Associate Professor of Anthropology
(Ph.D., Washington State University, 2009)
Research interests: Prehistoric exchange systems, social networks, and gift economies; development of regional systems of interaction; hunter-gatherers and early horticulturalists of the upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and northern Great Plains; lithic analysis; archaeological chemistry; heritage resource management. See also http://markhillarchaeology.weebly.com
Recent Research Publications:
Hill, Mark A. 2009 The Benefit of the Gift: Exchange and Social Interaction in the Late Archaic Western Great Lakes. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University, Pullman.
Hill, Mark A. 2006 The Duck Lake Site and Implications for Late Archaic Copper Procurement and Production in the Southern Lake Superior Basin Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 31(2):213-248.
Hill, Mark A. 2012 The Benefit of the Gift: Exchange, Ritual, and Emergent Regional Systems in the Late Archaic Western Great Lakes. International Monographs in Prehistory series. Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Hill, Mark A. 2012 Tracing Social Interaction: Perspectives on Archaic Copper Exchange from the Upper Great Lakes. American Antiquite 77(2):279-292.
Hill, Mark A. 2011 New Dates for Old Copper: Contemporaneity in the Archaic Western Great Lakes. Wisconsin Archeologist 92 (2) 85-92.
Department of Anthropology
Burkhardt Building (BB), Room 315
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.