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 Program, please contact the current Program Coordinator
Elizabeth Arnold : Plant and animal studies in the archaeological record
Matthew Daley : Historic preservation/Industrial archaeology, Urban History
Steven Dorland: Eastern North America, Collaborative Archaeology, Pottery Production, and Childhood Learning
Jonathan Greer: Biblical Archaeology, Zooarchaeology, Ancient Israelite religion, sacrifice, and feasting
Angela Lockard Reed: Public archaeology, Maya and Iroquois
Gwyn Madden : Physical Anthropology, Bioarchaeology
Melissa Morison : Mediterranean, Roman Empire, Ceramic analysis, Monuments and Place-making
Alexei Nikitin : Archaeogenetics
Mark Schwartz : Near East, Great Lakes, Underwater Archaeology
Heather VanWormer : Social memory/Intentional communities