1. University of Virginia
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Archaeology Faculty

Sonia Alconini

David A. Harrison III Professor of American Archaeology

Ancient imperialism and empires, settlement patterns, frontier dynamics, household archaeology, Andean-Amazonian interactions and GIS applications in archaeology.

Brooks Hall, 204


434-243-5007
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Adria LaViolette

Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Archaeology; African Iron Age; Swahili archaeology and history; urban/rural landscapes; urban/rural landscapes; household archaeology; political economy; craft production and exchange; archaeology of Islam.

Brooks Hall, 309


434-982-2631
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Rachel Most

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Programs & Professor

Lithic analysis; quantitative methods; Southwestern archaeology; North American archaeology; prehistoric economic systems; foraging societies.

Monroe Hall, 266


434-924-8873
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Fraser D. Neiman

Lecturer

Colonial North America and the Caribbean, vernacular architecture, archaeological theory, quantitative techniques, GIS, digital research archives.

Archaeology Lab, Monticello


434-984 9812
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Patricia Wattenmaker

Associate Professor

Southwest Asia, complex societies, political economy, regional analysis, zooarchaeology.

Brooks Hall, 304


434-924-7037
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