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Roberto Barrios

Associate Professor

Roberto Barrios

Phone: 618.453.5014
email: rbarrios@siu.edu
Office Location: 
Faner Hall, Room 3533

Since 1996, I have conducted research on population displacement and resettlement, with a specific focus on the practices through which people recreate a sense of place, community, and recovery after a traumatic event. Through this work, I have made a number of significant contributions to the ...read full profile >>

Jonathan Hill

Professor

Hill
Office: Faner 3231
Phone: (618) 536-6651
Fax: (618) 453-5037

Research Interests Ethnology, ecology, and history of Lowland South America; ethnomusicology and performance studies; symbolic and semiotic anthropology; nationalism and ethnicity; critical studies of culture, power, and history. Courses ANTH 410F Anthropology of Religion ANTH 310E/470E People and ...read full profile >>

John McCall

Associate Professor, Department Chair

John McCall

Phone: 618.453.5010
email: jmccall@siu.edu
Office Location: Faner Hall, Room 3543

My research is focused on African arts, music, and dance. I am particularly interested in the performance arts as mechanisms of collective memory, historiography, and the production of meaning in community life. Since 2000, I have devoted my attention to Africa's enthusiastic and innovative ...read full profile >>

David Sutton

Professor

David Sutton

Phone: 618.453.5017
email: dsutton@siu.edu
Office Location: 
Faner Hall, Room 3537

Since the early 1990s I have been doing research in Greece, with a focus on the island of Kalymnos in the Eastern Aegean. I have been interested in questions of memory, historical consciousness and the relevance of the past in daily life, ranging from naming practices to the ritual throwing of ...read full profile >>