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Patricia Lambert

Patricia Lambert

Biological Anthropology


Contact Information

Office Location: USU Logan Campus, OM 245E, OM 3330730 Old Main HillLogan UT
Phone: (435) 797-2603

Educational Background:

1997, Postdoctoral Fellow, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

1994, Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara

1989, M.A. in Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara

1980, B.A. in Physical Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara


RESEARCH INTERESTS: Skeletal biology, bioarchaeology, paleopathology, prehistoric warfare; North America, Peru


Dr. Lambert is a specialist in New World bioarchaeology with research interests in prehistoric warfare and its causes, ancient disease, the biological impacts of gender roles, and the health consequences of social and economic transitions. She has conducted research in California, the Great Basin, the Southeast, the Southwest, north coastal Peru, and Iceland. Her work has been published in a number of academic journals, including American Antiquity, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Current Anthropology, Evolutionary Anthropology, Latin American Antiquity, and Nature.