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Department of Anthropology

Briana Doering
Assistant Professor, Archaeology

B.A. 2012, Barnard College
M.A. 2016, University of Michigan
Ph.D. 2020 University of Michigan

bdoerin2@uwyo.edu - Anthropology Bldg 219

Website: https://www.breedigs.com/ 

Briana N. Doering is an anthropological archaeologist interested in understanding human decision-making in the past. She undertakes multiscalar research projects with mixed methods, from zooarchaeology and dietary reconstruction to geospatial modeling, to reconstruct past adaptations to social and natural environments. Dr. Doering conducts her field research primarily in central Alaska but has also worked in Australia, Egypt, Georgia, Michigan, Mexico, Madagascar, and Kodiak, Alaska. She teaches a variety of courses in archaeology and regularly offers Introduction to Archaeology, GIS in Anthropology, and Zooarchaeology I and II.


Courses Taught: 

ANTH 1300                Introduction to Archaeology
ANTH 4110/5110        Zooarchaeology I
ANTH 4160/5160        GIS in Anthropology


Recent/Selected Publications:

2020  Doering, B., J. Esdale, J. Reuther, and S. Catenacci. A Multiscalar Consideration of the Social and Environmental Processes Driving the Athabascan Migration. American Antiquity 85(3), 470-491.
 
2019  Doering, B. Evaluating the Effects of Fermentation on the Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopic Values in Chinook Salmon. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 23C, 626-633.
 
2017  Doering, B. Measuring the Potential Influence of Cooking on the C and N Isotopic Composition of Spawning Chinook Salmon. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 12, 491-498.

 

Research Interests:

Migration, human-environment interactions, zooarchaeological methods, landscape archaeology, dietary reconstruction, Subarctic adaptation and resilience.

Bree Doering



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