College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Lauren Norman

Postdoctoral Researcher, Anthropology
Primary office:
Fraser Hall
Room 615
University of Kansas
1415 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045


B.A.: Anthropology - University of Victoria - 2006

M.Sc.: Anthropology - University of Toronto - 2009

Ph.D.: Anthropology - University of Toronto - 2015

Research Interests

  • Archaeology
  • Zooarchaeology
  • Ancient DNA
  • Arctic
  • Human-animal interactions
  • Ethnographic interpretations
  • Molecular zooarchaeology
  • Thule Inuit
  • Spatial analysis
  • Hunter-gatherers

Selected Publications

Friesen, T. Max, and Lauren E. Y. Norman (In Press). The Pembroke site: Thule Inuit migration on southern Victoria Island.Arctic
Norman, Lauren, and T. Max Friesen (2010). Thule fishing revisited: The economic importance of fish at the Pembroke and Bell sites, Victoria Island, Nunavut. Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography 110(2): 261-278. 
Rupert, J.L., K. Kidd,. L.E. Norman, M.V. Monslave, P.W. Hochachka, and D.V. Devine. (2003). Genetic polymorphisms in the renin-angiotensin system in high-altitude and low-altitude Native American populations. Annuls of Human Genetics 67(1): 17-25. 

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