Department of Anthropology

Office Address

University of Maine
5773 S. Stevens Hall Orono
Maine 04469-5773
207.581.1894 Fax: 207.581.1823

Social/Cultural Anthropology

Archaeology

  • Dr. Matthew Walker Magnani

    Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Digital Curator at the Sámiid Vuorká-Dávvirat (The Sámi Museum in Karasjok)

    207-581-1891

    M. Magnani - Bio

  • Dr. Bonnie Newsom

    Assistant Professor of Anthropology

    207-581-2174

    Newsom - Bio

  • Dr. Daniel H. Sandweiss

    Professor of Anthropology and Quaternary and Climate Studies / Cooperating Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences and Global Policy

    Phone 207.581.1889 Fax: 207.581.1823

    Sandweiss - Bio

  • Dr. Gregory Zaro

    Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Administration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Associate Professor of Anthropology and Climate Change

    207.581.1857

    Zaro - Bio

Biological Anthropology

  • Dr. Marcella Sorg

    Research Professor, Department of Anthropology, Climate Change Institute, and Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center

    Phone: 207.581.2596 Fax: 207.581.1266

    Sorg - Bio

Geography

  • Dr. Samuel P. Hanes

    Chair, Department of Anthropology; Associate Professor of Anthropology

    Tel: 207.581.1885 Fax: 207.581.1823

    Hanes - Bio

  • Dr. Stephen J. Hornsby

    Director, Canadian-American Center / Director, National Resource Center on Canada (U.S. Department of Education Title VI program) / Professor of Geography and Canadian Studies

    Phone 207.581.4226

    Hornsby - Bio

Cooperating Faculty

Faculty Associates

Emeritus

  • Dr. Henry L. Munson, Jr.

    Professor of Anthropology / Cooperating Professor, School of Policy & International Affairs

    Fax: 207.581.1823

    Munson - Bio

  • Dr. David Sanger

    Professor of Anthropology and Quaternary Studies

    Sanger - Bio

  • Dr. Paul “Jim” Roscoe

    Professor of Anthropology / Cooperating Professor, Climate Change Institute / Cooperating Professor, School of Policy & International Affairs

    Telephone: 207.581.1896 / Fax: 207.581.1823

    Roscoe - Bio

  • Dr. Kreg Ettenger

    Past Director, Maine Folklife Center & Maine Studies Program / Associate Professor of Anthropology

In Memory of:

  • Dr. James M. Acheson

    Research Professor of Anthropology

    Acheson - Bio

  • Dr. Brian S. Robinson

    Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Climate Change Institute

    Robinson - Bio

Jim Acheson, Research Professor of Anthropology, James (“Jim”) Michael Acheson, age 84, of Portland, Maine passed away unexpectedly at Maine Medical Center on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Jim was a faculty member at the University of Maine from 1968-2013 whose work transcended disciplinary boundaries, including anthropology, economics, biology, public policy, and natural resource management.

A press release with more information has been issued by UMaine.

Brian Robinson, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Climate Change, passed away October 27, 2016 at his home after a long illness. Brian was a highly valued member of the department, university, community, and state. His impact will be felt for many years to come.

A press release with more information has been issued by UMaine.