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About Shelby Anderson

My research interests include archaeology, past hunter-gatherer societies, human ecodynamics, historical ecology, climate change impacts to archaeological and other heritage sites, cooking and food preparation technologies, Indigenous archaeology, collaborative and community engaged archaeology, applied archaeology, and archaeology of the Arctic, Sub-arctic and Pacific Northwest.

Positions

2017 - Present Associate Professor, Portland State University Anthropology
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2011 - 2017 Assistant Professor, Portland State University Anthropology
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2020 - Present Bering Land Bridge National Preserve Archaeological Overview and Assessment
NPS
Role: PI
2018 - Present Diet, Food Processing, and the Development of Arctic Aquatic Adaptations.
NSF
Role: PI
2018 - Present Past Beringian Cultural Exchange and Interaction: A Study of Ceramic Technology.
NPS
Role: PI
2015 - Present Collaborative Research: People, Landscape and Narratives in Time Birnirk and Later Cultural Developments in Northern Seward Peninsula
NSF
Role: PI
2017 Social Networks and Information Exchange in Pre-Contact Northwest Alaska: A Study of Archaeological Ceramics
PSU
PSU Faculty Enhancement Grant
Role: PI
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Honors and Awards

  • 2019 Sigma Xi Outstanding Research Award: Environmental Sciences
  • 2016 Recipient of the Portland State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 19th Annual John Eliot Allen Outstanding Teach Award, Anthropology
  • 2015 Recipient (with Adam Freeburg) John L. Cotter Award for Excellence in National Park Service Archeology

Education

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2011 PhD, University of Washington ‐ Anthropology
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2006 MA, University of Washington ‐ Anthropology
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2001 BA, Western Washington University ‐ Anthropology
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Contact Information

http://shelbylanderson.com/
@shelbylra

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Recent Works (4)