Kerensa Allison

Dr. Kerensa Allison

Associate Professor of Anthropology

  • SPH 136
  • Social Sciences Division
Office Hours
Mon noon - 1 Zoom
Tue 4:30-5:30 Zoom
Wed by appointment
Thu by appointment
Fri by appointment

Kerensa Allison teaches Cultural Anthropology as part of the Social Sciences Program at LC State.  She holds advanced degrees in Environmental Biology and Anthropology and has been teaching at the college level for 20 years.  Her research interests focus broadly on the intersections of gender, tourism, traditional knowledge systems, and power. She currently serves on the President's Diversity Commission, is Chair of the Multicultural Awareness Week Committee, advises the Anthropology Club, and teaches an Anthropology Field School class in Ecuador.  

Kerensa Allison lives in Colfax, WA with her husband, three children, three dogs, and three cats. She loves camping, playing softball, reading historical fiction, and movies of all kinds. 

 "The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences."  Ruth Benedict