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 10-11:30am and Thurs noon-1pm
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
Wed/Fri 11 to 12 or 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 and Wednesday 2-3 PM
Sean Prall Sean Prall
Assistant Professor
Cultural Anthropology
224 Swallow Hall
sprall@missouri.edu
Evolutionary anthropology, Health and reproduction, Pastoralism
Lisa Sattenspiel Lisa Sattenspiel
Chair, Professor
Biological Anthropology
234 Swallow Hall
573-882-9405
sattenspiell@missouri.edu
(Spring 2019) Tues 3 to 4:30 pm and Fri 2 to 3:30 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
Mon 1 to 3pm, Tues 9:30 to 10:30 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 anthropology, Amazonia