Jane Peterson
Dr. Jane PetersonMarquette University

Lalumiere Hall, 376

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7917
Curriculum Vitae


Social and Cultural Sciences


Ph.D., 1994, Arizona State University

Research Interests

Near Eastern archaeology, Archaeology of the Prehispanic SW, Bioarchaeology, Lithic technology

Professional Experience

Public archaeology, Rise of agriculture, Gender in cross-cultural perspective, Experimental and ethnographic approaches in archaeology


  • 2021       History beneath our feet:  Archaeology in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.  Illinois       Antiquity 56:8-20 (with M.Gregory and N. Hincha).
  • 2017       Survey and excavation of Stone Age sites in Jordan’s Wadi al-Hasa:  Quaternary of the Levant:  Environments, Climate Change, and Humans, edited by U. Enzel and O. Bar-Yosef, pp. 315-328.  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (with GA Clark, NR Coinman, JB Hill, MP Neeley, DI Olszewski, and J. Schuldenrein).  
  • 2016    Woman’s share in Neolithic society:  A view from the southern Levant. Near Eastern Archaeology 79(3): 132-140.

  • 2014    Public Archeology:  Collaborative and Community Approaches.  Editor and contributor for Special Issue of Near Eastern Archeology 76(3).

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