Dr. Cheryl P. Claassen


Ph.D. 1982 Harvard University
B.A. 1975 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

  • Donald W. Sink Family Outstanding Scholar Award, College of Arts and Sciences (2010)

Academia.com http://appstate.academia.edu/CherylPClaassen

Areas of Research/Interest:

Archaeology, shell, sociology of archaeology, gender, Archaic, symbolism, caves; Eastern United States, Mexico.


Archaeology, North American Archaeology, Mesoamerican Cultures, Senior Seminar, Precolumbian Symbolism, Mexican Art and Culture, North American Indians, Archaeological Theory, Mexican Culture and Archaeology

book cover titled "Beliefs and Rituals in Archaic Eastern North America: An Interpretive Guide"

Link to images on recent research (rain-calling events): http://raincallingatmishuehuey.shutterfly.com/pictures/159

Title: Professor Emerita, Research Professor
Department: Department of Anthropology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2295

Fax: (828) 262-2982

Office address
348 Anne Belk Hall