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Name Title Email Phone
Katia Almeida Instructor 216.368.2279
Eileen Anderson-Fye The Robson Junior Professor, Associate Professor 216.368.2259
Cynthia Beall Distinguished University Professor and The Sarah Idell Pyle Professor of Anthropology 216.368.2277
Atwood Gaines Professor 216.368.2257
Melvyn C. Goldstein The John Reynolds Harkness Professor 216.368.2265
Lawrence Greksa Chair, and Professor 216.368.6777
Vanessa Hildebrand Assistant Professor 216.368.2630
Lee Hoffer Associate Professor 216.368.2631
Jill Korbin Associate Dean, and The Lucy Adams Leffingwell Professor; Director of the Schubert Center for Child Studies 216.368.4413
Janet McGrath Professor 216.368.2287
Jim Shaffer Associate Professor 216.368.2267
Lihong Shi Assistant Professor 216.368.5362

Other appointments

Name Title Email Phone
Michele Hanks Full-time Lecturer

Emeriti Faculty

Name Title Email Phone
Charlotte Ikels Professor of Anthropology Emerita 216.368.5331


Adjunct Faculty

Name Title Email Phone
Alanna Cooper Assistant Professor, Jewish Studies; Program Manager, The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program
Jennifer Furin Assistant Professor
Bridget M. Haas Assistant Professor
Yohannes Haile-Selassie Professor; Curator and Head of Physical Anthropology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
David Kaawa-Mafigiri Assistant Professor
Bruce Latimer Visiting Professor; Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy; Director, Center for Human Origins
Patricia A. Marshall Professor, Department of Bioethics
Isabel Parraga Associate Professor of Nutrition
Brian Redmond Associate Professor; Museum Director of Science, Curator and Head of Archaeology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Marianne Reeves Part-time Lecturer
Scott Simpson Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Case School of Medicine; Gona Paleoanthropology Research Project
Richard Smith Assistant Professor
James C. Spilsbury Assistant Professor & Director, Academic Development Core, Center for Clinical Investigation, Case School of Medicine


Name Title Email Phone
Gabriella Celeste Senior Research Associate 216.368.5314


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Kathleen Dowdell Department Administrator, Finance and Administration 216.368.2264
Kimberly Racut Secretary 216-368-8605
Barbara Reebel Secretary 216.368.3703