IUP Anthropology was well-represented at the recent 79th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Austin, Texas, with
faculty and staff presenting papers and posters, participating in the CRM Expo,
and competing in the Ethics Bowl.
was a force throughout the conference, which was attended by nearly 5,000
archaeologists from throughout the globe. The Ethics Bowl Team (Matt Howryla,
Cory Palek, Casey Campetti, Mark Durante, Lauren Johnson, Cher Gilligan, and
Nichole Keener) made a good showing in the eleventh annual SAA Intercollegiate
Ethics Bowl. Phil Neusius chaired the Fund Raising Committee, and Sarah Neusius
chaired the Task Force on Employment Services (Campetti served on this
committee). The Applied Archaeology MA program hosted a booth during the CRM
Expo to recruit students and network with applied practitioners.
Additionally, IUP representatives presented 14 posters and
papers summarizing much of the department’s current research.
- Preliminary Analysis of the Hanna’s Town Legacy Collection: Life in an
18th Century Pennsylvania Town. Ben Ford, Timothy Carn, Renate
Beyer, and Casey Campetti.
- A Quarter Century of Training Undergraduate Archaeologists at IUP. Sarah
Neusius, Philip Neusius, Beverly Chiarulli, and Ben Ford.
- Meeting the Needs of a Modern Archaeology Workforce. Invited
session: CRM Next-Gen: The Training and Future of Young CRM Archaeologists.
Philip Neusius, Ben Ford, Sarah Neusius, and Beverly Chiarulli.
- Foodways in Colonial Western
Pennsylvania: An Analysis of Faunal Remains From Hanna’s Town. Stefanie Smith
- Lost Graves at Hanna’s Town
Cemetery, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Ashley Taylor
- An Examination of Late 18th
Century Forts: A Pennsylvania Typology. Katie Turner
- Geophysical Investigations of
the Walter L. Main Circus Train Accident in Tyrone, Pennsylvania. Michelle Cole, Daniel
Sandrowicz, Katharine Craig, Kate Adam and Kirk Smith
- Uncovering Native
American/Colonial Relations on the Western Frontier During the French and
Indian War Through a Comparative Study of Material Culture Remains. Timothy Carn
- Geophysical Investigations
Meters Deep: Examination of the Johnston Site (36IN002), Indiana County,
Stephanie Showalter, Ashley Taylor, Katie Turner, Matt Howryla and Mark Durante
- A Comparative Analysis of Local
and Non-local Chert Usage at Two Late Prehistoric Sites in South Western
- Brook Farm: A Ceramic Analysis
of a Short Lived Utopia.
- Pennsylvania’s Shift from the
Pleistocene to the Holocene: Using GIS models to examine cultural continuity
between Paleoindian an Early Archaic Peoples. Matthew Howryla
- An Experimental Approach to
Fishing Net Replication.
- Dark Waters and Darker
Artifacts: Using PXRF to Analyze Chert Provenance and Patina Formation in the
Aucilla River, Northwest Florida. Adam Burke
- Preservation Methods go High
Tech through 3 D Scanning.
Marion Smeltzer and Bev Chiarulli
Department of Anthropology