Lab Members

Current Lab Members

  • UCSB Graduate Student
  • Andean Prehistory, Wari Empire
  • Complex societies, political economy, foodways
  • Paleoethnobotany
  • Subsistence, agriculture, plant domestication
  • UCSB Graduate Student
  • New World Archaeology (Guatemala, Midwestern & Southeastern U.S.)
  • Food and Sociopolitical Dynamics, Middle-Range and Early Complex Societies
  • Commensal Politics, Emergent Complexity, Cross-Cultural Encounters, Colonial Encounters
  • Archaeobotanical Analysis (Macrobotanicals, Starch Grains, and Phytoliths); Bayesian Analysis of Radiocarbon Dates; Crop Stable Isotope Analysis; Quantitative Methods
  • UCSB Graduate Student
  • California Archaeology, Channel Islands
  • Historical Ecology, Coastal and Island Adaptations
  • Environmental Archaeology, Coupled Human-Natural Systems
  • Zooarchaeology, Paleoethnobotany
  • UCSB Graduate Student
  • Complex hunter gatherers, incipient social complexity
  • Microbotanical analysis, ancient starch grains, groundstone tools
  • Resource intensification, household and communal organization

Former Lab Members

  • UCSB Alumna

 

  • New World Archaeology (Peruvian Andes, Southeastern U. S.), Paleoethnobotany
  • Culture Contact and Colonialism, Gender and Identity Studies, Foodways
  • Macrobotanical Analysis, Spatial Analysis
  • Discipline Sociopolitics, Ethics, Gender Equity

 

  • Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies 262 McGraw Hall Ithaca, New York 14853
  • UCSB Alumna
  • California Archaeology, Island and Coastal Archaeology
  • Paleoethnobotany, Macrobotanical Analysis
  • Historical Cultural Ecology
  • UCSB Alumna
  • Coastal Hunter-Gatherers, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Island, Chumash
  • Middle Holocene
  • Shellfish
  • Paleoethnobotany, Starch, Phytoliths
  • UCSB Alumna
  • Coastal and Santa Barbara Channel Island archaeology, California
  • Paleoethnobotany, foodways
  • Paleoenvironmental reconstruction through wood charcoal identification
  • Culture contact
  • UCSB Alumni
  • Andean South America, California
  • Strategies of chiefly and state power
  • Prehistoric colonialism and interregional interaction
  • Collapse and regeneration
  • Migration and ethnogenesis
  • Regional approaches and GIS
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Zooarchaeology
  • UCSB Alumna
  • Evolutionary Ecology, Human-Environment Interactions, Coastal Hunter-gatherers, Phenology & Food Risk 
  • California (Northern Channel Islands) & Mesoamerica
  • Zooarchaeology (especially fish & shellfish…just can’t get enough!)
  • Paleoethnobotany (macrobotanical)
  • Archaeometry (?18O analysis)
  • Texas A&M University, Department of Anthropology