Sarah Baitzel

​Assistant Professor of Archaeology
PhD, University of California, San Diego
research interests:
  • Mortuary Archaeology
  • The Andes
  • Social Organization
  • Ritual
  • Complex Societies

contact info:

office hours:

  • ​Monday & Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00 AM
  • Friday 1:00 - 2:00 PM

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1114
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Sarah Baitzel's research focuses on how humans in ancient complex societies shaped and transformed their lifeways, bodies, and identities through interactions with their social and natural surroundings.

Baitzel's interest in the interplay of identity and ritual has caused her to focus on the meaning of mortuary ritual in early Andean state society.

For more information, visit Sarah Baitzel's department profile.