Karin Larkin

Karin Larkin

Karin Larkin, Curator of Anthropology

Karin Larkin has been a part of the University of Colorado Community since 2006 and Curator of Anthropology since 2012.


B.A. 1993 University of Calilfornia at Santa Cruz.
M.A. 1998 University of Colorado Boulder
Ph.D. 2006 University of Colorado Boulder


Museum Studies, Indigenous cultures and archaeology of the greater Southwest, Chihuahua Archaeology, the prehistory of Chaco Canyon, Laboratory Analyses, Ceramic Analyses, Native American Studies, Colorado Coalfield War Archaeology project. Dr. Larkin has done field work in the four corners region of the Southwest, Chihuahua Mexico, and at the Ludlow Massacre Site. She wrote her Ph.D dissertation on the ceramics from archaeological sites in Chihuahua, Mexico associated with the Casas Grandes interaction sphere. Her masters degree is in museum curation. She has worked at a variety of museums throughout the western United States including art and anthropological institutions. She currently teaches courses in Anthropology and Museum and Gallery Practice.


If you wish to reach Karin Larkin, please contact her at klarkin@uccs.edu