Colleen Stahl, PhD

PhD, Forensic Archeological Science

Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice

Building/Room: Casey 320



Colleen Stahl is an anthropologist specializing in the analysis of human skeletal remains. She is especially interested in relating the biological evidence from the skeleton to the lived experiences of people when they were alive. The bulk of her research focused on archaeological populations within Europe, especially during the late Roman Empire.

She holds a Doctorate in Archaeological Science from the University of Oxford (2008) where her research focused on using bone chemistry to understand dietary patterns during life. She also holds a Masters of Science in Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology from the University of Sheffield (2004) and a Bachelors degree in Anthropology and Classics from McGill University in Montreal, Canada (2002). 

Dr. Stahl teaches anthropology at several institutions throughout the Pacific Northwest, and has taught abroad in England, Spain and Turkey.