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Anthropology and Museum Studies

Patrick Lubinski



B.S. Biology, University of Cincinnati, 1986
M.S. Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990
Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997

Office: Dean Hall 338
Phone: 963-3601
Fax: 963-3215

Interests & Expertise

  • Archaeology, zooarchaeology, methods, cultural resource management, western North America

Archaeological Experience

  • More than 25 field seasons in both academic/research and cultural resource management settings
  • Work in Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Ohio, Nevada, North Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, France, and Tunisia
  • Extensive work in Washington and Wyoming
  • Completion of more than 80 archaeological reports

Teaching Highlights

  • Professor, Central Washington University, 2010-present
  • Associate Professor, Central Washington University, 2005-2010 (Faculty Mentor Award, SOURCE 2007)
  • Assistant Professor, Central Washington University, 2000-2005 (Excellence in Teaching Award 2005)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Western Wyoming Community College, 1998-2000
  • Special Faculty Appointment, Brigham Young University, 1994
  • Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993 (Nominated for UW Excellence in Teaching Award)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988-1992 (UW Teaching Assistant Mentor Award)

Courses Taught at CWU Since 2005

  • Anth 107 General Anthropology
  • Anth 120 Introduction to Archaeology
  • Anth 296 Individual Study
  • Anth 301 Principles and Assessment
  • Anth 320 Research/Laboratory in Archaeology
  • Anth 322 World Prehistory
  • Anth 325 Prehistory of the Pacific Northwest
  • Anth 425 Zooarchaeology
  • Anth 427 Environmental Archaeology
  • Anth 486 Advanced Archaeological Methods
  • Anth 493 Anthropological Field Experience
  • Anth 496 Individual Study
  • Anth 521 Cultural Resource Management
  • REM 501 Introduction to Resource Management
  • REM 505 Introduction to Graduate Research
  • REM 522 Resource Analysis

Selected Publications

  • Lubinski, PM (2011) Comments on Evidence for Hunting of Pronghorn Herds in Prehistory Northwest Science, 85(1):68-70. [PDF, 230 KB]
  • Lubinski, PM., BS Shaffer (2010) Experimental Zooarchaeology: Research Directions and Methods. In Designing Experimental Research in Archaeology: Examining Technology through Production and Use, (Ferguson JR, Ed.), pp. 241-257. University Press of Colorado, Boulder. [PDF, 264 KB]
  • Lubinski, PM., PT Mcutcheon, K Lilliquist, M Uebelacker, BR Barton, and JT Shapley [student] (2009) Possible Lithic Artifacts from 2005-2007 Excavations at the Wenas Creek Mammoth Site Current Research in the Pleistocene 26:85-86. [PDF, 232 KB]
  • Lubinski, PM, LT Evans [student] and MD Metcalf (2007) Lithic Artifacts of the Firehole Basin Site (48SW1217). The Wyoming Archaeologist 51(1):20-34.[PDF, 699 KB]
  • Middleton, JL [student], PM Lubinski, and MD Metcalf (2007) Ceramics from the Firehole Basin Site and Firehole Phase in the Wyoming Basin. Plains Anthropologist 52(201):29-41.[PDF, 1.1 MB]
  • Lubinski, PM and GC Burtchard (2005) Fryingpan Rockshelter (45Pl43): A Subalpine Fauna in Mount Rainier National Park. Archaeology in Washington 11:35-52. [PDF, 1.8 MB]
  • Lubinski, PM (2003) Rabbit Hunting and Bone Bead Production at a Late Prehistoric Camp in the Wyoming Basin. North American Archaeologist 24(3):197-214. [PDF, 1.9 MB]
  • Lubinski, PM (2001) Estimating Age and Season of Death of Pronghorn Antelope (Antilocapra americana) by Means of Tooth Eruption and Wear. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 11(3):218-230. [PDF, 207 KB]
  • Lubinski, PM and CJ O'Brien (2001) Observations on Seasonality and Mortality from a Recent Catastrophic Death Assemblage. Journal of Archaeological Science 28(8)833-842.[PDF, 421 KB]
  • Lubinski, PM (2000) Of Bison and Lesser Mammals: Prehistoric Hunting Patterns in the Wyoming Basin. In Intermountain Archaeology (Madsen DB & Metcalf MD, Eds.), pp. 176-188. University of Utah Anthropological Papers No. 122. Salt Lake City. [PDF, 1.4 MB]
  • Lubinski, PM (2000) Prehistoric Fishing in the Rocky Mountains. Plains Anthropologist 45(172):155-168.
  • Lubinski, PM (2000) A Comparison of Methods for Evaluating Ungulate Mortality Distributions. In Assessing Season of Capture, Age and Sex of Archaeofaunas. (Pike-Tay, A., ed.), pp. 121-134. ArchaeoZoologia XI, Grenoble, France. [PDF, 534 KB]
  • Lubinski, PM (1999) The Communal Pronghorn Hunt: A Review of the Ethnographic and Archaeological Evidence. Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 21(2):158-181.[PDF, 5.4 MB]
  • Lubinski, PM (1996) Fish Heads, Fish Heads: An Experiment on Differential Bone Preservation in a Salmonid Fish. Journal of Archaeological Science 23:175-181. [PDF, 136 KB]

Curriculum Vitae

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