About

Leadership

The Institute is led by the Executive Director and Working Group Directors. These individuals drive the Institute's research agenda and oversee research quality.

Charles Stanish, PhD: photo from USF Magazine Article 2018

Charles Stanish, Ph.D
stanish@usf.edu 
Executive Director of the Institute for the Advanced Study of Culture & the Environment

Greg Herbert, PhD: photo by fieldwork

Greg Herbert, Ph.D.
gherbert@usf.edu  |  (813) 974-2236
Director of the Institute for the Advanced Study of Culture & the Environment and Anthropocene Working Group

Christina Richards, PhD: photo from fieldwork

Christina Richards, Ph.D.
clr@usf.edu  |  (813) 974-5090
Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Director of the Evoluition Working Group

Davide Tanasi, PhD: photo from fieldwork in Italy

Davide Tanasi, Ph.D.
dtanasi@usf.edu  |  (813) 974-2807
Professor, Department of History and Director of Ancient Disease Working Group 

 

Chris Kiahtipes, PhD: photo from fieldwork in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Christopher Kiahtipes, Ph.D.
kiahtipes@usf.edu 
Postdoctoral Researcher, IASCE Archaeobotanical & Paleoecology Lab 

Henry Tantalean, PhD: photo from fieldwork in Chincha Valley, Peru

Henry Tantalean, Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty, Department of Anthropology and
Director of Research & Public Affairs for Instituto Peruano de Estudios Arqueologicos