John P. Staeck
John P. Staeck, Ph.D.
Office: Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2H11D
Areas of Research Interest:
- Archaeology (Eastern North America, Temperate Europe)
- Identity Construction and Signaling
- Sociopolitical Complexity
- Czech-American Archaeological Fieldschool at Pohansko (Great Moravian era)
- Director, Czech-American Archaeological Field School based in the Hana Valley of Moravia,
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.
- 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
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