Susan C. Kuzminsky

Dr. Kuzminsky earned her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. As a biological anthropologist her research focuses on understanding behavior through the study of the human skeleton. Dr. Kuzminsky emphasizes nondestructive and minimally destructive approaches to investigating human dispersals, evolutionary adaptations, and social identity among the ancient highland/coastal inhabitants of coastal North and South America. Her research also extends to forensic casework for law enforcement and government entities in the region.

Courses Taught

Anth 104 Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Anth 490 (Special Topics) Death and Dying in the Ancient World

Anth 345 Human Evolution and Diversity


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