Professor Hanson's specialties include human osteology,
medieval Scandinavia and paleopathology. She reads French, Norwegian,
Danish, and a little Swedish and Icelandic. She has experience in
several archaeological and museological projects in Alaska, Arizona, New
Mexico, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Iceland.
Professional Honors and Memberships:
Dr. Hanson is a member of many professional organizations including
American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Paleopathology
Association, Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies, Sigma
Xi, Alaska Anthropological Association, European Anthropology
Association, and the National Center for Science Education. Dr. Hanson
serves on numerous University, Faculty Senate, College of Arts and
Sciences, and departmental committees. She has served as a grant and
manuscript reviewer for several foundations and professional journals.
She currently is on the Editorial Boards of the Anthropological Papers
of the University of Alaska and the Paleopathology Newsletter.