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G. Richard Scott

G. Richard Scott

Professor, Anthropology
Ph.D. Arizona State University
Ansari Business, Room 512A
(775) 682-7630

Dr. Scott will be on sabbatical leave for the 2016-2017 academic year.


Physical Anthropology, Dental Anthropology, Skeletal Biology, American Southwest, North Atlantic, Arctic, Spain


Dental anthropological analysis of medieval European populations, with special emphasis on analysis of nonmetric crown and root traits, dental pathology, stress and cultural behavior. Continued research on bioarchaeology of Alaskan Inuit populations and Greenlandic Norse.


  • Anth 102 (Introduction to Physical Anthropology)
  • Anth 444 (Bioarchaeology)
  • Anth 460 (Primate Evolution)
  • Anth 468 (Forensic Anthropology)
  • Anth 479/679: (Selected topics: Physical Anthropology of the New World)
  • Anth 479/679: (Selected topics: Paleoanthropology)
  • Anth 479/679: (Selected topics: Dental Anthropology)
  • Anth 704 (Seminar in Physical Anthropology)

Selected Publications

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