JAY SOKOLOVSKY

Awarded
  •  Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund
  •  Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology
  • USFSP Chancellors Award for Excellence in Research

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Department Chair

Professor (Ph.D. Penn State)
Cultural anthropologist with specialties in urban anthropology, anthropology of aging, rural development in Mexico, and video documentation 
Coordinator of the Anthropology Program
email: jsokolov@usfsp.edu
office: Davis 283
phone: 727-873-4514

ELLA SCHMIDT

 Awarded
  • Fulbright Scholarship
  • USF Hispanic Heritage Status of Latinos Faculty Award
  • USFSP New Investigator Researcher Grant

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Emeritus (Ph.D. Univ. of California Davis)
Cultural anthropologist with specialties in migration and transnationalism in Mexico and West Central Florida
ISS Program

JOHN W. ARTHUR 

Awarded
  • 2016 USFSP Chancellor’s Award for Research and Creative Scholarship
  • Invited Speaker: Kiel University Germany, Kyoto University and Nigata Museum Japan
  • National Science Foundation grants
  • USFSP Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

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Program Coordinator and Student Adviser

Associate Professor (Ph.D. University of Florida)
Archaeologist and ethnoarchaeologist with specialties in ceramic technology, craft specialization, and social stratification in Africa and North America
email:arthurj@usfsp.edu    John Arthur’s Homepage
office: 270 Davis  Lab STG 216
phone: 727-873-4960

KATHRYN WEEDMAN ARTHUR 

Awarded
  • USF Global Achievement Award for Outstanding Global Research
  • National Endowment for the Humanities grant
  • National Science Foundation grant
  • Gordon R. Willey Prize American Anthropological Association

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Associate Professor (Ph.D. University of Florida)
Archaeologist and ethnoarchaeologist with specialties in stone tool technology, style, gender, ritual and religion,and disenfranchised populations in Africa

email: kjarthur@usfsp.edu    K. Arthur’s Homepage 
office: Davis 202   Lab Davis  201
phone: O: 727-873-4858/ L: 727-873-4522

ANNA DIXON

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Instructor (Ph.D. University of Hawaii Manoa)
Medical anthropologist and archaeologist with specialties in paleoethnobotany and ethnobotany in eastern North America, Polynesia, and Micronesia
email: dixonar@usfsp.edu

office: 281 Davis
phone: 727-873-4959

HEATHER O’LEARY

Awarded

  • Fulbright
  • Wenner-Gren
  • The Burdge and Field Outstanding Article Award

Heather O'Leary

Assistant Professor ISS-Anthropology (PhD University of Minnesota)
Cultural Anthropologists with specialities in global environmentalism, water disparities, climate change, informal labor, gender, cities, and development.
email: oleary@mail.usf.edu
office: Davis 205
phone: 727-873-4156