Steve Wolverton | Department of Geography and the Environment

Steve Wolverton

Professor / Department Chair
ENV 210D
Dr. Wolverton is an archaeologist and animal ecologist with a geographic focus on North America.
Research interests include studying paleoenvironments of North America, zooarchaeology in the American Southwest, the uses of zooarchaeological data in conservation biology, and the applications of analytical chemistry to the study of archaeological artifact residues.

Dr. Wolverton teaches a variety of courses including Quantitative Methods in Geography, Zooarchaeology, Applied Paleozoology in Conservation, Environmental Archaeology and Human Ecology, and Archaeology of the American Southwest. Dr. Wolverton advises graduate student research in areas that correspond with his own research interests. Recent theses are on the influence of local habitat and food availability on white-tailed deer body size and on extraction of protein residues from experimental cooking pottery.

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