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Alexandra Klales

Alexandra Klales

Associate Professor Forensic Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences
Henderson Learning & Resource Ctr
RM 218C
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
University of Pittsburgh, Bachelor of Arts
Mercyhurst College, Master of Science
University of Manitoba, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History
  • Washburn University, Associate Professor, 2020-present
  • Washburn University, Assistant Professor, 2016-2019
  • Mercyhurst University, Assistant Research Professor, 2014-2016
  • Dickinson College, Visiting Assistant Instructor 2013-2014
  • Gettysburg College, Adjunct Faculty, 2014
  • University of Winnipeg, Adjunct Faculty, 2012
  • University of Manitoba, Instructor, 2011-2012
  • Slavia Foundation & Adam Mickiewicz University, Field Osteologist/Instructor, 2011-2012
  • AN 116 VA, Biological Anthropology
  • AN 332 VA, Forensic Anth in Pop Culture
  • AN 363 XA, Internship
  • AN 366 A, Directed Readings
  • AN 367 A, Directed Research
  • AN 428 A, Case Studies Forensic Anthro
Scholarly Interests/Activities
  • Forensic Anthropology, Biological Profile Methods, Sexual Dimorphism, Mass Fatalities and Fatal Fire Recoveries
Service Interests/Activities
  • Editor of the journal Forensic Anthropology (
  • WU B.S. Anthropology Program Assessment Liason, Faculty Senate, Faculty Affairs Committee
  • Forensic Anthropology Consultant for the Kansas City Regional Mortuary Operational Response Group, Missouri Disaster Response System, KBI, Forensic Medical of Kansas, Shawnee County Medical Examiner’s Office (Topeka)
Career Accomplishments

Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2020-2021

Certificate of Inclusive Teaching and Learning 2020-2021

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