College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences


Students in the Department of Geography and Anthropology should attend advising sessions or seek advising from their advisors on a quarterly basis. 

CLASS and University advising

For Department Advising:

Advisor Assignment

Advisors are assigned based on students' last names as listed below.  Students may request a deviation from the assignment.  For continuing students, students or faculty can request to keep the same assignment from the previous year(s) if the list below is different from the original assignment.

To request a deviation from the list below, please email the department Administrative Support Coordinator (Remi Burton for the change and copy the faculty you choose to be your advisor. 

If your advisor is on leave during a particular semester or is not available when you have a time sensitive advising need, please contact department chair (Dr. Kristen Conway-Gomez or any advisors on the list below to determine who can help you.  Please also contact the department chair if you have advising needs during the summer.  Advisors’ contact info is listed at the faculty-staff page.

For Anthropology Majors

Advisor                                                 Student Last Name starts with

Dr. Mark Allen                                     A through E (Off Campus Fall 2018)

Dr. James Blair                                    F through J

Dr. Amy Dao                                        K through O

Dr. Claudia Garcia - Des Lauriers:    P through T

Dr. DD Wills:                                        U through Z


For Geography Majors

Advisor                                            Student Last Name starts with

Dr. Kristen Conway-Gomez:         A through E

Dr. Kyung In Huh:                          F through J

Dr. Michael Reibel:                        K through O

Dr. Lin Wu:                                      P through T (Off Campus Fall 2018

Dr. Terry Young:                             U through Z


Advising Sessions

The department offers advising sessions each semester.  Check the news-events section for when the advising sessions are held.

Office Hours Fall 2018