Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct faculty are those “whose primary professional responsibility is outside the University."  They are expected to contribute to the mission of the Department in at least one of the following ways: lectures, student mentoring, and/or collaboration with students and/or faculty.  Recent graduates may request adjunct status for three years. All other adjuncts are required to request renewal of status on an annual basis.  Department adjunct faculty are listed below in alphabetical order together with their primary professional affiliation and doctoral degree.

Joseph Aguilar

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Deputy Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Pueblo de San Ildefonso
PhD, University of Pennsylvania (2019)

Wesley Allen Arave

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2020)

Asia Alsgaard

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Postdoctoral Fellow SFF Centre for Early Sapiens Behaviour (SapienCE) University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
PhD, University of New Mexico (2022)

Gordon Ambrosino

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed by Letter of Academic Title)
NAGPRA Coordinator, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico
PhD, La Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (2017)

Veronica Arias

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Curator of Anthropology and Natural History, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum West Texas A&M University
PhD, University of New Mexico (2013)

Nicholas Barron

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)

Tami Blumenfield


Adjunct Research Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Kui Ge Scholar of Ethnology in the School of Ethnology and Sociology at Yunnan University
PhD, University of Washington (2010)

Linda Brown


Adjunct Research Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of Colorado Boulder (2002)

Jane Buikstra

Adjunct Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Professor of Bioarchaeology, Arizona State University
Director, Center for Bioarchaeological Research (ASU)
PhD, University of Chicago (1972)

Wendy Bustard

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Museum Curator, Chaco Culture NHP Museum Collection
PhD, University of New Mexico (1996)

Milena Carvahlo

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Researcher, Universidade do Algarve Centro Interdisciplinar de Arqueologia e Evolução do Comportamento Humano, Portugal
PhD, University of New Mexico (2021)

Cyler Conrad

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Archaeologist, Environmental Stewardship Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory
PhD, University of New Mexico (2018)

Connie Constan

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
West Zone Archaeologist Custer-Gallatin National Forest
PhD, University of New Mexico (2011)

James Davenport

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2021)

Jonathan Dombrosky

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Postdoctoral Scholar at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
PhD, University of New Mexico (2021)

Wetherbee Dorshow

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
President and CEO of Earth Analytic, Inc.
PhD, University of New Mexico (2012)

Brandon Lee Drake

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Adjunct Research Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Senior Applications Scientist, Bruker Handheld
PhD, University of New Mexico (2012)

Drew Enigk

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2020)

Olga Glinskii

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2021)

David Groenfeldt

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Adjunct Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Director, Water-Culture Institute
PhD, University of Arizona (1984)

Jessica Gross

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)

Meghan Healy

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)

Erin Hegberg

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2022)

Robert Hitchcock

Adjunct Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University
PhD, University of New Mexico (1982)

Paul Hooper

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Adjunct Associate Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Research Affiliate, Economic Science Institute, Chapman University; Chief Scientist, Systems Science Ltd.
Chapman University
PhD, University of New Mexico, (2011)

Jillian Jordan

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)

Scott Kirk

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2021)

Frances Joan Mathien

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Chaco Culture National Historical Park Museum Collection Facility
PhD, University of New Mexico (1981)

Christopher Merriman

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2022)

Carmen Mosley

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)

CL Kieffer Nail


Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2018)

Alexis O'Donnell

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Office of Archaeological Studies, Santa Fe
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)

Sarah Renee Phillips

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Post Doctoral Fellow, Viral Genomics and Evolution, San Francisco State University Department of Biology
PhD, University of New Mexico (2021)

June-El Piper

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Museum Anthropology; International Journal of American Linguistics; Journal of Anthropological Research
MPA, University of New Mexico (1984)

Jim Railey

Adjunct Associate Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Principal Investigator, SWCA Environmental Consultants
PhD, Washington University (1999)

Marilyn Riggs

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2021)

Kris Sabbi

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Post Doctoral Fellow, Tufts University
PhD, University of New Mexico (2020)

Matthew Schmader

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Adjunct Research Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Albuquerque City Archaeologist, Open Space Division
PhD, University of New Mexico (1994)

Matthew Schwartz

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2020)

Edmond Seabright

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
School of Collective Intelligence, Université Mohammed 6 Polytechnique, Ben Guerir, Morocco Research and Education Fellow
PhD, University of New Mexico (2022)

Steven Shackley

Adjunct Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Director, Geoarchaeological XRF Laboratory, University of California (Berkeley)
PhD, Arizona State University (1990)

Daniel Shattuck

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)

Anastasia Steffen

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Archaeologist, Valles Caldera Trust
PhD, University of New Mexico (2005)

Ann L W Stodder

Adjunct Associate Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Bioarchaeolgist, Office of Archaeological Sudies, Museum of New Mexico
Associate Editor, International Journal of Paleopathology
PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder (1990)

Elizabeth Stone

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Site Manager, Gutierrez-Hubbell House
PhD, University of New Mexico (2011)

Jennie Sturm

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)

Anastasia Theodoropoulos

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
PhD, University of New Mexico (2022)

Jonathan Van Hoose

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Archaeologist, US Army Corps of Engineers
PhD, University of New Mexico (2008)

Carla Van West

Adjunct Associate Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Director, Preservation Research, SRI Foundation
PhD, Washington State University (1990)

Mark Williams

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Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Cultural Resources Specialist, SWCA Environmental Consultants
PhD, University of New Mexico (2022)

Thomas Windes

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Chaco Cuture National Historic Park Museum Collection Facility
MA, University of New Mexico (1967)

Meng Zhang

Adjunct Assistant Professor (appointed via Letter of Academic Title)
Lecturer
Fudan University, Shanghai
PhD, University of New Mexico (2019)