Lesley Harrington, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Anthropology Dept
Email
l.harrington@ualberta.ca

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Biological Anthropology Bioarchaeology


About

I am a biological anthropologist with interests in human skeletal and dental development, bone functional adaptation, and child health.

I also serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology


Research

See my Google Scholar or ORCID profiles, or connect with me via ResearchGate


Teaching

I teach the following courses on a rotational basis:

ANTHR 150 Race & Racism

ANTHR 209 Introduction to Biological Anthropology

ANTHR 386 Biological Anthropology in Daily Life

ANTHR 390 Human Osteology

ANTHR 443/543 Juvenile Osteology/Advanced Juvenile Osteology

ANTHR 469/569  Dental Anthropology/Advanced Dental Anthropology

I also offer directed readings/research (ANTHR 471/472) and supervise honours research projects (ANTHR 499). Contact me to discuss.


Graduate student supervision: potential graduate students interested in supervision or information about our program are encouraged to contact me.

Current graduate students: Jennifer Nelson (PhD), Sean Swaters (MA)

Former graduate students: Alexandra Rocca (MA), Rajitha Sivakumaran (MA), Julilla Paul (MA), Benjamin Osipov (PhD)

Courses

ANTHR 209 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Survey of theory and basic data in human evolution and human variation. Topics include primatology, osteology, hominoid paleontology, variation in modern populations.

Winter Term 2021
ANTHR 386 - Topics in Biological Anthropology or Archaeology

Consult the Department for the specific topics offered and any recommended courses to be completed prior to registering.

Fall Term 2020
ANTHR 390 - Human Osteology

Lecture and laboratory study of human skeletal biology, emphasizing the identification of bones and an understanding of human functional anatomy. Prerequisite: ANTHR 209 or consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020
ANTHR 469 - Dental Anthropology

Exploration of methodological and theoretical issues in dental anthropology through study of human teeth from archaeological contexts. Offered in alternate years. Prerequisite: ANTHR 390 or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
ANTHR 569 - Advanced Dental Anthropology

Exploration of methodological and theoretical issues in dental anthropology through study of human teeth from archaeological contexts. Offered in alternate years.

Winter Term 2021