Dr. Elizabeth Sobel is an associate professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at Missouri State University. Her research interests include: archaeology and ethnohistory of North America, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest and Ozarks regions, native peoples of North America, historical archaeology of Native Americans and African Americans, and anthropology of hunter-gatherers.
At MSU, she teaches several courses, some of which she developed. Among them are Introduction to Archaeology, Anthropology of Hunters and Gatherers, Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherers, Material Culture and Research Design and Writing in Anthropology. She has published more than 10 journal articles and book chapters.
Anthropologist Dr. Elizabeth Sobel explains why graves can be unidentified.