Bruhns, Karen Olsen

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BRUHNS, Karen Olsen

BRUHNS, Karen Olsen. American, b. 1941. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: University of California, Los Angeles, acting assistant professor of anthropology, 1967-68; University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, assistant professor of anthropology, 1968-70; San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, assistant professor of anthropology, 1970-72; San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, faculty member, 1972-80, professor of anthropology, 1980-. California Academy of Sciences, research associate in anthropology, 1984-; Museo del Banco Central de Ecuador, research associate in archaeology, 1986-94. Crew member for projects in northern California, 1959-63, and Mexico, 1964; field class instructor at sites in Santa Cruz County, CA, 1971, 1972; director of field projects in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, 1969-70, at Zapatera Island, Nicaragua, 1974, Cihuatan Settlement, El Salvador, 1975-79, 1994-95, Cuello Project, Belize, 1980, Merced County, CA, 1987-88, and Paute Valley, Ecuador, 1980-. Publications: (with T.W. Weller) A Coloring Album of Ancient Mexico and Peru, 1971, rev. bilingual ed., 1974; Ancient South America, 1994; (with K.E. Stothert) Women in Ancient America, 1996. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Anthropology, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, CA 94132, U.S.A.