St. George Undergraduate Faculty

The faculty and instructors listed below teach Undergraduate Courses at the St. George Campus only. For information on UTM and UTSC Anthropology Undergraduate Faculty, please visit the UTM and UTSC websites.

Name, Contact Office Research Keywords Research Region
Aleksa AlaicaAlaica, Aleksa
Course Instructor
Zooarchaeology, Human-Animal Interactions, Power and Politics, Isotope Analysis, Pastoralism, TemporalitiesPeru
Andrea AllenAllen, Andrea
Assistant Professor, St. George Campus; Anthropology and the Centre for Diaspora & Transnational Studies
JHB, 170 St. George Street, 230Hsocio-cultural anthropology, diaspora and transnationalism, gender and sexuality, race, religion, queer anthropology, violence, subjectivity, and embodimentBrazil, African Diaspora
Edward BanningBanning, Edward
Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 978-2315
AP 518B (Main), AP 518 (Lab)Archaeology, Middle Eastern prehistory, Neolithic to Early Bronze, archaeological method and theory, archaeological surveyJordan, Levant
Joshua BarkerBarker, Joshua
Associate Professor, St. George Campus; Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research and Education
(416) 946-3305
AP 228Socio-Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology; Urban Anthropology; Political Anthropology; Media and Technology: Crime; PolicingIndonesia; Southeast Asia
David BegunBegun, David
Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 978-8850
AP 418, AP 406, AP 414 (Labs)Paleoanthropology, functional anatomy, systematics, comparative primate anatomy, human origins, paleobiogeographyWest Eurasia, Africa
Janice BoddyBoddy, Janice
Professor, Graduate Chair and Chair, St. George Campus; Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC)

*Not currently accepting new graduate student supervisions

(416) 978-1023
AP 232Social cultural anthropology, gender, embodiment, symbolism, religion, medical anthropology, colonialismSudan, Africa, Middle East
Michelle CameronCameron, Michelle
Assistant Professor, St. George Campus
AP 528bioarchaeology, human evolution, skeletal biology, adaptation and plasticityAfrica, North America
Elisabetta CampagnolaCampagnola, Elisabetta
Course Instructor
Political anthropology, anthropology of work, transport, ethnography and archival research.Tanzania (mainland), East Africa
Michael ChazanChazan, Michael
Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 585-4423 (Main)
(416) 971-1369 (Lab)
AP 500, 232 Northrop Frye Hall (Victoria College), AP 500A (Lab)Paleoarchaeology, lithic analysis, history of archaeologyNear East, France, South Africa
Craig CipollaCipolla, Craig
Associate Curator, North American Archaeology, ROM
(416) 586-5727
Royal Ontario MuseumEthnogenesis, comparative colonialism, indigenous consumption patterns, reservation archaeology, and archaeological theoryNative North America, New England, the Great Lakes region
Clark, Dylan
Sessional Lecturer
Gary CouplandCoupland, Gary
Professor, St. George Campus

*Not currently accepting new graduate student supervisions

(416) 978-2442
AP 540A (Main), AP 540 (Lab)Archaeology, complex hunter-gatherersWestern North America, North West Coast
Hilary Cunningham (Scharper)Cunningham, Hilary
Associate Professor, St. George Campus

*Not currently accepting new graduate student supervisions

(416) 978-0472
LA 308 (Larkin Building, Trinity College)Anthropology-Beyond-the-Human; Multispecies Ethnography; Critical Animal Studies; Sentient Landscapes; Land Ethics; Anthropology-as-Art
Marcel DanesiDanesi, Marcel
Professor, St. George Campus

*ON LEAVE July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021*
*Not currently accepting new graduate student supervisions

(416) 585-4412
Birge Carnegie, Room 26 (Victoria College)Linguistic anthropology, semiotics, youth cultureItaly, France, North America
Naisargi N. DaveDave, Naisargi N.
Associate Professor, St. George Campus

(416) 978-6050
AP 206Animal studies, extraordinary ethics, affect & the senses, queer & feminist theory, imagination & expression, death & violence, anthropology & philosophy, friendship & intimacies.India
Desmarais, Danielle
Course Instructor
Hilary DukeDuke, Hilary
(PhD, Stony Brook University, NY, 2019)
Arts & Science Postdoctoral Fellow
AP 520Lithic technology; archaeology; hominin cognition; human evolution; Plio-Pleistocene Africa; 3D methodsKenya
Silvia ForniForni, Silvia
Curator, World Cultures, ROM
Royal Ontario MuseumSocial Anthropology; Material Culture; Art; GenderAfrica, Cameroon
Max FriesenFriesen, Max
Professor, St. George Campus; Chair, Arctic Working Group
(416) 978-4505
AP 400A (Main), AP 400 (Lab)Arctic, Archaeology, Zooarchaeology, Ethnohistory, Community Archaeology, Climate ChangeNorth American Arctic
Gillian GillisonGillison, Gillian
Associate Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 978-4006 (Main)
TC 36 (Trinity College)Study of myth and ritual in non-literate societies, religion in the history of Anthropological theory, psychoanalysisOceania
Miriam Hird-YoungerHird-Younger, Miriam
Course Instructor
Development; Participation; Trust; Post-Colonialism; GenderGhana
Ken HolyokeHolyoke, Ken
Course Instructor
Prehistoric archaeology, Northeastern North America, Hunter-gatherers, Lithic Quarrying and Sourcing, Human-landscape interactions, Place-making, Wabanaki ethnohistory and ethnographyEastern Canada/Northern New England
Courtneay HopperHopper, Courtneay
Course Instructor
Stable Isotopes; Paleoenvironmental and Dietary Reconstruction; Later Stone Age; Intro. Pastoralism; Migration; Social ChangeSouth Africa
Justin JenningsJennings, Justin
Curator, World Cultures, ROM
(416) 586-5729
Royal Ontario MuseumArchaeologyLatin America, Peru
Patrick JolicoeurJolicoeur, Patrick
(PhD, University of Glasgow, 2019)
Weston Family Postdoctoral Fellow,
AP 520Archaeology; Material Culture; Interaction; Chronology; Inuit; Dorset; TuniitNorth American Arctic
Ivan KalmarKalmar, Ivan
Professor, St. George Campus
*ON LEAVE July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022*

(416) 585-4419
Northrop Frye Hall 228 (Main), AP 334Populism, Islamophobia, and antisemitism, especially in East Central and Western Europe; representations of Jews and Muslims in western cultural history; race, nation, and religionCentral and Western Europe
Sumayya KassamaliKassamali, Sumayya
Assistant Professor
Sociocultural Anthropology, gender, language, race, labour, migration, neoliberalism, Islam Middle East, Asian and African Diaspora
Shawn LehmanLehman, Shawn
Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 978-4003
AP 404A (Main), AP 404 (Lab)Primate evolutionary ecology, Landscape ecology of lemurs and trees, Conservation biogeography of primates.Madagascar, Guyana
Tania LiLi, Tania
University Professor, St. George Campus, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC)
(416) 946-3693
AP 424Economy, development, poverty, land, work,  welfare, agriculture, resources, community, class,  indigeneity, capitalismIndonesia, Southeast Asia, Asia
Hy Van LuongLuong, Hy Van
Professor, St. George Campus

*Not currently accepting new graduate student supervisions

(416) 978-0652
AP 336Language, ideology and political economy, gender and social structureEast and Mainland South East Asia, Vietnam
Krista MaxwellMaxwell, Krista
Assistant Professor, St. George Campus

*Not currently accepting new Ph.D. student supervisions in 2021-22

(416) 946-3324
AP 208Social Cultural Anthropology; Medical Anthropology; Anthropology and History; Indigenous Studies; Settler Colonial Studies; Indigenous Law, Sovereignty, Kinship, Health, Healing, and Child Welfare in North AmericaCanada; Treaty #3 Anishinaabe Territory; Wabaseemoong Independent Nations
Bonnie McElhinnyMcElhinny, Bonnie
Professor, St. George Campus; Principal, New College
(416) 978-3297
AP 364A, AP 364 (Lab)Linguistic anthropology; feminist anthropology; gender; socialization; ideology and political economy; stratified reproduction; workUSA, Canada, Philippines
Amira MittermaierMittermaier, Amira
Professor, Anthropology and the Department for the Study of Religion
(416) 946-3347
JHUMINST 332Anthropology of religion; Islam; theology/anthropology; imagination and the invisible; ethnographic writingEgypt
Valentina NapolitanoNapolitano, Valentina
Professor and Connaught Scholar, St. George Campus
(416) 978-2754
AP 218Political Theology, Personhood, Theopolitics and Critical Catholic Studies, Gender and Affects, Religious Infrastructures and Architecture, Affective Histories, Transnational Migration, Anthropology of Traces.The Vatican, Mexico, Italy, Detroit/Windsor corridor
Sarah O’SullivanO’Sullivan, Sarah
Course Instructor
HIV/AIDS; Post-conflict Reconstruction; Stigma; Development; Vulnerability; Humanitarianism; Political Violence; SubjectivitiesNorthern Uganda
Katherine PattonPatton, Katherine
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
(416) 946-3589
AP 304Zooarchaeology, shellfish analysis, household and settlement archaeology, the place of archaeology in public discourseCanadian Maritime provinces and Northern Northwest Coast of North America
Malcolm S. RamsayRamsay, Malcolm S.
Course Instructor
Primate Biogeography; Conservation Biology; Landscape GeneticsMadagascar
Philip SapirsteinSapirstein, Philip
Assistant Professor, St. George Campus; Anthropology and Art History Department
AP 138Mediterranean and Near Eastern art and architecture; pottery production; technology; digital archaeologyGreece, Israel, Italy, Turkey
Shiho SatsukaSatsuka, Shiho
Associate Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 978-7787
AP 236politics of knowledge, cultural translation, nature, science, environment, capitalism, work, subjectivity, tourism, translocal interactions, popular culture, genderJapan, Canada, USA
Daniel SellenSellen, Daniel
Distinguished Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 978-8112
AP 350, AP 360 (Lab)Human nutrition, global health, behavioral ecology, evolutionary anthropology, infant and young child feeding practicessub-Saharan Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Lesotho), Guatemala, Mexico, Bangladesh
Victoria SheldonSheldon, Victoria
Course Instructor
Personhood and Subjectivity; Medical Anthropology; Anthropology and Philosophy; Vitality; Care; EcologyKerala, India
Jesook SongSong, Jesook
Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 946-3587
AP 202Socio cultural anthropologist of contemporary urban transformation and welfare issues including homelessness, youth unemployment, single women’s housing, and psychological health support systemEast Asia, particularly South Korea
Song, Rhan-Ju
Sessional Lecturer
Edward SwensonSwenson, Edward
Associate Professor, St. George Campus; Director, Archaeology Centre
(416) 946-5186
AP 504Andes, archaeological method and theory, ritual, religion and ideology, power and violence, emergence of complex society, pre-industrial city, landscape history and place-makingAncient Andes, Mesoamerica, Khmer civilization
Janelle TaylorTaylor, Janelle
Professor, St. George Campus
AP 340medical anthropology; ethnography; biomedicine; care; dementia; aging; medical education; narrative; mixed-methods health researchU.S., North America
Bence ViolaViola, Bence
Assistant Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 946-0653
AP 522Palaeoanthropology; Modern Human Origins; Neanderthals; Human Evolution; Ancient DNACentral and Northern Asia, Central Europe
Holly WardlowWardlow, Holly
Professor, St. George Campus
(416) 978-2199
AP 234Medical anthropology, feminist anthropology, international health, gender and sexuality, HIV/AIDSPapua New Guinea
Sarah WilliamsWilliams, Sarah
Course Instructor
Indigenous Rights; Women’s Rights; Maternal Health; MexicoMexico