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Patricia B. Richards

Associate Scientist
 (414) 229-4175
 Sabin Hall 204

Degree(s)

PhD, Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1997
MS, Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1981
BA, Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1978

Courses Taught

Anthro 101 – Human Origins
Anthro 103 – Digging up the Past
Anthro 193 – Freshman Seminar – Historic Cemeteries
Anthro 213 – American Indian Peoples of Wisconsin
Anthro 301 – Human Evolution
Anthro 308 – North American Archaeology
Anthro 641 – Historical Archaeology
Anthro 763 – Practice and Professionalism in Anthropology

Research Interests

Archaeological mortuary analysis, 19th and 20th century cemeteries, museology, prehistory of the eastern United States, historic period archaeology, historic Native American groups of the eastern United States, human osteology, archaeological method and theory, archaeological field techniques, cultural resource management.

Other Relevant Activities

Director, Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery Project

Selected Publications

2010. Archaeological Investigations of the UWM Development Area at the Milwaukee County Grounds, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. UWM Archaeological Research Laboratory Report of Investigations No 176. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2008. Archaeological and osteological analysis of burials recovered from the Old Catholic Cemetery, 47Mi-0542, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. UWM Archaeological Research Laboratory Report of Investigations No 160. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2004. Transportation archaeology on the Door Peninsula: progress and prospect 1990-2004. UWM Archaeological Research Laboratory Report of Investigations No. 157. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2003. I should have dug Red Banks. The Wisconsin Archaeologist, 84 (1&2).