NAIS FACULTY ADVISORY GROUP:
The NAIS Faculty Advisory Group serves as a steering committee for the NAIS Initiative. All of the following standing faculty at Penn are available to advise individual NAIS students in their respective disciplines and areas of expertise.
Dr. Margaret M. Bruchac, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies.
Research: Native American material culture and performance; museum representation and repatriation; Indigenous archaeologies and cultural heritage; Algonkian oral traditions; Haudenosaunee and Algonkian wampum ceremonialism.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (215) 898-6989
For examples of research articles, see: Margaret Bruchac at Academia.edu
NAIS Faculty Advisors:
Dr. Eugene Buckley, Associate Professor of Linguistics.
Research: documentation and analysis of native languages of California and Oregon, including at present the development of a dictionary of Kashaya, spoken in northern California.
Email: email@example.com Phone: (215) 898-2834
Dr. Brian Daniels, Director of Research and Programs for the Penn Cultural Heritage Center, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology.
Research: conflict, cultural loss, and human rights violations; community-based approaches to cultural heritage preservation; Indigenous rights and recognition.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (215) 898-4052
Dr. Megan Kassabaum, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Weingarten Assistant Curator, Penn Museum.
Research: Prehistoric Native America; mound-building cultures and monument construction; ceremonialism and communal ritual feasting; foodways and ceramic technology; field school in archaeology.
Email: email@example.com Phone: (215) 898-4034
For examples of research articles, see: Megan Kassabaum at Academia.edu
Dr. Richard M. Leventhal, Professor of Anthropology, Director of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center.
Research: Mesoamerica; complex societies; archaeological theory and method; the intellectual history of archaeology in the USA.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (215) 573-1202
Dr. Daniel K. Richter, Professor of History, Director of the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.
Research: colonial North America and Native American history before 1800; the American Revolution and the early republic; colonial Philadelphia.
Email: email@example.com Phone: (215) 898-9251
NAIS Penn Museum Advisor:
Dr. Lucy Fowler Williams, Associate Curator and Sabloff Keeper of Collections, American Section, Penn Museum.
Research: Native American material culture and meaning; representation; collaborative methodologies; Pueblo textiles.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (215) 898-4048
Retired NAIS Faculty Advisors:
Dr. Clark Erickson, Professor of Anthropology, Curator-in-charge of the American Section, Penn Museum.
Research: historical ecology and archaeology of landscapes focusing on Indigenous knowledge systems; pre-Columbian landscapes; transformation of productive landscapes in the Andes and Amazonia.
Email: email@example.com Phone: (215) 898-2282
Dr. Nancy Hornberger, Professor Emeritus of Education, Convenor of the Ethnography in Education Forum.
Research: comparative ethnographic research on Indigenous education and language revitalization in Andean South America; collaboration with Native North American language communities.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (215) 898-7957
For examples of research articles, see: Nancy Hornberger at Academia.edu
Catherine Struve, J.D., Professor of Law.
Research: United States federal laws governing Native Americans; critical focus on the allocation of civil, criminal, and regulatory jurisdiction within Indian country; interactions among federal, tribal, and state courts.
Email: email@example.com Phone: (215) 898-7068