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Florida Museum of Natural History
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1659 Museum Road
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7800

Collections & Programs

Ceramics Laboratory

Florida Archaeology Collection

Other Affiliations

School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University


Ph.D. in Anthropology, Arizona State University

M.A. in Anthropology, Arizona State University

B.A. in Anthropology, B.A. in Geology, Albion College

Research Interests

Andrea is an anthropological archaeologist interested in community resilience and social identity, compositional and technological ceramic analysis, and collective action among middle-range societies. Her primary research areas are West Mexico and the U.S. Southwest but she has also engaged in fieldwork in northern Iceland and west-central Illinois.


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