Angela Lieverse


Photograph of Angela Lieverse

Angela Lieverse's research interests and expertise lay predominately with middle Holocene (7000-1000 BC) foragers of the Circumpolar North. Since 1997, she has conducted research in the Lake Baikal region of Siberia (Russia), excavating and examining the skeletal and dental remains of Neolithic through Bronze Age (5800-1700 BC) hunter-gatherers. Her focus has been on ancient health and lifestyle reconstruction, ranging from dental indicators of physiological stress (dental enamel hypoplasia) to skeletal indicators of activity patterns and mobility (osteoarthritis and musculoskeletal stress markers).  She is currently in the process of expanding my research to other Circumpolar regions, investigating ancient hunter-gatherers from the North Pacific (e.g., Hokkaido, Japan).


Phone: 306-966-7097

Archaeology 205
University of Saskatchewan
55 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK


Lieverse AR, Bazaliiskii VI, Weber AW. 2015 Death by Twins: a remarkable case of dystocic childbirth in Early Neolithic Siberia. Antiquity 89(343): XX-XX.

Lieverse AR, Temple DH, Bazaliiskii VI. 2014 Paleopathological description and diagnosis of metastatic carcinoma in an Early Bronze Age (4588 +34 cal. BP) forager from the Cis-Baikal region of Eastern Siberia. PLoS ONE Forthcoming.

Waters-Rist AL, Faccia K, Lieverse AR, Bazaliiskii VI, Katzenberg MA, Losey RJ. 2014. Multicomponent analyses of a hydatid cyst from an Early Neolithic hunter-fisher-gatherer from Lake Baikal, Siberia. Journal of Archaeological Science 50:51-62.

Lieverse AR, Pratt IV, Schulting RJ, Cooper DML, Bazaliiskii VI, Weber AW. 2014. Point taken: An unusual case of incisor agenesis and mandibular trauma in early Bronze Age Siberia. International Journal of Paleopathology 6:53-59.

Lieverse AR, Bazaliiskii VI, Goriunova OI, Weber AW. 2013. Lower limb activity in the Cis-Baikal: entheseal changes among middle Holocene Siberian foragers. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150(3):421-432.

Bakail Hokkaido archaeology project