Thirteen IUP Anthropology faculty and students presented 14 papers and posters at the 83rd annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Topics ranged from China to Lake Erie and from geophysics to collaborating with federal agencies. The IUP
Ethics Bowl Team also competed.
The Society for American Archaeology meetings are the premier archaeological conference for American and Americanist archaeologists. This year’s conference included 4,500 attendees. IUP was well represented in among the attendees, with many current students
and alumni attending in addition to the current students and faculty giving presentations.
The IUP Archaeological Ethics Bowl Team competed in the annual Ethics Bowl, losing in the second round to Cornell University. The Ethics Bowl Team included Matt Bjorkman, Ross Owen, Andrew Malhotra, and Heather MacIsaac. The IUP Applied Archaeology Program
also hosted a booth at the CRM Expo.
Several students, faculty, and alumni participated in an invited symposium titled “Government, Universities, and Heritage Stewardship: A Student and Young Professional Symposium." Presentations in this session included:
Photo: Participants in “Government, Universities, and Heritage Stewardship: A Student and Young
Posters presented at the conference included:
The following papers were presented by IUP students and faculty:
Department of Anthropology