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Prof. G. Richard Scott University of Nevada, USA2 Talks
G. Richard Scott is a Foundation Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He earned his B.A. and PhD degrees in Anthropology at Arizona State University. After completing his degree under Christy G. Turner II in 1973, he taught at the University of Alaska Fairbanks from 1973 to... read more1997. After a short-lived retirement, he resumed his academic career at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2001. His specialty is dental anthropology, with a focus on human tooth crown and root morphology. He has written or edited four books in this area, including The Anthropology of Modern Human Teeth (1997), which will come out as a second edition in 2018. Geographically, he has worked in the American Southwest, Alaska, the North Atlantic, and Spain. He collaborated with Turner on a dozen articles, many of which focused on how tooth morphology informs the early settlement of the Americas.