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Lisa Lefler

Lisa Lefler

Associate Professor

College of Health and Human Sciences

Dean's Office

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2164
Office: 448 Health and Human Sciences Building


Ph.D., University of Tennessee 1996; Vstg. Assoc. Prof. Anthropology; Director, Culturally Based Native Health Program; Research Assoc. at Wake Forest University, Dept. of Anthropology


  • Ph D, University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • MA, Western Carolina University
  • BA, Appalachian State University

Teaching Interests

Medical Anthropology, Psychological Anthropology, Applied Research Methods, Cherokee Studies, Appalachian Studies, Native American Studies

Research Interests

Alcohol & Drug Studies w/ American Indian populations, American Indian Fatherhood, Applied Indigenous Knowledge, Native Health

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