Charline “Sandy” Smith discusses her career at the University of Montana [UM] as a professor of anthropology, genetics, forensics, osteology, and paleopathology. She describes her forensics consulting with law enforcement, working as a nurse for 20 years before returning to school to receive her Ph. D., and discrimination against women that she sensed within her field. Smith also talks about her field work, working with non-Western cultures, and what she likes about teaching.
Anthropology; Genetics; Forensics; Osteology; Paleopathology; Walapai tribe; University of Montana; Teachers, Montana; Higher education, Montana
University of Montana History Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (8 p.: 28 cm.)]
Smith, Charline G., "Charline G. "Sandy" Smith Interview, May 18, 1984" (1984). University of Montana History Oral History Collection. 17.