Anna Cohen

Anthropology

Assistant Professor


Anna Cohen

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 425B
Phone: (435)797-0270
Email: 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

Teaching Interests

Archaeometry, GIS in Anthropology, Ceramic Analysis, Anthropological Landscapes, Cultural Resource Management, Research Ethics; Archaeology of Latin America, North America, and Utah

Research Interests

Political economy and political incorporation, human-environmental interactions, water management, comparative urbanism, material culture; survey methods and remote sensing, ceramic studies, archaeometry; data sovereignty, big data in anthropology; politics and ethics of archaeology, history of anthropology and the sciences; Latin America, Western North America (Great Basin and Colorado Plateau)

Publications | Books

      Publications | Book Chapters

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

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Other

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Teaching

      ANTH 6430 - Archaeometry, Spring 2022
      ANTH 4330 - Archaeology of Latin America, Fall 2021
      ANTH 3340 - Geographic Information Science for Anthropology, Fall 2021
      Native American Summer Mentorship Program, Summer 2021
      ANTH 3360 - Utah Archaeology, 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

      Elizabeth Groat, Sociology and Anthropology, April 2022
      Erin Haycock, Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology, November 2021