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.
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.
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.