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

Graduate Students

Contact Information Research
Monica Ahsan Monica H. Ahsan
Graduate Instructor
Biological Anthropology
237 Swallow Hall
mha8tb@mail.missouri.edu
human and primate genetics, primate life histories, genetics of complex diseases, ancestry and admixture, genomics, quantitative models, Bayesian modeling, phylogenetic reconstructions
Jeffrey Alvey Jeffrey S. Alvey
Archaeology
jsampc@mail.missouri.edu Archaeology of the southeastern U.S., evolutionary archaeology, cultural transmission theory, settlement pattern studies, cultural resource management, archaeological classification and unit construction
James Bain image James Bain
Graduate Instructor
Cultural Anthropology
jamescbain@mizzou.edu computational linguistics, linguistic diversity, topic modeling, machine learning, neural networks, data analytics
Beary Profile Picture Mark Beary
Biological Anthropology
2036 Research Reactor
(573) 884-1868
bearym@missouri.edu
Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Taphonomy, Human Skeletal Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Human Variation, Philosophy of Science
Bernstetter MU website photo Jessica Bernstetter
Graduate Instructor
Archaeology
203 Swallow Hall
jnbfhc@mail.missouri.edu
Archaeology of the Mediterranean, ceramic analysis, ceramic sourcing, colonization, settlement patterns, Phoenician-Punic archaeology, Roman archaeology, and the Mediterranean Basin during the Bronze and Iron Ages.
May Ling Butterfield May Ling Butterfield mlbnp2@mail.missouri.edu
Stephanie Child slcrv2@mail.missouri.edu
Heather Habecker
Teaching Assistant
317 Swallow Hall
hnhqpd@mail.missouri.edu
Aaron Johnson
Teaching Assistant
310 Swallow Hall
azjdz7@mail.missouri.edu
Rob'yn Johnston, University of Missouri Rob'yn Johnson
Teaching Assistant
Biological Anthropology
309 Swallow Hall
rajv27@mail.missouri.edu
Functional morphology, body mass, physical activity, cross-sectional geometry, modern humans
Kenneth Kircher Kenneth Kircher
Teaching Assistant
317 Swallow Hall
kwkcp2@mail.missouri.edu
Erin Miller Erin Miller elmvw9@mail.missouri.edu
Me collecting data on slow lorises at AMNH Rachel A. Munds
Biological Anthropology
ramty8@mail.missouri.edu Primatology, primate genetics, primate behavioral ecology and conservation, taxonomy, allometry, focused on Lorisidae
Taylor Paskoff
Teaching Assistant
Biological Anthropology
228 Swallow Hall
tmpwf4@mail.missouri.edu
Daniel Pierce dep4g2@mail.missouri.edu
Candace Sall Candace Sall 2002 Mizzou North
(573) 882-3764
sallc@missouri.edu
Saxon MU Heather A. Saxon
Teaching Assistant
Cultural Anthropology
317 Swallow Hall
hasg28@mail.missouri.edu
Evolution of perception, brain plasticity, self-regulation, psychosocial stress and health outcomes; biomedical and biocultural anthropology, evolutionary neurobiology and endocrinology, integrative medicine, public health.
Dana Schmidt Dana M. Schmidt
Graduate Instructor
Biological Anthropology
228 Swallow Hall
dmsz7b@mail.missouri.edu
Historical demography, epidemiologic transitions, demographic transitions, human health, Newfoundland
Marilyne Tamayo Marilyne Tamayo
Teaching Assistant
Cultural Anthropology
229 Swallow Hall
mat5h3@mail.missouri.edu
human behavioral ecology, life history theory, parental investment, fertility decision making
Cole Tobin cmtfh7@mail.missouri.edu
Kate Trusler A. Kate Trusler
Archaeology
akt9r2@mail.missouri.edu Zooarchaeology, Roman Archaeology, Old World Archaeology, Socioeconomic Status
Kyle Waller kdw2pd@mail.missouri.edu
Amy Warren Amy Warren
Biological Anthropology
alwgyb@mail.missouri.edu
Brenton Willhite Brenton Willhite
Archaeology
bewvy7@mail.missouri.edu Southwestern archaeology, Casas Grandes, ceramic sourcing, stone tool technology, population aggregation & migration
SK Woo Sangkwon Woo
Teaching Assistant
Cultural Anthropology
317 Swallow Hall
swoo@mail.missouri.edu
Paleontology, Ecuador, megatherium, eremotherium, fossil Colleen B. Young
Biological Anthropology
(805) 305 - 0697
cbyrm5@mail.missouri.edu
Island biodiversity and biology, insularity, ecogeographic aspects of skeletal variation, body size, body shape, ontogeny, heterochrony, human evolution and ecology