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Anna Cohen

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Anthropology

Research Assistant Professor

Research Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 245H
DialPhone: (435) 797-0270
SendEmail: anna.cohen@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Anthropology, University of Washington, 2016
Creating an Empire: Local Political Change at Angamuco, Michoacan, Mexico
MA, Anthropology, University of Washington, 2011
MA, Anthropology and Social Science, University of Chicago, 2008
BA, Anthropology and Religious Studies, Political Science minor, McGill University, 2005

Research Interests

Political economy and political incorporation, human-environmental interactions, comparative urbanism, material culture; survey methods and remote sensing, intra-site analysis, ceramic studies, archaeometry; museum anthropology, big data in anthropology; politics and ethics of archaeology, history of anthropology and the sciences; Latin America, American West/Utah

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

      Book Chapters

    • Cohen, A., Fisher, C.T, (2016). The Purpecha (Tarascan) Empire: Handbook of Aztec Studies. Oxford University Press

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Cohen, A., Galaty, M.L, Fisher, C.T, (2018). Petrographic Analysis of Ceramics and Clay from Angamuco, Michoacn. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 19, 155-165.
        • Cohen, A., Solinis-Casparius, R., (2017). The Micropolitics of Public Archaeology: Working with the Ejido in Michoacn, Mexico. Journal of Social Archaeology, 16:3, 326-348.
        • Fisher, C.T, Cohen, A., Fernandez-Diaz, J., Leisz, S.J, (2017). The Application of LiDAR for the Documentation of Ancient Cities and Regions. Quaternary International, 448, 129-138.
        • Fisher, C.T, Fernandez-Diaz, J., Cohen, A., Neil Cruz, O., Gonzlez, A., Leisz, S.J, Pezzutti, F.L, Shrestra, R., Carter, W.E, (2016). Identifying Ancient Settlement Patterns through LiDAR in the Mosquitia Region of Honduras. PLOS ONE, 11:8, e0159890.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                Native American Summer Mentorship Program, Summer 2021

                ANTH 6390 - Cultural Resources Management Policy, Fall 2020

                BIOL 2988 - Native American Summer Mentorship Program, Summer 2020

                ANTH 6430 - Archaeometry, Spring 2020

                ANTH 6430 - Archaeometry, Spring 2020

                ANTH 1030 - World Archaeology, Spring 2020

                ANTH 1030 - World Archaeology, Spring 2020

                ANTH 4330 - Archaeology of Latin America, Fall 2019

                ANTH 3360 - Utah Archaeology, Fall 2019

                ANTH 3300 - Archaeology in North America, Spring 2019

                ANTH 1030 - World Archaeology, Spring 2019

                , Fall 2018

                ANTH 1020 - Biological Anthropology, Fall 2018

                ANTH 5900 - Independent Studies, Fall 2018

                ANTH 1030 - World Archaeology, Fall 2018

                ANTH 1020 - Biological Anthropology, Summer 2018

                ANTH 1020 - Biological Anthropology, Spring 2018

                Anth 4800 - Latin American Archaeology, Spring 2018

                ANTH 4800 - Topics in Anthropology, Spring 2018

                ANTH 1030 - World Archaeology, Spring 2018

                ANTH 1020 - Biological Anthropology, Fall 2017

                ANTH 4800 - Topics in Anthropology, Fall 2017


                Graduate Students Mentored