Historical ecology, landscape archaeology, agricultural systems, settlement patterns, emergent complexity, indigenous peoples; Southeast Asia, Philippines, Guam, Micronesia
Archaeological theory; complex hunter-gatherers; craft specialization; political evolution; exchange systems; modern material culture; ethnoarchaeology; prehistory and early contact; California and British Columbia
Paleoanthropology; simulation modeling; carnivore ecology; hunter-gatherers; stone technology; evolutionary theory; China, Mongolia, Tibet
Bronze and Iron Age Levant; Archaeology of Warfare; Egyptian Imperialism in Canaan; Eastern Mediterranean trade in the Bronze Age
Viking Age Scandinavia; Icelandic and Scandinavian archaeology, history, and political economy; feud and control of violence; sagas; the North Atlantic world
Near East, currently working in Turkey and southeastern Turkey; Bronze Age urban sites
Egyptology, gender issues of death in ancient Egypt, craft specialization, funerary arts in the ancient world, and ritual studies.
Archaeological materials from the macro to the micro and to the nano length scale; forensic analytical imaging & conservation; materials science; Hellenistic and Roman painting; technology and synthesis of pigments; materials reverse engineering processing and diagenesis
Archaeology of early village societies; sociopolitical dynamics and the origin of social inequality; Mesoamerica
Social archaeology and cultural history of continental East Asia focusing on emergence early civilizations in Neolithic and Bronze Age China. Historical anthropology, material culture, and conceptions of the past in early modern China. Landscape archaeology, integrating systematic survey, analysis of archaeological ceramics, remote sensing imagery, traditional studies of stone inscriptions and numismatics
Prehistoric (Bronze Age Aegean) through classical archaeology of Greece; relations with the Near East; Greek literature
Material culture studies; cross-cultural exchange; hemispheric networks; landscape transformations; spatial theory; construction technology; design of Inca royal estates; Tiahuanaco stone carving; colonial Andean paintings; Brazilian urbanism
Aegean prehistory; Greek and Italian archaeology; history and culture of the Classical and later periods; the archaeology of colonialism; the integration of literary evidence with the material record in the study of the past
Plant materials used as paint binders or patination materials on archaeological and ethnographic objects; the developing role of preventive conservation; and conservation education.
North American archaeology; population movement; origins of villages and leadership in agricultural societies; settlement systems and analysis; ceramic analysis; social context of archaeological practice; American Southwest
Analysis of museum objects, the characterization of pigments, ancient metals and microstructure, the teaching of conservation, and the archaeometallurgy of preHispanic Colombia and Ecuador
Urbanism; economic networks; consumption and material culture; anthropology of food; comparative historical archaeology; South Asia, Mediterranean, Southwestern U.S.
Andean anthropology; settlement archaeology; evolution of social complexity
Archaeology of China, East and Inner Asia, coordination of archaeological materials and historical sources on ancient China, economic history and history of science and technology
Archaeological and zooarchaeological research along the eastern Pacific Rim; food and ethnicity; development of social complexity; Caribbean Panama; neotropical archaeology; historical archaeology; natural history; human paleoecology; paleoenvironmental reconstruction; comparative osteology
Social context of crafts organization and specialization, ethnoarchaeology, practical use of symbolic space, visual archaeology and the study of regionality versus long distance contacts.