Faculty & Staff

Photo of Christina E. Simko
Chair and Associate Professor of Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 304
413-597-2416
Photo of David B. Edwards
James N. Lambert '39 Professor of Anthropology
Hollander Hall, Rm 326
413-597-2194
Photo of Antonia E. Foias
Preston S. Parish '41 Third Century Professor of Anthropology
Hollander Hall, Rm 309
413-597-2264
Photo of Kim Gutschow
Senior Lecturer in Religion and Anthropology/Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 338
413-597-2464
Photo of Peter Just
Professor of Anthropology
Hollander Hall, Rm 325
413-597-2552
Photo of Joel Lee
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Hollander Hall, Rm 44
413-597-4883
Photo of James L. Nolan Jr.
Washington Gladden 1859 Professor of Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 344
413-597-2460
Photo of Marketa Rulikova
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Hollander Hall
413-597-4653
Photo of Olga Shevchenko
Paul H. Hunn `55 Professor in Social Studies
Hollander Hall, Rm 315
413-597-4767
Photo of Ben Snyder
Associate Professor of Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 331
413-663-4735
Photo of Phi H. Su
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 56
413-597-2633

Affiliated Faculty

Photo of Zaid Adhami
Assistant Professor of Religion and Faculty Affiliate in Anthropology & Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 208
413-597-6659
Photo of Nicolas C. Howe
Professor of Environmental Studies and Faculty Affiliate in Anthropology and Sociology
Class of 1966 Environmental Center - Kellogg House
413-597-4062
Photo of Kamal A. Kariem
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Anthropology
Hollander Hall, Rm 238
413-597-2842
Photo of James A. Manigault-Bryant
Professor of Africana Studies
Hollander Hall, Rm 218
413-597-2107
Photo of Gregory C. Mitchell
Chair and Dennis Meenan '54 Third Century Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Faculty Affiliate in Anthropology/Sociology
Hollander Hall, Rm 107
413-597-2316

Administrative Contact

Photo of Kerry Fairs
Departmental Administrative Assistant
Hollander Hall, Rm 127B
413-597-2645

 

Emeritus Faculty

Photo of Michael F. Brown
James N. Lambert '39 Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies, Emeritus

After taking early retirement from Williams in 2014, Michael F. Brown served for a decade as president of the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, NM, becoming president emeritus in mid-2024.  During his 34 years on the Williams faculty he chaired the Department of Anthropology & Sociology, served as director of the Oakley Center for the Humanities & 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 dilemmas of heritage and heritage protection, museum ethics and Indigenous community stewardship, and the Indigenous peoples of the New World, especially the Amazon.

Photo of Robert Jackall
Willmott Family Third Century Professor Sociology & Public Affairs, Emeritus