Swallow Hall, a 19th Century Gothic Building,
home of the Department of Anthropology

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Contact Information Research
Greg Blomquist Greg Blomquist
Associate Professor
Biological Anthropology
236 Swallow
BlomquistG@missouri.edu
Mon-Wed-Fri 10.00 -11:30 am and 1.00 -2.00 pm on Tuesdays.
Primates, life history theory, growth and development, demography, quantitative genetics, comparative methods
Libby Cowgill Libby Cowgill
Associate Professor
Biological Anthropology
231 Swallow Hall
573-882-4731
CowgillL@missouri.edu
By appointment
Pleistocene human evolution, human growth and development, human skeletal variation, and functional morphology
Jeffrey R. Fergusona Jeffrey Ferguson
Assistant Professor
Archaeology
235 Swallow Hall
fergusonje@missouri.edu
Compositional analysis of archaeological materials, Lithic analysis, Experimental archaeology, Behavioral ecology, Skill and learning in craft production
Karthik Panchanathan Karthik Panchanathan
Associate Professor
Cultural Anthropology
225 Swallow Hall
PanchanathanK@missouri.edu
Tuesday 12:30 -1:30 pm and Thursday 10.00 am -11.00 am
Sean Prall Sean Prall
Assistant Professor
Cultural Anthropology
224 Swallow Hall
sprall@missouri.edu
10.00 am to 12.00 pm, Monday and Wednesday
Evolutionary anthropology, Health and reproduction, Pastoralism
Lisa Sattenspiel Lisa Sattenspiel
Chair, Professor
Biological Anthropology
234 Swallow Hall
573-882-9405
sattenspiell@missouri.edu
Tuesday 9.30 am to 10:30 am and Thursday 1.20 pm to 2:30 pm or by appointment
Ecology and transmission of infectious diseases and their effects on human populations
Christine VanPool Christine VanPool
Associate Professor
Archaeology
230 Swallow Hall
573-882-7532
VanPoolC@missouri.edu
Monday and Wednesday 10:00 to 11:00 am or by appointment
Todd L. VanPool Todd VanPool
Associate Professor
Archaeology
221 Swallow Hall
573-884-8118
VanPoolT@missouri.edu
Monday and Friday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM or by appointment
My research focus includes archaeological method and theory, quantitative analysis of anthropological data, prehistory of the North American Southwst, and stone artifact analysis. I am particularly interested in the Casas Grandes occupation of northern Chihuahua and southern New Mexico.
Rob Walker Rob Walker
Associate Professor
Cultural Anthropology
219 Swallow Hall
573-882-4731
WalkerRo@missouri.edu
Wed. 2 to 3pm
Evolutionary ecology, Computational social science, Applied machine learning