Peter Schmidt, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor Email: schmidtp@ufl.edu Education Ph.D., African History and Anthropology, Northwestern M.A., African History/African Studies, UCLA Graduate Diploma Student, Archaeology/African Studies, Makerere University, Uganda A.B., History, Stanford Research Interests Historical Archaeology, Ethnoarchaeology, Ethnotechnology, Iron Technology, Symbolic Interpretation, African Archaeology, Tanzania, Eritrea, Gabon, Cameroon, Oral Traditions and Archaeology Personal Statement My interests range across archaeology, symbolic […]

Myles Sullivan

Graduate Student Email: myles.sullivan@ufl.edu Education Ph.D. M.A. University of Florida, In Progress B.A. Anthropology and History, William and Mary, 2016 Subfield Archaeology Chair Dr. James Davidson Research Interests Historical Archaeology, History of the Atlantic World and the African Diaspora, Plantation Archaeology, Comparative Colonial Archaeology, Cultural Landscapes, GIS Analysis Selected Publications   Grants, Fellowships, and Awards  

Matthew Rooney

Graduate Student Email: mprooney@ufl.edu Education Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress M.A. Applied Anthropology, University of South Florida, 2016 B.A. Anthropology, University of South Florida, 2014 B.A. History, University of South Florida, 2014 Subfield Archaeology Chair Dr. Charles Cobb Research Interests Historical archaeology, Marxist theory, history of capitalism, colonial archaeology, southeastern US archaeology, anthropological archaeology, […]

Roberto Muñoz

Graduate Student Email: robertogmunoz@ufl.edu Education Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress M.A, Center for Advanced Studies of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, Archaeology, 2015 B.A. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, Psychology, 2004 Subfield Archaeology Chair Dr. Augusto Oyuela-Caycedo Research Interests Theory of Value in the Spanish and Caribbean; Money and Economics from the early […]

Kristen Walczesky

Alumni Email: kwalczesky@ufl.edu Education Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida M.S. Illinois State University, 2013 B.A. University of South Carolina, 2011 Subfield Archaeology Chair Dr. Susan 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 […]

David Markus

Alumni Email: dmarkus@ufl.edu Education Ph.D. M.A. B.A. Subfield Archaeology Chair Dr. James Davidson Research Interests Historical Archaeology, Jewish Diaspora Studies, African Diaspora Studies, Material Culture and Folk Beliefs, Performance Studies, North America Selected Publications     Grants, Fellowships, and Awards   This student has graduated from the program so the information on this page may not […]

Liz Ibarrola

Graduate Student Email: eibarrola@ufl.edu Education Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2016 B.A., Anthropology, Rollins College, 2014 Subfield Archaeology Chair Dr. James Davidson Research Interests Historical archaeology; African Diaspora archaeology; Ethnogenesis; Power, Resistance, and Accommodation; Landscape and Place-making; Migration, Frontiers, and Borderlands Selected Publications Uneven Landscapes, Uneven Histories: Maroons […]

Justin Dunnavant

Alumni Email: jdunnavant@ufl.edu Education Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2013 B.A., Anthropology and History, Howard University, 2009 Subfield Archaeology Chair Dr. Brandt Research Interests Historical Archaeology of Africa and the African Diaspora, Postcolonial Theory, World Systems, Atlantic and Indian Ocean Slave Trade, Representation and Identity, Oral History, African American History, Ethnoarchaeology, […]

Mia Carey

Alumni Email: m.carey17@ufl.edu Education Ph.D., M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2014 B.A., Subfield Archaeology Chair Dr. Susan deFrance Research Interests Historical Archaeology, Zooarchaeology, African American Diaspora, Environment, Health Selected Publications     Grants, Fellowships, and Awards   This student has graduated from the program so the information on this page may not be current.

James Davidson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor  Office: Turlington Hall, Room B134 Phone: (352) 294-7592 Email: davidson@ufl.edu Google Scholar Education Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, 2004 M.A. Anthropology, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 1999 B.A. Archaeological Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 1990 Research Interests Historical archaeology (19th/20th century), African diaspora, mortuary studies, folk beliefs Personal Statement   Positions […]