Dr. Kimberly Schaefer

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Dr. Kimberly Schaefer

Dr. Kimberly Schaefer

Research Archaeobotanist

B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Washington University
Ph.D. Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill

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General Interest/Area of Focus

Archaeobotany, foodways, prehistoric, foraging, plant domestication, the spread of agriculture, Mississippian agriculture, gender


Midwest Archaeological Conference
Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Illinois Archaeological Survey

Previous Positions

Instructor of Anthropology, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill Adjunct Assistant
Professor of Anthropology, Elon University

Selected Papers Presented

2014 Recent Radiocarbon Dates on Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) from Illinois. Paper presented at the 2014 Midwest Archaeological Conference, Champaign, IL. October 2014.

2011 Corn on the Coast: An Archaeobotanical Study of Prehistoric Coastal North Carolina. Paper presented at the 2011 Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Jacksonville, FL. November 2011.