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Dana Pertermann Dana Pertermann
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Geology
Office: 1224
Phone: 307-382-1743
E-Mail: dpertermann@westernwyoming.edu

PhD, Anthropology, Texas A&M University, 2011
MA, Historical Archaeology, Illinois State University, 2006
BA, Geology, University of Minnesota, 2001

Dr. Dana L. Pertermann is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Geology at Western Wyoming Community College. She received her PhD in Anthropology, specializing in Battlefield Archaeology, from Texas A&M University in 2011. She completed a MA in Historical Archaeology in 2006 from Illinois State University and a BA in Geology in 2001 from the University of Minnesota. She has also taken courses under Prof. Hans-Peter Isler at the University of Zuerich, Switzerland.

Dr. Pertermann has a rich and varied research past, conducting archaeological investigations on Bronze Age sites in Scotland, geologic field research in Texas and Colorado, as well as publishing an edited volume of work emphasizing Conflict Event Theory, The Archaeology of Engagement: Conflict and Revolution in the United States.

Dr. Pertermann's current research focuses on US military operations and private ownership at Fort Bridger, WY from the late 1800s to the 1960s. She is also working with local land owners near Evanston, WY to document archaeological remains on their land. She also regularly gives lectures to the public throughout the region as well as offers Community Education courses for all.

Classes taught are Introduction to Archaeology, North American Indians, World Ethnography, Introduction to Rock Art, Physical Geology, Paleontology, Igneous Petrology, Geology of Southwest Wyoming, Mineralogy, Cultural Anthropology, Linguistics, and Physical Anthropology.

View Dr. Pertermann's curriculum vita.


For more information, contact Dana Pertermann at (307) 382-1743 or dpertermann@westernwyoming.edu.
 
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