Phone: 616-331-3231
Fax: 616-331-3775
Program Coordinator: Dr. M. Morison

260 Lake Huron Hall
1 Campus Drive, Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401

Meet the Faculty

Many faculty members at Grand Valley have expertise in Archaeology and related fields. Grand Valley faculty are active in field research projects in the United States and around the globe.  We have a wide variety of different methodological and regional specialties.

Below you will find an alphabetical directory of Grand Valley faculty with interests and expertise in archaeology.

If you have questions about the Archaeology Minor, please contact the current Program Coordinator


Elizabeth Arnold : Zooarchaeology

Dale Borders : Frontier archaeology of Euro-American settlement

Janet Brashler : Ceramic analysis

Matthew Daley : Historic preservation/Industrial archaeology


Jim Goode : Archaeology and Politics


Angela Lockard Reed: Public archaeology


Gwyn Madden : Bioarchaeology


Melissa Morison : Ceramic analysis


Alexei Nikitin : Archeogenetics


Mark Schwartz : Complex societies/Trade


Heather VanWormer : Social memory/Intentional communities


  Last Modified Date: February 17, 2015
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