Renee Garcia

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Anthropology Instructor
Social Sciences
Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Saddleback College

Spring 2016
Office Hours:

Wed.: 9-12pm.
Thursday: 1-3pm

Office Location: BGS 348
Contact Information: 949. 582. 4832

Academic History
2006 ABD, Université de Bordeaux I, France.

1995 DEA d’Anthropologie, Masters degree, Université de Bordeaux I, France.

1994 Certificate de la Cours “Civilisation Française,” Université de la Sorbonne, France.

1993 Bachelor of Arts, Department of Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley.

1991 AA, transfer, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA.

Research Experience
2003 College de France, research and lecture, Paris, France.

2002 Museum of Canadian Civilization, Ottawa, CT scanning of cranial collection to be repatriated.

2002 University of the Pacific, San Francisco. CT scanning of crania from the Atkinson Collection.

2001 Museum of Man and Balboa Naval Hospital. CT scanning of modern human crania soon to be repatriated.

1997 Harvard University and Beth Israel Hospital, CT scanned fossil specimen.

1996 British Natural History Museum and Kings College Hospital. CT scanned numerous fossil and modern human crania.

1996 Gadjah Mada University and Pondok Indah Hospital, Yogjakarta and Jakarta respectively. CT scanned two H. erectus crania.

Field Work
1992-1994 Zafarraya, Southern Spain. A Mousterian cave site where Neandertal remains have been found.

1992 Cagny, an Acheulean open air site in Northern France.

1989 Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt.

Courses Taught
Anth 1
Introduction to Biological Anthropology, on campus and online

Anth 1Lab Introduction to Biological Anthropology Lab

Anth 2 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, on campus and online

Anth 6 Globalization from an Anthropological Perspective

Anth 8 World Prehistory

Anth 9 Introduction to Archaeology

Anth 13 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

Anth 17 Biological Evolution of Human Behavior

Courses To Be Taught Next Semester

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

Archaeology Field Methods Class

Prof. Renee Garcia