Benjamin Smith

Published: May 18th, 2016

Category: Graduate Students

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Graduate Student

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


  • Ph.D.,
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • B.A., Anthropology, Stony Brook University, 2014




Dr. Brandt

Research Interests

African Archaeology, Lithic Technology, Ethnoarchaeology, Paleoanthropology, Human Evolution, Human Dispersal, Fishing Technologies

Selected Publications

Smith, Benjamin Daniel. 2017. “Hunting in yellow waters: an ethnoarchaeological perspective on selective fishing on Lake Turkana.” Quaternary International 471: 241-251. 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, 2015-2017
  • GSF Topoff Award, 2015-Present
  • James C. Waggoner Jr. Grant-in-Aid, 2016

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