Midwest Archeological Center
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    Midwest Archeological Center


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Ann C. Bauermeister, RPA (M.A., University of Nebraska, 2000; Archeologist) Great Lakes archeology, prehistory of the Midwest, geophysical applications to archeology. 
ann_bauermeister@nps.gov

Dawn Bringelson (Ph.D. University of Washington, 2004; Archeologist) History of Central Plains archeology, prehistory of the Midwest and Central Plains, plowzone and other site formation processes, organization of lithic technology, culture history, archeology and the public. Acting coordinator Great Plains Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit. Contact for: MWAC website, volunteering, outreach and education.
dawn_bringelson@nps.gov

Erin C. Dempsey, RPA (Ph.D., University of  Kansas, 2012; Archeologist) Geoarcheology, Quaternary landscape evolution, paleoclimate and paleoenvironmental reconstruction, site formation processes, Midwest, Great Lakes, and Plains prehistory, mounds and earthworks, peopling of the New World.
erin_dempsey@nps.gov

Steven L. DeVore (M.A., Iowa State University, 1984; Archeologist) Geophysical Applications, North American Archeology, Historical Archeology, Prairie-Plains Area.  Contact for: geophysical methods in archeology, Archeological Prospection workshop. 
steve_de_vore@nps.gov

Vergil E. Noble, RPA (Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1983; Archeologist) Historical Archeology, 18th-century French fur trade, 19th-century settlement and transportation systems, Great Lakes and Mississippi River valley. Advisor for National Historic Landmarks in the Midwest Region and contact for National Historic Landmarks. 
vergil_noble@nps.gov

Jeffrey J. Richner (M.A., Western Michigan University, 1973; Acting Center Manager) Archeology of the Great Lakes and Border Lakes regions; early-middle 19th century material culture; Ojibwe ethnohistory. Contact for: ARPA permits, Regional Document Reviews. 
jeff_richner@nps.gov

Karin M. Roberts (M.A. Anthropology, University of Nebraska, 1995; M.A. Museum Studies, University of Nebraska, 1999; Curator and Archeological Collections Program Manager) 19th century material culture, settlement of the west, archeological ethics, paleobotany, collections management. Contact for: Collections. 
karin_roberts@nps.gov

Timothy M. Schilling (Ph.D. Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2010, Archeologist) Midwestern and Southeastern Prehistory, monumental architecture, climate and climate change, geoarchaeology, GIS, complex societies, food productions, ancient hunting strategies. 
tim_schilling@nps.gov

Jay T. Sturdevant, RPA (M.A., University of Nebraska 2001; Archeologist) Fur Trade and Contact Period Archeology, Late 19th Century Urban Archeology, Prehistory of the Midwest and Southeastern United States. 
jay_sturdevant@nps.gov

Anne M. Wolley Vawser (M.A., University of Nebraska 1988; Archeologist) Plains, Mountains, Rock Art, Predictive Modeling, Spatial Analysis, Information Management. Contact for: Archeological Information Management services,  Library, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) services, Archeological Sites Management Information System (ASMIS) database. 
anne_vawser@nps.gov