara Bon-Harper (Ph.D.) is Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA and Archaeological Research Manager, Monticello (Thomas Jefferson’s Home).

David G. Moore (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Archaeology at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina.


Eric Poncelet (Ph.D.) is Associate with C O N C U R – The Collaborative for Environmental Analysis and Conflict Resolution, Berkeley, CA.

Jennie Smith (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Berry College, a liberal arts college in Rome, Georgia.

Sandy Smith-Nonini (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Elon University, North Carolina.


Alan Benjamin (Ph.D) is a Research Associate of the Population Research Institute at Penn State and an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Research Associate in Anthropology

Linda Carnes-McNaughton (Ph.D.) is Archaeologist and Curator, Fort Bragg Cultural Resources Program, Department of the Army, Fort Bragg, NC.

Mthobeli Phillip Guma (Ph.D.) is Lecturer of Anthropology, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa.

Huanguang Jia (Ph.D.) is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Adult and Geriatric Health, UNC School of Nursing.


Rebecca R. Henry (Ph.D.) is a Research Specialist with INTRAH, UNC School of Medicine

Bradley Levinson (Ph.D.) is Associate Professor of Education, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and Coordinator, Ph.D. program in Education Policy Studies, University of Indiana-Bloomington.

Thomas Maher (Ph.D.) is Alabama State Archaeologist & is affiliated with the Alabama Historic Commission.


Eric Lassiter (Ph.D.) is Associate Professor of Anthropology, Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

Fletcher Linder (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, James Madison University, Virginia.

Susan Wallace (Ph.D.) is Director of Research at the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore