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Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Office: Minard Hall 428D10
Phone: 701.231.8059


  • Ph.D., Anthropology/Archaeology, Stanford University, 2010
  • M.A., Public Archaeology, University of South Florida, 2004
  • A.B., Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College, 2001

Specializations: Cultural heritage, archaeological ethnography, democracy, development, the environment, rights, place-making; transnationalism, Middle East and North Africa, Spain.


Dr. Lafrenz Samuels will be on leave this coming academic year to undertake a Fulbright Fellowship in Tromso, Norway, hosted by the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research.  While there she will conduct ethnographic research at the High North Research Centre for Climate and the Environment.



Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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North Dakota State University
Sociology and Anthropology Department: +1 (701) 231-8657
Fax: +1 (701) 231-5118
Campus Address: Minard Hall 428, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing Address: Dept. 2350, PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Site manager: Kate Ulmer

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 2:41:56 PM