Affiliated Faculty

Robert P. Brubaker

Robert P. Brubaker


(ARSC)-Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-5897

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Robert Brubaker holds a PhD in Anthropological Archaeology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2004) and an M.S. degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1992). A South Asianist and a specialist in pre-modern complex societies, his dissertation research examines the interrelated phenomena of militarism, urbanism and inter-polity dynamics in the context of the historically documented 14th to 17th century South Indian Vijayanagara empire.

HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I
HUMN 1114H Honors Roots of Human Culture to 500 CE

HISTORY/ANTHROPOLOGY Special Topics Courses:

  • Introduction to Early South Asia
  • Islam and Early South Asia
  • Empire in Early South Asia
  • Religious Traditions in Early South Asia

Ph.D., Anthropological Archaeology, University of Michigan

M.S., Cultural Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

B.A. Anthropology, Grinnell College