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Anthropology Department Faculty

Anthony T. Carter

Carter, Anthony T.

Professor Emeritus

Phone: (+1 (585)) 275-8614


Research Interests: rural politics; kinship and marriage; households and personhood

Kristin Doughty

Doughty, Kristin

Assistant Professor

Office: 437 Lattimore Hall

Phone: (585) 275-5155


Research Interests: political and legal anthropology; politics of reconciliation; transitional justice; violence and conflict; memory; Africa; Rwanda

Ayala Emmett

Emmett, Ayala

Professor Emeritus

Office: 421 Lattimore Hall

Phone: (585) 275-8736


Robert Foster

Foster, Robert J.

Professor of Anthropology and Visual and Cultural Studies

Office: 445 Lattimore

Phone: (585) 275-8741


Research Interests: Political economy; Material culture; Globalization ; Corporations ; Commercial media ; Papua New Guinea, Melanesia

Thomas Gibson

Gibson, Thomas P.


Office: 443 Lattimore Hall

Phone: (585) 275-8739


Research Interests: Indigenous peoples of Southeast Asia; The anthropology of war and peace; Cosmology and state formation; Islamic states; Religious nationalism in the Indian Ocean; Colonialism and bureaucracy

Maryann McCabe

McCabe, Maryann

Senior Lecturer

Office: 440 Lattimore Hall

Phone: (585) 275-8614


Research Interests: consumer research; material culture; community revitalization; social justice; sustainability

John Osburg

Osburg, John

Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies (Anthropology)

Office: 436 Lattimore Hall

Phone: (585) 273-3329


Research Interests: China; Capitalism; Postsocialism; Gender; Political corruption and organized crime; Buddhist revival in China

Daniel Reichman

Reichman, Daniel

Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology

Office: 439 Lattimore Hall

Phone: (585) 275-8737


Research Interests: Globalization and trade; migration and transnationalism; food, development, and environment; coffee industry; Latin America; Honduras, Brazil

Llerena Searle

Searle, Llerena G.

Assistant Professor

Office: 434 Lattimore Hall

Phone: (585) 275-8740


Research Interests: Urbanization; infrastructure; capitalism and global finance; value; speculation; material culture; media and consumer cultures; South Asia