Office: Serra Hall 214A
Office Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Gallery Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 1-3 p.m., or by appointment.
Joyce Antorietto is the collections manager for the David W. May American Indian Artifacts Collection in the Anthropology Museum, Serra 214-B.
Joseph Nalven was the associate director of the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias at San Diego State University. He has developed Anthropology 194 Peace and Justice, a special topics course. He is a digital artist whose work can be viewed at www.digitalartist1.com.
Amadeo Rea, PhD, is a taxonomic ornithologist and ethnobiologist whose work is focused on the greater Southwest. His papers deal with the taxonomy and distribution of birds, avian paleontology, and zooarchaeology. His 1983 work, Once a River: Bird Life and Habitat Changes on the Middle Gila, documents avifaunal changes in River Pima country. His work in ethnobiology includes two published volumes on the O'odham, a Southwest Uto-Aztecan group: At the Desert's Green Edge: An Ethnobotany of the Gila River Pima, (1997) and Folk Mammalogy of the Northern Pimans, (1998). All three were published by the University of Arizona Press. The third in this series, Wings in the Desert: A Folk Ornithology of Northern Pimans, is about to go off to the press. Rea is a past president of the Society of Ethnobiology and served as Curator of Birds and Mammals for 13 years at the San Diego Natural History Museum.
Rose Tyson was the curator of Physical Anthropology at the San Diego Museum of Man for 37 years, and spent ten years teaching part-time at USD; she is now retired. Her primary interest is in human evolution and how diseases affect the human skeleton. She received the Eve Cockburn Service Award for 2007 at the 34th Paleopathology Association Annual Meeting held in Philadelphia, PA., in March of that year.