- Bachelor of Arts 1969, SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE
- Doctor of Philosophy 1977, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ANN ARB
- Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Award. University of Utah , 05/2009
- 'Vengeance' Bites Back at Jared Diamond by Michael Balter. Science 324(5929). 10/15/2009.
- A Conversation with Pauline Wiessner: Where Gifts and Stories are Crucial to Survival. New York Times Science 05/26/2009. 05/26/2009.
- Turning from War to Peace in Papua New Guinea by Elizabeth Culotta, Science Magazine, vol. 337, September 28, 2012. 09/28/2012.
- Gifts v. Gunfire: Utah anthropologist studies how tribal customs halt wars by Brian Maffly, Salt Lake Tribune, September 27. 09/27/2012.
- In New Guinea Peace comes with a Price by Bruce Bower, Science News, September 27, 2012. 09/27/2012.
- Profile: Pauline Wiessner. Anthropologist Brings Worlds Together. Science Magazine (AAAS). 08/13/2010. http://www.sciencemag.org.content/329/5993/743/ful...