Keirsten earned an M.A. in Medical Anthropology from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio. She also has an M.A in Interdisciplinary History & Anthropology, as well as a B.A. in Anthropology, from Eastern Washington University (EWU) in Cheney, Washington.
Her teaching experience includes 3 years as a guest lecturer at EWU. She also taught workshops in Forensic Anthropology through the Future Connections Program and through the Gear Up Education Grantandarchaeology workshops through the Spokane Public Schools’ Tessera Program as well. In addition, she has 5 years of experience as a Teaching Assistant at CWRU and EWU.
Before founding Anthropology 4U, Keirsten worked as a Medical Anthropologist for the Cleveland Clinic and for Archaeological & Historical Services in Cheney, Washington.
Keirsten has multiple disabilities and uses a wheelchair to get around, a feeding tube to eat and drink, and a ventilator to breathe. All this does not stop her from teaching!