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About Shelby Anderson

My research interests include archaeology, past hunter-gatherer societies, evolutionary theory, historical ecology, ceramic technology, Indigenous archaeology, collaborative archaeology, cultural resource management, 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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Professional Service and Affiliations

2001 - Present Golden Key Honors Society Member, Honors Society
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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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