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Landscape Archaeology and GIS

Richard Bankoff

  • Ph.D. Graduate, 2020

rjb398@psu.edu

Evolution of human sexuality and applied social dynamics

Sean Carr

  • IUG Graduate Student

spc5149@psu.edu

Evolutionary psychology and human sex differences

Eric Dyrdahl

  • Profesor Auxiliar, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador

erd142@psu.edu

Economic Anthropology, Interregional Interaction, Craft Production, Geochemical Sourcing, Shellworking, Obsidian

Claire Ebert

  • Visiting Scholar, Center for Comparative Archaeology (University of Pittsburgh)

claire.ebert@gmail.com

Emergence of complexity, Human-environment interaction, Formative Mesoamerica, Household and settlement archaeology, Ancient economies, Radiocarbon dating, Stable isotope analysis, geochemical sourcing, GIS and remote sensing

Kevin V Flaherty

  • Ph.D. Graduate 2018

kvf105@psu.edu

Craniofacial Development and Morphology

Lia Gavazzi

  • IUG Graduate Student

lmg311@psu.edu

Richard J. George

  • Ph.D. Graduate 2020

rjg276@psu.edu

Skeletal Age Estimation, Human Variation, Bioarchaeology, Forensic Anthropology

Jennifer Haney

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

jmh676@psu.edu

Paleoethnobotany, Anthropogenic Landscapes
Pre-Columbian Caribbean (Lesser Antilles), Geoarchaeology, Community Archaeology, Human Behavioral Ecology, Ancient Maya (Belize)
Mesoamerican archaeology and textiles

Elijah Hermitt

  • IUG Graduate Student

ejh5293@psu.edu

Alex Hill

  • Lecturer
  • Biocultural Anthropology
  • University of Washington

akhill@uw.edu

behavioral biology, biological anthropology, primatology, sexual selection, vocalization

Sean Hixon

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

(814) 865-5342

szh5623@psu.edu

Christopher Jazwa

  • Post Doctoral Scholar

(814) 863-2244

csj111@psu.edu

Coastal Human Paleoecology, Archaeometry

Nadia Johnson

  • Ph.D. Graduate 2020

nej5030@psu.edu

Eric Jones

  • Ph.D. Graduate, 2008

jonesee@wfu.edu

bioarchaeology, paleoepidemiology, paleodemography

Logan Kistler

  • Senior Research Fellow

logankistler@gmail.com

Kelsey Kjosness

  • Ph.D. Graduate, 2017

kkjosness@psu.edu

Human Evolutionary and Developmental Biology

Sandra Koch

  • Ph.D.Graduate 2018

(814) 867-0018

slk336@psu.edu

Human variation with a focus on hair microstructure and morphology, TEM, microscopy, forensic analysis

Kate M. Lesciotto

  • Ph.D. Graduate 2020

kjl5444@psu.edu

Human Anatomy; Skeletal Biology; Morphological and Genetic Variation in Modern Humans; Forensic Anthropology; Geometric Morphometrics

Denise Liberton

  • Ph.D. Graduate, 2012

dkl130@psu.edu

Greg Luna

  • Lecturer of Anthropology

(814) 865-1341

luna@psu.edu

Mesoamerica, Chinampa Agriculture, GIS

Allison Machnicki

  • Ph.D. Penn State - 2017

alm557@psu.edu

Anatomy, Functional Morphology, and Developmental Biology
Violence and Warfare, Osteology, Viking Age, Early Medieval NW Europe, GIS

Alan Moseley

  • IUG Graduate Student

apm5163@psu.edu

disease ecology, anthropological demography, molecular epidemiology, spatial demography and epidemiology
Functional Morphology

Chris Percival

  • Post Doctoral Researcher

cjpercival@gmail.com

Evolutionary Biological Anthropology and Sexual Selection

John Starbuck

  • Ph.D. Graduate, Spring 2012

jstarbuc@iupui.edu

Functional Morphology
Vitamin D and Bone Microstructure
human-environment interactions, cooperation, collective action, GIS & GIScience, geoinformatics, spatial cognition, complex adaptive systems, data visualization, museum studies

Jennifer Wagner

  • Academic Affiliate and Ph.D. Graduate 2010

jennifer.kristin.wagner@gmail.com

Martin Welker

  • Ph.D. Graduate, 2018

mhw126@psu.edu

Human-Environmental Interaction, Colonization Events, Zooarchaeology, Morphometrics, Species Introductions, Environmental Modification/Land Use, Evolutionary Ecology, Human Behavioral Ecology
Evolution of Human Sexuality

Julie White

  • Ph.D. Graduate 2019

jdw345@psu.edu

Human facial variation and health; dysmorphological facial phenotypes; evolution of facial features; human skin pigmentation

Eric Young

  • Graduate Student

eey105@psu.edu

Mesoamerican Archaeology
Mesoamerican archaeology, ceramic analysis, linguistics, burial sites

Arslan Zaidi

  • Genetics Program Graduate Student

saz5078@psu.edu

Human-Environment Interaction, Emergence of Social Complexity, European Prehistory, Faunal Analysis, Stable Isotopes, Human & Animal Diet Modeling, Spread of Agriculture & Animal Husbandry, Mortuary Archaeology, Warfare