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Brenda Jenike

Brenda Jenike (she/her/hers)

Edward F. Mielke Professor of Medicine, Health and Society and Associate Professor of Anthropology

I'm a cultural and medical anthropologist whose courses include ethnography of Japan and East Asia, medical anthropology, disability studies, culture and aging (cultural gerontology), the anthropology of biomedicine, and the history of anthropological theory.

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Mark Jenike (he/him/his)

Associate Professor of Anthropology
I am a human biologist specializing in nutrition. I teach courses on health, human evolutionary biology, and nutritional anthropology. I enjoy community-based research in the Fox Valley region and have interests in diabetes prevention and food systems.
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Peter N Peregrine

Peter Neal Peregrine

Professor of Anthropology

I'm an archaeologist who specializes in the evolution of complex societies.   I teach courses on world prehistory, historic preservation, and museum studies, and I curate our large collection of archaeological and ethnographic artifacts.

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Kailey Rocker (She, her, hers)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

I'm a cultural anthropologist who specializes in transitional justice, historical memory, political anthropology, and cultural heritage. Specifically, my work is based in Eastern Europe in the small southeastern nation-state of Albania.

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