Jane Peterson
Dr. Jane PetersonMarquette University

Lalumiere Hall, 376

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7917
Curriculum Vitae


Social and Cultural Sciences


Ph.D., 1994, Arizona State University

Research Interests

Near Eastern archaeology, Archaeology of the Prehispanic SW, Bioarchaeology, Lithic technology

Professional Experience

Prehistoric archaeology, Rise of agriculture, Gender in cross-cultural perspective, Experimental and ethnographic approaches in archaeology


  • 2014 Public Archeology:  Collaborative and Community Approaches.  Special Issue of Near Eastern Archeology 76(3).
  • 2010 Domesticating gender.  Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 29:  249-265.
  • 2008 New insights from old stones: a survey of ground stone studies. In Not the Same Old Grind: Studies of Ground Stone Artifacts, edited by Y.M. Rowan and J.R. Ebeling, pp. 361-370. Equinox Press, London.
  • 2007 Crossing the boundary to domestication economies: a case study from West-Central Jordan. In Crossing Jordan — North American Contributions to the Archaeology of Jordan, edited by T.E. Levy, P.M. Michèle Daviau, Randall W. Younker, and May Shaer, pp. 203-210. Equinox Press, London.
  • 2002 Sexual Revolutions: Gender and Labor at the Dawn of Agriculture. In Gender
    and Archaeology Series
    , AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek, CA.

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