Patricia Richards

Associate Scientist

Office: Sabin 204
Phone: (414) 229-4175


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1997
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1981
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1978

Research Interests:

Archaeological mortuary analysis, 19th and 20th century cemeteries, museology, prehistory of the eastern United States, historic period archaeology, historic Native American groups of the eastern United States, human osteology, archaeological method and theory, archaeological field techniques, cultural resource management.

Courses Taught:

Anthro 101: Human Origins
Anthro 103: Digging up the Past
Anthro 193: Freshman Seminar - Historic Cemeteries
Anthro 213: American Indian Peoples of Wisconsin
Anthro 301: Human Evolution
Anthro 308: North American Archaeology
Anthro 641: Historical Archaeology
Anthro 763: Practice and Professionalism in Anthropology

Recent Publications:

2008. Archaeological and osteological analysis of burials recovered from the Old Catholic Cemetery, 47Mi-0542, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. UWM Archaeological Research Laboratory Report of Investigations No 160. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2004. Transportation archaeology on the Door Peninsula: progress and prospect 1990-2004. UWM Archaeological Research Laboratory Report of Investigations No. 157. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2003. I should have dug Red Banks. The Wisconsin Archaeologist 84 (1&2).