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I'm a Teaching Professor of Anthropology at Penn State University. As an anthropological archaeologist my energy is dedicated to revealing the simple truth that humans are much more alike than different. Social scientists see this as a constant in everything we study. Whether its economics, religion, politics, or sex -- our similarities abound. I have chosen to utilize alcohol as my vehicle for delivering this truth.


I am a product of the public school system from start to finish:


Dayton High School (1994)

Austin Community College (1994-1996)

Texas State University (1996-1998) - BA, Anthropology

University of Montana (1998)

University of Cincinnati (2002) - MA, Anthropology

The Pennsylvania State University (2009) - PhD, Anthropology


National Science Foundation

National Geographic Society

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