LuAnn Wandsnider

Dr. LuAnn Wandsnider

Ph.D. University of New Mexico, 1989

Professor of Anthropology

Office: 824 Oldfather Hall
Email: lwandsnider@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-8873
Fax: (402) 472-9642

Subfield:

Archaeology

Major Research Interests:

Archaeological method and theory; Pre-Columbian Archaeology of the North American Central and High Plains; Hellenistic-Roman Asia Minor; formation, documentation, and interpretation of archaeological landscapes; time in archaeology

Recent and Representative Publications:

2008 Time in Archaeology: Time Perspectivism Revisited, edited by S. Holdaway and L. Wandsnider. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

2008 Introduction (S. Holdaway, senior author). In Time in Archaeology: Time Perspectivism Revisited, edited by S. Holdaway and L. Wandsnider, pp. 1-12. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

2008 Time-Averaged Deposits and Multitemporal Processes in the Wyoming Basin, Intermontane North America: A Preliminary Consideration of Land Tenure in Terms of Occupation Frequency and Integration. In Time in Archaeology: Time Perspectivism Revisited, edited by S. Holdaway and L. Wandsnider, pp. 61-93. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

2007 Archaeological Landscapes, Nomadism, and Tungabhadra Ethnoarchaeology. In Ethnoarchaeology and Formation Process Research in India, edited by K. Paddayya, pp. 171-182. Deccan College, Poona.

2006 Temporal Scales and Archaeological Landscapes from the Eastern Desert of Australia and Intermontane North America. (S. Holdaway, senior author). In Confronting Scale in Archaeology: Issues of Theory and Practice, edited by Gary Lock and Brian Molyneaux, pp. 183-202. Kluwer, New York.

2005 Modeling for Management in a Compliance World (C. Dore, senior author). In GIS and Archaeological Site Location Modeling, edited by Mark Mehrer and Konnie Wescott, CRC Press, Boca Raton.

2004 Current Issues in Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology, edited by E. Athanassopoulos and L. Wandsnider. University of Pennsylvania Museum Press, Philadelphia.

2004 Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology Past and Present (E. Athanassopoulos, senior author). In Current Issues in Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology, edited by E. Athanassopoulos and L. Wandsnider, pp. 1-14. University of Pennsylvania Museum Press, Philadelphia.

2004 Artifact, Landscape, and Temporality in Mediterranean Landscape Studies. In Current Issues in Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology, edited by E. Athanassopoulos and L. Wandsnider, pp. 69-80. University of Pennsylvania Museum Press, Philadelphia.

2004 Solving the Puzzle of the Archaeological Labyrinth: Time Perspectivism in Mediterranean Surface Archaeology. In Side-by Side, edited by Susan Alcock and John Cherry, pp. 46-68. Oxbow Press, Oxford.

2004 Solving Meno's Puzzle, Defeating Merlin's Subterfuge: Bodies of Reference Knowledge and Archaeological Inference. In Processual Archaeology: A Tribute to Lewis R. Binford, edited by A. Johnson, pp. 275-305. Greenwood Press.

2003 Islands of Geophytes: Sego Lily Patch Density in a High Plains Habitat (with Y-S Chung, junior author). In Islands on the Plains: Ecological, Social, and Ritual Use of Landscapes, edited by M. Kornfeld and A. Osborn, pp. 220-242. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

2003 Western Niobrara River: An Inter-Island Passage on the Plains (with G. MacDonell, senior author). In Islands on the Plains: Ecological, Social, and Ritual Use of Landscapes, edited by M. Kornfeld and A. Osborn, pp. 89-107. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

Other Publications:

1999 Late Prehistoric High Plains Foragers: Starving Nomads, Affluent Foragers? Great Plains Research 9(1):9-39.

1998 Regional Scale Processes and Archaeological Landscape Units." In Unit Issues in Archaeology, edited by A. F. Ramenofsky and A. Steffen, pp. 87-102. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

1998 Landscape Element Configuration, Lifespace, and Occupation History: Ethnoarchaeological Observations and Archaeological Applications. In Surface Archaeology, edited by A. P. Sullivan, III, pp. 21-38. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.

1997 The Roasted and the Boiled: Food Composition and Heat Treatment with Special Emphasis on Pit-Hearth Cooking. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 16:1-48.

1996 Describing and Comparing Archaeological Spatial Structures. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 3(4):319-384.

1992 Space, Time, and Archaeological Landscapes, edited by J. Rossignol and L. Wandsnider. Plenum Press: New York.

Recent Conference Presentations and Posters:

2007 "One for All and All for One: An Examination of the Role of Monumental Architecture in Polis Viability in Western Rough Cilicia." Paper presented in the International Rough Cilicia Conference. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, Oct 25-27, 2007.

2007 Poster: "Evaluation of Remote Sensing Tools for Locating and Characterizing Terrace Cobble Deposits in the Interior Wyoming Basin" (with M. A. Dooley). Society for American Archaeology, Austin, April 26-May 1, 2007.

2004 "Landscape Approaches to Regional Archaeological Variation" (with M. A. Dooley). Presented at the 69th Annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Montreal, April 2004.

2003 "Time-averaged Deposits and Multi-Temporal Processes in the Wyoming Basin," (North Intercontinental USA). Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Milwaukee, April 2003.

2002 "Solving the Puzzle of the Archaeological Labyrinth: Time Perspectivism in Mediterranean Surface Archaeology." Presented at an Invited Workshop Side-by-Side: Archaeological Survey in the Mediterranean, Department of Classics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, April 2002.

Educational Background:

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque), 1989
M.S. Anthropology, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque), 1981
B.S. Anthropology, Geology, University of Wisconsin (Madison), 1979