Faculty and Staff


This list of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences faculty and staff members may be viewed either alphabetically or by department.

Faculty and Staff Within Anthropology

Adler, Michael           214-768-2940 Website

Associate Professor, Director of SMU in Taos

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Research Interests: Archaeology, Community Organization, Southwest United States, Land Tenure, Resources Access, Computer Applications, Regional Settlement Systems
Bing, Eric G.           214-768-2933 Website

Professor of Global Health

Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Brettell, Caroline B.           214-768-4254 Website

Ruth Collins Altschuler Professor and Director of the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

Ph.D., Brown University

Research Interests: Anthropology, Europe, India
Callaghan, Michael           214-768-1194 Website

Visiting Assistant Professor  

P.h.D Vanderbilt University

Du Bry, Travis     tdubry@smu.edu       214-768-1299 Website

Visiting Lecturer

Ph.D. 2004 University of California - Riverside

Eiselt, Sunday B.           214-768-2915 Website

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Research Interests: Archaeology, Southwest United States
Hogan, Pamela           214-768-4152 Website

Administrative Assistant II

B.A., Southern Methodist University

Hollenback, Kacy           214-768-2943 Website

Professor in Practice

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Horsburgh, K. Ann     khorsburgh@smu.edu       214-768-2724 Website

Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D. 2008 Stanford University

Kovacevich, Brigitte           214-768-3542 Website

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Research Interests: Archaeology of Meso America
Lockwood, Victoria S.           214-768-4022 Website

Associate Professor

Director of Graduate Studies

Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Research Interests: Political Economy, Gender, Sexuality, Economic Anthropology, Oceania
Lupo, Karen     Website
Chair, Department of Anthropology
McCoy, Mark     mdmccoy@smu.edu       214-768-2940 Website

Associate Professor

Meltzer, David J.     dmeltzer@smu.edu       214-768-2826
Henderson-Morrison Professor of Prehistory

Ph.D., University of Washington

Department: Anthropology

Myers, Neely           214-768-3545 Website

Assistant Professor

Nibbs, Faith           214-768-0039 Website

Director of the Forced Migration Innovation Project and Research Assistant Professor

Parson, Nia C.           214-768-2932 Website

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Rutgers University

Research Interests: Medical Anthropology, Gender, South America
Powell, Tiffany           214-768-2684

Administrative Assistant I

Roos, Christopher           214-768-2753 Website

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Research Interests: Fire Ecology, Dendrochronology, Geoarchaeology, Paleoecology
Smith-Morris, Carolyn           214-768-2878 Website

Associate Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Ph.D., University of Arizona at Tucson

Research Interests: Medical Anthropology, Chronic disease, especially diabetes and diseases of development, Mexican Migrants, Native Americans, U.S., Mexico
Wallace, Ben J.           214-768-2930 Website


University of Wisconsin at Madison

Research Interests: Ecology, Southeast Asia, Economic Change, Social Change, Developmental Anthropology
Wetherington, Ronald K.           214-768-2927 Website


Ph.D., University of Michigan

Research Interests: Physical Anthropology, Genetics, Evolutionary Theroy, Skeletal Growth, Southwest United States, Forensic Anthropology