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A 2,000-year reconstruction of the rain-fed maize agricultural niche in the US Southwest
(Nature Communications, 2014)
Humans experience, adapt to and influence climate at local scales. Paleoclimate research, however, tends to focus on continental, hemispheric or global scales, making it difficult for archaeologists and paleoecologists to ...
Exploration and exploitation in the macrohistory of the pre-Hispanic Pueblo Southwest
(Science Advances, 2016)
Cycles of demographic and organizational change are well documented in Neolithic societies, but the social and ecological processes underlying them are debated. Such periodicities are implicit in the “Pecos classification,” ...
Quantifying Household Inequality in Early Pueblo Villages
(University of Chicago Press, 2016-10)
The rapid rise of the “Chaco phenomenon” in northern New Mexico in the ninth century AD invites a search for either historical precursors or generative processes that might have explanatory utility. We analyze one candidate ...