Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology
PhD, Anthropology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2006
MA, Anthropology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, 2001
BS, Industrial Supervision, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, 1988
Zooarcheology, site formation, stable isotope analysis, human/proboscidean interaction
Dr. Byer's research includes osteology and zooarcheology. He is interested in site formation, stable isotope analysis, upland/alpine archaeology of the western United States, costal forages of Jamaica, paleoecology, paleoindian studies, and human/proboscidean interaction.