Faculty & Staff

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Chair and Associate Professor of Sociology
Anthropology and Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 315

413-597-4767

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James N. Lambert '39 Professor of Anthropology
Anthropology and Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 326

413-597-2194

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Professor of Anthropology
Anthropology and Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 309

413-597-2264

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Willmott Family Third Century Professor Sociology & Public Affairs
Anthropology and Sociology
Schapiro Hall, Rm 104

413-597-2362

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Professor of Anthropology, Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies Program
Anthropology and Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 325

413-597-2552

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Anthropology and Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 334

413-597-4086

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Professor of Sociology
Anthropology and Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 344

413-597-2460

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Anthropology and Sociology
Schapiro Hall, Rm 104

413-597-3720

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Studies and Anthropology / Sociology
Center for Environmental Studies
Anthropology and Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 157

413-597-4851

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Gaius Charles Bolin Fellow in Anthropology and Environmental Studies
Anthropology and Sociology
Center for Environmental Studies
Hollander Hall, Rm 330

413-597-5043

Affiliated Faculty

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Lecturer in Religion and Anthropology/Sociology
Religion Department
Anthropology and Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 338

413-597-2464

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Center for Environmental Studies
Anthropology and Sociology
Harper House

413-597-4062

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Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Studies
Center for Environmental Studies
Harper House

413-597-3392

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Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Chair of Africana Studies Program
Africana Studies
Hollander Hall, Rm 148

413-597-2107

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Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Hollander Hall, Rm 107

413-597-2316

Research Associate

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Marketa Rulikova
Research Associate, Sociology
Anthropology and Sociology

Administrative Contact

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Margaret Weyers
Departmental Administrative Assistant
Anthropology and Sociology
Religion Department
International Studies
Hollander Hall, Rm 127B

413-597-2241

Emeritus Faculty

Michael F. Brown

Michael Brown is currently president of the School for Advanced Research (SAR) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He served on the Williams College faculty for 34 years, retiring in 2014 as the Lambert Professor of Anthropology & Latin American Studies, Emeritus.  During his time at Williams he chaired the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, served as director of the Oakley Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and co-chaired the Stetson-Sawyer Building Committee, which planned the construction of Schapiro and Hollander Halls as well as the new Sawyer Library.  His professional interests include popular and traditional spirituality, ethnomedicine, dilemmas of heritage and heritage protection, and the indigenous peoples of the New World, especially the Amazon.