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Alexis Boutin

Bioarcheologist and Anthropologist
Dr. Boutin is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Sonoma State University.  She received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008.  Her research focuses on ancient Near Eastern, Gulf, and eastern Mediterranean cultures, which she has cultivated through fieldwork in Bahrain, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel and Crete.  She has also worked on collections at the British Museum, the Hearst Museum of Anthropology and the Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology.  Her recent projects emphasize community collaboration and stakeholder-oriented interpretation and outreach.