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
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
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
Cipolla, 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
(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
(416) 978-0472
LA 308 (Larkin Building, Trinity College)Nature and culture; the nonhuman turn; multispecies ethnography; theories of nature; posthumanism; critical border studies; ecophobia; ecogothic; boundary trees
Marcel DanesiDanesi, Marcel
Professor, St. George Campus
(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
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
Mathew GagneGagne, Mathew
Course Instructor
Queer Anthropology; Science & Technology Studies; New Media & Communications; Postcolonial Cities; Affect Theory; EthicsLebanon
Gillian GillisonGillison, Gillian
Associate Professor, St. George Campus
*ON LEAVE January 1-June 30, 2020*
(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
Justin JenningsJennings, Justin
Curator, World Cultures, ROM
(416) 586-5729
Royal Ontario MuseumArchaeologyLatin America, Peru
Ivan KalmarKalmar, Ivan
Professor, St. George Campus
(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
Cara KrmpotichKrmpotich, Cara
Assistant Professor
BL 631, 140 St. George St. Faculty of InformationMuseum studies, repatriation, collections management, Indigenous peoples/source communities, material culture, virtual colonization
Shawn LehmanLehman, Shawn
Associate 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
Rachel LevineLevine, Rachel
Course Instructor
Human-animal relations; Income inequality, social exclusion, and health; Environmental disaster and dislocation; Dogs.
Tania LiLi, Tania
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
Liu, Jing Jing
Course Instructor
Hy Van LuongLuong, Hy Van
Professor, St. George Campus
(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
*ON LEAVE July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020*
(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
Associate Professor, St. George Campus
(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
Associate Professor, Anthropology and the Department for the Study of Religion
*ON LEAVE January 1-June 30, 2020*
(416) 946-3347
JHUMINST 332Socio-Cultural Anthropology; Religion; Dreams and Prophecy; IslamEgypt
Valentina NapolitanoNapolitano, Valentina
Professor and Connaught Scholar, St. George Campus
*ON LEAVE January 1-June 30, 2020*
(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
(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
Sarah RanlettRanlett, Sarah
Course Instructor
Upper Palaeolithic Symbolism; Technology of Representation; Rare Mineral Raw Material EconomyWestern Europe (France)
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
*ON LEAVE July 1-December 31, 2019*
(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
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
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
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