Bob Kopperl

Archaeologist, Willamette Cultural Resources Associates, Ltd.
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Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Washington, 2003
M.A., Anthropology, University of Washington, 1998

Bob has served in a managerial and principal investigator role in the CRM field since 2003, when he completed his Ph.D. in anthropology at the University of Washington. He has also worked as a field archaeologist since 1992, within and between undergraduate and graduate school academic years. Bob has managed federal, state, and local compliance projects throughout Washington, Alaska, Idaho, and Oregon. His clients include local, state, and federal government agencies, Tribal governments, public utilities agencies, and non-profit and private sector clients. He has directed cultural resources investigations at a variety of scales – from small surveys to large archaeological data recovery projects and long-term construction monitoring. Bob's abiding research interests include zooarchaeology and human adaptations in coastal settings. He currently serves as an affiliate archaeology researcher at the Burke Museum, and as president of the board of directors of the Association for Washington Archaeology