Where Are They Now?

Here is a brief list of where some of our former graduate students are now.

, 2016
Visiting Faculty Bennington College

Sofía Chacaltana Cortez, 2015
Charles Benton Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Field Museum (Chicago, Illinois)
Assistant Professor, Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya (Lima, Peru)

Christopher Sean Davis, 2014

Northern Illinois University (NIU)

Evin Rodkey, 2014
Tenure-track Anthropology Instructor, Casper College (Casper, Wyoming)

Matthew Piscitelli, 2014
2016 National Geographic Society, Washington DC.
2015 Adjunct Professor, Loyola University Chicago and Concordia University Chicago

Cecilia Smith, 2014
2015 Clinical Assistant Professor, Map & GIS Library at Texas A&M University
2014 Postdoctoral Research Associate, CAGIS UIC

John Michels, 2013
Social Studies teacher, Sheboygan North High School in Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Ken Batai, 2011
Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Deirdre Guthrie, 2011
Senior Research Scientist" affiliated with the "Well Being at Work Project," Kellogg Institute for International Studies at Notre Dame

Lisa Niziolek, 2011
2013 The Field Museum, Exhibitions and Anthropology
2012 Cyrus Tang Hall of China Postdoctoral Fellow 

Nicola Sharratt, 2011
2014 Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Georgia State University

William Pestle, 2010

Assistant Professor in Anthropology, University of Miami

Nam C. Kim, 2010

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin

Russell S. Quick, 2010
Field Supervisor and Geophysical Specialist, Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc (CRA), Lexington, KY

Mark Golitko, 2010
2016 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
2010-2015 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, The Field Museum

Debra K. Green, 2010
2012 Project Manager and Supervisory Archaeologist, International Archaeological Research Institute (IARII) division in Guam.
2016  Assistant State Archaeologist for the State of Oklahoma (the second in command under the State Archaeologist who monitors both university-based research and contract archaeological projects in Oklahoma).


Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, 2009
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Loyola University Chicago

Tarini Bedi, 2009
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Rosa M. Cabrera, 2008
Director, Latino Cultural Center, University of Illinois at Chicago

Rahul Chandrashekar Oka, 2008
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Norte Dame

Andrew Wyatt, 2008
Assistant Professor in Anthropology, Middle Tennessee State University

Marisa Fontana, 2007
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology, North Central College, Naperville

Kara Babrowski, 2007
U.S. Department of State Foreign Service

Vania Smith, 2006
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Norte Dame

Thomas J. Loebel, 2005
2016 Cultural Resources Coordinator, for ISAS Illinois State Archaeology Survey  Prairie Research Institute
2012 Assistant Professor, Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, Saint Xavier University

Mary R. Vermilion, 2005
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Saint Louis University

David K. Wright, 2005
Assistant Professor at Seoul National University, Department of Archaeology and Art History, Korea

Patricia Williams Lessane, 2005
Executive Director (tenured), Avery Research Center of African American History, The College of Charleston

Kathleen A. Rizzo, 2004
Assistant to the Head, Department of Anthropology, UIC

Edward F. Maher, 2003
Research Associate, The Field Museum

Michael W. Hudson, 2002
Professor of Anthropology, Florida Memorial University

Iman Nader Saca, 2002

Associate Professor, Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, Saint Xavier University