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David Byers

David Byers

Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: MAIN 245C
IconPhone: (435) 797-1178

Educational Background

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.