Ph.D. 1973 Catholic University of America
Areas of Research/Interest:
Archaeology, physical anthropology, forensic anthropology, human ecology, North American Indians; Southewestern United States, Southern Appalachians.
Human Ecology of Southern Appalachia, Southwest Field Experience
His interests and areas of study include archaeology, physical anthropology, forensic anthropology, human ecology of the southern Appalachians, North American Indians, and the Southwestern US. Dr. Ayers will begin half-time retirement after this spring semester. He plans to continue teaching several courses including the Southwest Trip, as long as he can hike out of Canyon del Muerto. He will devote his "extra" time to his family including his two gorgeous grandchildren and his environmental work with Appalachian Voices.
Title: Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Department: Department of Anthropology
Email address: Email me
Phone: (828) 262-6381
Fax: (828) 262-2982