Dr. Keith Hunley Appointed Department Chair

Departmental News

Posted:  May 09, 2019 - 01:10pm

Dr. Keith Hunley has been selected by the Department Faculty as Department Chair for a two year term.  Dr. Hunley obtained his undergraduate degree in biology from Purdue University and his PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan. His research in evolutionary anthropology focuses on human origins and dispersal. He was hired as an Assistant Professor at UNM in 2005 and received tenure in 2011. As Director of the Undergraduate Committee for the past 11 years, he has worked with committee members and other faculty to write learning objectives and assessment protocols for our degree programs and core courses. As Associate Chair, he helped to prepare the decennial Academic Program Review. The department is pleased to welcome him to the position, and thanks Dr. Field for four years of service as Department Chair.