Emeritus Faculty

Brenda Benefit

Professor Emerita

E-mail: bbenefit@nmsu.edu
Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, New York University, 1987
Interests: Evolution of Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene Catarrhine primates, paleoecology


W Thomas Conelly

College Professor Emeritus

E-mail: tconelly@nmsu.edu
Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1983
Interests: Agriculture, ecological anthropology, applied anthropology, SE Asia, East Africa, Amish communities in the U.S.


Christine Eber

Professor Emerita

E-mail: ceber@nmsu.edu
Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, State University of New York, 1991
Interests: Art, drugs, gender, religion, Mesoamerica, women’s studies, and writing about culture


Beth O’Leary

College Professor Emerita

E-mail: boleary@nmsu.edu
Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, University of New Mexico, 1985
Interests: Southwest archaeology, cultural resource management, subarctic ethnography


Monte McCrossin

Professor Emeritus

Office: Breland Hall 323
Phone: 575-646-1827
E-mail: mmccross@nmsu.edu
Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1994
Interests: Human evolution, primate paleontology, paleoecology


Edward Staski

Professor Emeritus

E-mail: estaski@nmsu.edu
Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Arizona, 1983
Interests: Urban archaeology, historical archaeology


Wenda Trevathan

Regent’s Professor Emerita

E-mail: wtrevath@nmsu.edu
Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1980
Interests: Childbirth, maternal behavior, evolutionary medicine, sexuality