Remembering David Bartecchi (ANTH B.A. 1999, ANTH M.A. 2003)

Remembering David Bartecchi (ANTH B.A. 1999, ANTH M.A. 2003) Winter 2024 Josh Zaffos Colorado State University Department of Anthropology and Geography remembers alumnus and former instructor David Bartecchi (ANTH B.A. 1999, and ANTH M.A. 2003), who died tragically in a rafting accident on the Rogue River in Oregon September 28, 2023. Bartecchi was the executive […]

Panel Explores How Anthropologists Engage with the Public

Panel Explores How Anthropologists Engage with the Public Joshua Zaffos A panel of Colorado State University Anthropology and Geography faculty, students and alumni discussed how and why anthropologists should be public figures and engaging with popular audiences during a virtual program on April 2. The hour-long panel, “Anth to the People! Public Anthropology in the […]

An interview with Chris Johnston, History Colorado’s new Assistant State Archaeologist

Chris Johnston, Department of Anthropology alumnus, recently accepted the position of Assistant State Archaeologist with History Colorado.  Receiving his M.A. in archaeology in the Spring of this year, Chris completed his thesis research, “Running of the Buffalo: Investigations of the Roberts Ranch Buffalo Jump (5LR100), Northern Colorado,”  with Dr. Jason LaBelle while working as a project […]

Amanda Jones Scholarship Makes International Field Experience a Reality

As appearing in the CLA Magazine | 04.27.16   by Katie Horton   Kellyn Davis is a senior Anthropology and Biomedical Sciences double major as well as Anthropology Club’s financial officer and volunteer coordinator for the Honors Student Association.   Last summer, Kellyn traveled to Kenya to attend a six-week paleontology field school located in the Koobi Fora […]

Faculty, alumni & students publish in Southwestern Lore

Dr. Jason LaBelle, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology and director of the Center for Mountain and Plains Archaeology, along with his graduate student and project archaeologist for PCRG (Paleocultural Research Group), Christopher Johnston, edited the recent volume of Southwestern Lore, “The Lithic Caches of Colorado,” in the Journal of Colorado Archaeology. Many of the […]

Congratulations FA’16 Graduates!

The Department of Anthropology would like to congratulate our Fall 2015 graduates. Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology Carolina Adams Mel Amoroso-Pohl Kristen Glauner Levi Goode Angela Huxel Jaclyn Janero Champaine Johnson Katie Lungren Molly McKeon Brady Nelson Ryan Reese Cheylin Smith Celeste Tompkins Alexandra Webb Anthropology Minor Caitlin Bubnich Jared Bunker Riley Furmanek Molly McLellan […]

Dr. Snodgrass and alumnus, Dr. Dengah, awarded NSF Grant

EAGER: A Biocultural Study of the Functional Genomics of Intensive Internet Use National Science Foundation BCE #: 1600448, awarded Nov. 16, 2015 PI: Jeffrey G. Snodgrass (Colorado State University) Co-PI: Francois Dengah (Utah State University) With Steve Cole (UCLA), Michael G. Lacy (CSU), Daniel Lende (USF)   This project, directed by Dr. Jeffrey Snodgrass of […]

Revisiting 1969: retracing an early CSU archaeological survey of the Wind River Range, Wyoming

by Richard Adams1 and Connor Johnen2 In the summers of 1969 and 1970, two Colorado State University students (Vaughn Hadenfeldt and Phillip Foss, Jr.) prospected for high altitude archaeological sites in Wyoming’s Wind River Range.  They recorded 19 prehistoric high altitude sites and wrote a 100 page term paper on the project in 1971 for the late Anthropology […]