Ann M. Raab PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Education: B.A. Theatre, 1989 (Avila College, Kansas City, MO), M.A. Anthropology, 2005 (California State University, Northridge), Ph.D. Anthropology, 2012 (University of Kansas)

Undergraduate Courses Taught: Introduction to Anthropology; Introduction to Cultural Anthropology; Archaeology; World Prehistory; Archaeological Method and Theory; Frauds, Myths and Mysteries in Archaeology; Seven Wonders and Beyond: Archaeological Wonders of the Ancient World; Origins of Inequality: Slavery in Archaeological and Historical Perspective; Archaeological Field School

Graduate Courses Taught: Archaeological Field School.

Research Interests: Historic sites archaeology, focusing on economics and land use during the 19th century in the American Midwest, as well as the impact of warfare and violence, slavery and subordination; Archaeology in Missouri and Kansas related to the Border Wars of the Civil War and to General Orders No. 11 and the Burned District of Missouri (including Jackson, Cass, Bates and Vernon counties); Early hunter-gatherer mortuary studies in Baja California Sur, Mexico; History of anthropological and archaeological thought; Archaeological method and theory.