G. Richard Scott

G. Richard Scott

Foundation Professor, Anthropology
Ph.D. Arizona State University
Ansari Business, Room 503
(775) 682-7630

Office Hours Fall 2019: Mondays/Wednesdays 2:00-3:30 PM or by appointment


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