Open MS Graduate Research Assistant Position at PSU

I am currently accepting MA/MS students interested in a degree in Anthropology with a specialization in Archaeology. I have an open position for a student on a ceramic research project, with up to two years of funding. Portland State University M.S. Graduate Research Assistant Position Past Beringian Cultural Exchange and Interaction: A Study of Ceramic […]

Climate Change Projects – Update

I wrote a short article on various climate change research projects that appeared in Witness the Arctic this last week.  The publication is put together by the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S..  If you’re interested, you can read the short piece here: http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/1/article/20437

Port Clarence Field work

In late June I traveled up to Nome with a couple of students where we met additional crew members.  From there we headed out to Port Clarence, a former Coast Guard station located at the tip of Point Spencer.  The rest of the crew was already there having flown directly from Fairbanks.   We had […]

Bering Strait Trade Systems – New Info from Cape Espenberg

I am a bit late in posting this “new” information about metal artifacts from research at Cape Espenberg, but another article on Cooper’s Alaskan copper research reminded me about the preliminary metal analysis results. Metal artifacts found in the oldest house we excavated, dated to about 1000 years ago, were sent to Kory Cooper at Purdue […]