OCCRI Researchers

Title: Assistant Professor
Name: Shelby Anderson
Institution: Portland State University
Department: Anthropology

PhD, University of Washington, 2011
MA, University of Washington, 2006
BA, Western Washington University, 2001

Research Theme: Past human-environment interactions and the application of these data to current climate change issues; past hunter-gatherer societies; evolutionary theory; historical ecology; ceramic technology; public archaeology; applied archaeology; and archaeology/anthropology of the Arctic; Sub-arctic and Pacific Northwest.

Research Fields:

Human Impacts Economics
Human Impacts Health
Human Impacts Policy
Impacts Ecosystems and Populations
Modeling Socioeconomic Processes
Outreach and Engagement

Professional Activities:

Selected Publications:

Anderson, S.L, M. Boulanger, and M. Glascock (2011) Late Prehistoric Social and Political Change in Northwest Alaska: Preliminary Results of a Ceramic Sourcing Study. Journal of Archaeological Science, Vol. 38: 943-955. PDF.

Anderson, Shelby L., and Adam Freeburg (in review) A High Resolution Chronology for the Cape Krusenstern Site Complex, Northwest Alaska.

Anderson, Shelby L., and Adam Freeburg (in review) Reconsidering Arctic Coastal Settlement Patterns: New Data from the Cape Krusenstern Site Complex, Northwest Alaska.

Anderson, S.L. (2012) Book Review: The Archaeology of North Pacific Fisheries. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 7:425-427.

Anderson, S.L. A, Freeburg, and B. Fitzhugh (in press) Cape Krusenstern. In: Hunter-gatherers and Middle Range Societies, Springer Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. A. Prentiss, ed.