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Staff

CAAS has a number of research and contract associates and maintains a pool of Assistant Archaeologists who are qualified field and laboratory technicians.  In addition to the expertise of senior and associate staff in GIS, geoarchaeological analysis, sediments, lithic and ceramic analyses, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), CAAS maintains consulting relationships with analytical specialists for X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF), pollen, macrobotanical, blood and protein residue, and faunal analyses.

Staff

  • Portrait Photo of Cheryl Anderson

    Cheryl Anderson

    Bioarchaeologist

    Cheryl holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her research focus is in bioarchaeology and she is particularly interested in the impacts of social inequalities on human health and violence through the examination of human skeletal remains. Her main geographic areas of focus have been in Turkey and the greater American Southwest. She has co-edited two volumes on bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology case studies of violence.

    Cheryl holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her research focus is in bioarchaeology and she is particularly interested in the impacts of social inequalities on human health and violence through the examination of human skeletal remains. Her main geographic areas of focus have been in Turkey and the greater American Southwest. She has co-edited two volumes on bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology case studies of violence.

  • Portrait photo of Allison Wolfe

    Allison Wolfe

    Zooarchaeologist

  • Mark Plew

    Director Emeritus

    Mark Plew holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Indiana University.  His research interests focus on the behavioral ecology of hunter-gatherers.  He has conducted more than 150 archaeological and ethnographic projects throughout North and South America and in Australia.  He has authored more than 300 books, monographs, journal articles, and technical reports.  During the past 25 years, he has had primary responsibility for numerous cultural resource management projects in Idaho and surrounding states.  Dr. Plew is an Emeritus Professor at Boise State University.  Since 1986, he has served as Coordinator of the Center of Applied Archaeological Science.

    Mark Plew holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Indiana University.  His research interests focus on the behavioral ecology of hunter-gatherers.  He has conducted more than 150 archaeological and ethnographic projects throughout North and South America and in Australia.  He has authored more than 300 books, monographs, journal articles, and technical reports.  During the past 25 years, he has had primary responsibility for numerous cultural resource management projects in Idaho and surrounding states.  Dr. Plew is an Emeritus Professor at Boise State University.  Since 1986, he has served as Coordinator of the Center of Applied Archaeological Science.

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