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Michael Crawford

Professor, Anthropology
Primary office:
5 Lippincott Hall



Current Projects & Projects

Blood types of indigenous Siberian tribes of the Northeast.

Research Interests

Biological anthropology, anthropological genetics, demography, biological bases of human behavior and primate genetics, genetic epidemiology; Central America, Caribbean, Europe, Russia.

Selected Publications

“Genetic structure and its implications for genetic epidemiology: Aleutian Island populations.” Genomics in Human and Non-Human Primates. R Duggirala, AG Comuzzie, S Williams-Blangero and C Cole, eds. Springer Life Sciences, 2009.

Antropologia Biologia de los Indios Americanos. (1992) Colecciones MAPFRE, 1492. 314 pp. (This volume was commissioned in commemoration of the quincentennial of Columbus ' journey to the New World .)

Anthropological Genetics of New World Populations (University of Cambridge Press, 1996) In press.

Editor, The Tlaxcaltecans: Prehistory, Demography, Morphology, and Genetics . (Lawrence: University of Kansas Anthropological Series, No. 7, 1976) 208 pps.

Sixty-nine other published articles and papers relating to Latin American.

Courses Taught

ANTH 544: Origins of Native Americans


B.A. Anthropology, University of Washington; M.A. Biological Anthropology, University of
Washington; Ph.D. Biological Anthropology, University of Washington

Language Competence Russian (5); Spanish (3)


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