Albert Gonzalez Faculty Profile

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Albert  Gonzalez

Assistant Professor

Department of Anthropology, Geography & Environmental Studies

Albert D. Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, Geography, and Environmental Studies (AGES) at CSUEB. Dr. Gonzalez earned his BA and first MA, both in history, at the University of Texas at Dallas, followed by completion of his second MA and the PhD in anthropology at Southern Methodist University. He specializes in historical, experimental, and community archaeology, material culture studies, anarchist anthropology, Native American studies, and Latinx studies, focusing on borderlands topics in California, New Mexico, and Florida. Dr. Gonzalez directs the C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology and the Pacific Earthen Architecture Research Laboratory (PEARL) at CSUEB, where he trains students in decolonizing museum and laboratory methods as they relate to the interpretation of indigenous and Latinx documents and material culture.  He has taught upper-division and graduate courses on topics as diverse anthropological theory, archaeological science, Mexican history, and colonial Latin America and regularly teaches introductory courses in general anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology.

Fall Semester 2022
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampus
ANTH 10001Intro to AnthropologyARRWEB-ASYNCHOnline Campus
ANTH 32001Archaeological ScienceTH6:00PM9:00PMMI-2038Hayward Campus
ANTH 32101Archaeology of the AmericasARRWEB-ASYNCHOnline Campus