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L. Bement R. Drass Scott W. Hammerstedt Emeritus
R. Brooks M. Duncan   L. Albert
K. Buehler A. Regnier L. Stambeck C. Neal

Kent Buehler

After a long career at the Survey, Kent has retired at the end of 2015.

Kent, a native of Missouri, is the Lab Manager and also teaches in Anthropology. Kent has been with the Survey since 1987.


B.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
M.A. University of Oklahoma

Research Interests

Plains prehistory, ecological anthropology, zooarchaeology/faunal analysis, subsistence-settlement systems, forensic anthropology, laboratory procedures and conservation.

Other Facts

Kent is currently involved with analysis of the 1600 year old Certain Bison kill in Beckham County, one of the largest bison kills for this time period on the Southern Plains. Kent also serves as an instructor in forensic archaeology for the Oklahoma City Police Department's Technical Investigation School.


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