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Matthew Newton

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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.A., Anthropology, University of West Florida, Anticipated 2017
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Central Florida, 2010




Dr. Sassaman

Research Interests

Submerged Prehistoric Archaeology, Geoarchaeology, Southeastern Archaeology, Coastal Archaeology

Selected Publications



Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Associate Scholar of The Aucilla Research Institute
  • Ruegamer Fellowship 2017
  • Grinter Fellowship 2017
  • “Blackwater Pyrates” Student Research Award, 2015
  • Scholarly and Creative Activities Grant, 2015
  • Pensacola Archaeological Society Research Award, 2015
  • UCF Award for Excellence in the Community, 2011