Department of Anthropology

Faculty ProfileLiz with family in Kacllarraccay, Peru

Christian Petersen, M.S.



M.S. Anthropology, Idaho State University

Ph.D. Candidate, Idaho State University (Education)

Research Interests

I hold a Bachelors of Arts and a Masters of Science in Physical Anthropology. My specialty is the human skeletal system, though I would define myself as an educator.

Courses Taught

I teach several introductory courses in anthropology.

ANTH 1100 - General Anthropology
ANTH 2230/2232 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Lab
ANTH 2237 - Peoples of the South Pacific
ANTH 4430/5430 - Human Evolution and Diversity
ANTH 4432/5432 - Human Osteology


Department of Anthropology • College of Arts and Letters • Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Avenue, Stop 8005, Pocatello, ID  83209-8005
Tel: (208) 282-2629 • Fax: (208) 282-4944 • Email:


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209