Faculty | Anthropology, B.A.

Paul Langenwalter

  • Assistant Professor of Archeology and Anthropology
  • Chair, Anthropology

  • M.A., University of California, Riverside
  • B.A., California State University, Long Beach

Professor Langenwalter is an archaeologist who focuses on the cultural ecology of the peoples of California, the American West and Oceania. His studies include research in human adaptations, ethnicity, animal use and culture change. He brings 27 years of teaching experience to Biola, coupled with experience in museology, vertebrate paleontology and cultural resource management. A long-term...

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Research Interests

  • Archaeology and paleontology
  • Human adaptations
  • Ethnicity
  • Animal use
  • Culture change

Katrina T. Greene

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology and Intercultural Studies

  • Ph.D., American University
  • B.S.F.S. (Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service), Georgetown University

Dr. Greene directs the International Development Minor and Emphasis/Concentration within the Cook School of Intercultural Studies (CSICS). She is a socio-cultural and applied anthropologist who has conducted on-going field research among women, including female entrepreneurs, in the black townships of Cape Town, South Africa since 1997, including doctoral research as a Fulbright Scholar...

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Research Interests

  • Developmental and applied anthropology
  • Black economic empowerment in South Africa
  • Economic anthropology
  • Gender and community development issues

Douglas Hayward

  • Professor Emeritus of Intercultural Studies

  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Westmont College
  • Diploma, Moody Bible Institute

Dr. Hayward was a missionary for 20 years among the highlands Dani people in Papua, Indonesia. His ministries include church planting, community development coordinator, leadership training and staff development, and supervision. He has written three books on the Dani people, plus numerous journal articles, encyclopedia entries, and chapters in books on missiological topics. He teaches classes...

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Research Interests

  • Cultural anthropology
  • Missiology topics

Titus Kennedy

  • Adjunct Professor of Archaeology

  • Ph.D., University of South Africa
  • M.A., University of South Africa
  • M.A., University of Toronto
  • B.A., Biola University

Dr. Titus Kennedy is an archaeologist working primarily with sites and materials related to the Bible, predominantly from the Bronze Age through the Roman period. His fieldwork includes archaeological excavations and surveys at numerous sites in the Middle East and the Americas, and artifact research at museums all over the world. He received his doctorate in Biblical Archaeology from the...

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Research Interests

  • Archaeology of the ancient world
  • Archaeology of the Bible, the ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Roman Empire
  • Demography of Antiquity
  • Ancient culture and religion
  • Ancient languages

Kevin D. Pittle

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology

  • Ph.D., Florida State University
  • M.S., Florida State University
  • B.A., Florida State University

Dr. Pittle received his Ph.D. in anthropology from Florida State University in the Fall of 2005. He is Program Director for the undergraduate Anthropology program at Biola University and is the coordinator and advisor for the minor in Social Justice, Human Rights and Conflict Transformation. His research is generally interpretivist and perspectival in orientation, focusing around the...

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Research Interests

  • Cultural anthropology
  • Anthropology of consciousness and extraordinary experience
  • Cross cultural approaches to ontology and epistemology
  • Anthropology of religion and spirituality