About Bernard K. Means
Dr. Bernard K. Means has a B.A. in Anthropology and a minor in Physics from Occidental College, Los Angeles, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Arizona State University, Tempe. His dissertation research involved applying new theories and cutting-edge technologies to American Indian village sites from southwestern Pennsylvania, many excavated during the 1930s by New Deal archaeologists. Dr. Means’s scholarly pursuits include reconstructing American Indian village life from cross-cultural studies of village spatial and social organizations, the research potential of archaeological collections, applications of accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) dating to developing new chronological frameworks in southwestern Pennsylvania and northwestern Virginia, archaeological investigations of the Monongahela Tradition, directional (circular) statistics and analysis of mortuary and other archaeological data, and, the history of New Deal archaeology in Pennsylvania and across America.
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Bernard K. Means has written 6 articles on Day of Archaeology