Project Publications (in chronological order):

Spielmann, Katherine, Hoski. Schaafsma, Sharon Hall, Melissa Kruse-Peeples, and John Briggs
2011 Legacies on the Landscape: The Enduring Effects of Long-Term Human Ecosystem Interactions. For Changing Histories, Landscapes, and Perspectives: The 20th Anniversary Southwest Symposium, edited by Margaret Nelson and Colleen Strawhacker, pp 199-217 . University Press of Colorado, Boulder. [download pdf]

Kruse-Peeples, Melissa, Hoski Schaafsma, Katherine Spielmann, and John Briggs
2010 Landscape Legacies of Prehistoric Agricultural Land Use in the Perry Mesa Region, Central Arizona. For The Archaeology of Anthropogenic Environments, edited by Rebecca Dean. Occasional Paper No. 37, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. [download pdf]

Kelly, Sophia E., David R. Abbott, Gordon Moore, Christopher Watkins, and Caitlin Wichlacz
2010 A Preliminary Evaluation of the Verde Confederacy Model: Testing Expectations of Pottery Exchange in the Central Arizona Highlands. In Interpreting Silent Artefacts: Petrographic Approaches to Archaeological Ceramics, edited by Patrick S. Quinn, pp. 245-266. Archaeopress, Oxford.

Kruse, Melissa
2007 The Agricultural Landscape of Perry Mesa: Modeling Residential Site Location in Relation to Arable Land. The Kiva 73(1): 85-102. [download pdf]

Briggs, John M., Hoski Schaafsma, and Dimitar Trenkov
2007 Woody vegetation expansion in a desert grassland: Prehistoric human impact? Journal of Arid Environments 69:458–472. [download pdf]

Briggs, J. M., K. A. Spielmann, H. Schaafsma, K. W. Kintigh, M. Kruse, K. Morehouse and K. Schollmeyer.
2006 Ecology needs archaeologists: Archaeology needs ecologists. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 4(4): 180-188. [download pdf]

 

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Project Reports (in chronological order):

Spielmann, K. (editor)
2011 Report of the Spring 2007 Field Season, Legacies on the Landscape: Archaeological and Ecological Research at Agua Fria National Monument. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix. [download pdf]

Kruse-Peeples, M., W. Russell, H. Schaafsma, C. Strawhacker, and J. Wallace
2009 Archaeological Survey within the Agua Fria National Monument of the Northeastern Portion of Perry Mesa, Yavapai County, Arizona. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix Office. Avaiable upon request.

Spielmann, K. A., J. Briggs, K. Johnson, M. Kruse, L. Leslie, T. Passick, A. Ruggles, H. Shaafsma, and K. Schollmeyer
2005 Report of the Spring 2005 Field Season, Legacies on the Landscape: Archaeological and Ecological Research at Agua Fria National Monument. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service. [download pdf]

Kruse, Melissa and Katherine A. Spielmann
2004 Archaeological Research at Pueblo La Plata: Surface Collection and Excavation. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix Office. Avaialable upon request.

Schollmeyer, Karen. G.
2004 Spring 2004: Architecture Studies at Pueblo La Plata. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix Office. [download pdf]

Schollmeyer, Karen Gust, Lisa Baldwin, John Briggs Kari Horn, Chien Lai, Katherine Spielmann and Caitlyn Wichlacz
2004 La Plata Transect Survey. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix Office. [download pdf]

 

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Undergraduate and Master's Theses (in chronological order):

Trujillo, Jolene
2011 Seasonality and Ecosystem Response in Two Prehistoric Agricultural Regions of Central Arizona. Unpublished Master of Science Thesis, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe. [download pdf]

Russell, Will G.
2008 Ceremonial Racing as an Integrative Strategy in Prehistoric Central Arizona. Unpublished Senior Thesis, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Wallace, JoAnn
2008 Prehistoric Land-Use Across Perry Mesa, Central Arizona. Unpublished Senior Thesis, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Strawhacker, Colleen
2007 Small Site Analysis in the Southwest: A Comparative Analysis of Two Communities on Perry Mesa, Arizona . Unpublished Master of Arts Thesis, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Wichlacz, Caitlin
2006 A Compositional Analysis of Plain Ware Pottery from Pueblo La Plata and Richinbar Ruin, Agua Fria National Monument, Arizona. Unpublished Senior Honors Thesis, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe. [download pdf]

Kruse, Melissa
2005 The Agricultural Landscape of Perry Mesa: Modeling Residential Site Locations in Relation to Arable Land. Unpublished Master of Arts Thesis. School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Mapes, Sarah. D.
2005 The Walls Still Stand: Reconstructing Population at Pueblo La Plata. Unpublished Senior Honors Thesis, Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, Tempe. [download pdf]

 

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