Associate Professor - Department Chair
Chair, Peace and Conflict Studies Committee

Email:frenchb[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Brigittine French earned a PhD from the University of Iowa in 2001 and joined the Anthropology Department at Grinnell College in 2003. French is... See this person's full profile

Rosenfield Professor In Social Science - Anthropology
Professor
Director of the Center for Prairie Studies

Jonathan Andelson was born in Chicago, attended college at Grinnell, and earned his doctorate in anthropology at the University of Michigan in 1974. His main interests are intentional... See this person's full profile

Professor

Vicki Bentley-Condit has taught biological anthropology at Grinnell since 1995. She is a primatologist who has conducted research with both wild and captive baboon populations and... See this person's full profile

Professor, Emeritus
Interim Director, Donald L. Wilson Program in Enterprise and Leadership

email:caulkins[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Douglas Caulkins was born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota, and earned a B.A. with Honors and Distinction in Anthropology and Sociology at... See this person's full profile

Professor

 

Email:gibel[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Katya Gibel Mevorach holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from Duke University. She received her B.A. and M.A. in African Studies from... See this person's full profile

Assistant Professor

Email:  hansency[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Cynthia Hansen began teaching in the Linguistics Concentration at Grinnell in January 2012.  Her research focuses on the documentation and... See this person's full profile

Assistant Professor
Personal Statement

My research is prompted by a desire to understand how small-scale human societies develop and evolve both short- and long-term biological and cultural responses to... See this person's full profile

Earl D. Strong Professor of Social Studies
Professor
Member, Peace and Conflict Studies Committee

email: kamp[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Kathryn Kamp teaches anthropology and archaeology at Grinnell College. While she has worked in Syria and Belize, her major research focus is the... See this person's full profile

Associate Professor
 

Email: roperjm[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Monty Roper is a cultural anthropologist interested in the political economy of natural resource management, indigenous social movements, Non-... See this person's full profile

Associate Professor
Associate Dean of the College

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Maria Tapias earned her PhD in Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and has been teaching at Grinnell since 2001. Her... See this person's full profile

Professor

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John Whittaker (BA Cornell U. 1975, PHD U. of Arizona 1984) has been teaching at Grinnell since 1984. He considers himself an anthropological... See this person's full profile