Marco Meniketti

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  • Department: Social Sciences
  • Office Location: 212 Academic Offices
  • Office Phone: (906) 487-2366
  • Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Archaeology

Ph.D. Anthropology, Michigan State University 2004
M.S. Industrial Archaeology, Michigan Tech University 1998
B.A. Anthropology University of California, Berkeley, 1976

Dissertation: The Historical Archaeology of Nevis, West Indies: Capitalism, Environment, and the Evolution of the Caribbean Colonial Landscape, 1625-1833.

Research interests include Caribbean Colonial settlement, contact era studies, nautical archaeology and maritime communities, industrial archaeology, educational anthropology, and teacher education.

Most recent project: 2003 survey and documentation of ruins of colonial industrial sugar mill-complexes on Nevis, West Indies.

While at Tech I will be teaching World People and Environment, and Prehistory and Archaeology.

Sample of Publications
2004 In Press, Research on the Effects of Coursework in the Arts and Sciences and in the Foundations of Education. To appear in "Studying Teacher Education: The AERA Panel on Research and Teacher Education." Cochran-Smith, M. & Zeichner, K. (Eds.)

2001 Shipwrecks in the Classroom: Plan for a Simulated Excavation. In History beneath the Sea. Society for American Archaeology Publications in Education. KC Smith and Amy Douglass, eds. ( Washington DC) pp 21-25.

2000 Post Colonial Transformation and Invention of Identity on Nevis, West Indies. The Journal of Imperial and Postcolonial Historic Studies 1(1):139-163.

1998 Port St George: An Archaeological Assessment of a Sugar Plantation and Harbor Complex in Nevis, West Indies. Underwater Archaeology No 2:88-95. Society for Historical Archaeology. Larry Babbits, ed.

Department of Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI 49931
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