Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Robert J. Hard, PhD

Professor of Anthropology

College of Liberal and Fine Arts

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Anthropology

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX  78249

Email: robert.hard@utsa.edu

Phone: (210) 458-7409

Web: https://roberthard.org/

EDUCATION

1986                         PhD, Anthropology, University of New Mexico

1981                         MA, Anthropology, University of New Mexico

1976                         BA, Anthropology, University of Arizona

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2011 – present          Professor, Department of Anthropology, The University of Texas at San Antonio

1996 – 2011             Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, 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

OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

1982 – 1987             Research Archaeologist, University of New Mexico on assignment to Ft. Bliss in El Paso, Texas

HONORS & AWARDS

2020                         Inducted as Member of UTSA’s Academy of Distinguished Researchers

2016                         President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Research, UTSA

2012 – 2021             Research Associate, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

2006                         Society for American Archaeology Professional Poster Award with C. Munoz and M.A. Katzenberg

2006                         Recognized by the Tomas Rivera Center for support of TRC’s programs

2005                         Amber Award from UTSA Ambassadors for service

2002 – 2003             NEH University Teachers Fellowship

1998                         UTSA Million Dollar Scholar Award

RESEARCH & SCHOLARSHIP

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Hunter-gatherer ecology; Resilience theory; Evolution of farming economies and sedentism; Isotopic determination of human ecology; Regional analysis; Cultural ecology, Human evolutionary ecology; Ethnoarchaeology; Archaeology of Northwest Mexico, American Southwest and Texas; Method and theory; Ground stone tools; Ethnography and ethnoarchaeology of the Tarahumara Indians of Chihuahua, Mexico.

FUNDED GRANTS, Fellowships, and awards

COMPLETED

2020                                   UTSA INTRA Award, Office of Vice-President of Research (Awardee)
The Emergence of Collective Action
Total Award: $5,000

2017                                   UTSA Special Research Grant, Office of Vice-President of Research (Awardee)
Publication Subvention costs
Total Award: $3,000

2017                                   UTSA INTRA Award, Office of Vice-President of Research (Awardee)
Warfare and Village Formation in the American Southwest
Total Award: $5,000

2017                                   National Geographic Society (PI; Co-PIs: J. Roney, K. Adams, M. Willis, A. MacWilliams)
Warfare and Village Formation in the American Southwest
Total Award: $20,000

2016                                   Proposal Enhancement Program (PEP) UTSA-Vice President of Research (Awardee)
Warfare and Early Agriculture in Southeastern Arizona
Total Award: $19,974

2016                                   NSF Archaeology Program Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Award (PI; Co-PI: L. Barkwill Love)
Social and Environmental Impacts of Village Formation
Total Award: $25,200

2016                                   NSF Archaeology Program Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Award (PI; Co-PI: K. Solis)
An Analysis of Hunter-Gatherer Mobility and Territoriality in the Late Archaic Texas Coastal Plain using Strontium Stable Isotope Ratios
Total Award: $24,876

2015                                   NSF Archaeology Program (PI; Co-PIs: D. Bolnick, J. Freeman, and R. Mauldin)
6,000 Years of Hunter-gatherer Territoriality and Evolutionary Ecology: Isotopic and Genetic Analysis at the Morhiss Site, Texas
Total Award: $216,771

2015                                   NSF IBSS Program (PI; Co-PIs: J. Freeman, R. Mauldin, D. Bolnick, and M. Anderies)
The Evolution of Social Networks and the Robustness of Human Societies to Population Growth and Climate Change: A Deep Time Perspective
Total Award: $998,350

2014                                   UTSA Grants for Research Advancement and Transformation (GREAT), Office of Vice-President of Research (PI; Co-PI: M. Suarez)
Reconstructing Holocene Paleoclimate in Southwestern New Mexico, Total Award: $19,744

2014                                   UTSA Summer Seed Grant, Faculty Research Award (Awardee)
Ancient Maize Agriculture on the New Mexico Borderlands
Total Award: $5,000

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

2008                                   National Science Foundation (Co-PI; PI: R. Mauldin)
Total Award: $151,357

2007                                   UTSA Faculty Research Award (Awardee)
Total Award: $5,000

2005                                   National Science Foundation, Grant was through Mexico-North Research Network (MNRN) (Co-PI; PI: A.C. MacWilliams; Co-PI: J.R. Roney)
Total Award: $157,834

2004                                   UTSA Faculty Development Leave (Awardee)

2003                                   National Geographic Society (MNRN) (PI; Co-PIs: A. MacWilliams, J. Roney, K. Adams, W. Merrill)
Total Award: $20,062

2002                                   National Science Foundation (MNRN) (PI; Co-PI: J. Roney)
Total Award: $99,452

2002                                   National Science Foundation (MNRN) (Co-PI; PI: A. MacWilliams; Co-PI: J. Roney, K. Adams, and W. Merrill)
Total Award: $19,998

2002                                   College of Liberal, Fine Arts and Humanities Research Award, UTSA (Awardee)
Total Award: $3,000

2001                                   National Science Foundation (PI; Co-PI: J. Roney)
Total Award: $49,980

2001                                   National Endowment for the Humanities University Teachers Fellowship (Awardee)
Total Award: $40,000

2000                                   Trull Foundation (Awardee)
(for CAR Legacy outreach program)
Total Award: $2,600

2000                                   San Antonio Area Foundation (Awardee)
(for CAR Legacy outreach program)
Total Award: $5,000

2000                                   National Science Foundation (PI; Co-PI: J. Francis)
Total Award: $122,971

2000                                   National Geographic Society (PI; Co-PI: J. Roney)
Total Award: $19,723

1999                                   UTSA Faculty Research Award (Awardee)
Total Award: $4,580

1998                                   National Science Foundation (PI; Co-PI: J. Roney)
Total Award: $220,485

1997                                   National Science Foundation (PI; Co-PI: J. Roney)
Total Award: $35,920

1997                                   UTSA Faculty Research Award (Awardee)
Total Award: $3,326

1995                                   San Antonio Area Foundation (Awardee with S. Mock)
(for CAR Legacy program)
Total Award: $4,500

1994                                   Texas Historical Foundation (Awardee with S. Mock)
(for CAR Legacy program)
Total Award: $500

1994                                   U.S. National Forest Service (Awardee)
Total Award: $6,000

1993                                   UTSA Faculty Research Award (Awardee)
Total Award: $3,514

1993                                   U.S. National Forest Service (Awardee)
Total Award: $7,500

1992                                   UTSA Grant Development Grant (Awardee)
Total Award: $2,465

1991                                   UTSA Faculty Research Award (Awardee)
Total Award: $2,334

1988                                   Scholarly Studies Grant, Smithsonian Institution (Awardee with W. Merrill)
Total Award: $25,000

1987                                   Postdoctoral Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution (Awardee)
Total Award: $18,000

1983                                   Organization of American States Fellowship (Awardee)

1983                                   Mellon Foundation Field Research Grant (Awardee)

1983                                   Graduate Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution (Awardee)

1981                                   Tinker Foundation Summer Fellowship (Awardee)

1981                                   Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Grant (Awardee)

1981 and 1980                    Graduate Student Research Grants, U of New Mexico (Awardee)

1980                                   Tinker Foundation Summer Fellowship (Awardee)

1980                                   Department of Anthropology Grant, U of New Mexico (Awardee)

PUBLICATIONS

PEER-REVIEWED BOOKS

Hard, R.J. and J.R. Roney (2020)  Early Farming and Warfare in Northwest Mexico. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Freeman, J., R.J. Hard, R.P. Mauldin, and J.M. Anderies (2021)  Radiocarbon Data May Support a Malthus-Boserup Model of Hunter-Gatherer Population Expansion. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 63:101321. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaa.2021.101321

Freeman, J., J.M. Anderies, R.P. Mauldin, and R.J. Hard (2019)  Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Emergence of Partitioned Land Use Among Human Foragers PLoS ONE 14(7):e0218440. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218440

Freeman, J., R.J. Hard, and R.P. Mauldin (2017)  A Theory of Regime Change on the Prehistoric Texas Coastal Plain. Quaternary International 446:83-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2016.12.029

Smith, S., R. Mauldin, C.M. Munoz, R.J. Hard, D. Paul, G. Skrzypek, P. Villanueva, and L. Kemp (2014)  Exploring the Use of Stable Carbon Isotope Ratios in Short-lived Leporids for Local Paleoecological Reconstruction. Open Journal of Archaeometry 2(1):5306. https://doi.org/10.4081/arc.2014.5306

Mauldin, R.P., R.J. Hard, C.M. Munoz, J.L. Rice, K. Verostick, D.R. Potter, and N. Dollar (2013)  Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotope Analysis of Hunter-gatherers from the Coleman Site, a Late Prehistoric Cemetery in Central Texas. Journal of Archaeological Science 40:1369-1381. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2012.09.032

Hard, R.J. and M.A. Katzenberg (2011)  Stable Isotope Study of Hunter-Gatherer-Fisher Diet, Mobility, and Intensification on the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain. American Antiquity 76:709-751. https://doi.org/10.7183/0002-7316.76.4.709

Merrill, W.L., R.J. Hard, J.B. Mabry, K.R. Adams, G.J. Fritz, J.R. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams (2009)  The Diffusion of Maize to the Southwestern United States and Its Impact. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(50):21019-21026. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0906075106

Johnson, A.L. and R.J. Hard (2008)  Exploring Texas Archaeology with a Model of Intensification. Plains Anthropologist 53(205):137-153. https://doi.org/10.1179/pan.2008.009

Hard, R.J., J. Zapata, B, Moses and J.R. Roney (1999)  Terrace Construction in Northern Chihuahua, Mexico at 1150 B.C. and the Present. Journal of Field Archaeology 26:129-146. https://doi.org/10.1179/jfa.1999.26.2.129

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

Hard, R.J. and J.R. Roney (1998)  A Massive Terraced Village Complex in Chihuahua, Mexico, 3000 Years Before Present. Science 279(5357):1661-1664. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.279.5357.1661

Hard, R.J., R.P. Mauldin, and G.R. Raymond (1996)  Mano Size, Stable Carbon Isotope Ratios, and Macrobotanical Remains as Multiple Lines of Evidence of Maize Dependence in the American Southwest.. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 3:253-318. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02229401

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

Hard, R.J. and W.L. Merrill (1992)  Mobile Agriculturalists and the Emergence of Sedentism: Perspectives from Northern Mexico. American Anthropologist 94:601-620. https://doi.org/10.1525/aa.1992.94.3.02a00040

REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS

Hard, R.J., G. Zaragosa, J.R. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, and M.E. Whisenhunt (Accepted)  The Sanchez Cerro de Trincheras and Other Early Plazas. In Rethinking Mogollon Communal Spaces and Places and their Social Contexts from a Twenty-First Century Perspective, ed. by R.J. Stokes, K.A. Dungan, and J.W. Sedig. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

Roney, J.R. and R.J. Hard (2020)  Investigations at a Late Archaic Open Midden Site in the New Mexico Bootheel: A Preliminary Report. In A Lifelong Journey: Papers in Honor of Michael P. Marshall, ed. by E.J. Brown, M.J. Barbour, and G.N. Head, pp. 229-242. Papers of the Archaeological Society of New Mexico No. 46, Albuquerque.

Turnbow, C., J. Roney, and R.J. Hard (2018)  First Farmers of the Mimbres Region. In New Perspectives on Mimbres Archaeology: Three Millennia of Human Occupation in the North American Southwest, ed. by B.J. Roth, P.A. Gilman, and R. Anyon, pp. 24-47. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

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

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

Hard, R.J. and N. Tuross (2012)  Stable Isotope Isotope and DNA Analyses. In Archaeology and Bioarchaeology of the Buckeye Knoll Site (41VT98), Victoria County, Texas, ed. by R.A. Ricklis, R.A. Weinstein, and D.C. Wells, pp. 363-376. Coastal Environments, Inc., Corpus Christi, Texas.

Hard, R.J., K.R. Adams, J.R. Roney, K.M. Schmidt, and G.J. Fritz (2008)  The Emergence of Maize Farming in Northwestern Mexico. In Case Studies in Environmental Archaeology, second edition, ed. by E.J. Reitz, C.M. Scarry and S.J. Scudder, pp. 315-333. Springer, New York.

MacWilliams, A.C., R.J. Hard, J.R. Roney, K.R. Adams, and W.L. Merrill. (2008)  The Setting of Early Agriculture in Southern Chihuahua, Mexico. In Archaeology Without Borders: Contact, Commerce and Change in the U.S. Southwest and Northwestern Mexico, ed. by L.D. Webster and M.E. McBrinn, pp 35-54. University Press of Colorado, Boulder.

Hard, R.J. and J.R. Roney (2007)  Cerros de Trincheras in Northwestern Chihuahua: The Arguments for Defense. In Trincheras Sites in Time, Space and Society, ed. by S.K. Fish, P.R. Fish, and M.E. Villalpando, pp 11-52. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Hard, R.J., A.C. MacWilliams, J.R. Roney, K.R. Adams, and W.L. Merrill (2006)  Early Agriculture in Chihuahua, Mexico. In Histories of Maize: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Prehistory, Biogeography, Domestication, and Evolution of Maize, ed. by J.E. Staller, R.H. Tykot, and B.F. Benz, pp 471-485. Elsevier. Reprinted in Histories of Maize in Mesoamerica: Multidisciplinary Approaches, edited by J.E. Staller, R. Tykot, and B. Benz, pp. 70-85. Left Coast Press, California.

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

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

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

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

Roney, J.R. and R.J. Hard (2004)  A Review of Cerros de Trincheras in Northwestern Chihuahua. In Surveying the Archaeology of Northwest Mexico, ed. by G.E. Newell and E. Gallaga, pp 127-147. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

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

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

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

HANDBOOK AND ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES

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

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Whisenhunt, M.E., R.J. Hard, and J.R. Roney (2019)  Archaeological Survey in the York-Duncan Valley. In Collected Papers from the 20th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference, ed. by L.C. Ludeman, pp. 213-224. Friends of Mogollon Archaeology, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Carpenter, M. and R.J. Hard (2019)  A Preliminary Examination of Double and Triple Rock Rings on Sanchez Site (AZ: CC: 2: 452 (ASM)). In Collected Papers from the 20th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference, ed. by L.C. Ludeman, pp. 253-258. Friends of Mogollon Archaeology. Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Wall, P., R.J. Hard, and C.M.M. McKenzie (2019)  Architectural Construction at the Sanchez Site. In Collected Papers from the 20th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference, ed. by L.C. Ludeman, pp. 231-237. Friends of Mogollon Archaeology, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Zaragosa, G.M., R.J. Hard, J.R. Roney, and A.C. MacWilliams (2019)  The Sanchez Site Plaza. In Collected Papers from the 20th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference, ed. by L.C. Ludeman, pp. 225-229. Friends of Mogollon Archaeology, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Corl K., J. Roney, M. Whisenhunt, and R. Hard (2017)  Salado Period Occupation of the Duncan/York Valley in the Upper Gila River Valley, Arizona. In Collected Papers from the 19th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference, ed. by L.C. Ludeman, pp. 23-32. Friends of Mogollon Archaeology, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2017.

Hard, R. (1993)  A Model for Prehistoric Land Use, Ft. Bliss, Texas. In American Society for Conservation Archaeology: Proceedings, pp. 41-51.

Other Publications and reports

Roney, J.R., R.J. Hard, M. Whisenhunt, and A. Jones (2016)  Preliminary Results of the 2015 Archaeological Survey and Test Excavations of the Duncan and York Valleys. Colinas Cultural Resource Consulting, Albuquerque and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Safford Field Office.

John Roney, Robert Hard, Art MacWilliams and Mary Whisenhunt (2015)  Preliminary Field Report for 2014 Archeological Investigations At Round Mountain (AZ CC:4:61 (ASM)) Near Duncan, Arizona, Report submitted to: Bureau of Land Management Safford Field Office, Arizona, CCRC #90.

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

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

Roney, J. and R. Hard (2009)  The Beginnings of Maize Agriculture. Archaeology Southwest 23(1):4-5.

MacWilliams, A.C., R.J. Hard, J.R. Roney, K.R. Adams, and W.L. Merrill (2006)  Investigaciones de los Sitios de Cultivo de Maíz Temprano en Chihuahua: Informe de la Temporada de 2003. Informe Técnico al Consejo de Arqueología, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Mexico-North Research Network, Washington, D.C.

Hard, R.J. (2006)  Diet and Health. In Texas Beyond History, South Texas Plains, Prehistory, ed. by S. Black, http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/st-plains/prehistory/images/diet.html. Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory, UT-Austin.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hard, R. and J. Roney (1999)  An Archaeological Investigation of Late Archaic Cerros de Trincheras Sites in Chihuahua, Mexico: Results of the 1998 Investigations. Special Report No. 25, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio (English edition).

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

Fox, A., M. Renner, and R. Hard editors (1997)  Archaeology at the Alamodome: Investigations of a San Antonio Neighborhood in Transition, Vol. I, Historical, Architectural, and Oral History Research. Archaeological Survey Report 236, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio.

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

Fox, A., M. Renner, and R. Hard editors (1997)  Archaeology at the Alamodome: Investigations of a San Antonio Neighborhood in Transition, Vol. III, Artifact Analyses and Special Studies. Archaeological Survey Report 238, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio.

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

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

Hard, R. (1994)  A Historical Overview of Alamo Plaza and Camposanto. Special Report, No. 20, Archaeological Survey Report 218, Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio.

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

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

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

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Organized Conferences and Symposia

Hard, R. (co-organizer) (2004)  Variability in Agricultural Adaptations in the North American Southwest. IX Southwest Symposium.

Presentations at Academic Conferences

Hard, R., R.P. Mauldin, J. Freeman, J.M. Anderies, D.A. Bolnick, and K. Solis (2019)  Hunter-gatherer Violence and Social Networks on the Texas Coastal Plain, USA. Warfare, Environment, Social Inequality, and Pro-Sociability Biennial Conference.

Roney, J.R. and R.J. Hard (2019)  Early Agriculture and Warfare in the North American Southwest. Warfare, Environment, Social Inequality, and Pro-Sociability Biennial Conference.

Hard, R., J. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, M. Whisenhunt, and K. Adams (2019) The Sanchez Site: An Early Agricultural and Early Pithouse Period Cerro de Trincheras on the Upper Gila River, Arizona. 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Carpenter, M., R. Hard, and R. Mauldin (2019)  Stable Isotope Analysis of the San Pedro and Cienega Phases at the La Playa Site (SON: F: 10: 3), Sonora, Mexico. 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R.J., J. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, M. Whisenhunt, and K. Adams (2018)  The Sanchez Site: An Early Pithouse and Early Agricultural Period Cerro de Trincheras on the Upper Gila River, Arizona. 20th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference.

Whisenhunt, M.E., R.J. Hard, and J.R. Roney (2018)  Archaeological Survey in Arizona’s Upper Gila River Valley: 2014-2018. 20th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference.

Hard, R.J., R.P. Mauldin, J. Freeman, A.G. Costa, J.C. Lohse, R.A. Weinstein, and K. Solis (2018)  Texas Coastal Plain Radiocarbon Dates from Mortuary and non-Mortuary Sites. Texas Archeological Society Annual Meeting.

Mauldin, R.P., R.J. Hard, M. Carpenter, L. Kemp, M. Kaki, and A. Waldrip (2018)  Summed Probability Distributions of Radiocarbon Dates in Central Texas. Texas Archeological Society Annual Meeting.

Hard, R.J., J. Freeman, R.W. Gardner, G.M. Zaragosa, R.P. Mauldin, M. Carpenter, A. Waldrip, and M. Kaki (2018)  Modeling Hunter-Gatherer Population Dynamics on the Texas Coastal Plain during the Holocene. 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Corl, K., K. Solis, R.J. Hard, and M. Carpenter (2018)  Demographic Change thru Age Profile Analysis of Burial Data: Hunter-Gatherers on the Texas Coastal Plain. 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Whisenhunt, M.E., K. Corl, J. Whisenhunt, R.J. Hard, J.R. Roney and T. Laumbach (2018)  Archaeological Survey in Southeastern Arizona: Partnering with Land Owners and Local Informants. 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Miró-Herrans, A.T., K. Corl, R.J. Hard, R.P. Mauldin, J.M. Anderies, J. Freeman, and D.A. Bolnick (2018)  Genetic Relationships of Hunter-Gatherer Societies on the Texas Coastal Plain. American Association of Physical Anthropologists 87th Annual Meeting.

Hard, R.J., R. Mauldin, K. Corl, D. Bolnick, and J. Freeman (2017)  Isotope and Hunter-Gatherer Ecology at the Morhiss Site on the Texas Coastal Plain. Poster presented at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Roney, J., R.J. Hard, K. Adams, A.C. MacWilliams, and A. Thomas (2017)  The Early Agricultural Period on the Upper Gila River, Arizona. 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Corl, K., J. Roney, M. Whisenhunt, and R.J. Hard (2017)  Settlement Patterns of Salado Period Occupations in the Duncan/York Valley on the Upper Gila River. 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Corl, K., J.R. Roney, M. Whisenhunt, and R. J. Hard (2016)  Salado Period Occupation of the Duncan/York Valley in the Upper Gila River Valley, Arizona. 19th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference.

Thomas, A. R.J. Hard, J.R. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, and C. McKenzie (2016)  Preceramic Architecture in the Upper Gila River Valley, Southeastern Arizona. 19th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference.

Hard, R.J., J. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, M. Whisenhunt, and M. Willis (2016)  Early Agricultural Period Cerros de Trincheras on the Upper Gila River, Arizona. 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Freeman, J., R.J. Hard, and R. Mauldin (2015)  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. 21st Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists.

Hard, R., J. Freeman, and R. Mauldin (2015)  Considering Robustness and Vulnerability in Texas Hunter-Gatherer Social-Ecological Systems Using Stable Isotope Data. 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Roney, J.R., R.J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams, and M.E. Whisenhunt (2015)  Recent Test Excavations at an Early Agricultural Period Cerro de Trincheras Site on the Upper Gila River, Arizona. 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco.

Roney, J.R., R.J. Hard, and M. Whisenhunt (2014)  Initial Investigations at the Round Mountain Cerro de Trincheras Site in Eastern Arizona. 18th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference.

Roney, J.R., R.J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams, and M. Whisenhunt (2014)  Initial Investigations at the Round Mountain Cerro de Trincheras Site in Southeastern Arizona. 18th Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference.

Mauldin, R., C. Munoz, R.J. Hard, J. Rice, and K. Verostick (2014)  Stable Carbon (δ13Ccollagen, δ13Ccarbonate) and Nitrogen (δ15N) Isotopic Shifts in Central Texas Hunter-Gatherers over the last 7,000 years. 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Gonzalez, G. and R.J. Hard (2014)  Maize Processing and Grinding Technology at Cerro Juanaqueña, Chihuahua. 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Jones, A., R.J. Hard, C. Munoz, R. Mauldin, and C. Villalpando (2014)  Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Analysis from La Playa, Sonora. 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin.

Hard, R.J., A.C. MacWilliams, and J.R. Roney (2014)  Settlement Structure in Central and Southern Chihuahua. 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R.J., M.K. Brown, S. Alconini, and L.J. Levi (2013)  Quantitative Learning in Introduction to Archaeology. 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Mauldin, R., R. Hard, C. Munoz, and J. Rice (2013)  Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes from Radiocarbon Dated Hunter-Gatherer Remains at Hitzfelder Cave, Texas. 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Munoz, C.M., J.L.Z. Rice, K. Verostick, R.J. Hard, R. P. Mauldin (2013)  A Stable Isotope Analysis of Hunter-Gatherers from Hitzfelder Cave, Texas. 116th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science

Hard, R.J., J. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, R. Mauldin, C. Smith, L. Barkwill-Love, and C. Munoz (2012)  Paleoenvironment and Archaic Period Archaeology in the Borderlands. Malpai Borderlands Group Annual Science Conference.

Freeman, J., W. Merrill, and R. Hard (2012)  An Optimal Model of Labor Allocation to Foraging and Farming: Understanding Northern Uto-Aztecan Subsistence Strategies. 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R., J. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, L. Barkwill Love, and R. Mauldin (2012)  An Intensive Late Archaic Period Occupation in Southwestern New Mexico. 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Roney, J., C. Smith, R. Hard, and A.C. MacWilliams (2012)  Archaic Use of Playas in Southwestern New Mexico. 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Mauldin, R., C. Munoz, L. Kemp, and R. Hard (2012)  Reconstructing Past Vegetation Types During the Late Holocene Using Stable Carbon Isotopes of Leporids from Archaeological Sites in the American Southwest. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union.

Kemp, L., C. Munoz, R. Mauldin, and R. Hard (2011)  Preliminary Results of Stable Carbon Isotopes of Modern and Prehistoric Leporid Bone Collagen from the Jornada Mogollon Region. 17th Biennial Jornada Mogollon Conference.

Munoz, C., L. Kemp, R. Mauldin, and R. Hard (2011)  Reconstructing Paleoecological conditions using Stable Isotopic Signatures of Modern and Prehistoric Leporid Bone Collagen from Far West Texas and Southern New Mexico. Texas Archeological Society Meeting.

MacWilliams, A., R. Hard, J.R. Roney, and K.R. Adams (2011)  A15-06 and Settlement on the Río San Pedro River of Southern Chihuahua, Mexico. 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R.J., A.C. MacWilliams, J.R. Roney, J.C. Freeman, and K.R. Adams. (2011)  The Absence of Aggregated Populations in Central and Southern Chihuahua. 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Smith, S., R. Hard, R. Mauldin, and C. Munoz (2011)  Testing the Usefulness of Stable Carbon Isotopes in Short-lived Leporids to Reconstruct Local Paleoecology. Texas Academy of Sciences.

Hard, R., W. Merrill, J. Roney, and A.C. MacWilliams (2010)  Uto-Aztecan Foragers and Farmers in the Cultural History of the Desert West. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Munoz, C.M., S. Smith, R. Mauldin, and R. Hard (2010)  Monitoring Fine-Grained Paleovegetation Shifts through Variation in Stable Carbon Isotopes of Leporids Collected from Hunter-Gatherer Sites. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

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

Hard, R.J., A.C. MacWilliams, J.R. Roney, K.R. Adams (2008)  The Pre-Ceramic period and Early Agriculture in the Gran Chichimeca. 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Roney, J., R.J. Hard, K.R. Adams, and A.C. MacWilliams (2008)  Revisiting Settlement Patterns in North-Central Mexico. Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology.

Gerrard, L. and R. Hard (2008)  Early Warfare and Segmentary Societies in Northwestern Mexico. 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R.J. (2007)  Why is Texas Archaeology Interesting? 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Freeman, J. and R.J. Hard (2007)  Exploring the Middle Ground: Socioeconomic Diversity among Hunter-gatherers and Maize Agriculturalists. 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

MacWilliams, A.C., R.J. Hard, J.R. Roney, and K.R. Adams (2007)  Recent Investigations into Early Agriculture in Southern Chihuahua. 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Roney, J.R., R.J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams, K.A. Adams (2006)  Las Origines de la agricultura en Chihuahua. IX Conferencia de la Arqueología de la Frontera Norte.

Roney, J.R. and R.J. Hard (2006)  Ancient Corn: A Timeline. Vias del Noroeste Conference.

Roney, J., A.C. MacWilliams, R.J. Hard, K.A. Adams (2006)  Comparing Cerros de Trincheras in Two Regions of Chihuahua. 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R.J., C. Munoz, and M.A. Katzenberg (2006)  Frames of Reference and Aquatic Resource Use in Texas and North America. 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Johnson, A.L. and R.J. Hard (2005)  Building a Theory of Plant Intensification (aka The Persistence of Hunting and Gathering: A Waltz Across Texas). 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany and the 76th Annual Meeting of the Texas Archaeological Society, Austin.

Hard, R.J., A.C. MacWilliams, J.R. Roney, K.R. Adams, and W.L. Merrill (2005)  Long-term Ranchería Resilience in Southwestern Chihuahua, Mexico: Seeking Explanations for Persistent Dispersed Communities. 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R.J., A. Johnson, J.R. Roney, K.R. Adams, A.C. MacWilliams, and W.L. Merrill (2004). Early Agriculture in Chihuahua, Mexico. 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

MacWilliams, A.C., R.J. Hard, J.R. Roney, K.R. Adams and W.L. Merrill (2004)  Observations on the Ceramic Period of Southern Chihuahua. 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R.J. and J.R. Roney (2003)  Early Agriculture Settlements Along the Rio Casas Grandes. 76th Pecos Conference.

Hard, R.J., J.R. Roney, K.R. Adams, A.C. MacWilliams, and W.L. Merrill (2003)  Recent Research to Locate Early Agricultural Remains in Southern Chihuahua. 76th Pecos Conference.

Hard, R., A. Katzenberg, T. Stafford, and M. Schurr (2003)  Bone Chemistry and Texas Hunter-Gatherer Coastal Plain Adaptations. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Raymond, G.R., J.R. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, R.J. Hard, K.R. Adams, and W.L. Merrill (2003)  Looking for Early Maize Between the Southwest and Mesoamerica: A Field Report From Southwest Chihuahua, Mexico. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R., A. Katzenberg, T. Stafford, and M. Schurr (2002). Bone Chemistry on the Coastal Plain. Annual Meeting of the Texas Archaeological Society.

MacWilliams, A., J. Roney, R. Hard, K. Adams, and W. Merrill (2002)  Recent Reconnaissance in Southwest Chihuahua. Mogollon Conference.

Hard, R. and J. Roney (2002)  Variability in Agricultural Adaptations in the Southwest. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

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

Hard, R. and J. Roney (2001)  Exploring the Ecological Context of Early Farming Villages in the North American Southwest. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R. and J. Roney (2000)  Agricultura Temprana en el Noroeste de Chihuahua. Arqueología del Norestede México y Sureste de Estatados Unidos.

Hard, R. and J. Roney (1999)  Late Archaic Cerros de Trincheras Sites in Northwestern Chihuahua: Results of the 1999 Season. XI Jornada Mogollon Conference.

Hard, R. and J. Roney (1999)  Late Archaic Cerros de Trincheras Sites in Northwestern Chihuahua: Results of the 1999 Season. The 20th Anniversary Jornada-Mogollon Conference.

Hanselka, J., K. Adams, R. Hard, and J. Roney (1999)  Charred Plant Remains from Late Archaic Cerros de Trincheras Sites in Chihuahua, Mexico. 20th Anniversary Jornada-Mogollon Conference.

Hanselka, J., K. Adams, R. Hard and J. Roney (1999)  A Preliminary Report on the Charred Plant Remains from Cerro Juanaqueña. 22nd Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology.

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

Roney, J. and R. Hard (1999)  Northwestern Mexico: New Perspectives on the Late Archaic from Cerro Juanaqueña 64th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R. and J. Roney (1998)  A Late Archaic Cerro de Trincheras Settlement in Northern Chihuahua, Mexico. 10th Mogollon Archaeology Conference.

Hard, R., J. Roney, and K. Adams (1998)  Cerro Juanaqueña: A Late Archaic Trinchera Site in Northern Chihuahua. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Roney, J. and R. Hard (1998)  A Note on the Temporal and Spatial Distributions of Cerros de Trincheras. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology and the Arizona Archaeological Council Meeting on Tactical Sites.

Una Investigación Arqueológica de los Sitios de Cerros con Trincheras del Arcáico Tardio. R. Hard and J. Roney (1998)  Tendencias y Perspectivas de la Arqueologia en Chihuahua, Primeria Reunion.

Hard, R. and J. Roney (1997)  Recent Excavations at the Late Archaic Period Trincheras Site of Cerro Juanaqueña, Chihuahua. Jornada Mogollon Conference.

Roney, J. and R. Hard (1997)  Preliminary Results from Excavations at Cerro Juanaqueña, Mexico. Pecos Conference.

Hard, R. (1997)  The Concept of Significance: Comments from the Perspective of a Large University Contract Organization. Panel discussion at the Texas Archaeological Society Meeting.

Hard, R. and S. Snyder (1997) Where is the Kitchen: Fire Placement and Ethnoarchaeological Models of Site Structure. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

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

Leach, J., R. Mauldin, R. Hard, and R. Phippen (1996)  Burned Rock Use in the Basin and Range Environment of West Texas-Southern New Mexico. Texas Archaeological Society.

Hard, R., J. Durst, and G. Raymond (1996)  Farmers or Foragers? Upland Exploitation of the Eastern Periphery of the Southwest. 61st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R. (1995)  Formative Jornada Mogollon Subsistence Variability. Jornada Mogollon Conference IX.

Hard, R. and G. Raymond (1994)  Prehistoric Land Use Patterns Near Del Rio, Texas. Texas Archaeological Society Meeting/Plains Conference.

Hard, R. and C. Tennis (1994)  Evaluating the Effectiveness of Shovel Tests. Texas Archaeological Society/Plains Conference.

Hard, R. (1994). Agricultural Intensification in the Sacramento Mountains of South-central New Mexico. 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Kosub, L. and R. Hard (1993)  Early Bronze Age Ground Stone Tools: A Remarkable Case of Ore Processing in Central Anatolia. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting.

Hard, R., P. Graeber, J. Manasco, C. Tennis, and K. Thuesen (1992)  The Doña Ana Phase and Cultural Evolution in the Jornada Mogollon. Mogollon Conference.

Hard, R. (1992)  Ecological Factors Influencing Reduced Mobility and the Adoption of Agriculture in Hunter-Gatherer Groups. 15th Annual Conference of the Society for Ethnobiology.

Hard, R. and A. Yesner (1991)  The Function of Anatolian Ground and Battered Tools. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R. and W. Merrill (1989)  Mobility and Sedentism Among the Tarahumara. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R. (1988)  Evaluations of Late Mesilla Phase Adaptations. Mogollon Conference.

Hard, R. (1988)  The Emergence of Farming Economies in the American Southwest. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R. (1985)  Sampling Sites with Closely Spaced Transects on Fort Bliss. Society for Independent Anthropologists.

Hard, R. (1984)  Ecological Conditions and Agricultural Dependence in the Greater Southwest. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Hard, R. (1984)  Preliminary Data on Late Mesilla Phase Settlement and Subsistence. Mogollon Conference.

Hard, R. (1983)  Ground stone and Ceramic Assemblages as Indicators of Agricultural Dependence. Jornada Mogollon Conference.

Hard, R. and M. Graham (1983)  A Tarahumara Settlement System. Society for Independent Anthropologists.

Hard, R. (1983)  A Model of Mesilla Phase Adaptations. Mogollon Conference and the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology Meeting.

Hard, R. (1982)  Ethnoarchaeological Research Among the Tarahumara. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Presentations in Colloquia, Symposia, workshops, Etc.

Roney, J.R. and R.J. Hard (2020)  The Emergence of Collective Action During the Early Agricultural Period. Southwest Symposium.

Carpenter, M., R.J. Hard, J. Watson, E. Villalpando, and R. Mauldin (2020)  Dietary transitions during the Early Agriculture period at La Playa (SON:F:10:3), Sonora, Mexico.. Southwest Symposium.

Hard, R.J., J.R. Roney, A.C. MacWilliams, K. Adams, and M. Whisenhunt (2016)  Round Mountain and Other Cerros De Trincheras of the Upper Gila River, Arizona. 15th Biennial Southwest Symposium.

Hard, R.J., A.C. MacWilliams, J.R. Roney, J.C. Freeman, K.R. Adams, and W.L. Merrill (2011). The Absence of Aggregated Populations in Central and Southern Chihuahua. Research Seminar, Drylands Agriculture: What We Need to Know, Ft. Burgwin Research Center, Southern Methodist University.

Munoz, C.M., R. Mauldin, R. Hard, S. Smith, and P. Villanueva (2010)  Reconstructing Fine-Grained Paleovegetation Shifts through Variation in Stable Carbon Isotopes of Leporids collected from Hunter-gatherer Archaeological Sites in Central and South Texas. International Symposium on Archaeometry.

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

Roney, J., R.J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams and K.A. Adams (2006)  La Expansión del Cultivo del Maíz y de la Agricultura Temprana en el Norte de México. Seminario de Arqueología del Norte de México.

Roney, J.R., K.R. Adams, R.J. Hard, A.C. MacWilliams, and W.L. Merrill (2004)  Early Agriculture in Chihuahua. IX Southwest Symposium.

Hard, R. (2003)  Invited to participate in workshop on resilience theory at Arizona State University.

Hard, R. and J. Roney (2002)  Cerros de Trincheras y la Cultivación de Maiz en la Noroeste de Chihuahua. Las Vías del Noroeste, Primer Coloquio, Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Hard, R. and J. Roney (2002)  Late Archaic Period Hilltop Settlements in Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. Southwest Symposium 2002: Society and Politics in the Greater Southwest.

Roney, J. and R. Hard (2002)  Cerros De Trincheras In Northwestern Chihuahua: The Argument For Defense. Enduring Borderlands Traditions: Trincheras Sites in Time, Space and Society, Amerind Foundation Advanced Seminar and Southwest Symposium 2002: Society and Politics in the Greater Southwest.

  1. Roney and R. Hard (2000) Early Agriculture in Northwestern Chihuahua. Southwest Symposium and the 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Roney, J. and R. Hard (1998)  A 3000-Year-Old Terraced Village in Northern Chihuahua. Sixth Biennial Southwest Symposium, Hermosillo and the Pecos Conference.

Roney, J. and R. Hard (1997)  Investigaciones a Cerro Juanaqueña, Chihuahua, México. Seminario de Antropología e Historia, Centro INAH.

Hard, R. and R. Mauldin (1989)  Indicators of Agricultural Dependence in the Southwestern U.S. Symposium in Honor of Lewis R. Binford.

Hard, R. (1988)  Agricultural Dependence in the Mountain Mogollon Region. Southwest Symposium.

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

English

Spanish

TEACHING AND PEDAGOGY

Doctoral Mentoring

Dissertation Committee, Chair

Completed  (n=3)

2020    Mary Whisenhunt, PhD in Anthropology
Dissertation title: Investigating Resilience in Southeast Arizona’s Upper Gila River Valley: Prehistoric Settlement Patterns and Material Diversity

2020    Kristina Solis, PhD in Anthropology
Dissertation title: An Analysis of Hunter-Gatherer Territoriality and Post-Marital Residence Patterns in the Late Archaic Texas Coastal Plain Using Strontium Radiogenic Isotopes (87Sr/86Sr)

2013    Charles A. Speer, PhD in Anthropology

Dissertation title: Clovis Mobility at the Gault Site: A Chert Provenance Study Using Laser Ablation-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS)
Current Position: Associate Processor, Idaho State University

In progress (n=2; *=advanced to candidacy)

Michelle Carpenter, Anthropology

Clinton McKenzie*, Anthropology

Dissertation Committee, Member

Completed (n=9)

2021    Rebecca Friedel, PhD in Anthropology

2020    Nicholas Ellwanger, PhD in Anthropology

2020    Whitney Lytle, PhD in Anthropology

2019    Matthew Warren, PhD in Anthropology

2018    Martha M. Lyke, PhD in Anthropology

2017    Emily Lloyd, PhD in Anthropology

2017    Guillaume Pages, PhD in Anthropology

2013    Deborah Moore, PhD in Anthropology

2008    Kari Schmidt, PhD in Anthropology, University of New Mexico

In progress (n=2; *= advanced to candidacy)

Kristin Corl

Sabastian Salgado-Flores*

Masters Mentoring

thesis Committee, Chair

Completed (n=39)

2020    Peggy Wall, MA in Anthropology

2020    Kathleen Jenkins, MA in Anthropology

2018    Sarah Wigley, MA in Anthropology

2016    Andrea Thomas, MA in Anthropology

2015    Nathanael Dollar, MA in Anthropology

2014    Gabriela Gonzalez, MA in Anthropology

2014    Ashley Jones, MA in Anthropology

2013    Kelly Denham Mullen, MA in Anthropology

2013    Kirsten Verostick, MA in Anthropology

2013    Sara Bodah, MA in Anthropology

2012    Pete Cadena, MA in Anthropology

2011    Lynn Wack, MA in Anthropology

2011    Lori Barkwill Love, MA in Anthropology

2011    Charles (Steve) Smith, MA in Anthropology

2008    Jon Dowling, MA in Anthropology

2008    Leonard Kemp, MA in Anthropology

2007    Jacob Freeman, MA in Anthropology

2007    Linda Longoria, MA in Anthropology

2006    Jena Fuller, MA in Anthropology

2006    Charles A. Speer, MA in Anthropology

2004    Kristi Ulrich Miller, MA in Anthropology

2004    Cindy Munoz, MA in Anthropology

2003    Carol Villalobos, MA in Anthropology

2003    Connie Gibson, MA in Anthropology

2002    Jose Zapata, MA in Anthropology

2001    Andy Malof, MA in Anthropology

2001    Ricky Robinson, MA in Anthropology

2000    David Nickels, MA in Anthropology

2000    Kevin Hanselka, MA in Anthropology

2000    Preston McWhorter, MA in Anthropology

1999    Kaylee Stallings McRae, MA in Anthropology

1999    Jeffrey Francis, MA in Anthropology

1999    Gerry Raymond, MA in Anthropology

1998    Barbara Meissner, MA in Anthropology

1997    Stephanie Snyder, MA in Anthropology

1996    Cynthia Tennis, MA in Anthropology

1996    Diane Cargill, MA in Anthropology

1996    Robert Rector, MA in Anthropology

1994    John Arthur, MA in Anthropology

In progress (n=6)

June Burke

Robert Gardner

Amber Hefner

Desiree Quintinilla

Steve Wendel

Gabriella Zaragosa

Thesis Committee, Member

Completed (n=10)

2016    Melanie Johnson, MA in Anthropology

2015    Christie Kokel Rodriguez (MA exam), MA in Anthropology

2012    Tawny Bailey, MA in Anthropology

2009    Lynn Kim, MA in Anthropology

2008    George Rodriguez, MA in Anthropology

1999    Chris Horrell, MA in Anthropology

1996    Maureen Brown, MA in Anthropology

1995    M. Kathryn Brown, MA in Anthropology

1992    Gordon K. Wright, MA in Anthropology

1992    Linda Wooten Ellis, MA in Anthropology

undergraduate Mentoring

undergraduate thesis Committee, Chair

Completed (n=3)

2008    Lori Gerrard, BA in Anthropology

2002    Joe R. Davis, BA in Anthropology

2001    Bruce Moses, BA in Anthropology

undergradUAte Thesis Committee, Member

Completed (n=2)

2010    Madison Partida, BA in History

2001    Christy Cradoct, BA in Anthropology

Post-Doctoral Fellow Supervision

2014 – 2015             Jacob Freeman, PhD in Anthropology, Arizona State University
Postdoctoral Fellow, UTSA Department of Anthropology
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Utah State University

 

Grants for Pedagogy and Instruction

2016                                   Freeport McMoRan, Community Investment Grant: Archaeological Field School (Awardee)
Total Award: $2,650

2015                                   Freeport McMoRan, Community Investment Grant: Archaeological Field School (Awardee)
Total Award: $5,000

2012                                   UTSA Quantitative Literacy Course Development Program: The Redesign of Introduction to Archaeology (ANT 2043) for Quantitative Literacy: Phase II, (Awardee with M.K. Brown, S. Alconini, and L.J. Levi)
Total Award: $15,000

2011                                   UTSA Quantitative Literacy Course Development Program: The Redesign of Introduction to Archaeology (ANT 2043) for Quantitative Literacy (Awardee with S. Alconini, M.K. Brown, and L.J. Levi
Total Award: $15,000

1994                                   Texas Comm. on Humanities, CAR Legacy Program (Awardee with S. Mock)
Total Award: $7,500

LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

1994 – 2000             Interim Director and Director, UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research

LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE TO THE DISCIPLINE

Leadership in Professional societies

2002 – 2012             Board Member, Mexico-North Research Network, Inc.

2003 – 2010             Treasurer, Mexico-North Research Network, Inc.

1995                         Ethics Committee, Council of Texas Archaeologists

1994                         Treasurer, Council of Texas Archaeologists

Review of manuscripts for journals

American Anthropologist

American Antiquity

Human Ecology

Journal of Anthropological Research

Journal of Archaeological Science

Kiva

Latin American Antiquity

PLOS One

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

Review of grant proposals

Canadian Social Science Council

National Geographic Society

National Science Foundation

UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE

Institutional Leadership Roles

2010 – 2014             Faculty Senate, Vice-Chair

2010 – 2014             University Strategic Resources Planning Council

University and College Service

2020 – 2022             Academy of Distinguished Researchers

2021 – 2022             COLFA Advisory Board for the Center for Digital Initiatives

2021 – 2022             CPE Committee for Department of History for 2 cases

2017 – 2022             COLFA Committee on Research and Creative Activities

2017                         Chair, Data Analytics Search Committee

2010 – 2014             Faculty Senate, Executive Council

2008 – 2014             Faculty Senate Representative

2013 – 2014             Faculty Senate HOP Committee Chair

2014 – 2014             Faculty Advisory Committee UT System, Alternate member

2013                         Anthropology Learning Outcomes Project Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

2010 – 2013             Faculty Senate HOP Committee

2010 – 2012             Faculty Senate, Budget Committee, Chair

2011                         Member, Voluntary Separation Incentive Program Committee

2010 – 2011             University F&A Expenditure Task Force

2006, 2007, 2010     Graduation ceremony marshal and hooder

2010                         Faculty Representative to meet with Regent Pejovich, Sept. 30

2010                         UTSA representative to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board discussion group

2006                         UTSA Library workshop presenter on eHRAF database

2006                         Presenter “Student Remote Response Systems in the Classroom” to University Committee on Retention and to the Teaching Learning Center

2005 – 2007             Faculty Senate University Curriculum Committee member

2005 – 2007             Faculty Senate Academic Policy and Requirements Committee

2005 – 2009             College Faculty Retention and Advancement Committee member (CFRAC)

2004 – 2005             College Academic Policy and Curriculum Committee

2001 – 2002             Academic Research Committee Chair for summer grants

2001                         University Student Scholarship Committee

1989 – 2000             Public Service and Outreach Committee Chair

1998 – 2000             College Faculty Advisory Committee Secretary

1999                         University Compliance Team

1998 – 1999             Southern Association of Colleges Self Study Committee

1997 – 1998             Museum Studies Search Committee Chair

1997 – 1998             College Committee on Academic Technology

1991 – 1995             UTSA Mentor for Tomás Rivera Office of Student Information and Retention

1991 – 1993             University Standing Committee on Teacher Education

Department Service

2020 – 2022             Communications Committee

2020 – 2022             Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

2018 – 2022             Faculty Mentor (Hamilton)

2021                         Chair, Center for Archaeological Research Search Committee

2020 – 2022             Center for Archaeological Research Liaison

2020                         Chair, Center for Archaeological Research Search Committee

2017                         Biological Anthropology Search Committee, Health, Disease, Environment

2016                         NTT Selection and Peer Observation Committee

2015 – 2016             Center for Archaeological Research, Strategic Planning

2015                         Organized geomorphology 2-day workshop by Charles Frederick

2015                         Chair, Center for Archaeological Research Search Committee

2015                         Biological Anthropology Search Committee Member

2014 – 2017             Curriculum Committee member

2013 – 2015             Comprehensive Periodic Evaluation Review, Chair

2010 – 2014             Faculty Awards Committee

2014 – 2020             Faculty Awards Committee Chair

2013 – 2014             Center for Archaeological Research, Liaison

2013 – 2014             Strategic Planning Committee

2010 – 2011             Quality Enhancement Proposal for Intro to Archaeology, Chair,

2012                         Quality Enhancement Proposal for Intro to Archaeology, Co-chair,

2008 – 2012             Anthropology Graduate Program Learning Assessment, Co-chair

2009 – 2022             Chair, Departmental Faculty Review and Assessment Committee (DFRAC)

2007, 2010               DFRAC Third Year Review Committee Chair

2006 – 2007             Chair, Departmental Faculty Review and Assessment Committee (DFRAC)

2001 – present          DFRAC member

2007 – 2008             Search Committee Chair for Mesoamerican archaeologist

2005                         Departmental review of spousal hire for physical anthropology

2001 – 2007             PhD in Anthropology proposal ad hoc departmental group

2006                         UTSA Archaeology Symposium, The Anthropology Graduate Student Association

2003 – 2004             Search Committee Chair for Archaeology of Complex Societies

2002 – 2003             Medical Anthropology Search Committee

2002 – 2003             Student Scholarship Committee

2000 – 2001             Physical Anthropology Search Committee

2000 – 2002             Curriculum Committee

1999 – 2002             Anthropology Library Liaison

1999                         Division Third Year Review Committee

1989 – 1999             Periodic Performance Review Committee Chair

1997 – 1998             MA Degree in Museum Studies

1997 – 1999             Building Advisory and Design Review Committee

1997 – 1999             Division Merit Advisory Committee

1998 – 1999             Division Task Force on Facilities and Activities

1994                         Cultural Anthropologist Search Committee

1994                         Archaeologist Search Committee

1993 – 1997             Faculty Advisory Committee for the Faculty Forum

1990 – 1996             James Gifford Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee

1990 – 1992             Faculty Advisor to Anthropology Club

EXTERNAL ADVOCACY AND ENGAGEMENT

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING AND ADVOCACY

2020 – present          Big Brother Big Sister mentor

2008, 2009               San Antonio Regional History Fair judge

1994                         City of San Antonio Advisory Committee Member for Alamo Plaza Study Committee

PUBLIC LECTURES AND OTHER PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

2018                         Open House, Duncan, Arizona, UTSA Archaeological Field School

2016                         Open House, Duncan, Arizona, UTSA Archaeological Field School

2015                         Open House, Duncan, Arizona, UTSA Archaeological Field School

2015                         Cub Scouts, Duncan, Arizona, UTSA Archaeological Field work in the Duncan Valley

2008                         Southern Texas Archaeological Association

2004                         Archaeological Institute of America

2002                         Texas Archaeological Society Banquet Speaker

2002                         Anthropological Society of UTSA

2001                         Alamo Pre-Columbian Society

2000                         South Texas Archaeology Fair

1991, 1993, 1997, 2000    Southern Texas Archaeological Association

1999                         Association of Retired Faculty and Associates University of Texas Health Science Center

1999                         San Antonio Optimist Club

1994                         Travis County Archaeological Society

1993                         The Americas: Diversity, Interdependence, Heritage Conference at UTSA

1990, 1991               UTSA Anthropology Club

1991                         Institute of Texan Cultures

1990                         Austin Friends of Folk Art

MEDIA INTERVIEWS

2008, 2010               UTSA Today

2010                         UTSA Ovations Magazine

2008                         National Science Foundation media relations interview

2008, 2010               American Archaeology Magazine

2008                         WOAI Radio

2002                         UTSA Sombrilla Magazine

2000                         Houston Chronicle (2000)

1994 – 2000             San Antonio Express News

1998                         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)

1997                         Unsolved Mysteries TV program

1995                         Talk of South Texas KLRN radio program

1994                         Mayor’s Forum TV program

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society

Society for American Archaeology

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