Sonya Atalay

Associate professor, anthropology, Commonwealth Honors College

anthropology, indigenous communities, Native Americans, speakers bureau

Phone: (413) 545-2652


Sonya Atalay is an anthropologist primarily focused on the overlap between archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, heritage studies and Native American and indigenous studies.

Atalay is involved in repatriation work and has conducted research in partnership with Native American and Turkish communities.