Faculty


Core Faculty

Farrah Bashey-Visser

Farrah Bashey-Visser

Assistant Scientist, Biology

Lecturer, Human Biology

Research Interests
ecology; evolution; microbial interactions and pathogensis

Amy Berndtson

Amy Berndtson

Senior Lecturer, Biology

Research Interests
hormonal regulation of reproduction

Gerhard Glomm

Gerhard Glomm

Professor, Economics

  • gglomm@indiana.edu
  • Wylie Hall 105
Vivian Nun Halloran

Vivian Nun Halloran

Associate Professor, English

Associate Professor, American Studies

Director, Graduate Studies, American Studies

Pamela Hanratty

Pamela Hanratty

Senior Lecturer, Biology

Research Interests
human genetics; ethical issues related to genetic testing, genetic privacy, and genetic technology

Richard Hardy

Richard Hardy

Professor, Biology

Associate Chair of Teaching

Research Interests
eukaryotic cell biology; cytoskeleton and signaling; virology

Frederika Kaestle

Frederika Kaestle

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Director, Ancient DNA Laboratory of Molecular Anthropology

Research Interests
molecular anthropology; molecular evolution; population genetics; ancient DNA

Krista  Maglen

Krista Maglen

Associate Professor, History

Research Interests
history of medicine; immigration; animal studies; Australia; modern Britain

Jane D. McLeod

Jane D. McLeod

Provost Professor, Sociology

Research Interests
social psychology; medical sociology; sociology of mental health; stratification; the life course

Sapna Mehta

Sapna Mehta

Visiting Lecturer, Biology

  • sapmehta@indiana.edu
  • Morrison Hall 201
Sarah Phillips

Sarah Phillips

Professor, Anthropology

  • sadphill@indiana.edu
  • (812) 855-7309
  • Global and International Studies Building 4016

Research Interests
postsocialist; transformations; civil society and non-governmental organizations (NGOs); globalization; development; gender studies; medical anthropology; post-Chernobyl health and healing; folk medicine; disability studies

Elizabeth Raff

Elizabeth Raff

Professor, Biology

Research Interests
developmental mechanisms and regulation in eukaryotic systems; eukaryotic cell biology, cytoskeleton and signaling; evolution

Heather Reynolds

Heather Reynolds

Associate Professor, Biology

Research Interests
ecology; microbial interactions and pathogensis

Stephanie A. Sanders

Stephanie A. Sanders

Provost Professor, Gender Studies

Associate Director, Kinsey Institute

Research Interests
sexual behavior; sexuality, sexual identity, and gender relations; sex differentiation

Marla Sandys

Marla Sandys

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Research Interests
jury behavior; capital punishment

Leah Savion

Leah Savion

Senior Lecturer, Philosophy

Director, Associate Instructor Training

Research Interests
logic; cognitive science; philosophy of language; philosophy of logic; epistemology; pedagogical theories

Lisa H. Sideris

Lisa H. Sideris

Associate Professor, Religious Studies

Director, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society

Research Interests
religion and nature; environmental and animal ethics; science and religion; evolution controversies; religion and bioethics; environmental history and literature

Virginia J. Vitzthum

Virginia J. Vitzthum

Professor, Anthropology

Senior Scientist, Kinsey Institute

Director, Evolutionary Anthropology (EVA) Laboratory

Research Interests
variation in human female reproductiony; contraceptive technology; applied health policy

Michael Wasserman

Michael Wasserman

Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Assistant Professor, Human Biology

  • mdwasser@Indiana.edu
  • Student Building 130

Research Interests
primate ecology and evolution; environmental endocrinology; nutritional anthropology; evolutionary medicine; conservation and sustainability

Andrea Wiley

Andrea Wiley

Professor, Anthropology

Director, Human Biology

Research Interests
human diet and nutrition and the adaptive significance of human dietary behavior; human adaptability, particularly to stressful environments such as high altitude; human health and disease, especially maternal and infant health within an evolutionary framework; demography and determinants of fertility and mortality in human populations

Affiliate Faculty

James H. Capshew

James H. Capshew

Associate Professor, History and Philosophy of Science

Adjunct Professor, History

Adjunct Professor, American Studies

  • jcapshew@indiana.edu
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James Robert Farmer

James Robert Farmer

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health

  • jafarmer@indiana.edu
  • School of Public Health Building 147
Kevin D. Hunt

Kevin D. Hunt

Professor, Anthropology

Research Interests
functional morphology; ecology of hominids and apes

Colin R. Johnson

Colin R. Johnson

Associate Professor, Gender Studies

Adjunct Associate Professor, American Studies

Adjunct Associate Professor, History

Adjunct Associate Professor, Human Biology

Elisabeth A. Lloyd

Elisabeth A. Lloyd

Chair, History and Philosophy of Science

Adjunct Professor, Biology

Adjunct Professor, Philosophy

Affiliated Faculty Scholar, Kinsey Institute

Adjunct Faculty, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior

Olaf Sporns

Olaf Sporns

Distinguished Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Provost Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Robert H. Shaffer Chair, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
computational and cognitive neuroscience; connectomics; network models of the human brain; brain networks across the computational models of brain dynamics; embodied cognitive science

Michael J. Wade

Michael J. Wade

Distinguished Professor, Biology

Research Interests
behavior; evolution; microbial interactions and pathogenesis