Curriculum Vitae

Robert J. Hard
Department of Anthropology
University of Texas at San Antonio
One University Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249
(210)-458-7409; robert.hard@utsa.edu

Education:
1986 Ph.D. University of New Mexico (Anthropology)
1981 M.A. University of New Mexico (Anthropology)
1976 B.A. University of Arizona (Anthropology)
1971-1973 Auburn University

Appointments:
2011-present   Professor, Department of Anthropology, The University of Texas at San Antonio
1996-2011 Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Anthropology, The University of Texas at San Antonio
1994-2000 Director, Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio
1993-1994 Interim Director, Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio
1990-1996 Assistant Professor, Division of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences, The University of Texas at San Antonio
1989 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, George Washington University
1987-1990 Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Scientist, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution
1982-1987 Research Archaeologist, University of New Mexico on assignment to Ft. Bliss in El Paso, Texas

Journal Articles: (peer reviewed)
Exploring the Use of Stable Carbon Isotope Ratios in Short-lived Leporids for Local Paleoecological Reconstruction. Steve Smith, Raymond Mauldin, Cynthia M. Munoz, Robert J. Hard, Debajyoti Paul, Grzegorz Skrzypek, Patricio Villanueva, Leonard Kemp., Open Journal of Archaeometry 2:5306:1:81-87, 2014.

Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotope Analysis of Hunter-gatherers from the Coleman Site, a Late Prehistoric Cemetery in Central Texas. Raymond P. Mauldin , Robert J. Hard, Cynthia M. Munoz, Jennifer L. Rice, Kirsten Verostick, Daniel R. Potter, Nathanael Dollar. Journal of Archaeological Science Vol 40:1369-1381, 2013. Electronically published 2012, print 2013

Stable Isotope Study of Hunter-Gatherer-Fisher Diet, Mobility, and Intensification on the the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain.  Robert J. Hard and M. Anne Katzenberg. American Antiquity. Vol 76:709-751, 2011.

The Difffusion of Maize to the Southwestern United States and Its Impact. William Merrill, Robert J. Hard, Jonathan B. Mabry, Karen R. Adams, Gayle J. Fritz, John R. Roney, A. C. MacWilliams. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (49):21019-21026, 2009.

Exploring Texas Archaeology with a Model of Intensification. A. L. Johnson and R. J. Hard, Plains Anthropologist 53 (205):137-153, 2008

Plainview in Central Chihuahua, Mexico. A. C. MacWilliams, K. R. Adams, R. J. Hard, J. R. Roney. Current Research in the Pleistocene, Vol. 23, 2007.

Terrace Construction in Northern Chihuahua, Mexico at 1150 B.C. and the Present. R. Hard, J. Zapata, B. Moses and J. Roney. Journal of Field Archaeology. Vol. 26:129-146, 1999.

Assessing Native American Mobility versus Permanency at Mission San Juan de Capistrano through the Use of Stable Isotope Analysis. D. Cargill and R. Hard. Bulletin of the Texas Archaeological Society. Vol 70:197-213, 1999.

Late Paleoindian and Archaic Archaeological and Geoarchaeological Research along Leon Creek, San Antonio, Texas. C. Tennis, C. Bousman, L. Nordt and R Hard. Current Research in the Pleistocene. Vol 16:78, 1999.

A Massive Terraced Village Complex in Chihuahua, Mexico, 3000 Years Before Present. R. Hard and J. Roney. Science. Vol 279:1661-1664, 13 March 1998.

Mano Size, Stable Carbon Isotope Ratios, and Macrobotanical Remains as Multiple Lines of Evidence of Maize Dependence in the American Southwest. R. Hard, R. Mauldin, and G. Raymond. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory. Vol 3:253-318, 1996.

Doña Ana Phase Ceramics and Cultural Evolution in the Jornada Mogollon. R. Hard, P. Graeber, J. Manasco, C. Tennis, and K. Thuesen. Bulletin of the Texas Archaeological Society. Vol. 62:267-283, 1994.

Mobility, Land Fragmentation, and Economic Rationality. R. Hard and W. Merrill. American Anthropologist. Vol. 95:1005-1006, 1993.

Mobile Agriculturalists and the Emergence of Sedentism: Perspectives from Northern Mexico. R. Hard and W. Merrill. American Anthropologist. Vol. 94:601-620, 1992.

Journal Comments and Reports (peer reviewed):

Reply to Hill and Brown: Maize and Uto-Aztecan Cultural History. William L. Merrill, Robert J. Hard, Jonathan B. Mabry, Karen R. Adams, Gayle J. Fritz, John R. Roney, A. C. MacWilliams Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Vol 107(11):E35-36, 2010.

A Possible Plainview Component in Central Chihuahua, Mexico. A. C. MacWilliams, Karen R. Adams, Robert J. Hard, John R. Roney. Current Research in the Pleistocene, Vol 23:60-62, 2006.

Late Paleoindian and Archaic Archaeological and Geoarchaeological Research along Leon Creek, San Antonio, Texas. Cynthia Tennis, Charles B. Bousman, Lee Nordt and Robert J. Hard. Current Research in the Pleistocene. Vol 16:78, 1999.

Mobility, Land Fragmentation, and Economic Rationality. Robert J. Hard and William L. Merrill. American Anthropologist. Vol. 95:1005-1006, 1993.

Invited Chapters (peer reviewed):

Rainfed Farming and Settlement Aggregation: Reflections from Chihuahua, Mexico. Robert J. Hard, William L. Merrill, A. C. MacWilliams, John R. Roney, Jacob C. Freeman, and Karen R. Adams. In Traditional Arid Lands Agriculture: Understanding the Past for the Future,edited by Scott E Ingram and Robert C. Hunt. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, pp. 237-272, 2015.

Preliminary Results of Stable Carbon Isotopes of Modern and Prehistoric Leporid Bone Collagen from the Jornada Mogollon Region. Leonard Kemp, Cynthia Munoz, Raymond Mauldin, and Robert Hard. In Advances in Jornada Mogollon Archaeology: Proceedings from the 17th Jornada Mogollon Conference, edited by Todd L. VanPool, Elizabeth M. McCarthy, and Christine S. VanPool. pp. 197-210. El Paso Museum of Archaeology, El Paso, Texas.

Stable Isotope Isotope and DNA Analyses. In Archaeology and Bioarchaeology of the Buckeye Knoll Site (41VT98), Victoria County, Texas, Robert J. Hard and Noreen Tuross, edited by Robert A. Ricklis, Richard A. Weinstein, and Douglas C. Wells. Coastal Environments, Inc., pp. 363-376, 2012.

Way Down South: A Review of Evidence Pertaining to Early Agriculture in Mexico and Beyond. John R. Roney and Robert J. Hard. In The Latest Research on the Earliest Farmers, edited by Sarah Herr. Online publication, Center for Desert Archaeology, www.archaeologysouthwest.org/what-we-do/investigations/earliest-farmers, 2011

The Setting of Early Agriculture in Southern Chihuahua, Mexico. A.C. MacWilliams, Robert J. Hard, John R. Roney, Karen R. Adams, and William L. Merrill.  In Archaeology Without Borders:Contact, Commerce and Change in the U.S.Southwest and Northwestern Mexico, edited by Laurie D. Webster and Maxine E. McBrinn with Eduardo Gamboa Carrera, pp 35-54. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, 2008.

The Emergence of Maize Farming in Northwestern Mexico. Robert J. Hard, Karen R. Adams, John R. Roney, Kari M. Schmidt and Gayle J. Fritz. In Case Studies in Environmental Archaeology, second edition, edited by Elizabeth J. Reitz, C. Margaret Scarry and Sylvia J. Scudder, pp. 315-333. Springer, New York, 2008.

Cerros de Trincheras in Northwestern Chihuahua: The Arguments for Defense. Robert J. Hard and John R. Roney.. In Trincheras Sites in Time, Space and Society, edited by Suzanne K. Fish, Paul R. Fish, and M. Elisa Villalpando, pp 11-52. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 2007.

Cerros de Trincheras y la Cultivación de Maíz en el Noroeste de Chihuahua. R. Hard and J. Roney. In Las Vías del Noroeste 1: Una Macrorregión Indígena Americana, edited by Carlo Bonfiglioli, Arturo Gutiérrez y María Eugenia Olavarría, pp. 113-132. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México – Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, México, DF, 2006.

Early Agriculture in Chihuahua, Mexico. Robert J. Hard, A. C. MacWilliams, John R. Roney, Karen R. Adams, and William L. Merrill. In Histories of Maize: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Prehistory, Biogeography, Domestication, and Evolution of Maize. Edited by John E. Staller, Robert H. Tykot, and Bruce F. Benz, pp 471-485. Academic Press, 2006.

The Transition to Farming on the Rio Casas Grandes and in the Southern Jornada Mogollon Region in the North American Southwest R. Hard and J. Roney. In Current Research on the Late Archaic Across the Borderlands: From Foraging to Farming, edited by B. Vierra, pp. 141-186. University of Texas Press, Austin, 2005.

Late Archaic Period Hilltop Settlements in Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. R. Hard and J. Roney. In Society and Politics in the Greater Southwest, edited by Barbara Mills, pp. 276-294. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, 2004.

A Review of Cerros de Trincheras in Northwestern Chihuahua. J. Roney and R. Hard. In Surveying the Archaeology of Northwest Mexico, edited by Gillian E. Newell and Emiliano Gallaga, pp 127-147. University of Utah Press, 2004.

Early Agriculture in Northwestern Chihuahua, by J. Roney and R. Hard. In Traditions, Transitions, and Technologies: Themes in Southwestern Archaeology, edited by S. Schlanger, pp. 160-177. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, 2002.

Transitions to Agriculture: An Introduction, by J. Roney and R. Hard. In Traditions, Transitions, and Technologies: Themes in Southwestern Archaeology  edited by S. Schlanger, pp. 131-138. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, 2002.

Agricultural Dependence in the Mountain Mogollon Region. R. Hard. In Perspectives on Southwestern Prehistory. Edited by P. Minnis and C. Redman. Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 135-149, 1990.

 

In Press:

Rainfed Farming and Settlement Aggregation: Reflections from Chihuahua, Mexico. Robert J. Hard, William L. Merrill, A. C. MacWilliams, John R. Roney, Jacob C. Freeman, and Karen R. Adams. In Traditional Arid Lands Agriculture Understanding the Past for the Future. Edited by Scott E Ingram and Robert C. Hunt. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, expected 2015.

In Progress:

Early Farming and Warfare in Northwest Mexico, Robert J. Hard and John R. Roney. With contributions by: Karen R. Adams, Gayle J. Fritz, J. Kevin Hanselka, Lee Nordt, Kari M. Schmidt, and Bradley J. Vierra. Book ms, University of Utah Press, under contract.

Other Articles: (non peer-reviewed and general audience)

The Beginnings of Maize Agriculture. John Roney and Robert Hard. Archaeology Southwest 2009:4

Cerro Juanaqueña in Archaeology in America: An Encyclopedia. Edited by Frank McManamon. Vol 3, Southwest and Great Basin/Plateau, pp.60-61, R. Hard and J. Roney. Greenwood Press, 2009, Westport Connecticut.

“Diet and Health” R. J. Hard In Texas Beyond History, South Texas Plains, Prehistory, http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/st-plains/prehistory/images/diet.html. Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory, UT-Austin, Dr. Steve Black, editor, 2006.

Trace Element Analysis of an Obsidian Artifact from Mission San Juan Capistrano, Bexar County, Texas. T. R. Hester, F. Asaro, F. H. Stross, R. Giaque, R. J. Hard. La Tierra 30(1-2):1-5, 2003.

Late Archaic Villages on the Rio Casas Grandes. John R. Roney and R. Hard. Archaeology Southwest 17(2)11, 2003.

Cerro Juanaqueña. R. Hard and John Roney. Archaeology Southwest 13(1)4, 1999.

Diablo Reservoir Burial. M. Foster and R. Hard. Artifact Vol. 22:4:13-17, 1984.

A Model for Prehistoric Land Use, Ft. Bliss, Texas. R. Hard. In American Society for Conservation Archaeology: Proceedings. pp.41-51, 1983.

Technical Reports and Monographs: (reviewed by federal and state agencies)

Archaeological Investigations in Southwestern New Mexico, 2011. John R. Roney, Robert J. Hard, Lori Barkwill Love, Report Submitted to Bureau of Land Management, Las Cruces, NM, NMCRIS #124514, August 2012.

Investigaciones de los Sitios Tempranos de Cultivo de Maíz en Chihuahua, México, 2006. A. C. MacWilliams, John R. Roney, Robert J. Hard, Karen R. Adams, Natalia Martínez Tagüeña, William L. Merrill. Informe al Consejo de Arqueología, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Mexico-North Research Network, Washington, D.C. 2009.

Investigaciones de los Sitios de Cultivo de Maíz Temprano en Chihuahua: Informe de la Temporada de 2003. A. C. MacWilliams, R. J. Hard, John R. Roney, Karen R. Adams, William L. Merrill. Con la colaboración de Kari M. Schmidt. Informe Técnico al Consejo de Arqueología, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Mexico-North Research Network, Washington, D.C. 2006.

Una Investigación Arqueológica de los Sitios Cerros con Trincheras del Arcáico Tardio en Chihuahua, México: Las Investigaciones de Campo de 2000.R. Hard, J. Zapata, and J. Roney. Special Report 27-S, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2001 (Spanish edition).

Una Investigación Arqueológica de los Sitios Cerros con Trincheras del Arcáico Tardio en Chihuahua, México: Las Investigaciones de Campo de 1999.R. Hard and J. Roney. Special Report 26, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2000 (Spanish edition).

Una Investigación Arqueológica de los Sitios Cerros con Trincheras del Arcáico Tardio en Chihuahua, México: Las Investigaciones de Campo de 1998.R. Hard and J. Roney. Special Report 25, Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, 1999 (Spanish edition).

An Archaeological Investigation of Late Archaic Cerros de Trincheras Sites in Chihuahua, Mexico:

Results of the 1998 Investigations. R. Hard and J. Roney. Special Report No. 25, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1999 (English edition).

Una Investigación Arqueológica de los Sitios Cerros con Trincheras del Arcáico Tardío en Chihuahua, México: Las Investigaciones de Campo de 1997.R. Hard and J. Roney. Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1998 (Spanish edition).

Archaeology at the Alamodome: Investigations of a San Antonio Neighborhood in Transition, Vol. I, Historical, Architectural, and Oral History Research. Edited by A. Fox, M. Renner, and R. Hard, and. By W. Cox, A. Fox, S. B. Mock, M. Pfeiffer, H. Uecker, and A. Perez Associates. Archaeological Survey Report 236, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1997.

Archaeology at the Alamodome: Investigations of a San Antonio Neighborhood in Transition, Vol. II, Excavations and Artifact Distribution Analysis. Edited by A. Fox, M. Renner, and R. Hard, By G. Wright. Archaeological Survey Report 237, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1997.

Archaeology at the Alamodome: Investigations of a San Antonio Neighborhood in Transition, Vol. III, Artifact Analyses and Special Studies. Edited by A. Fox, M. Renner, and R. Hard. By P. Dering, A. Fox, K. Gross, J. Hunziker, G. Mendez, B. Meissner, R. Munoz, M. Parent, C. Tennis, M. Vaughn, and J. Zapata. Archaeological Survey Report 238, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1997.

A Historical Overview of Alamo Plaza and Camposanto. Edited by R. Hard. Contributions by I. Cox, A. Fox, E. Newcomb, and D. Nickels. Special Report, No. 20, Archaeological Survey Report 218, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1994.

Excavations in the Castner Range Archaeological District in El Paso, Texas. R. Hard. Publications in Anthropology No. 11, El Paso Centennial Museum, University of Texas at El Paso, 1983.

The San Agustín Mission Site: Tucson, Arizona. R. Hard and W. Doelle. Archaeological Series No. 118, Cultural Resource Management Section, Arizona State Museum, 1978.

Excavations at Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo, San Antonio, Texas. R. Hard, A. Fox, K. Gross, B. Meissner, G. Mendez, C. Tennis, and J. Zapata. Archaeological Survey Report 218, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1995.

Archaeological Survey of Upper Leon Creek Terraces, Bexar County, Texas. C. Tennis and R. Hard. Archaeological Survey Report 233, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1995.

Chapters in Proceedings and Field Reports:

Kemp, L., Munoz, C., Mauldin, R., & Hard, Robert J. (2014). Preliminary Results of Stable Carbon Isotopes of Modern and Prehistoric Leporid Bone Collagen from the Jornada Mogollon Region. In Todd L. VanPool, Elizabeth M. McCarthy, and Christine S. VanPool (Ed.), Advances in Jornada Mogollon Archaeology: Proceedings from the 17th Jornada Mogollon Conference (pp. 197-210). El Paso, Texas: El Paso Museum of Archaeology.

Recent Reconnaissance in Southwest Chihuahua. A. C. MacWilliams, R. J. Hard, J. R. Roney, K. R. Adams and W. L. Merrill. In Mostly Mimbres: A Collection of Papers from the 12th Biennial Mogollon Conference, edited by M. Thompson, J. Jurgena, and L. Jackson, pp. 83-91. El Paso Museum of Archaeology, El Paso, 2006.

Discussions and Conclusions, by R. J. Hard. In Nuestra Señora del Refugio (41RF1), Refugio County, Texas, Vol. I Archaeological Investigations by C. Tennis. Archaeological Survey Report No. 315. Center for Archaeological Research, UTSA, 2002.

The 1997 Investigations at Cerro Juanaqueña in Northern Chihuahua, Mexico. R. Hard and J. Roney. In Archaeology of the Jornada Mogollon: Proceedings from the 10th Jornada Mogollon Conference. Compiled by M. Stowe and M. Slaughter. Geo-Marine, Inc., Austin, pp.85-110, 1999.

A Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Dependence in the Northern and Southern Jornada Mogollon Regions. R. Hard. In Proceedings of the Ninth Jornada-Mogollon Conference. Edited by R. Mauldin, J. Leach, and S. Ruth. Publications in Archaeology, No. 12, Centro de Investigaciones Arqueologicas, El Paso, pp. 93-98, 1997.

Historic Context and Recommendations. R. Hard and B. Bousman. In Archaic Use of the Upper Leon Creek Terraces: Archaeological Testing in Northern Bexar County, Texas. Authored by C. Tennis. Archaeological Survey Report 234, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, pp. 54-62, 1996.

Archaeological Survey of Laughlin Air Force Base, Val Verde County, Texas. Edited by C. Tennis, M. Renner, and R. Hard. R. Hard co-authored two chapters. Archaeological Survey Report 239,  Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1996.

Settlement and Subsistence Patterns of a Pithouse Occupation in the Chihuahuan Desert. Ft. Bliss Environmental Management Office Archaeological Report. Manuscript on file, Ft. Bliss Archaeological Program, Environmental Protection Office.

Doctoral Dissertation:

Ecological Relationships Affecting the Rise of Farming Economies: A Test from the American Southwest, University of New Mexico, 1986. Dissertation committee: L. Binford, Chair; J. Sabloff, L. Cordell, B. Nelson, and W. Martin.

Conference Presentations:

Round Mountain and Other Cerros De Trincheras of the Upper Gila River, Arizona. Robert J Hard, John R. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, Karen Adams, and Mary Whisenhunt.Paper presented at the 15th Biennial Southwest Symposium, January 14-16, 2016. Tucson, Arizona.

Panarchy and Cascades of Regime Change on the Prehistoric Texas Coastal Plain: A Hypothesis for the Collapse of a 6000 Year Old Hunter-Gatherer Ritual and Mortuary Complex. Jacob Freeman, Robert J. Hard, and Raymond Mauldin. Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Glasgow, Scotland, September 2-5, 2015.

Considering Robustness and Vulnerability in Texas Hunter-Gatherer Social-Ecological Systems Using Stable Isotope Data. Robert Hard, Jacob Freeman and Raymond Mauldin. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California, April 15-19, 2015

Recent Test Excavations at an Early Agricultural Period Cerro de Trincheras Site on the Upper Gila River, Arizona. John Roney, Robert J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams and Mary E. Whisenhunt. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California, April 15-19, 2015.

Initial Investigations at the Round Mountain Cerro de Trincheras Site in Eastern Arizona. John R. Roney, Robert J. Hard, and Mary Whisenhunt. Presented at the 18th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference, October 10-11, 2014.

Stable Carbon (δ13Ccollagen, δ13Ccarbonate) and Nitrogen (δ15N) Isotopic Shifts in Central Texas Hunter-Gatherers over the last 7,000 years. Raymond Mauldin, Cynthia Munoz, Robert J. Hard, Jennifer Rice, & Kirsten Verostick, Presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, Texas, April 23-27, 2014.

Maize Processing and Grinding Technology at Cerro Juanaqueña. Gabriela Gonzalez and Robert J. Hard. Presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chihuahua”, Society for American Archaeology, Austin, Texas April 23-27, 2014.

Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Analysis from La Playa, Sonora. Ashley Jones, A., Robert J. Hard, Cynthia Munoz, Raymond Mauldin, & Canchola Villalpando M. E. Presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, Texas, April 23-27, 2014.

Settlement Structure in Central and Southern Chihuahua. Robert J. Hard, A. C. MacWilliams, and J. R. Roney, presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology,Society for American Archaeology, Austin, Texas, April 23-27, 2014.

Initial Investigations at the Round Mountain Cerro de Trincheras Site in Southeastern Arizona. John R. Roney, Robert J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams, and Mary Whisenhunt, Presented at the 18th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, October 10, 2014.

Quantitative Learning in Introduction to Archaeology. Robert J. Hard, M. Kathryn Brown, Sonia Alconini, and Laura J. Levi. Presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 3-7, 2013.

Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes from Radiocarbon Dated Hunter-Gatherer Remains at Hitzfelder Cave, Texas. Raymond Mauldin, Robert Hard, Cynthia Munoz, and Jennifer Rice. Poster presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 3-7, 2013

A Stable Isotope Analysis of Hunter-Gatherers from Hitzfelder Cave, Texas. Cynthia M Munoz, Jennifer L. Z. Rice, Kirsten Verostick, Robert J Hard, Raymond P. Mauldin. Paper presented at 116th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science, Kerrville, TX. March 1, 2013

Paleoenvironment and Archaic Period Archaeology in the Borderlands. Robert Hard, John Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, Raymond Mauldin, Charles Smith, Lori Barkwill-Love, and Cynthia Munoz. Malpai Borderlands Group Annual Science Conference, January 11, 2012, Douglas, Arizona

An Optimal Model of Labor Allocation to Foraging and Farming: Understanding Northern Uto-Aztecan Subsistence Strategies. Jacob Freeman, William Merrill, and Robert Hard. Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Memphis, Tennessee, April 18-22, 2012.

An Intensive Late Archaic Period Occupation in Southwestern New Mexico. Robert Hard, John Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, Lori Barkwill Love, and Raymond Mauldin. Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Memphis, Tennessee, April 18-22, 2012.

Archaic Use of Playas in Southwestern New Mexico. John Roney, Charles Smith, Robert Hard, and A.C. MacWilliams. Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Memphis, Tennessee, April 18-22, 2012.

Reconstructing Past Vegetation Types During the Late Holocene Using Stable Carbon Isotopes of Leporids from Archaeological Sites in the American Southwest. Raymond Mauldin, Cynthia Munoz, Leonard Kemp, and Robert Hard, Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 3-7, 2012.

Reconstructing Paleoecological conditions using Stable Isotopic Signatures of Modern and Prehistoric Leporid Bone Collagen from Far West Texas and Southern New Mexico. Cynthia Munoz, Leonard Kemp, Raymond Mauldin, and Robert Hard. Presented at the Texas Archeological Society Meeting, Fort Worth, October 28-30, 2011.

Preliminary Results of Stable Carbon Isotopes of Modern and Prehistoric Leporid Bone Collagen from the Jornada Mogollon Region. Leonard Kemp, Cynthia Munoz, Raymond Mauldin, and Robert Hard. Presented at the 17th Biennial Jornada Mogollon Conference, October 7-8, 2011, El Paso, Texas.

The Absence of Aggregated Populations in Central and Southern Chihuahua. Robert J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams, John R. Roney, Jacob C. Freeman, Karen R. Adams and William L. Merrill. Research Seminar, Drylands Agriculture: What We Need to Know, Ft. Burgwin Research Center, Southern Methodist University, Taos, New Mexico. October 5-9, 2011. (This was an invited research seminar based on 2011 SAA symposium and included submitting a finished paper and three days of discussion).

A15-06 and Settlement on the Río San Pedro River of Southern Chihuahua, Mexico. Arthur MacWilliams, Robert Hard, John R. Roney, and Karen R. Adams. Presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, March 30-April, 2011, Sacramento, California.

The Absence of Aggregated Populations in Central and Southern Chihuahua. Robert J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams, John R. Roney, Jacob C. Freeman, and Karen R. Adams. Presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, March 30-April, 2011, Sacramento, California.

Testing the Usefulness of Stable Carbon Isotopes in Short-lived Leporids to Reconstruct Local Paleoecology. Stephen Smith, Robert Hard,   Raymond Mauldin, and Cynthia Munoz. Texas Academy of Sciences, Austin, March 2011.

Reconstructing Fine-Grained Paleovegetation Shifts through Variation in Stable Carbon Isotopes of Leporids collected from Hunter-gatherer Archaeological Sites in Central and South Texas. Cynthia M. Munoz, Raymond Mauldin, Robert Hard, Stephen Smith, and Patrick Villanueva. International Symposium on Archaeometry, Tampa, Florida, May 10-14, 2010.

Uto-Aztecan Foragers and Farmers in the Cultural History of the Desert West. Robert Hard, William Merrill, John Roney, and A. C. MacWilliams. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis, April 14-18, 2010.

Monitoring Fine-Grained Paleovegetation Shifts through Variation in Stable Carbon Isotopes of Leporids Collected from Hunter-Gatherer Sites. Cynthia M. Munoz, Stephen Smith, Raymond Mauldin, and Robert Hard. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis, April 14-18, 2010.

Using an Ecological Model to Predict the Presence and Absence of Maize Cultivation, Cross-Culturally, and Implications for the Prehistoric Presence and Absence of Maize. Jacob Freeman and Robert J. Hard. Tularosa Basin Conference, March 2009.

Way Down South: A Review of Evidence Pertaining to Early Agriculture in Mexico and Beyond. John R. Roney and Robert J. Hard. Colton House Advanced Seminar and Pecos Conference Plenary Session 2. Flagstaff, Arizona. August 8, 2008.

The Pre-Ceramic period and Early Agriculture in the Gran Chichimeca. Robert J. Hard, A. C. MacWilliams, John R. Roney, Karen R. Adams. 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, B.C.  March 26-30, 2008

Early Warfare and Segmentary Societies in Northwestern Mexico. Lori Gerrard and Robert Hard, 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, B.C.  March 26-30, 2008.

Revisiting Settlement Patterns in North-Central Mexico. John Roney, Robert J. Hard, Karen R. Adams, A.C. MacWilliams. Paper presented in the symposium Recent Research in the Archaeology of Northwest Mexico, Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC. March 26-30, 2008

Why is Texas Archaeology Interesting? Robert J. Hard. Paper Presented at Plenary Session at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin Texas, April 25-29, 2007.

Exploring the Middle Ground: Socioeconomic Diversity among Hunter-gatherers and Maize Agriculturalists.  Jacob Freeman and Robert J. Hard. Poster Presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin Texas, April 25-29, 2007.

Recent Investigations into Early Agriculture in Southern Chihuahua.  A. C. MacWilliams, Robert J. Hard, John R. Roney, and Karen R. Adams . Paper Presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin Texas, April 25-29, 2007.

La Expansión del Cultivo del Maíz y de la Agricultura Temprana en el Norte de México. J. Roney, R. J. Hard, A. C. MacWilliams and K. A. Adams. Paper to be presented at the Seminario de Arqueología del Norte de México, Mexico D. F., August 14-16, 2006.

Ancient Corn: A Timeline. J. R. Roney and R. J. Hard. Paper presented at the Vias del Noroeste Conference, Flagstaff, Arizona, May 22-25, 2006.

Las Origines de la agricultura en Chihuahua, J. R. Roney, R. J. Hard, A. C. MacWilliams, K. A. Adams. Paper presented at the IX Conferencia de la Arqueología de la Frontera Norte, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, July 20-22, 2006.

Comparing Cerros de Trincheras in Two Regions of Chihuahua. J. Roney, A. C. MacWilliams, R. J. Hard, K. A. Adams. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology 71st Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 26-30, 2006.

Frames of Reference and Aquatic Resource Use in Texas and North America. R. J. Hard, C. Munoz, and M. A. Katzenberg. Poster presented at the Society for American Archaeology 71st Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 26-April 30, 2006. (Our poster won SAA Meeting Professional Poster Award).

Buildinga Theory of Plant Intensification (aka The Persistence of Hunting and Gathering: A Waltz Across Texas), A. L. Johnson and R. J. Hard, Paper Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany, Ft. Worth, June 5-9, 2005. Also Presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Texas Archaeological Society, Austin, Oct 28-30, 2005.

Long-term Ranchería Resilience in Southwestern Chihuahua, Mexico: Seeking Explanations for Persistent Dispersed Communities. Robert J. Hard, A. C. MacWilliams; John R. Roney; Karen R. Adams, and William L. Merrill. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology 70th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City March 30-April 3, 2005.

Early Agriculture in Chihuahua, Mexico, Robert J. Hard, Amber Johnson, John R. Roney, Karen R. Adams, Arthur C. MacWilliams, and William L. Merrill, Paper Presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Montreal, March 31-April 4, 2004.

Observations on the Ceramic Period of Southern Chihuahua, Arthur C. MacWilliams, Robert J. Hard, John R. Roney, Karen R. Adams and William L. Merrill. Paper Presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Montreal, March 31-April 4, 2004.

Early Agriculture in Chihuahua, John R. Roney, Karen R. Adams, Robert J. Hard, Arthur C. MacWilliams, William L. Merrill, Paper Presented at the IX Southwest Symposium, Chihuahua, Mexico January, 9 and 10, 2004

Early Agriculture Settlements Along the Rio Casas Grandes,Robert J. Hard and John R. Roney, Paper presented at the 76th Pecos Conference, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, August 14-17, 2003.

Recent Research to Locate Early Agricultural Remains in Southern Chihuahua.Robert J. Hard, Roney R. Roney, Karen R. Adams, Arthur C. MacWilliams, and William L. Merrill. Paper presented at the 76th Pecos Conference, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, August 14-17, 2003

Bone Chemistry and Texas Hunter-Gatherer Coastal Plain Adaptations. Robert Hard, Anne Katzenberg, Thomas Stafford, and Mark Schurr. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Milwaukee, April 9-13, 2003.

Looking for Early Maize Between the Southwest and Mesoamerica: A Field Report From Southwest Chihuahua, Mexico. Gerry R. Raymond, John R. Roney, Arthur C. MacWilliams, Robert J. Hard, Karen R. Adams, and William L. Merrill.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Milwaukee, April 9-13, 2003.

Bone Chemistry on the Coastal Plain. R Hard, Anne Katzenberg, Thomas Stafford, and Mark Schurr. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Archaeological Society, Laredo. October 26-27, 2002.

Recent Reconnaissance in Southwest Chihuahua. Art MacWilliams, John Roney, R. Hard, Karen Adams, William Merrill. Paper presented at the Mogollon Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Oct 18-19, 2002.

Variability in Agricultural Adaptations in the Southwest. R. Hard and J. Roney. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Denver, March 20-24, 2002.

Cerros de Trincheras y la Cultivación de Maiz en la Noroeste de Chihuahua. R. Hard and J. Roney. Las Vías del Noroeste, Primer Coloquio, Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, February 25-27, 2002.

Late Archaic Period Hilltop Settlements in Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. R. Hard and J. Roney. Southwest Symposium 2002: Society and Politics in the Greater Southwest, Tucson, January 10-12, 2002.

Cerros De Trincheras In Northwestern Chihuahua: The Argument For Defense. J. Roney and R. Hard. Enduring Borderlands Traditions: Trincheras Sites in Time, Space and Society. Amerind Foundation Advanced Seminar, Dragoon, Arizona, January 9-10, 2002 and Southwest Symposium 2002: Society and Politics in the Greater Southwest, Tucson, January 10-12, 2002.

Cronología de La Epoca Preceramica en la Región de Casas Grandes, Chihuahua. J. Roney and R. Hard. IV Conferencia de Arqueología de la Frontera Norte, Museo de las Culturas del Norte, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, July 25-27, 2001.

Exploring the Ecological Context of Early Farming Villages in the North American Southwest. R. Hard and J. Roney. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, April 18-21, 2001.

Agricultura Temprana en el Noroeste de Chihuahua. R. Hard and J. Roney. Paper presented at Arqueología del Norestede México y Sureste de Estatados Unidos, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, November 7-10, 2000.

Early Agriculture in Northwestern Chihuahua. J. Roney and R. Hard. Paper presented at the Southwest Symposium, Santa Fe, January 15, 2000 and 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Philadelphia, April 5-9, 2000.

Late Archaic Cerros de Trincheras Sites in Northwestern Chihuahua: Results of the 1999 Season. R. Hard and J. Roney. Paper presented at the XI Jornada Mogollon Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico, November 12-13, 1999.

A Preliminary Report on the Charred Plant Remains from Cerro Juanaqueña. J. Hanselka,  K. Adams, R. Hard and J. Roney. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology, Oaxaca, Mexico, March 11, 1999.

Evidence for Cultivation of Amaranthus sp. (Amaranthaceae) 3,000 Years Ago at Cerro Juanaqueña, Chihuahua. G. Fritz, K. Adams, R. Hard and J. Roney. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology, Oaxaca, Mexico, March 11, 1999.

Northwestern Mexico: New Perspectives on the Late Archaic from Cerro Juanaqueña. J. Roney and R. Hard. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago, March 24-28, 1999.

Late Archaic Cerros de Trincheras Sites in Northwestern Chihuahua: Results of the 1999 Season. R. Hard and J. Roney. Paper Presented at the 20th Anniversary Jornada-Mogollon Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico, November 12-13, 1999.

Charred Plant Remains from Late Archaic Cerros de Trincheras Sites in Chihuahua, Mexico. J. Hanselka, K. Adams, R. Hard, and J. Roney. Paper Presented at the 20th Anniversary Jornada-Mogollon Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico. November 12-13, 1999.

A 3000-Year Old Terraced Village in Northern Chihuahua. J. Roney and R. Hard. Poster presented at the Sixth Biennial Southwest Symposium, Hermosillo, Sonora, México, February 6-7, 1998. Also presented at the Pecos Conference, Pecos, New Mexico, August, 1998.

Cerro Juanaqueña: A Late Archaic Trinchera Site in Northern Chihuahua. R. Hard, J. Roney, and K. Adams. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle, March 27, 1998.

A Note on the Temporal and Spatial Distributions of Cerros de Trincheras. J. Roney and R. Hard. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle, March 27, 1998. Also presented at the Arizona Archaeological Council Meeting on Tactical Sites, Flagstaff, Arizona, Oct 23-24, 1998.

Una Investigación Arqueológica de los Sitios de Cerros con Trincheras del Arcáico Tardio. R. Hard and J. Roney.  Paper presented at Tendencias y Perspectivas de la Arqueologia en Chihuahua, Primeria Reunion, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, 27 de Junio, 1998.

A Late Archaic Cerro de Trincheras Settlement in Northern Chihuahua, Mexico. R. Hard and J.  Roney. Paper presented at The 10th Mogollon Archaeology Conference, Silver City, New Mexico, October 2, 1998.

The Concept of Significance: Comments from the Perspective of a Large University Contract Organization. R. Hard.  Panel discussion at the Texas Archaeological Society Meeting, Odessa, Texas, October 31-November 1, 1997.

Recent Excavations at the Late Archaic Period Trincheras Site of Cerro Juanaqueña, Chihuahua. R. Hard and J. Roney. Paper presented at the Jornada Mogollon Conference, Mesilla, New Mexico, October 16-18, 1997.

Preliminary Results from Excavations at Cerro Juanaqueña, Mexico.  J. Roney and R. Hard. Paper presented at the Pecos Conference, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, August 15, 1997.

 Investigaciones a Cerro Juanaqueña, Chihuahua, México. J. Roney and R. Hard. Paper presented at the Seminario de Antropología e Historia, Centro INAH, Cd. Chihuahua, Chihuahua, 28 Julio 1997.

Where is the Kitchen: Fire Placement and Ethnoarchaeological Models of Site Structure. R. Hard and S. Snyder. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Nashville, April 2-6, 1997.

Hunter-Gatherer Settlement and Social Organization at the Spanish Colonial Missions in the San Antonio River Valley, South Texas. B. Meissner, K. Gross, and R. Hard. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Nashville, April 2-6, 1997.

Burned Rock Use in the Basin and Range Environment of West Texas-Southern New Mexico. J. Leach, R. Mauldin, R. Hard, and R. Phippen. Paper presented at the Texas Archaeological Society, San Antonio, October 25-26, 1996.

Farmers or Foragers? Upland Exploitation of the Eastern Periphery of the Southwest. R. Hard, J. Durst and G. Raymond. Paper presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, April 10-14, 1996.

Formative Jornada Mogollon Subsistence Variability. Paper presented at the Jornada Mogollon Conference IX, El Paso, November 10-11, 1995.

Agricultural Intensification in the Sacramento Mountains of South central New Mexico. Paper presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Anaheim, California, April 20-24, 1994.

Prehistoric Land Use Patterns Near Del Rio, Texas. R. Hard and G. Raymond. Paper presented at the Texas Archaeological Society Meeting / Plains Conference, Lubbock, November 3-5, 1994.

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Shovel Tests. R. Hard and C. Tennis. Paper presented at the Texas Archaeological Society/Plains Conference, Lubbock, November 3-5, 1994.

Early Bronze Age Ground Stone Tools: A Remarkable Case of Ore Processing in Central Anatolia. L. Kosub and R. Hard. Poster presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, St. Louis, April 14-18, 1993.

The Doña Ana Phase and Cultural Evolution in the Jornada Mogollon. R. Hard, P. Graeber, J. Manasco, C. Tennis, and  K. Thuesen. Paper presented at the Mogollon Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico, September 24-26, 1992.

Ecological Factors Influencing Reduced Mobility and the Adoption of Agriculture in Hunter-Gatherer Groups. R. Hard. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Society for Ethnobiology. Washington, D.C., March 25-27, 1992.

The Function of Anatolian Ground and Battered Tools. R. Hard and A. Yener. Paper presented at the  Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 24-28, 1991.

Indicators of Agricultural Dependence in the Southwestern U.S. R. Hard and R. Mauldin. Paper presented at the Symposium in Honor of Lewis R. Binford, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1989.

Mobility and Sedentism Among the Tarahumara, R. Hard and W. Merrill. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 1989.

Evaluations of Late Mesilla Phase Adaptations. R. Hard. Paper presented at the Mogollon Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1988.

The Emergence of Farming Economies in the American Southwest. R. Hard. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, 1988.

Agricultural Dependence in the Mountain Mogollon Region. R. Hard. Invited paper presented at the Southwest Symposium, Tempe, Arizona, 1988.

Sampling Sites with Closely Spaced Transects on Fort Bliss. R. Hard. Paper presented at the Society for Independent Anthropologists, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1985.

Preliminary Data on Late Mesilla Phase Settlement and Subsistence. R. Hard. Paper presented at the Mogollon Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1984.

Ecological Conditions and Agricultural Dependence in the Greater Southwest. R. Hard. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Portland, 1984.

A Tarahumara Settlement System. R. Hard and Martha Graham. Paper presented at the Society for Independent Anthropologists, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1983.

Ground stone and Ceramic Assemblages as Indicators of Agricultural Dependence. R. Hard. Paper presented at the Jornada Mogollon Conference, El Paso, Texas, 1983.

A Model of Mesilla Phase Adaptations. R. Hard. Paper presented at the Mogollon Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Society for American Archaeology Meeting Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1983.

Ethnoarchaeological Research Among the Tarahumara. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 1982.

Courses Taught at UTSA:
Introduction to Anthropology, Ant 1013
Introduction to Archaeology, Ant 2043
Archaeology of North America, Ant 3263
Archaeology of the American Southwest, Ant 4123
Archaeology of Texas, Ant 4113
Archaeological Field School, Ant 3406, 5406
Archaeological Laboratory Methods, Ant 4403
Hunters and Gatherers, Ant 5283
Analytical Methods in Archaeology, Ant 6623 (formerly 5513)
Recent Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, Ant 6973
Seminar in the Prehistory of Texas & Adjacent Areas, Ant 5413
Research Design and Proposal Writing, Ant 6603
Seminar in the Origins of Agriculture, Ant 6973
Seminar in Research Design and Proposal Writing, Ant 6303

Grants & Fellowships:

2015 NSF Archaeology Program Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant. Doctoral Dissertation Research: An Analysis of Hunter-Gatherer Mobility and Territoriality in the Late Archaic Texas Coastal Plain using Strontium Stable Isotope Ratios. Robert Hard and Kristina Solis $24,876 (under review)

2015 NSF Archaeology Program: 6,000 Years of Hunter-gatherer Territoriality and Evolutionary Ecology: Isotopic and Genetic Analysis at the Morhiss Site, Texas, with D. Bolnick, J. Freeman, R. Mauldin. $216,771.

2015 NSF IBSS Program. The Evolution of Social Networks and the Robustness of Human Societies to Population Growth and Climate Change: A Deep Time Perspective , with J Freeman, R. Mauldin, D. Bolnick, M. Anderies. $998,350.

2015 Archaeological Field School, Freeport McMoRan. $5,000 (awarded, community investment grant).

2014 UTSA Grants for Research Advancement and Transformation (GREAT), Office of Vice-President of Research. Reconstructing Holocene Paleoclimate in Southwestern New Mexico, with Marina Suarez $19,744.

2014 UTSA Summer Seed Grant, Faculty Research Award. “Ancient Maize Agriculture on the New Mexico Borderlands.” $5,000.

2012 UTSA Quantitative Literacy Course Development Program: The Redesign of Introduction to Archaeology (Ant 2043) for Quantitative Literacy: Phase II, with M. Kathryn Brown, Sonia Alconini, and Laura J. Levi $15,000,

2011 UTSA Quantitative Literacy Course Development Program: The Redesign of Introduction to Archaeology (Ant 2043) for Quantitative Literacy. $15,000, with Sonia Alconini, M. Kathryn Brown, and Laura J. Levi.

2011 National Science Foundation $19,435 w/ Charles Speer (Co-PI). Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Clovis Mobility at the Gault site, Texas: A Chert Provenance Study using LA-ICP-MS

2008 National Science Foundation ca. $151,357 (RJH is co-pi) w/ Raymond Mauldin (PI) and Debjyouti Paul (Co-PI)

2007 UTSA Faculty Research Award. $5,000.

2005 National Science Foundation $157,834 (RJH is co-PI) w/ A. C. MacWilliams (PI), and J. R. Roney (co-PI). Mexico-North Research Network (MNRN)

2004 UTSA Faculty Development Leave

2003 National Geographic Society $20,062 w/A. MacWilliams, J. Roney, K. Adams, W. Merrill. (MNRN)

2002 National Science Foundation $99,452 w/ J. Roney, (MNRN)

2002 National Science Foundation $19,998 (co-PI) w/ A. MacWilliams (PI), J. Roney, K. Adams, W. Merrill (MNRN)

2002 College of Liberal, Fine Arts and Humanities Research Award, UTSA $3,000

2001 National Endowment for the Humanities University Teachers Fellowship $40,000

2001 National Science Foundation $49,980 w/ J. Roney

2000 Trull Foundation $2,600

2000 San Antonio Area Foundation $5,000

2000 National Science Foundation $122,971 w/ J. Francis

2000 National Geographic Society $19,723 w/ John Roney

1999 UTSA Faculty Research Award $4,580

1998 National Science Foundation $220,485 w/ J. Roney

1997 National Science Foundation $35,920 w/ J. Roney

1997 UTSA Faculty Research Award $3,326

1995 San Antonio Area Foundation $4,500 w/ S. Mock

1994 Texas Comm. on Humanities $7,500 w/ S. Mock

1994 Texas Historical Foundation $500 w/ S. Mock

1994 U.S. National Forest Service $6,000

1993 UTSA Faculty Research Award $3,514

1993 U.S. National Forest Service $7,500

1992 UTSA Grant Development Grant $2,465

1991 UTSA Faculty Research Award $2,334

1988 Scholarly Studies Grant, Smithsonian Institution $25,000 w/W. Merrill

1987 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution $18,000

1983 Organization of American States Fellowship

1983 Mellon Foundation Field Research Grant

1983 Graduate Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution

1981 Tinker Foundation Summer Fellowship

1981 Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Grant

1981 & 1980 Graduate Student Research Grants, U of New Mexico

 1980 Tinker Foundation Summer Fellowship

 1980 Department of Anthropology Grant, U of New Mexico

Contracts:

 Over $4,500,000 in archaeological contracts, Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), 1993-2000 representing about 200 contracts providing archaeological research services to numerous Texas public and private organizations.

Current Ph.D. Student Committees

Chair: 5

Kristina Solis, Defended dissertation proposal, collecting data

Lori Barkwill Love, Currently working on proposal

Mary Whisenhunt, taking coursework

Clint McKenzie, taking coursework

Kristin Corl, taking coursework

 

Member: 9
Guillaume Pages, Writing dissertation, PhD Candidate
Emily Lloyd. Writing dissertation, PhD Candidate
Martha Lyke. Completed proposal defense, working on grant proposals
Nicholas Ellwanger, Completed proposal defense, working on grant proposals
Anne Kwiatt, Working on dissertation proposal
Sebastian Salgado-Flores, Working on dissertation proposal
Matthew Warren, Completed proposal defense, working on grant proposals
Whitney Lytle, Completed qualifying exam and working on dissertation proposal
Christie Kokel Rodriguez, preparing for qualifying exams

Completed Ph.D. Dissertation Committees

Chair: 1
Charles Speer, December 2013

Member: 1
Kari Schmidt. University of New Mexico, completed, May 2008.
Deborah Moore, graduated, August 2013

Current M.A. Student Committees

Chair: 3
Andrea Thomas, Finished theses proposal

Completed M.A. Thesis Committees

Chair: 33
Nathaniel Dollar, December 2014                                                                                                    Gabriela Gonzalez, December 2014
Ashley Jones, December 2014
Kelly Denham Mullen, December 2013
Kirsten Verostick, December 2013
Sara Bodah, May 2013
Pete Cadena, May 2012
Lynn Wack, May 2011
Lori Barkwill-Love. May 2011
Charles (Steve) Smith. May 2011
Jon Dowling. August 2008
Leonard Kemp. May 2008
Jacob Freeman. December 2007
Linda Longoria. May 2007
Jena Fuller. Aug. 2006
Charles Speer. Aug. 2006
Kristi Ulrich Miller. 2004
Cindy Munoz. 2004
Carol Villalobos. 2003
Connie Gibson. 2003
Jose Zapata. 2002
Andy Malof. 2001
Ricky Robinson. 2001
David Nickels. 2000
Kevin Hanselka. 2000
Preston McWhorter. 2000
Kaylee Stallings McRae. 1999
Jeffrey Francis. 1999
Gerry Raymond. 1999
Barbara Meissner. 1998
Stephanie Snyder. 1997
Cynthia Tennis. 1996
Diane Cargill. 1996
Robert Rector. 1996
John Arthur. 1994

Member: 8
Tawny Bailey. December 2012
Lynn Kim. August 2009
George Rodriguez. May 2008
Chris Horrell. 1999
Maureen Brown. 1996
Kathryn Brown. 1995
Gordon K. Wright. 1992
Linda Wooten Ellis. 1992

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Committees
Madison Partida (History), Member (May 2010)
Lori Gerrard, Chair (August 2008)
Joe R. Davis, Chair (May 2002)
Bruce Moses, Chair (May 2001)
Christy Cradoct, Member (Dec 2001)

Mentor High School Students
John Trevino, John Jay Science and Engineering High School (2010-2011)
Katie Oetken, Communication Arts High School (2009-2010)

Service:

Departmental/Division Committees:
Comprehensive Periodic Evaluation Review (CPER), Chair (2013-2015)
Faculty Retention and Advancement Committee Chair (DFRAC) (2006-07, 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14)
Anthropology Awards Committee (2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014)
Center for Archaeological Research Liaison (2013-2014)
Strategic Planning Committee (2013-2014)
Quality Enhancement Proposal for Intro to Archaeology, Chair (2010-2011), Co-chair (2012)
Anthropology Graduate Program Learning Assessment, Co-chair (2008-12)
DFRAC Third Year Review Committee Chair (2007, 2010)
DFRAC member (2001)
Search Committee Chair for Mesoamerican archaeologist (2007-2008)
Departmental review of spousal hire for physical anthropology (Fall 2005)
Ph.D. in Anthropology proposal ad hoc departmental group (2001-2007)
UTSA Archaeology Symposium, The Anthropology Graduate Student Association, (2006)
Search Committee Chair for Archaeology of Complex Societies (2003-2004)
Medical Anthropology Search Committee (2002-2003)
Student Scholarship Committee (2002-2003)
Physical Anthropology Search Committee (2000-2001)
Curriculum Committee (2000-2002)
Anthropology Library Liaison (1999-2002)
Division Third Year Review Committee (1999)
Periodic Performance Review Committee Chair (1998-1999)
M.A. Degree in Museum Studies (1997-1998)
Building Advisory and Design Review Committee (1997-1999)
Division Merit Advisory Committee, (1997-1999)
Division Task Force on Facilities and Activities (1998-1999)
Cultural Anthropologist Search Committee (1994)
Archaeologist Search Committee (1994)
Faculty Advisory Committee for the Faculty Forum (1993-1994, 1994-1995, 1996-1997)
James Gifford Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee (1990-1996)
Faculty Advisor to Anthropology Club (1990-1991, 1991-1992)

College
College Faculty Retention and Advancement Committee member (CFRAC) (2005-2009)
College Academic Policy and Curriculum Committee (2004-2005)
Academic Research Committee Chair for summer grants (2001-2002)
Public Service and Outreach Committee Chair (1998-2000)
College Faculty Advisory Committee Secretary (1998-2000)
Museum Studies Search Committee Chair (1997-1998)
College Committee on Academic Technology (1997-1998)

University Service
Faculty Senate, Vice-Chair (2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, Nov 2013-2014)
Faculty Senate, Executive Council (2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, Nov 2013-2014)
Faculty Senate Representative (2008-14)
Faculty Senate HOP Committee Chair (2013-2014)
University Strategic Resources Planning Council (2010-2013, Nov 2013-2014)
Anthropology Learning Outcomes Project Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (2013)
Faculty Senate HOP Committee (2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013)
Faculty Senate, Budget Committee, Chair (2010-2011, 2011-2012)
University F&A Expenditure Task Force (2010-2011)
Faculty Advisory Committee UT System, Alternate member, (2010-2014)
Faculty Representative to meet with Regent Pejovich, Sept. 30, 2010.
UTSA representative to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board discussion group (Jan 2010)
Faculty Senate University Curriculum Committee member (2005-2007)
Faculty Senate Academic Policy and Requirements Committee (2005-2007)
Graduation ceremony marshal and hooder (Dec. 2006, Dec. 2007, May 2010)
UTSA Library workshop presenter on eHRAF database
Presenter “Student Remote Response Systems in the Classroom” to University Committee on Retention(2006) and to the Teaching Learning Center (2006)
University Student Scholarship Committee (2001)
University Compliance Team (1999)
Southern Association of Colleges Self Study Committee (1998-1999)
UTSA Mentor for Tomás Rivera Office of Student Information and Retention (1991-1995)University Standing Committee on Teacher Education (1991-1993)

Administrative Service:
Interim Director and Director 1994-2000 of UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research (CAR)

  • Increased participation of graduate students from 6 to 25 students
  • Increased staff from 5 to 45
  • Increased contracts from $70,000 per year to $1,500,000 per year
  • Developed public outreach program, “Legacy” that reached over 12,000 K-12 school students
  • Raised funds for establishment of Fox-Lewis award

Community Service
     Community Service Public Presentations:

OpenHouse, Duncan, Arizona (July 4, 2015), UTSA Archaeological Field School; Cub Scouts, Duncan, Arizona, (June 2015); Southern Texas Archaeological Association (2008), Archaeological Institute of America (2004); Texas Archaeological Society Banquet Speaker (2002); Anthropological Society of UTSA (2002); Alamo Pre-Columbian Society (2001); South Texas Archaeology Fair (2000); Southern Texas Archaeological Association (1991, 1993, 1997, 2000); Association of Retired Faculty and Associates University of Texas Health Science Center (1999); San Antonio Optimist Club (1999); Travis County Archaeological Society (1994); The Americas: Diversity, Interdependence, Heritage Conference at UTSA (1993); UTSA Anthropology Club (1990, 1991); Institute of Texan Cultures (1991); Austin Friends of Folk Art (1990).

Community Service Media Reports:

UTSA Today (2008, 2010); UTSA Ovations Magazine (2010), National Science Foundation media relations interview (2008), American Archaeology Magazine (2008, 2010); WOAI Radio (2008), UTSA Sombrilla Magazine (2002); Houston Chronicle (2000); San Antonio Express News (1994-2000); Los Angeles Times (1998); New York Times (1998); Washington Post (1998); Albuquerque Tribune (1998); Reuters News Service (1998); Knight Ridder News Service (1998); Associated Press News Service (1998); British Broadcasting Corp (1998); Canadian Broadcasting National TV News (1998); Voice of America (1998); Science News (March 28,1998); Archaeology (Sept/Oct 1998); American Archaeology (Summer 1998); Unsolved Mysteries TV program (1997); Talk of South Texas KLRN radio program (1995); and Mayor’s Forum TV program (1994).

     Other Community Service

San Antonio Regional History Fair judge (2008, 2009)
Southern Texas Archaeological Association, program chair (1996-1997)
City of San Antonio Advisory Committee Member for Alamo Plaza Study Committee

Service to the Profession:
Session co-organizer for IX Southwest Symposium “Variability in Agricultural Adaptations in the North American Southwest”, Chihuahua City, Chihuahua (2004)

Board member/Officer
Mexico-North Research Network, Inc, board member (2002-2012)
Mexico-North Research Network, Inc, Treasurer (2003-2010)
Council of Texas Archaeologists, ethics committee (1995)
Council of Texas Archaeologists, Treasurer (1994)

     Referee

Referee for journals Kiva, American Anthropologist, Human Ecology, and American Antiquity, Journal of Archaeological Science, Journal of Anthropological Research, Latin American Antiquity, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Referee for grant proposals for the National Science Foundation, National Geographic Society, and Canadian Social Science Council

     Invited Presentations

The Nature Conservancy, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, 2005.
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 2000
Texas Archaeological Research Lab, University of Texas, Austin 2000
Department of Anthropology, Tulane University 1997
Truman State University 2004
Washington University 2004

Honors and Awards:
Research Associate, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (2012-2018)
Society for American Archaeology Professional Poster Award with C. Munoz and M. A. Katzenberg, field of 280 entries, (Spring 2006)
Recognized by the Tomas Rivera Center for support of TRC’s programs (Spring 2006)
Amber Award from UTSA Ambassadors for service (Spring 2005)
UTSA Faculty Development Leave (Fall 2004)
Invited to participate in workshop on resilience theory at Arizona State University (Spring 2003)
NEH University Teachers Fellowship (2002-2003)
UTSA COLFA Faculty Research Award (2002)
UTSA Faculty Development Leave Award (1998-99)
UTSA Faculty research award (2006, 1999, 1997, 1993, 1991)
UTSA Million Dollar Scholar Award (1998)
Fellow to American Anthropological Association (1991-present)

Research Interests:
Evolution of farming economies and sedentism
Isotopic determination of human diet
Regional analysis
Hunter-gatherer archaeology
Cultural ecology, human evolutionary ecology
Ethnoarchaeology
Archaeology of Northwest Mexico, American Southwest and Texas
Archaeology of the Jornada Mogollon region
Archaeological method and theory
Ground stone tools
Ethnography and ethnoarchaeology of the Tarahumara Indians of Chihuahua, Mexico

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