Claudia Engel is the Academic Technology Specialist for the Department of Anthropology. She assists faculty and staff in the advanced use of digital technology and works with faculty in the classroom and in the field. She also teaches courses herself. Her academic training is in historical demography. Her technical expertise is in collaborative technologies and GIS for anthropological research. Claudia has received several degrees from the University of Göttingen, Germany--these include a B.S. in Educational Sciences, a M.S. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Anthropology. Before coming to Stanford she worked in Argentina, Germany, and Spain.