Staff

The anthropology department includes staff who provide administrative support, serve as student advisors, and ensure the department and anthropology laboratories run smoothly.

Administrative Staff

Name Contact
Karen-Sue Taussig
Department Chair
395 Hubert H. Humphrey Center
taussig@umn.edu
David Valentine
Director of Undergraduate Studies
395 Hubert H. Humphrey Center
612-626-8692
anthdus@umn.edu
Karen Ho
Director of Graduate Studies
395 Hubert H. Humphrey Center
612-626-1313
karenho@umn.edu

Support Staff

Name Contact
Matt Edling
Managing Director of the Anthropology Laboratories
Phone extension: 6-9228
mjedling@umn.edu
Peter Harle
Academic Advisor in Anthropology, Art History, and Philosophy
Phone extension: 5-2379
harle005@umn.edu
Christina Wiencke
Associate Administrator
Phone extension: 5-5082
choldvog@umn.edu
Ryan Thompson
Office Manager
Phone extension: 1-2693
thom5332@umn.edu
Megan Gauthier
Graduate Program Coordinator
Phone extension: 4-6579
dgsanth@umn.edu