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Amanda Hall

Graduate Student


  • Ph.D. Anthropology, In Progress
  • M.A. U.S. History (concentration on Southeastern Indian studies), University of North Florida, 2016
  • B.A. Anthropology (focus on Southeastern Archeology), University of North Florida, 2012




Dr. Charles Cobb

Research Interests

Southeastern Indian history. I focus on the Early Mississippian (AD 1000) period through La Florida’s Mission period (ca 1600 to 1763). My specific interests are on the interactions between different Indian groups as well as their interactions with Europeans and the British. Through material cultural, I research the various effects that these group interactions placed on material culture and what they reveal regarding the changes and continuities in practices.

Selected Publications

2018 The Persistence of Yamasee Power and Identity at the Town of San Antonio de Pocotalaca, 1716-1752, in The Yamasee Indians: From Florida to South Carolina pp. 221-250, ed. Denise Bossy.

2012 University of North Florida Summer Archaeological Field School, The Florida Anthropologist 64: 284-285.

2017 (Co-author) Before and After the Melting Pot: Summary Report. Charles Cobb, Gifford Waters, and Kathryn Ness, Principal Investigators, and Amanda Hall Project Researcher. On file at the Historic St. Augustine Foundation.

2015 (Co-author) University of North Florida Public Archaeology Field School: Additional Block Excavations the Cedar Point Site (8DU81). Keith Ashley and Amanda Hall

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Florida Archaeological Council John Griffin Research Grant, 2018

Florida Museum of Natural History Travel Grant Award, 2018

University of Florida Department of Anthropology Travel Grant Award, 2017

University of Florida Grinter Fellowship Award, 2016-2018

Outstanding Public Service Award presented by the Archaeological Institute of America, Jacksonville Society, 2017

Outstanding Anthropology Presentation, “A Technological and Stylistic Analysis of St. Marys Cordmarked Pottery from the Cedar Point West Site,” UNF Senior Anthropology and Sociology Symposium, 2012


June 2015 UNF On The Record. “UNF students dig up history along St. Johns River.” Dr. Keith Ashley and Amanda Hall.