Dr. Cheryl P. Claassen
Research Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. 1982 Harvard University
B.A. 1975 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Office Address: 326 Anne Belk Hall
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
Link to images on recent research (rain-calling
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