Research Interests

  • Human-environment relationships in prehistoric, coastal southwest Florida, including the Pine Island Sound/Charlotte Harbor, Ten Thousand Islands, and Everglades regions
  • Late Holocene coastal sites as proxies for environmental change, including climate and sea level
  • Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Florida archaeology

Ongoing Fieldwork

Southwest Florida: Pineland Site Complex; Useppa Island; modern beds of M. campechiensis in Pine Island Sound

Karen Walker, archaeology

Karen Walker, archaeology, was photographed for a story being produced about her research of the Calusa Indians and the changes in their populations in the Pine Island area due to climate change over the course