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  • Sarah Keller
    Sarah Keller
    Program Director
    Isle Hall 107
    Phone: 509.359.7039

    Dr. Sarah Keller received her Ph.D. from Harvard University with a dissertation on subsistence adaptations to fluctuating climatic conditions on the northwestern Great Plains from 7000 to 1500 years ago. She has taught at EWU since 1966 when she first started the anthropology program. Her archaeological field work has taken her to Guatemala, Canada, France, and England with a joint summer undergraduate field opportunity for students in England. In the US she has worked in the Great Plains, Northwest, and the Southwest. For the last 20 years she has focused on physical and forensic anthropology and now works as a forensic consultant for various Inland Northwest law enforcement agencies. She is also Chair of the Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research (IRB). Her eclectic research interests are in issues of research integrity and conduct, human subjects rights and a long term project on river flooding of the Yellow River (China), the Mississippi (U.S.) and other geologically analogous rivers. In 2009, she received the Trustees' Medal Award.

    Courses: ANTH 101 Cultural Anthropology; ANTH 345 Physical Anthropology; ANTH439 Human Evolution;  ANTH439 Primates; ANTH439 Human Variation ANTH 460 Forensic Anthropology

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