Elizabeth Moffett, PhD, is a native of South Louisiana. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology at Louisiana State University in 2011. She then completed her doctorate in 2016 at the University of Missouri, where she taught anatomy to medical students, occupational therapy students, and undergraduates. As a graduate student, she also conducted paleontological fieldwork in Kanapoi, Kenya, and collected data at numerous natural history museums in the US and abroad. Prior to arriving at Rocky Vista University, Dr. Moffett served as an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University from 2015-2016, during which time she was a lecturer and lab instructor for their undergraduate human anatomy course.
Dr. Moffett came to Rocky Vista University in 2017, and she currently lectures in Gross Anatomy and Histology for the College of Medicine and MSBS program. In addition to teaching human anatomy and histology at various institutions, Dr. Moffett has conducted and published research on human evolution and paleontology, primate evolution, and comparative primate anatomy.