Urban Studies


  • Holly Swyers
    Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of Urban Studies (spring)

    Areas of Study: U.S. culture, American adulthood, 20th-21st century U.S. education, sports, community development and maintenance

  • Eli Robb (on leave)
    Associate Professor of Art

    Areas of Study: design, sculpture, video and performance

  • Rebecca Graff
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Chair of Urban Studies (fall)

    Areas of Study: historical archaeology, U.S. urban archaeology (19th- and 20th- century Chicago), modern and contemporary material culture, world’s fairs and expositions, anthropology of time and temporality, archaeology of tourism

  • Virginia Stewart
    Visiting Professor of History

    Areas of Study: American history, public history