Anthropology Experts

Faculty experts in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences can provide insightful analysis, opinions and comment on a diverse array of topics. For information on Anthropology, contact the experts listed here. If you need more help, please email Lori Harwood, director of External Relations, or call (520) 626-3846.



 Diane Austin, Anthropology

  •, (520) 626-3879
  • Expertise: environmental issues; community development; Deepwater horizon oil spill; U.S. Mexico border environment

 John W. Olsen, School of Anthropology

 David Raichlen, Anthropology

  • Expertise: Human and non-human primate evolution; the evolution of bipedal walking and running; biomechanics of walking and running; primate origin
  •, (520) 626-4543

 Susan Shaw, Anthropology

  • Expertise: ethnicity; health disparities; social movements; political economy of health in the United States.
  •,(520) 621-4395

 Brian Silverstein,  Anthropology