The Northwest Anthropological Association Board
Northwest Anthropological Association Board
Vice President Elect
From Spokane, Chris obtained his Bachelor's degree from Western Washington University and his Master’s from Washington State University. He has worked on a variety of projects from large and small surveys to site testing and block excavations. His research interests focus on forager subsistence and settlement systems, and lithic technological organization. Chris works for Archaeological and Historical Services at Eastern Washington University.
Laura Putsche is a faculty member in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Idaho. Her areas of specialization are indigenous peoples of South America (particularly of the Amazon region), environmental anthropology, and indigenous peoples and international development.