Zooarchaeology Program

Dr. Jean Hudson, Department of Anthropology
Sabin Hall, Room 171A & 275
e-mail: jhudson@uwm.edu

What is Zooarchaeology?

Zooarchaeology is the study of animal remains from archaeological contexts to better understand human cultural behavior and ecology.

Facilities and Collections

  • prep lab
  • comparative osteological collections
  • zooarchaeological library
  • work space for analyses
  • computer stations

Research and Student Projects

  • M.A. and Ph.D. research
  • illustrated osteological guides
  • taphonomic studies
  • experimental projects
  • ethnoarchaeological projects

Coursework and Volunteer Opportunities

  • Zooarchaeology: Method and Theory, Anthropology 525
  • Study Abroad: Ancient Peoples and Animals of Peru, Anthropology 297 and 497
  • UROP Apprenticeship, Anthropology 296.
  • Independent Study, Anthropology 199 and 699
  • Volunteer Opportunities