Minette Church Photograph

Minette Church, Associate Professor of Anthropology

http://www.uccs.edu/faculty/mchurch/

Dr. Church has been a part of the University of Colorado Community since 1997 and Assistant Professor since 2002.

Education

B.A. 1987 University of Colorado, Boulder M.A.
1991 University of Pennsylvania
1992 University of Pennsylvania Museum Curatorship Program, Department of American Civilization [Certified]
1992 University of Pennsylvania Museum Curatorship Program, Department of American Civilization
Ph.D. 2001 University of Pennsylvania

Topical Research Areas

Historical Anthropology, 19th century material culture, creolization and resistance, landscape archaeology and ethnicity, transnational and post-colonial identity formation, and museum studies Regional Research Areas Plains and southwestern Borderlands, Mexico and the Caribbean Recent Research Dr. Church is conducting research on 19th and early 20th century settlement along what was the Mountain Branch of the Santa Fe Trail, in southeastern Colorado. In the course of this research, she is collaborating with several agencies including the Forest Service, Park Service, and Department of Defense. With Richard M. Leventhal (School of American Research) and Jason Yaeger (U. of Wisconsin, Madison), she is co-director of the San Pedro Maya Project in Belize, Central America, studying the 19th and early 20th century material culture of Caste War era Maya. Richard Leventhal (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) Professional Associations American Anthropological Association, Society for American Archaeology, Society for Historical Archaeology, American Society for Ethnohistory; Western History Association, Plains Anthropological Society, Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists, Colorado Archaeological Society

If you wish to reach Dr. Church, please contact her at mchurch@uccs.edu