Curriculum Vitae

Education

Employment

  • Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma (2017–Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma (2011–2017)
  • Senior Archaeologist, Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida (2006–2011).
  • AD Hire, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Cedar Key, Chassahowitzka, and Lower Suwannee River National Wildlife Refuges (2010).
  • Graduate Teaching Associate, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida (2005–2009).
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida (2003–2008).
    Graduate Teaching Assistant, Dust Cave Archaeological Project, University of Alabama (1999–2000, 2002).
  • Cultural Resources Assistant Senior, Office of Archaeological Services, University of Alabama (2001).
  • Lab and Field Technician, Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc. (1999–2001).

Grants, Honors, and Awards

  • Honorable Mention, James Mooney Award-Southern Anthropological Society, for Constructing Histories (2016)
  • C.B. Moore Award for Excellence in Southeastern Archaeology (2015)
  • University of Oklahoma Open Access Subvention Fund Grant ($410)
  • University of Oklahoma Presidential International Travel Fellowship ($900)
  • University of Oklahoma Faculty Travel Assistant Program (Fall 2015) – $667
  • University of Oklahoma Faculty Travel Assistant Program (Spring 2015) – $1622
  • University of Oklahoma Faculty Travel Assistant Program (Fall 2015) – $539
  • University of Oklahoma Faculty Travel Assistant Program (Spring 2015) -$557
  • University of Oklahoma Junior Faculty Fellowship (2015) – $7000
  • University of Oklahoma Junior Faculty Fellowship (2013) – $7000
  • University of Oklahoma Faculty Enrichment Grant (Spring 2012) – $1200
  • University of Oklahoma Faculty Enrichment Grant (Fall 2011) – $1197
  • Franklin Grant, American Philosophical Society (2011) – $6000
  • Nominated for the Society for American Archaeology Dissertation Award (2010)
  • John W. Griffin Student Grant, Florida Archaeological Council (2006, 2008)
  • Graduate Student Council Travel Grant, University of Florida (2006)
  • Travel Grant, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida (2002–2006, 2008)
  • College Prize for Excellence in Archaeology, Boston University (1999)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Boston University (1998) National Science Foundation
  • Undergraduate Research Grant (1997)
  • College Honors from the College Honors Program, Boston University (1997)
  • Mary M. Brennan Humanities Foundation Award (1997)

Research and Field Experience

  • 2012­–Present. Uncovering the origins of Shellfishing in Northeast Florida. Principle Investigator.
  • 2011–Present. Synthesis of Florida archaeology for a Cambridge University Press World Archaeology Series monograph. Co-Principle Investigator, with Neill J. Wallis.
  • 2010–Present. Collection and archival investigation of Jeffries Wyman’s Florida Expeditions. Harvard Peabody Museum of Ethnology and Archaeology and Countway Library of Medicine. Principle Investigator.
  • 2003–Present. Survey and excavation of St. Johns River shell mounds in conjunction with the St. Johns Archaeological Field School. Co-Principle Investigator with Kenneth E. Sassaman.
  • 2008–2011. Survey, analysis, reporting, and administration of contracted projects. Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, University of Florida. Kenneth E. Sassaman, Principle Investigator.
  • 2008–2011. Preliminary survey and background research of cultural resources in the Lower Suwannee River Valley. Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, University of Florida. Kenneth E. Sassaman, Principal Investigator.
  • 2010. Reconnaissance survey and assessment of cultural resources in national wildlife refuges threatened by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast, Florida.
  • 2005–2010. Analysis of the Hontoon Dead Creek Village Site (8VO215) for dissertation research. Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, University of Florida. Kenneth E. Sassaman, advisor.
  • 2003–2004. NSF-funded analysis of Archaic period material culture assemblages from Stallings Island and related localities. University of Florida. Kenneth E. Sassaman, Principle Investigator.
  • 2002. Techno-functional analysis of Early Holocene hafted bifaces from Alabama for M.A. thesis. University of Alabama Museums, Moundville, Alabama. Boyce N. Driskell, Project Director.
  • 2001–2002. Principle Investigator (with Kandace Hollenbach), Stanfield-Worley Bluff Shelter (1CT125) excavations, Cherokee, Alabama.
  • 1999–2002. Excavation and chipped stone tool analysis, Dust Cave Archaeological Project, Florence, Alabama. University of Alabama. Boyce N. Driskell, Principle Investigator.
  • 2001. Use-wear analysis of chipped stone tools from various localities in Alabama. University of Alabama. Boyce N. Driskell, Project Director.
  • 1999–2001. Survey and analysis of Phase I–III contract projects. Southeastern Archaeological Research,
    Inc., Gainesville, Florida.
  • 1998. Supervision of excavation, analysis of ceramic assemblages, Ayanis Kasisi Project, Ayanis, Turkey. Boston University/Ege University. Paul Zimansky, Elizabeth Stone, and Altan Çilingiroğlu, Principle Investigators.
  • 1997. Student Excavator, University of Alabama Dust Cave Archaeological Field School, Florence, Alabama. University of Alabama. Boyce N. Driskell, Principle Investigator.

Teaching Experience

2011–Present. Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma
  • ANTH1413 — Great Discoveries in Archaeology (Fall 2011, 2012, 2013; Spring 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • ANTH4813 — Archaeology of North America (Fall 2015)
  • ANTH4863 — Southeastern Archaeology (Fall 2011; Spring 2015, 2017)
  • ANTH4953 — Landscape Archaeology (Fall 2013, Spring 2016)
  • ANTH5413 — Public Archaeology (Fall 2016)
  • ANTH5813 — Archaeology of North America (Fall 2015)
  • ANTH5863 — Southeastern Archaeology (Spring 2015, 2017)
  • ANTH5893 — Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherers (Spring 2012)
  • ANTH5203 — Hunter-Gatherers (Fall 2014, 2016)
  • ANTH6713 — Archaeological Theory (Fall 2012, 2015)
  • ANTH6803 — Advanced Archaeological Theory (Spring 2014)
2005–2009. Graduate Teaching Associate, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida.
  • ANT2000 — General Anthropology (Fall 2005; Spring 2005, 2008; Summer 2006)
  • ANT3141 — Development of World Civilizations (Fall 2009)
  • ANT3153 — North American Archaeology (Spring 2006, 2007)
2003–2008. Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida.
  • ANT2000 — General Anthropology (Spring 2003)
  • ANT3140 — Introduction to World Archaeology (Spring 2004)
  • ANT3930 — Development of World Civilizations (Fall 2003)
  • ANT4114 — Principles of Archaeology (Fall 2004)
  • ANT4823/24 — Field/Lab Session in Archaeology (Summer 2003–2005, 2007–2008)

Publications

Books
  • 2015. Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida. Ripley P. Bullen Series. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. [Publisher’s Website]
  • 2014 New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida (second editor with Neill J. Wallis). University Press of Florida, Gainesville. [Publisher’s Website]
Peer Reviewed Articles/Book Chapters
  • 2017. The Anthropocene Biosphere: Supporting ‘Open Interdisciplinarity’ through Blogging (eighth author with Trachtenberg, Zev M., Thomas J. Burns, Kirsten de Beurs, Stephen E. Ellis, Kiza K. Gates, Bruce W. Hoagland, Jeffrey F. Kelly, Thomas M. Neeson, Ingo Schlupp, Peter S. Soppelsa, Gerilyn S. Soreghan and James J. Zeigler. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 32(1):1-3. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2016.10.018]
  • 2015. Randall, A.R. How Jeffries Wyman put Florida and Shell Mounds on the Map (1860–1875). Bulletin of the History of Archaeology. 25:1–112. [http://doi.org/10.5334/bha.259]
  • 2015. North America, Archaeology of. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 17. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 15–21.
  • 2014. Archaic Histories Beyond the Shell “Heap” on the St. Johns River (First author, with Sassaman, K.E., Gilmore, Z.I., Blessing, M.E. & O’Donoughue, J.M. ). In: N.J. Wallis & A.R. Randall (eds.) New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. pp. 18–37. [Publisher’s Website]
  • 2014. North gulf coastal archaeology of the here and now (fifth author with Wallis, N. J.). In: N.J. Wallis & A.R. Randall (eds.) New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. pp. 143–162. [Publisher’s Website]
  • 2014. Introduction: new approaches to ancient Florida (second author with N.J. Wallis). In: N.J. Wallis & A.R. Randall (eds.) New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. pp. 1–17. [Publisher’s Website]
  • 2014. LiDAR-aided reconnaissance and reconstruction of lost landscapes: an example of freshwater shell mounds (ca. 7500-500 cal b.p.) in northeast Florida. Journal of Field Archaeology 39(2):162–179. [Publisher’s Website]
  • 2013. The Chronology and History of Mount Taylor Period (ca. 7400–4600 cal B.P.) Shell Sites on the Middle St. Johns River, Florida. Southeastern Archaeology 32(2):193–217. [Download PDF]
  • 2012. A Mount Taylor Period Radiocarbon Assay from the Bluffton Burial Mound (8VO23) (first author with B. Tucker). The Florida Anthropologist 65(4):219–225. [Download PDF]
  • 2012. Shell Mounds of the Middle St. Johns Basin, Northeast Florida (second author with K. Sassaman). In The Origins of New World Monumentality, edited by R. Burger and R. Rosenswig, pp. 53–77. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. [Publisher’s Website]
  • 2011. Remapping Archaic Social Histories along the St. Johns River, Florida. In Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology as Historical Process, edited by K. Sassaman and D. Holly, pp. 120–142. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. [Publisher’s Website]
  • 2010. (E)mergent Complexities during the Archaic in Northeast Florida (first author with K. Sassaman). In Ancient Complexities: New Perspectives in Pre-Columbian North America. Edited by S. Alt, pp. 8–31. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City. [Download PDF]
  • 2007. Ethnography, Analogy, and the Reconstruction of Paleoindian Lifeways (first author with K. Hollenbach). In Foragers of the Terminal Pleistocene in North America, edited by R. Walker and B. Driskell, pp. 203–225. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln. [Download PDF]
  • 2007. The Cultural History of Bannerstones in the Savannah River Valley (second author with K. Sassaman). Southeastern Archaeology 26:196–211. [Download PDF]
  • 2006. Stallings Island Revisited: New Evidence for Occupational History, Community Pattern, and Subsistence Technology (third author with K. Sassaman and M. Blessing). American Antiquity 71:539–565. [Download PDF]
  • 2004. Chronology and Stratigraphy at Dust Cave, Alabama (third author with S. Sherwood, B. Driskell, and S. Meeks). American Antiquity 69:533–554. [Download PDF]
Non-Peer Reviewed Contributions
  • 2016. Time, agency and the Anthropocene. Antiquity 90(350): 516-517 [doi: dx.doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2016.41]
  • 2012. Hunter-Gatherer Theory In North American Archaeology (second author with K. Sassaman). In The Oxford Handbook Of North American Archaeology, edited by T. Pauketat. [Publisher’s Website]
  • 2012. St. Johns Archaeological Field School: Silver Glen Springs Run (first author with Kenneth E. Sassaman). The Florida Anthropologist 65(4):248–250. [Download PDF]
  • 2008. Archaic Shell Mounds of the St. Johns River. The SAA Archaeological Record 8(5):13–17. [Download PDF]
  • 2006. New Dates from the Hontoon Dead Creek Village Site (8VO215). Florida Anthropological Society Newsletter 184:2–3.
  • 2000. Blue/Gray Ft. Payne and the Identification of Chert. Journal of Alabama Archaeology 46:58–71. [Download PDF]
  • 1999. An Undergrad in the Kingdom of Ararat. Context 14:7–9.
Book Reviews
  • 2017.  Review of “Knowledge and Power in Prehistoric Societies: Orality, Memory, and the Transmission of Culture,” by Lynne Kelly. 2015. Cambridge University Press, New York. American Antiquity 82(1):196-197.
  • 2014. Review of “Shell Energy: Mollusc Shells as Coastal Resources,” edited by Geoffrey N. Bailey, Karen Hardy, and Abdoulaye Camara. 2013. Oxbow Books, Oxford. American Antiquity 79(4):799–800.
  • 2012. Review of “Feasting with Shellfish in the Southern Ohio River Valley: Archaic Sites and Rituals,” by Cheryl Claassen. Journal of Field Archaeology 37(1):78–80. [Link]
  • 2003. Review of “Classification Guide for Arrowheads and Spearpoints of Eastern Pennsylvania and the Central Middle Atlantic,” by Jay F. Custer. Southeastern Archaeology 22:236–237.
Technical Reports
  • 2016. Report of site visit and discovery of two archaeological sites on Shell Creek, Lake County. Report submitted to the Florida Division of Historical Resources, on file at the Florida Division of Historical Resources, Tallahassee, Florida.
  • 2011. Cultural Resource Assessment Survey of Silver Glen Springs Recreational Area in the Ocala National Forest, Florida (first author with Meggan E. Blessing, and Jon C. Endonino). Technical Report 13, Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville [Download PDF]
  • 2011. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2007-2010: Silver Glen Run (8LA1) (third author with K. Sassaman and Z. Gilmore). Technical Report 12. Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville. [Download PDF]
  • 2009. Cultural Resource Assessment Survey of Infrastructure Repair and Trail Rebuilding within Hontoon Island State Park (first author with K. Sassaman). Technical Report 9, Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville. [Download PDF]
  • 2008. Cultural Resources Assessment Survey of Suwannee Transmission, Phase Two, Central Florida Electric Cooperative (first author with C. Rooney). Technical Report 8, Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville. [Download PDF]
  • 2007. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2005: Hontoon Island State Park. Technical Report 7, Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville. [Download PDF]
  • 2005. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2003–2004: Hontoon Island State Park (first author with K. Sassaman). Technical Report 6, Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville. [Download PDF]

Blog Posts

Inhabiting the Anthropocene blog , regular contributing author (2014–2016).

Symposia Organized

  • 2011. Precolumbian Archaeology in Florida: New Approaches to the Appendicular Southeast. Symposium organized with Neill Wallis for the 68th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
  • 2010. Shell Hath No Theory Like a Midden Formed: Alternative Approaches to Shell Sites and Their Significance. Symposium organized for the 67th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Lexington, KY.
  • 2003. The Early and Middle Archaic at Dust Cave, Alabama. Symposium organized with K. Detwiler for the 60th Annual Meeting of Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • 2001. To Change or Not to Change: The Late Paleoindian and Early Side-Notched Transition at Dust Cave, Alabama. Symposium organized with K. Detwiler for the 58th Annual Meeting of Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

Invited Lectures

  • 2017. Digitizing Wyman’s Florida: Making 19th century archaeology accessible and relevant. AGSA Brown Bag Lecture, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.
  • 2017. Places Below, Between, and Beyond Silver Glen Run (second author with Kenneth E. Sassaman). Juniper Club Main Camp, Fort McCoy, Florida.
  • 2016. The Life Aquatic 9000 Years Ago in Florida: Earlier Than We Thought! Cleveland County Chapter of the Oklahoma Anthropological Society, Norman, OK.
  • 2015. Early Shellfishing in Florida. Lecture presented to the Kansas Archaeological Society, Wichita, KS.
  • 2013. Native Americans of Wekiwa Springs and the Wekiva River. Friends of the Wekiva River, FDEP, Longwood, FL.
  • 2013. The Archaeology of Sea Level Rise: The Past’s Crucial Role in Coping with Future Climate Change. Oklahoma Anthropological Society, Norman, OK
  • 2013. Remotely Sensing Ancient Social Geographies: The Case of Florida’s Middle Holocene Shell Mounds. University of Oklahoma Department of Geography Colloquium, Norman, OK.
  • 2012. Archaic Shell Mounds and Societies in Northeast Florida (7300-3500 years ago). Oklahoma Anthropological Society, Tahlequa, OK
  • 2012. Archaic Shell Mounds and Societies in Northeast Florida (7300-3500 years ago). Oklahoma Anthropological Society, Ponca City, OK
  • 2012. Archaic Shell Mounds and Societies in Northeast Florida (7300-3500 years ago). Byrds Mill Chapter of the Oklahoma Anthropological Society, Ada, OK
  • 2011. Florida: the birthplace of American Archaeology? Insights from the Jeffries Wyman Expeditions (1860–1874). Cleveland County Chapter of the Oklahoma Anthropological Society, Norman, OK.
  • 2011. 7,000 Years of Mound Construction along the St. Johns River. Central Florida Anthropological Society, Orlando, FL.
  • 2009. Rethinking the Significance and Long-Term Histories of Archaic Shell Mounds along the Middle St. Johns River. Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society, St. Petersburg, FL.
  • 2005. The Places of Archaic History on Hontoon Island, Florida. Southwest Florida Archaeological Society, Fort Myers, FL.
  • 2002. The Early Side-Notched Problem. Florence Chapter of the Alabama Archaeological Society, Florence, AL.

Presented Papers

  • 2016. Hero Twins and Archaic Mortuary Traditions (first author with Nicole G. Cerimele). Paper invited to the symposium “A ritual gathering: papers in honor of Cheryl Claassen,” presented at the 73rd annual Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Athens, GA.
  • 2016. Terraforming the Middle Ground in Ancient Florida (first author with Kenneth E. Sassaman). Paper invited to the symposium “Terraforming and Monumentality in Hunter-Gatherer-Fisher Landscapes,” presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, FL.
  • 2015. Contained biographies: the itineraries of Late Archaic containers in northeast Florida (first author with Z. Gilmore).  Paper invited to the symposium “Everyday Matters,” presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • 2015. Locating events in process: a multiscalar examination of early pottery in the Southeastern U.S. using Bayesian Statistics (third author with Z. Gilmore and K. Sassaman). Paper invited to the symposium “The Short and the Long of it: Combining Timescales,” presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2015.  An Ocean Runs Through it: Freshwater Shell Mounds and Steady Seascapes on Florida’s St. Johns River. Paper invited to the symposium “Foragers and the Sea: Archaeological Perspectives on the Social Dimensions of Coastal Living,” presented at the Canadian Archaeology Association meeting, St. Johns, Newfoundland, CA.
  • 2014. Utopic Convergences of Pasts and Futures on the St. Johns River. Paper invited to the symposium “Back to the Future: The Convergence of Remembering, Practicing, and Preparing,” presented at the Theoretical Archaeology Group, Urbana, IL.
  • 2014. Freshwater shellfishing 9,000 years ago in northeast Florida. Paper presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Greenville, SC.
  • 2014. Migrating mounds unsettled by climate change: insights from Archaic period (ca. 7400-3500 BP) communities of Florida. Paper invited to symposium. Presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX.
  • 2013. (Not) Another paper about Archaic shell mounds on the St. Johns River, Florida. Paper invited to the symposium “Subsistence, Settlement, History, and Identity: Current Approaches to the Investigation of Shell Mounds, Middens, and Rings in the Southeastern United States.” Presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Tampa, FL.
  • 2013. The Geography of Innovation: How Jeffries Wyman put Florida and Shell Mounds on the Map (1860–1875), paper invited to the symposium “Spatial Approaches to the History of Archaeology.” Presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI.
  • 2013. Abandonment as Historical Practice: Futures Past in Ancient Florida (second author with K. Sassaman), paper invited to the symposium “Living Abandonment: the Social Process of Detachment from Place.” Presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI.
  • 2012. Assembling the Past Now for the Future: Florida’s Archaic Mounds and History Making (first author with K. Sassaman), paper invited to the symposium “Theories of Entanglements: Movement, Agents, and Worlds-in-Transformation.” Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Memphis, TN.
  • 2012. The World is a Remix: Archaic Ritualized Deposition along the St. Johns River. Paper invited to the symposium “Theorizing Ritual Deposition: Burying Persons, Places, and Things.” Paper presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • 2011. Archaic Histories Beyond the Heap along the Middle St. Johns River, Florida (first author with Kenneth E. Sassaman, Meggan E. Blessing, Zackary Gilmore, and Jason O’Donoughue). Paper contributed to the Symposium “Precolumbian Archaeology in Florida: New Approaches to the Appendicular Southeast.” Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
  • 2011. Strategies for Fulfilling the Promise of Florida Archaeology (second author with Neill Wallis). Paper contributed to the Symposium “Precolumbian Archaeology in Florida: New Approaches to the Appendicular Southeast.” Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
  • 2010. Something is Rotten in the State of Shell Site Studies. Paper contributed to the symposium “Shell Hath no Theory like a Midden Formed: Alternative Approaches to Shell Sites and Their Significance,” presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Lexington, KY.
  • 2010. Visit Shell City: Another Coastside Attraction (first author with M. Mones and K. Sassaman). Paper contributed to the symposium “Shell Hath no Theory like a Midden Formed: Alternative Approaches to Shell Sites and Their Significance,” presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Lexington, KY.
  • 2010. The Shell Game at Silver Glen Run: Now You See an Archaic Village, Now You Don’t (second author with K. Sassaman, J. O’Donoughue, P. McFadden). Paper contributed to the symposium “Shell Hath no Theory like a Midden Formed: Alternative Approaches to Shell Sites and Their Significance,” presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Lexington, KY.
  • 2010. Monumental Transformations on Both Sides of the Atlantic (first author with K. Sassaman). Paper invited to the symposium “Trajectories to Complexity in Woodland Environments: Eastern North America and Temperate Europe Compared,” presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis, MO.
  • 2009. Archaic Cities of Shell. Paper presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Mobile, AL.
  • 2008. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2008, Part 1: Shellworks and Villages of Silver Glen Run (second author with K. Sassaman, N. Wallis, M. Blessing, Z. Gilmore). Paper presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • 2008. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2008, Part II: Mount Taylor Shell Ridge at Silver Glen Run (first author with K. Sassaman). Paper presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • 2008. Remapping Archaic Social Histories along the St. Johns River, Florida. Paper for discussion at the 2008 Amerind Advanced Seminar “Transformative Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology in North American, ” Dragoon, AZ.
  • 2008. Remapping Archaic Social Histories along the St. Johns River, Florida. Paper invited to the symposium “Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Hunting and Gathering in North America,” presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • 2008. Antemortem Fracture Patterns in Two Florida Archaic Skeletal Samples: Bay West (8CR200) and Windover (8BR246) (third author with H. Walsh-Haney and S. Jones). Paper presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Chicago, IL.
  • 2007. (E)mergent Complexities during the Archaic in Northeast Florida (first author with K. Sassaman). Paper invited to the symposium “Confounding Categories and Conceptualizing Complexities,” presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX.
  • 2007. The Alterity of Complexity and the Illusion of Change (second author with K. Sassaman). Paper invited to the symposium “Complexity and Transformation in World Archaeology,” presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX.
  • 2007. Reconstructing the Contours of Archaic Mound Building along the St. Johns River (first author with K. Sassaman). Paper presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Knoxville, TN.
  • 2007. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2007: Silver Glen Run (second author with K. Sassaman and N. Wallis). Paper presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Knoxville, TN.
  • 2006. Selective Memory during the Late Archaic in Northeast Florida (first author with K. Sassaman). Paper invited to the symposium “Uses of the Past: Negotiating Social Change through Memory and Tradition,” presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • 2006. Shell Mounds of the Middle St. Johns Basin, Northeast Florida (second author with K. Sassaman). Paper invited to the symposium “New World Shell Mounds and Shell Middens: A Bicoastal Comparison,” presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • 2006. Spatial and Temporal Relationships of Shell Middens and Mounds in the Middle St. Johns River Valley. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference. Little Rock, AR.
  • 2005. (Re)Placing Archaic History (first author with K. Sassaman). Paper invited to the symposium “Theorizing Place in Archaeology: Prospects and Potentialities,” presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • 2005. Paleoindian to Archaic Transition in the South Atlantic Slope (third author with K. Sassaman and K. Bridgman). Paper presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • 2005. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2005: Hontoon Dead Creek Village (first author with K. Sassaman and N. Wallis). Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Columbia, SC.
  • 2005. Hontoon Island Habitation Sites. Paper presented at the 57th annual meeting of the Florida Anthropological Society Meeting, Gainesville, FL.
  • 2004. Bannerstone Production in the Southeastern US (second author with K. Sassaman). Paper for discussion at the 2004 Poverty Point Gathering, “The Enigma of the Specialist: Middle and Late Archaic Beads, Big Bifaces, and Caches in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Greater Southeast, Entering the Mind of the Stone.”
  • 2004. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2004, Part II: Hontoon Island Habitation Sites (first author with K. Sassaman and P. Hallman). Paper presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • 2004. St. Johns Archaeological Field School 2004, Part I: Hontoon Island Mounds (second author with K. Sassaman and M. Blessing). Paper presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • 2003. Archaic Technological Practice at Dust Cave, Alabama. Paper invited to the symposium “The Early and Middle Archaic at Dust Cave, Alabama,” presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • 2003. The St. Johns Archaeological Field School: Hontoon Island State Park, 2003 (fourth author with K. Sassaman, M. Blessing, and P. Hallman). Paper presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • 2002. Stanfield-Worley Revisited: The 2001 and 2002 Field Seasons (first author with K. Detwiler). Paper presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Biloxi, MS.
  • 2001. Untangling Late Paleoindian and Early Side-Notched Stone Tool Assemblages at Dust Cave, Alabama. Paper invited to the symposium “To Change or Not to Change: The Late Paleoindian and Early Side-Notched Transition at Dust Cave, Alabama,” presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

Panel Discussant

  • Student Affairs Committee Panel: “Ethical Conduct and Guidelines for Southeastern Archaeology.” Participated at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Nashville, TN.

Professional Service

  • Peer Reviewer:
    • Advances in Archaeological Practice
    • American Antiquity
    • Antiquity
    • Applied Geography
    • Ethnoarchaeology
    • The Florida Anthropologist
    • Journal of Anthropological Archaeology
    • Journal of Anthropological Research
    • Journal of Archaeological Research
    • Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
    • Journal of Field Archaeology
    • Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology
    • National Geographic
    • National Science Foundation
    • Remote Sensing
    • Roman & Littlefield
    • Southeastern Archaeology
    • World Archaeology
  • Southeastern Archaeology Conference Student Award Competition Committee, Chair, 2016
  • Southeastern Archaeological Conference Student Paper Competition, Member, 2014–2015

University Service

  • University of Oklahoma, CAS IT Committee Member, 2012–2014, 2015–2017
  • University of Oklahoma, Parking Violation Appeals Committee, member 2014–2017

Departmental Service

  • Graduate Ranking and Admissions Committee, Archaeology Representative, 2016–2017
  • Course and Curriculum Committee, Chair, 2016–2017
  • Course and Curriculum Committee, Member, 2016
  • Department Twitter Account, Editor, 2015–2017
  • Student Awards Committee, Chair, 2016–2017
  • Student Awards Committee, Member, 2012–2016
  • Faculty Search Committee for Southwest Archaeologist, Chair, 2015–2016
  • Department Website Committee, Member, 2015–2017
  • Department Website, Editor, 2015–2017
  • Faculty Search Committee for Southwest/Plains Archaeologist, Member, 2014–2015
  • Faculty Search Committee for Southwest/Plains Archaeologist, Member, 2013–2014
  • Faculty Search Committee for Department/SNOMNH Archaeology Curator, Member, 2011–2012

Affiliate Appointments

Membership

  • Florida Anthropological Society
  • Oklahoma Anthropological Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Register of Professional Archaeologists
  • Society for American Archaeology
  • Southeastern Archaeology Conference

Research Interests

Southeastern United States Prehistory, Hunter-gatherers, Social Complexity, Settlement Histories, Community Identities, GIS and Remote Sensing, Monuments, Archaeological Theory, Paleohydrology.

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