Alex Edwards, M.A.

Project Manager
Office: NSB 211
Phone: 786-5465


Alex is a research associate at CBHRS. She graduated with a B.A. (Hons.) degree in anthropology from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, in 1999, and arrived in the United States in 2001. She completed an M.A. in applied anthropology through UAA in 2012. Her research interests include the relationship between culture and disease in past and present societies, how health and disease are viewed within cultures, and tracing past disease patterns through the skeleton. When she is not working or studying, Alex enjoys traveling, yoga, dancing, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.