Erin Nelson

Erin Nelson

Primary Field
Archaeology
Individual Type
Faculty
http://www.southalabama.edu/syansw
Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Knowledge / Expertise
Interest/Specialty Areas Native American moundbuilding cultures, landscape archaeology, ancient foodways, ceramics, archaeobotany
Geographic Area(s) of Expertise North America, Southeastern US
Biography

Erin S. Nelson is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of South Alabama, Mobile. Her research examines the material remains of foodways, monumental and domestic architecture, and the organization of space to understand how past people negotiated issues of kinship, group identity, leadership, and worldview in the context of their communities. She is the author of Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community.

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Geographic Areas of Expertise United States
Southeast
Geographic Areas of Expertise International
Western Hemisphere
Organizations
Curriculum Vitae
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