Kristen Broehl

Graduate Student
Kristen Broehl


Current status: Ph.D. in progress

Ph.D. dissertation title: Biological Distance in Prehistoric California

BOAS officer: Secretary

Kristen A. Broehl is currently a doctoral student with research focused on the bioarchaeology of California. She is particularly interested in the biological structure, migration and social roles of prehistoric societies. She also researches commingling and alternative methods for estimating the biological profile in forensic anthropology and has archaeological experience in California, Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi and Poland.

Academic interests

  • Bioarchaeology
  • Forensic anthropology
  • California


  • M.A., anthropology, California State University, Chico, 2018
  • B.A., anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2014