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Kristen Walczesky

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Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305


  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.S., Illinois State University, 2013
  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 2011




Dr. deFrance

Research Interests

Historical Archaeology, Zooarchaeology, French and English Colonial Studies, Archaeology of the Great Lakes Region and
Canada, Historic Preservation, Indigenous Archaeology, Post-Colonial theory and decolonization practices

Selected Publications

Michelle J. LeFebvre, Geoffrey DuChemin, Susan D. deFrance, William F. Keegan, and Kristen Walczesky 2018 Bahamian Hutus (Geocapromys ingrahami) in the Lucayan Realm: Pre-Columbian Exploitation and Translocation. Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Human Palaeoecology Vol. 24:2, 211-227


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • UF Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Completion Award, 2019
  • UF Graduate School Dissertation Travel Award, 2018