Meet the Dean

Cameron Wesson
Interim Dean

Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences - Donald E. Hall, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences


Cameron Wesson is the Lucy G. Moses Distinguished Professor in the department of sociology and anthropology.  Before arriving at Lehigh in 2011, he served as associate professor and chair of the department of anthropology at the University of Vermont (UVM).  Prior to that, he was associate professor of anthropology and director of graduate studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  His scholarly interests center on, Native American architecture and community planning, non-Capitalist political economies, archaeological remote sensing, and archaeometry.  He is the author or co-editor of three books, with his most recent volume, Households and Hegemony examines Native American responses to European colonization in the Deep South.  He is currently developing an archaeological research project addressing Iron Age hillforts in England and Wales.  Wesson received both his PhD and MA in anthropology from the University of Illinois and his BA in anthropology and BS in architecture and environmental studies from Auburn University.