Colin Grier
  • Professor, Archaeology
  • Northwest Coast of North America; Korean Peninsula and Pacific Rim; complex hunter-gatherers; social inequality; agency theory and political economy; quantitative and spatial analysis; GIS; zooarch
  • Office: VMMC 202M
  • Phone: 360 546 9734
  • Email: cgrier@wsu.edu

Edward H. Hagen
  • Professor, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Evolutionary approaches to substance use and mental health, child growth and development
  • Office: VSCI 130Q
  • Phone: 360-546-9257
  • Email: edhagen@wsu.edu

Nicole Hess
  • Associate Professor, Career Track, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • The evolution of coalitional competition in humans
  • Email: nicolehess@wsu.edu

Barry Hewlett
  • Professor, Cultural Anthropology, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Hunter-gatherers, anthropology of childhood, anthropology of infectious and parasitic diseases
  • Office: VMMC 202R
  • Phone: 360-546-9449
  • Email: hewlett@wsu.edu

Bonnie Hewlett
  • Associate Professor, Career Track, Cultural Anthropology
  • Medical anthropology, adolescent development, hunter-gatherers, and evolutionary cultural anth.
  • Email: hewlettb@wsu.edu

Clare M. Wilkinson
  • Associate Professor, Cultural Anthropology
  • Media production cultures; craft specialities in dramatic performance; labor in artistic endeavors
  • Office: VMMC 102C
  • Phone: 360-546-9574
  • Email: cmweber@wsu.edu

Affiliated faculty

Jay Fancher

Steven A. Weber
  • Emeritus, Archaeology
  • Archaeologist and archaeobotonist specializing in subsistence strategies and complex societies
  • Email: cmweber@wsu.edu

Graduate students

Scott Calvert
  • PhD student, Cultural Anthropology
  • Religion, cooperative breeding, gossip, reputation, human behavioral ecology, cultural transmission
  • Advisor: Barry Hewlett
  • Office: 207
  • Email: scott.c.calvert@wsu.edu

Sreenidhi Krishnan

Jennifer Wilcox

Former graduate students

Adam Boyette
  • PhD, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Graduated: 2013
  • Advisor: Barry Hewlett

Samuel Dira
  • PhD, Cultural Anthropology
  • Graduated: 2016
  • Advisor: Barry Hewlett

Melissa J. Garfield
  • MA, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • evolutionary medicine, human behavioral ecology, evolutionary psychology, female status attainment
  • Graduated: 2015
  • Advisor: Edward H. Hagen

Zachary H. Garfield
  • PhD, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Cultural transitions, leadership and followership, social organization, social learning, decision-making cognition
  • Graduated: 2019
  • Advisor: Edward H. Hagen
  • Curriculum vitae: PDF

Aaron Lightner

Casey J. Roulette
  • PhD, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Evolution of substance use
  • Graduated: 2015
  • Advisor: Edward H. Hagen

Kristen Syme
  • PhD, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Evolution of suicide
  • Graduated: 2020
  • Advisor: Edward H. Hagen