Bonnie  Clark

Bonnie Clark

Bonnie Clark is committed to using tangible history – objects, sites, and landscapes—to broaden understanding of the diverse peoples of the American West. Dr. Clark serves as an Associate Professor in the Anthropology Department at the University of Denver (DU), as well as the Curator for Archaeology of the DU Museum of Anthropology. Since 2005, she has led the DU Amache project, a collaborative endeavor committed to preserving, researching, and interpreting Amache, the World War II Japanese American incarceration camp in Colorado. Dr. Clark received her Ph.D. in 2003 from the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation research led to On the Edge of Purgatory: An Archaeology of Place in Hispanic Colorado (University of Nebraska Press, 2011). Her work has been published in international venues such as World Archaeology and highlighted in Archaeology magazine. In 2011, Dr. Clark’s work was recognized by her peers with the University of Denver’s Teacher/Scholar of the Year award.