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Patricia Lambert

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Biological Anthropology

Professor

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 245E, Old Main 333
DialPhone: (435) 797-2603
SendEmail: patricia.lambert@usu.edu


Educational Background

Other, Bioarchaeology/Skeletal Analysis, Smithsonian Institution, 1997
PhD, Anthropology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1994
War and Peace on the Western Front: A Study of Violent Conflict and Its Correlates in Prehistoric Hunter-gatherer Societies of Coastal Southern California
MA, Anthropology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1989
Health in Prehistoric Populations of the Santa Barbara Channel Islands
BA, Physical Anthropology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1980

Teaching Interests

Biological anthropology

Research Interests

Prehistoric warfare, North American prehistory, paleopathology, bioarchaeology, Peruvian prehistory

Awards

Distinguished Professor Award, 2017

CHaSS, USU

Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing, 2013, 2014

International Journal of Paleopathology

USU Diversity Award, Community Member category, 2014

AA/EOP Office at USU

Fellow, 2012

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Researcher of the Year, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, 2002

College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

AAUW Emerging Scholar Award, 1999

AAUW USU

Smithsonian Fellowship Award, NMNH, 1996

Smithsonian NMNH

Andrew Isbell Award, 1992

UCSB

Regents Fellowship Award, 1989

UCSB

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Lambert, P.M, Lambert, P.M, (2000). Bioarchaeological Studies of LIfe in the Age of Agriculture: A View from the Southeast. University of Alabama Press
    • Book Chapters

    • Lambert, P.M, (2019). Indigenous Warfare in North America: The Cambridge History of War, Volume One: War and the Ancient World. Cambridge University Press
    • Lambert, P.M, Walker, P.L, (2018). Bioarchaeological Ethics: Perspectives on the Use and Value of Human Remains in Scientific Research: Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton. Wiley & Sons
    • Lambert, P.M, Smith, M.J, Knusel, C., (2014). Violent injury and death in a prehistoric farming community of southwestern Colorado: the osteological evidence from Sleeping Ute Mountain. : The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict: Traumatised Bodies from Early Prehistory to the Present. Routledge Press, Taylor and Francis, Oxford.
    • Lambert, P.M, Shackelford, T., Weekes-Shackelford, V., (2012). Chapter 19: War histories in evolutionary perspective: Insights from prehistoric North America: The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence, Homicide, and War. Oxford University Press
    • Lambert, P.M, Buikstra, J., Roberts, C., (2012). Chapter 17: Biography: Phillip L. Walker (1947-2009). : The History of Paleopathology. Oxford University Press
    • Lambert, P.M, Grauer, A., (2012). Chapter 2: Ethics and issues in the use of human skeletal remains in paleopathology: Companion to Paleopathology. Wiley Blackwell
    • Lambert, P.M, Pearsall, D.M, (2008). Biological impacts of agriculture on human populations. : Encyclopedia of Archaeology. Academic Press
    • Lambert, P.M, Chacon, R.J, Dye, D.H, (2007). Ethnographic and linguistic evidence for the origins of human trophy-taking in California: The Taking and Displaying of Human Trophies by Amerindians. Springer
    • Lambert, P.M, Chacon, R.J, Mendoza, R., (2007). The osteological evidence for indigenous warfare in North America: North American Indigenous Warfare and Ritualized Violence,. University of Arizona Press
    • Buzon, M., Eng, J.T, Lambert, P.M, Walker, P.L, Maschner, H.D, Chippindale, C., (2005). Bioarchaeological Methods: Handbook of Archaeological Methods. Altamira Press *
    • Walker, P.L, Lambert, P.M, Schultz, M., Erlandson, J.M, Powell, M.L, Cook, D.C, (2005). The evolution of treponemal disease in the Santa Barbara Channel Area of southern California: Debunking the Myth of Syphilis, The Natural History of Treponematosis in North America. University Press of Florida
    • Griffin, M.C, Lambert, P.M, Driscoll, E.M, (2001). An assessment of biological relationships for Native American populations of Spanish Florida: Bioarchaeology of La Florida: Human Biology in Northern Frontier New Spain. University Press of Florida
    • Lambert, P.M, Eastman, J., Rodning, C., (2001). Auditory exostoses: a clue to gender in prehistoric and historic farming communities of North Carolina and Virginia: Archaeological Studies of Gender in the Southeast. University Press of Florida
    • Lambert, P.M, Martin, D.L, Frayer, D.W, (1997). Patterns of violence in prehistoric hunter-gatherer societies of coastal southern California: Troubled Times: Violence and Warfare in the Past. Gordon and Breach Publishers
    • Walker, P.L, Lambert, P.M, DeNiro, M.J, Thomas, D.H, (1989). The effects of European contact on the health of California Indians: Columbian Consequences I: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives on the Spanish Borderlands West. Smithsonian Instititution Press

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Other Reports

            • Lambert, P.M, Kuzminsky, S.C, Sholts, S.B, Walker, P.L, Richman, R., Erlandson, J.M, (2015). Biological Analysis of the Tuqan Man Remains: A Paleoamerican Skeleton from CA-SMI-608, San Miguel Island, California.
            • Simms, S.R, Lambert, P.M, (2007). A Prehistoric Anasazi Burial from the Sand Flat site, 42Gr2682, near Moab, Utah.. Report for Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration *
            • Lambert, P.M, (2005). Human skeletal remains (5MT8651). : The Puebloan Occupation of the Ute Mountain Piedmont Volume 4: Multicomponent habitation sites: Part 1. Soil Systems Publications in Archaeology
            • Lambert, P.M, (2005). Human skeletal remains (5MT9942, 5MT9943): The Puebloan Occupation of the Ute Mountain Piedmont Volume 4: Multicomponent habitation sites: Part 2.
            • Lambert, P.M, (2005). Report on a mammal bone found at the Bear River Bridge construction site, U.S. 91, June 22, 2005. *
            • Simms, S.R, Lambert, P.M, (2003). Archaeology and Analysis of Prehistoric Human Remains Near Willard Bay, Utah.: Utah State University Contributions to Anthropology No. 33.. Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands. *
            • Lambert, P.M, (2003). Human skeletal remains (5MT9924, 5MT9933, 5MT10010). : The Puebloan Occupation of the Ute Mountain Piedmont: Late Pueblo II to Early Pueblo III, Early Pueblo III, and Late Pueblo III Habitation Sites: Parts 1 and 2.
            • Lambert, P.M, (2001). Cerro Oreja Bioarchaeology Project: Status Report 2001.. Instituto Nacional de Cultura *
            • Lambert, P.M, Petersen, L.S, (2000). Osteological Analysis of Burial AS-28 from 42UT786, Utah County. State of Utah School and Institutional Trustlands Administration *
            • Lambert, P.M, Billman, B.R, (1999). Human Remains: Environmental and Bioarchaeological Studies of the Ute Mountain Ute Piedmont. Soil Systems Publications in Archaeology
            • Hansen, E., Smith, S.J, Lambert, P.M, Umlauf, M., (1997). Bioarchaeological Analyses: The Archaic Period Occupation of the Ute Mountain Ute Piedmont. Soil Systems Publications in Archaeology
            • Davis, R.S, Lambert, P.M, Steponaitis, V.P, Larsen, C.S, Ward, H.T, (1996). NAGPRA Inventory of the North Carolina Collection.. Research Laboratories of Archaeology *
            • Lambert, P.M, (1995). Human Skeletal Remains from ON-235. Archaeological Research Consultants *
            • Lambert, P.M, (1993). Inventory of Human Skeletal Remains and Associated Funerary Objects. Dept. of Anthropology, University of California *
            • Lambert, P.M, (1992). Non-fish Vertebrate Faunal Remains from SBA-48. Wilcoxon Archaeological Consultants *
            • Lambert, P.M, (1991). Analysis of Mammalian, Avian, and Reptilian Remains from SBA-31. *
            • Lambert, P.M, (1991). Human Skeletal Remains from the Big Sur Coast. Cultural Resources Facility, Department of Anthropology, Sonoma State University *
            • Walker, P.L, Lambert, P.M, (1991). Human Skeletal Remains from the Historic Cemetery at Seccombe Lake Park, San Bernardino, California. *
            • Lambert, P.M, (1990). Archaeological Investigations at CA-SLO-408 in the City of Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, CA. . *

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Other

              • Lambert, P.M, (2018). Ethics (bioarch, forensics): The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
              • Lambert, P.M, (2018). Walker, Phillip L.: The International Encyclopedia of Bioarchaeology. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
              • Lambert, P.M, (2015). Book Review of Embattled Bodies, Embattled Places. American Journal of Physical Anthropology *
              • Lambert, P.M, (2009). Book Review: St. Martin’s Uncovered: Investigations in the Churchyard of St. Martin-in-the-Bull-Ring. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology *
              • Lambert, P.M, (2008). Book Review: The Archaeology of Warfare: Prehistories of Raiding and Conquest, edited by E. Arkush and M. W. Allen.. American Anthropologist *
              • Lambert, P.M, (2002). Book Review: Man Corn, by C. G. Turner, II, and J. A. Turner.. American Journal of Physical Anthropology *
              • Lambert, P.M, (2001). Book Review: Foraging, Farming, and Coastal Biocultural Adaptation in Late Prehistoric North Carolina, by D. L. Hutchinson.. Journal of Field Archaeology *
              • Lambert, P.M, (2000). Book Review: Bioarchaeology of the South Central United States, edited by J. Rose. . American Antiquity *
              • Lambert, P.M, (2000). Book Review: Prehistoric Warfare in the American Southwest, by Steven LeBlanc. . American Anthropologist *
              • Lambert, P.M, (1997). Book Review: Bioarchaeology of the Stillwater Marsh: Prehistoric Human Adaptation in the Western Great Basin, by C. S. Larsen and R. L. Kelly. . Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology *
              • Lambert, P.M, Fagan, B., (1996). Analysis of Animal Remains: The Oxford Companion to Archaeology. Oxford University Press
              • Lambert, P.M, Fagan, B., (1996). Analysis of Human Remains: The Oxford Companion to Archaeology. Oxford University Press
              • Lambert, P.M, (1996). Book Review: In the Wake of Contact: Biological Responses to Conquest, edited by C. S. Larsen and G. R. Milner.. Wiley-Liss, New York. SAS Bulletin *
              • Lambert, P.M, Fagan, B., (1996). Reconstruction of Diet: The Oxford Companion to Archaeology. Oxford University Press
              • Lambert, P.M, (1996). Tourism: The Oxford Companion to Archaeology. Oxford University Press

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              Scheduled Teaching

              ANTH 1020 - Biological Anthropology, Fall 2017

              HONR 4900 - Honors Thesis/Capstone, Fall 2017

              ANTH 3250 - Osteology, Fall 2017

              HONR 4900 - Honors Thesis/Capstone, Spring 2017

              ANTH 5250 - Problems in Bioarchaeology, Spring 2016

              ANTH 3250 - Osteology, Fall 2015

              ANTH 5210 - Physical Anthropology Lab, Spring 2015

              Anth 6320 - Zooarchaeology, Spring 2015

              ANTH 3250 - Osteology, Fall 2014

              ANTH 5250 - Problems in Bioarchaeology, Spring 2014

              ANTH 5210 - Physical Anthropology Lab, Fall 2013

              ANTH 1099 - Resources in Anthropology at USU, Fall 2013

              ANTH 3250 - Osteology, Fall 2012

              ANTH 5210 - Physical Anthropology Lab, Fall 2012

              Anth 1099 - Resources in Anthropology, Fall 2012

              ANTH 4800 - Topics in Anthropology, Spring 2012

              ANTH 3250 - Osteology, Fall 2011

              ANTH 5210 - Physical Anthropology Lab, Fall 2011

              ANTH 5250 - PROBS BIOARCHAEOLOGY (QI), Spring 2011

              ANTH 6250 - PROBS BIOARCHAEOLOGY (QI), Spring 2011

              ANTH 3250 - Osteology, Fall 2010

              ANTH 5210 - Physical Anthropology Lab, Fall 2010

              Anth 1020 - Biological Anthropology, Fall 2008

              Anth 3250 - Osteology, Fall 2008

              Anth 3200 - Perspectives on Race, Spring 2007

              Anth 4800 - Anthropology of War, Spring 2004

              Anth 4800 - Museum Studies, Spring 2001

              Anth 4800 - Paleoanthropology, Spring 1998


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