Rob Bozell

Rob Bozell

M.A. University of Nebraska, 1981

Adjunct Professor

Associate Director of the NPS Midwest Archaeological Center (MWAC)

Archaeology Division
Nebraska State Historical Society
P.O. Box 82554
Lincoln, Nebraska 68501
Email: afaculty/
Phone: (402) 471-4789



Major Research Interests:

Late Prehistoric-Historic Culture Change, Subsistence Strategies, Paleoecological Reconstruction, Cultural Resource Management, Public Archaeology

Recent and Representative Publications:


Plains Woodland Complexes of Western Kansas and Adjacent Portions of Nebraska and Colorado. Kansas Archaeology (edited by R. Hoard and W. Banks). In preparation. University Press of Kansas.

"Eagle Ridge and Early 18th Century Indian-European Relations in Eastern Nebraska". Nebraska State Historical Society Publications in Anthropology 13. Lincoln. In preparation (with G.F. Carlson).

"Environmental and Cultural Variation in the Nebraska Sand Hills Region". In Islands in the Plains (edited by M. Kornfeld and A. Osborn), University of Utah Press. (with A. Koch) .

"Faunal Remains In The Late Woodland Component of the Stauffer Site, 23CO499". Plains Anthropologist Memoir 35.


"Culture, Environment and Bison Populations on the Late Prehistoric and Early Historic Central Plains". Plains Anthropologist 40(152).


"Source Determination of White River Silicates from Two Archeological Sites" (with R. Hoard, S. Holen, M. Glascock, H. Neff, and M. Elam). American Antiquity 58(4).

Courses Taught:

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Archeological Field School (1989, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
Graduate seminar in zooarcheology , University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1998, 2000, 2002, 2003)