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Willermet, Cathy


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Edgar, Heather J.H., Emily Moes, Cathy Willermet, and Corey S. Ragsdale (2021) Brief Communication: Conventional microscopy makes perikymata count and spacing data feasible for large samples. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2021;1-11. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.24369

Willermet C, Lee S-H, eds. (2020) Evaluating Evidence in Biological Anthropology: The Strange and the Familiar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ragsdale CS, Willermet C, Edgar HJH (2019) Changes in indigenous population structure in colonial Mexico City and Morelos. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 2019(29):501-512. DOI: 10.1002/oa.2743.

Willermet C, and Cucina A, eds. (2018) Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Willermet C, Mueller A, Alm D (2017) Transforming awareness into activism: teaching systems and social justice in an interdisciplinary water course. In Liston DD, Rahimi R (eds.): Promoting Social Justice Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 162-173.

Willermet, C, Drake E, Muller A, Juris SJ, Chhetri P, and Upadhaya S (2014) An Integrated Interdisciplinary Faculty-Student Learning Community Focused on Water Issues: A Case Study. Learning Communities Research and Practice. Volume 2, Issue 1, Article 5.

Mueller AM, Juris SJ, Willermet CM, Drake E, Upadhay S, Chhetri P (2014) Assessing interdisciplinary learning and student activism in a water issues course. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Vol. 14, No. 2, May 2014, pp. 111-132.

Willermet CM, Edgar HJH, Ragsdale, C, and Aubry BS. (2013) Biodistances among Aztec, Maya, Toltec, and Totonac groups of central and coastal México. Chungará (Arica): Revista de Antropologia Chilena. 45(3): 447-459.

Willermet CM (2012) Species, characters, and​ fuzziness in taxonomy. PaleoAnthrpology Journal. 2012:70-86.

Willermet, CM and Edgar HJH (2009) Dental morphology and ancestry in Albuquerque, New Mexico Hispanics. HOMO: Journal of Comparative Human Biology 60:207-224.

Edgar HJH and Willermet, CM (2007) Is there biological meaning to "Hispanic" in New Mexico? American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 44:104.

Willermet, CM (2001) Fuzzy logic as a classification tool: A case study using Levantine archaic hominids.  Dissertation Abstracts International62-11A:3845.

Clark GA, and Willermet CM, eds. (1997) Conceptual Issues in Modern Human Origins Research. New York: Aldine de Gruyter Press. 

Ph.D., Anthropology, Arizona State University, 2001
M.A., Anthropology, Arizona State University, 1993
B.A., Anthropology, University of Michigan, 1990

Cultural and biological influences on health and disease

Biological and cultural aspects of ethnicity/race

Latinos as a panethnic group

Fuzzy logic

Dental anthropology

Informal science education/museum studies


Interdisciplinary education