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Christine Hanson

Christine Hanson


  • PhD, 1986, Anthropology
    • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Professional & Department Service

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.

Research Interests

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.