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About Elizabeth Weiss

Dr. Elizabeth Weiss is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at San Jose State University who teaches physical anthropology courses. Her research expertise is in skeletal analyses of osteoarthritis, muscle markers, and bone cross-sections to reconstruct lifestyles and better understand bone biology.

Positions

Present Professor, Department of Anthropology, San Jose State University
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Curriculum Vitae



Grants

2007 - 2008 Junior Faculty Career Development Grant
San Jose State University
2006 - 2007 College of Social Sciences Professional Development Grant
San Jose State University
$393.00
2005 - 2006 College of Social Sciences Professional Development Grant
San Jose State University
$726.00
2005 - 2006 College of Social Sciences Research Grant
San Jose State University
$800.00
2005 - 2006 Junior Faculty Career Development Grant
San Jose State University
$1,000
2004 - 2005 College of Social Sciences Research Grant
College of Social Sciences
$700.00
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Honors and Awards

  • • Southwestern Anthropological Association Student Paper Prize (1998)
  • • Lambda Alpha (Beta of California) Anthropology Honors (1998)
  • • American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Mildred Trotter Student Prize (2002)

Courses

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Human Osteology
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Monkeys, Apes, & Humans
  • Human Origins
  • Human Variation & Behavior
  • Mummies; Modernity and Disease
  • Introduction to Human Evolution

Education

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2001 PhD, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville ‐ Environmental Dynamics
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1998 M.A., California State University, Sacramento ‐ Anthropology
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1996 B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz ‐ Anthropology
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Contact Information

elizabeth.weiss@sjsu.edu

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Books (6)

Peer Reviewed Articles (35)