John P. Staeck

John P. Staeck

John P. Staeck, Ph.D.

Professor, Anthropology

(630) 942-2022
Office: Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2804D

staeck@cod.edu

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Archaeology (Eastern North America, Temperate Europe)
  • Identity Construction and Signaling
  • Sociopolitical Complexity
  • GIS
  • Zooarchaeology
     

Current Projects:

  • Czech-American Archaeological Fieldschool at Pohansko (Great Moravian era)
  • Director, Czech-American Archaeological Field School based in the Hana Valley of Moravia, Czech Republic
     

Selected Publications, Presentations, Books:

  • Back to the Earth: An Introduction to Archaeology, San Francisco: Mayfield/McGraw-Hill, 2002.
  • Resource Guide for Back to the Earth: An Introduction to Archaeology, San Francisco: Mayfield/McGraw-Hill, 2002.
  • Rethinking the Central European Neolithic: Tales from a Czech Valley, presented at the Society for American Archaeology Meetings, 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • "Echoing the Past: Reconciling Ethnohistorical and Archaeological Views of Ho-Chunk Ethnogenesis," in Interpretations of Native North American Life: Material Contributions to Ethnohistory, ed. By M. Nassaney and E. Johnson, Gainesville: U. Press of Florida and the Society for Historical Archaeology.
  • "Of Thunderbirds, Water Spirits, and Chiefs' Daughters: Contextualizing Archaeology and Ho-chunk Oral Traditions," in Folklore and Arechaeology, ed. By A. Gazin-Scwartz and C. Holtorf, London: Routledge.
     

Education:

  • Ph.D. Rutgers University, New Brunswick
  • M.A. Rutgers University, New Brunswick
  • B.A. Beloit College
     

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers
  • Nominee Faculty of Year College of DuPage