Robert J. Sharer, 1940-2012

UPDATE: The Department and Penn Museum will hold a joint memorial for Dr. Sharer on Saturday, November 10th at 11:00am in Rainey Auditorium. Click here for details. 

The Department is very sad to report that Robert J. Sharer, Sally and Alvin V. Shoemaker Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania and Curator Emeritus of the American Section at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, passed away on September 20 at age 72.

Click here to read more about Dr. Sharer's life and work. An obituary was published in the Penn Almanac.