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Dr. Richard Gonzalez
Assistant Professor

Richard Gonzalez has been appointed assistant professor of physical therapy at Clarkson University.

He received his bachelor of arts and master of arts degrees from Wichita State University, and his master of science and Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Before coming to Clarkson, Gonzalez was an assistant professor of anthropology, a visiting assistant professor and a Jeffrey Campbell Fellow at St. Lawrence University; a lecturer at Niagara University, an adjunct instructor at Niagara County Community College; a teaching assistant and laboratory assistant at SUNY Buffalo; and a laboratory assistant, student assistant, instructor and research assistant at Wichita State.

His research and teaching interests include forensic anthropology; skeletal biology; quantitative methods; growth and development; human variation; skeletal pathology; human evolution and evolutionary theory; and the history of anatomy and medicine.

He has several research projects in development and six manuscripts in preparation for publication. He has authored a peer-reviewed article and several abstracts. He has also made several conference presentations. He is an associate member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, a member of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists and a fellow with the Human Biology Association.