R. Jason Sherman
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Archaeology of complex societies, state formation and expansion, political and economic organization, elite-commoner relations, household archaeology, ceramic analysis, petrography, Mesoamerica (especially Oaxaca, Maya lowlands).
Other Relevant Activities:
Co-organizer, Midwest Mesoamericanist Meeting, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, March 19 & 20, 2010
Anthro 101: Introduction to Anthropology: Human Origins - Syllabus (67kb)
Anthro 103: Digging Up the Past: Approaches to Archaeology - Syllabus (63kb)
Anthro 310: Archaeology of Middle America - Syllabus (120kb)
Anthro 565: Archaeology of Western Mesoamerica - Syllabus (133kb)
Anthro 641: Power and Ideology in Archaeology - Syllabus (104kb)
2007. Crema Ware and Elite Power at Monte Albán: Ceramic Production and Iconography in the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico, Christina M. Elson and R. Jason Sherman. Journal of Field Archaeology 32(3): 265-282.
2007. "M Glow Blue": Archaeometric Research at Michigan's Ford Nuclear Reactor, by L.D. Minc, R.J. Sherman, C. Elson, C.S. Spencer, and E.M. Redmond. Archaeometry 49(2): 215-228.
2005. Investigating Urban Diversity in South-Central Quintana Roo, by Laura Villamil and Jason Sherman. In Justine M. Shaw and Jennifer P. Mathews (eds), Quintana Roo Archaeology, pp. 197-213. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.