L. Mark Raab

Adjunct Assistant Professor – Anthropology

Education: B.A. Anthropology, 1968 (California State University, Fullerton), M.A. Anthropology, 1970 (Vanderbilt University), Ph.D. Anthropology, 1976 (Arizona State University)

Undergraduate Courses Taught: Introduction to Anthropology; prehistory of North America, prehistory of the American Southeast, Southwest and California; introduction to prehistoric archaeology; geoarchaeology; world prehistory; cultural ecology, hunter-gatherer cultures; management of archaeological resources; archaeological field school

Graduate Courses Taught: Archaeological method and theory; archaeology of the American Southeast and Southwest and California; archaeological resources management; principles of archaeology; prehistoric lithic technology; laboratory methods in archaeology; evolutionary ecology; archaeological field school.

 Research Interests: Mexico, including the Baja California peninsula, Gulf Coast and Olmec archaeology; American Southwest and Southeast; California Channel Islands prehistory, maritime prehistory of Southern California, archaeology of California; history of anthropological and archaeological thought; archaeological method and theory; evolutionary ecology of hunter-gatherers; practice of archaeology in the public land-use planning process; computer methods in archaeology, including computerized lab techniques, data base design and management and Internet-based teaching.