My CV.

Some publications and reports are available on my Selected Works page:

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Anderson, S.L. and J. Junge 2017  Late Pre-Contact Settlement on the Northern Seward Peninsula Coast: Results from Recent Fieldwork.  Alaska Journal of Anthropology, Vol.15(1-2).

Anderson, S.L. (accepted, in press) High Latitude Ceramic Technology: A Northern Alaskan Case Study.   In: Circumpolar Ceramics: Hunter-Gatherer Pottery Technology and the ‘Foraging Spectrum’, Peter Jordan and Kevin Gibbs, eds.  Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Anderson, S.L. Tushingham, and T. Buonasera (2017) Maritime Adaptations and the Adoption of Arctic Ceramic Technology: Results of Residue Analysis. American Antiquity, Vol. 82(3):452-479. DOI:

Anderson, S.L. (2016) A Clay Source Provenance Survey in Northwest Alaska: Late Holocene Ceramic Production in the Arctic.  Journal of Field Archaeology, Vol 41(3):238-254. Link to abstract.

Anderson, S.L., M. T. Boulanger, M. D. Glascock, R. B. Perkins (2016) Geochemical Investigation of Late Pre-Contact Ceramic Production Patterns in Northwest Alaska.  Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Vol 6:200-210. Link to abstract

Alix, O. K. Mason, N. H. Bigelow, S.L. Anderson, J. Rasic, and J. F. Hoffecker (2015) Archéologie du cap Espenberg ou la question du Birnirk et de l’origine du Thulé dans le nord-ouest de l’Alaska (Cape Espenberg Archaeology: the Issue of Birnirk and the origin of Thule in Northwestern Alaska). Les Nouvelles de l’archélogie, Vol. 141:13-19. Link to text

Anderson, S.L. and Freeburg (2014) High Latitude Coastal Settlement Patterns: Cape Krusenstern, Alaska.  Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology, Vol. 9(3):295-318. Link to abstract

Anderson, S.L. and Freeburg (2013) A High Resolution Chronology for the Cape Krusenstern Site Complex, Northwest Alaska. Arctic Anthropology, Vol. 50:49-71. Link to abstract

Anderson, S.L, M. Boulanger, and M. Glascock (2011) Late Prehistoric Social and Political Change in Northwest Alaska: Preliminary Results of a Ceramic Sourcing Study.  Journal of Archaeological Science, Vol. 38: 943-955. Link to abstract

Book Reviews, Encyclopedia Entries and Other Publications

Anderson, S.L. A, Freeburg, and B. Fitzhugh (2014) Cape Krusenstern.  In: Hunter-gatherers and Middle Range Societies, Springer Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology.  A. Prentiss, ed.

Anderson, S.L.  (2012)   Book Review: The Archaeology of North Pacific Fisheries.  Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 7:425-427. Link to abstract

Anderson, S.L.  (2010) Testing a Model of Emergent Social Complexity with Ceramic Data in Northwest Alaska. In: The VI Dikov Readings.  Proceedings of the Scientific Conference in Honor of the 85th Anniversary of N.N. Dikov and the 50th Anniversary of NEISRI FEB RAS. Russian Academy of Sciences Far East Branch Northeast Scientific Center Northeast Interdisciplinary Scientific Research Institute, Magadan.

Anderson, S.L., A. Freeburg, and B. Fitzhugh (2009) Cultural Vulnerability and Resilience in the Arctic: Preliminary Report on Archaeological Fieldwork at Cape Krusenstern, Northwest Alaska. Alaska Park Science 8(2): 42-45. Link to text

Selected Reports

Anderson, S.L. (2013) Port Clarence Project: Report on Summer 2013 Fieldwork.  Submitted as partial fulfillment of PSU – Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (PNW CESU) Cooperative Agreement #L13AC00083, December 26, 2013.  Manuscript on file, BLM, Anchorage.  (35 pages)

A.Freeburg and S.L Anderson (2012) Human-Environmental Dynamics at Cape Krusenstern,Two Hundred Generations: On the Beach of Their Time, Final Report. Submitted as partial fulfillment of University of Washington – National Park Service Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Task Agreement # J8W07070032, September 14, 2012.  Manuscript on file, NPS WEAR, Anchorage.

Anderson, S.L. (2012) From Tundra to Forest: Ceramic Distribution and Social Interaction in Northwest Alaska, Final Technical Report.  Submitted as partial fulfillment of grant and permit requirements, March 2012.  Manuscript on file, NPS WEAR, Anchorage.

Anderson, S.L. and W. Brown (2007)  Analysis of Ceramics From The Kukulik Site, St. Lawrence Island.  Report on file, University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks.

Stein, J.K., S.L. Anderson and J. Fisher (2006)  Report on the Ebey’s Prairie Depositional History.  Submitted in partial fulfillment of CESU contract “Native Americans and the Pacific Northwest Environment: An Interdisciplinary Study”.  Manuscript on file, North Cascades National Park, Sedro-Wolley.

Outreach Materials

Ceramics and Social Exchange in NW Alaska Fact Sheet

Freeburg and Anderson IPY 2012 education poster

Anderson and Freeburg CAKR Project Fact Sheet

Anderson and Freeburg CAKR project outreach poster

Anderson et al. 2010 Cape Krusenstern Project Overview

Nuluk Project Outreach Video

Elsewhere On the Web

Climate Change and Archaeology project update – Witness the Arctic.

Union of Concerned Scientists Report on National Landmarks at Risk from Climate Change Impacts – ucs_heritage_v4d_low-res (1)

Archaeologists Race Against Time in Warming Arctic Coasts – NPR Story

Archaeology and Climate Change in Northwest Alaska – KNOM Story

Archaeology and Climate Change in Bering Land Bridge: The Presence of the Past Story

Elfshot Research Profile

Ceramics Research at UAF 

Ceramics and Social Networks: CPS polar field services blog

National Park Service Cape Krusenstern site

National Park Service Cape Krusenstern Project page