Recent Publications

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The following is a list of peer-reviewed publications by Cobb Institute staff in 2018:

Derek Anderson

2018 - Pavao-Zuckerman, Barnet, Derek T. Anderson, and Matthew Reeves.  Dining With the Madisons: Elite Consumption at Montpelier.  Historical Archaeology, DOI:

2018 - Anderson, Derek T.  Refitting of Paleoindian and Early Archaic Debitage at the Topper Site, South Carolina.  In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition, Volume 2, edited by Joseph A. M. Gingerich, University of Utah Press, p. 351-358.

Jimmy Hardin

2018 - Stillinger, Michele D., Joshua M. Feinberg, Erez Ben-Yosef, Ron Shaar, James W. Hardin, and Jeffrey A. Blakely.  A Rejoinder on the Value of Archaeomagnetic Dating: Integrative Methodology is the Key to Addressing Levantine Iron Age Chronology.  Near Eastern Archaeology 81(2):141-144.

D. Shane Miller

2018 - Miller, D. Shane.  From Colonization to Domestication: Population, Environment, and the Origins of Agriculture in Eastern North America.  University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

2018 - Potter, Ben A., Alwynne B. Beaudoin, C. Vance Haynes, Vance T. Holliday, Charles E. Holmes, John W. Ives, Robert Kelly, Bastien Llamas, Ripan Malhi, Shane Miller, David Reich, Joshua D. Reuther, Stephan Schiffels, and Todd Surovell.  Arrival routes of first Americans uncertain.  Science 359(6381):1224-1225.

2018 - Potter, Ben A., James F. Baichtal, Alwynne B. Beaudoin, Lars Fehren-Schmitz, C. Vance Haynes, Vance T. Holliday, Charles E. Holmes, John W. Ives, Robert L. Kelly, Bastien Llamas, Ripan S. Malhi, D. Shane Miller, David Reich, Joshua D. Reuther, Stephan Schiffels, and Todd A. Surovell.  Current evidence allows multiple models for the peopling of the Americas.  Science Advances 4(8), DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat5473

Anna Osterholtz

2018 - Osterholtz, Anna J.  Commingled Human Remains. In L. Wright (ed) SAS Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. DOI:

Evan Peacock

2018 - Peacock, Evan, Sarah K. Gilleland, Mary Madden, and Richard A. Weinstein.  Different Methods, Different Results: Analysis of a Gastropod Assemblage from site 41HM61, Hamilton County, Texas.  Plains Anthropologist 63(245):85-102.

2018 - Peacock, Evan, Joseph Mitchell, and C. Andrew Buchner.  Applied Zooarchaeology of Freshwater Mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) Shell from Golson (22HU508), A Deasonville-Period Site on the Yazoo River, Mississippi.  Environmental Archaeology 23(2):152-159.

Molly Zuckerman

2018 - Zuckerman, Molly K.  Recovering the Lived Body from Bodies of Evidence: Interrogation of Diagnostic Criteria and Parameters for Disease Ecology Reconstructed from Skeletons Within Anatomical and Medical Anatomical Collections.  In Bioarchaeological Analyses and Bodies, edited by Pamela K. Stone, pp. 89-107.  Springer International, New York.

2018 - Zuckerman, Molly K.  Treponemal Disease.  In W. Trevathan (ed) The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology. John Wiley & Sons. DOI: