My intellectual and academic career has focused on the encounter between people who live in rural regions and expanding, industrializing states and societies. My ethnographic and historical research focuses on rural North America, particularly the region included within the Mississippi Delta - from Southern ...read full profile >>
Center for Archaeological Investigations, Emeritus
I am an archaeologist with wide-ranging research interests in eastern North America. I am particularly concerned with the development of early horticultural societies and the subsequent “chiefdom” level Mississippian polities. I also have some specific interests in lithic technology and ...read full profile >>
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Among the subdisciplines of Biological Anthropology, I publish research particularly concerning Human Dental Variation, Biodistance, Epidemiology of Malocclusion, the Evolution of Disease, Morphometrics and Statistics with special reference to concepts of shape, and various aspects of Primate and Hominid ...read full profile >>
Professor Emeritus, RETIRED PVCAA
Office Phone: (618) 534-6651
Home Phone: (618) 763-4637
Fax: (618) 453-1478
1000 Faner Dr.
3525 Faner Hall
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Research Interests Primate evolution (especially platyrrhines), systematics, comparative functional anatomy, New World monkey biogeography, size and scaling, evolutionary theory, South America (platyrrhine primates). Ph.D. 1980 University of Pittsburgh. Courses Anth 104: The Human Experience Anth 210: Survey ...read full profile >>
Office Location: Faner Hall, Room 4343
My current research addresses language ideologies and social identities in the U.S. and Germany. In particular, I am interested in how discourses surrounding immigration, integration, “race” and ethnicity are intertwined with ideologies about language and nation, and how these ideologies ...read full profile >>
Distinguished Professor Emeritus; Past Dir, Cntr for Arch Investigations
My research is concerned with exploring the interrelationships of language, culture and cognition in discourse with an areal focus on the lowland Maya of southern Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Research Interests This research includes contributions to the general topical areas of discourse analysis, ...read full profile >>
Assistant Professor Emerita
Folklore, ethnology, acculturation, anthropology of religion, customary law, and ethics; Southeast Asia, US Pueblos.
Associate Professor Emeritus
Linguistics, educational anthropology, ethomusic; US Southwest, Southeast Asia, New Guinea.
I am undertaking a long-term project to republish historical sources on the Southeast on the WWW. I've already started getting older, public domain sources into digital form. Here are digitized versions of Bourne's translation of Rodrigo Ranjel's account (ca. 150k) of the de Soto expedition ...read full profile >>
Dr. Don Rice’s research has focused primarily on demographic history, human use of and impact upon tropical environments, modeling of future land use in the tropics, and culture change and ethnogenesis. He has directed grant-funded, multi-disciplinary research in Guatemala and Peru, ...read full profile >>
Archaeology,ceramics; Mesoamerica, Andes Courses Anth 205: Latin American Civilization Anth 430B: Archaeology of Meso-America Anth 511: Seminar in Meso-American Archaeology Anth 568: Ceramic Analysis Publications 2005 Maya Political Science: Time, Astronomy, and the Cosmos. ...read full profile >>