Justin Nels Carlson

  • Anthropology Ph.D. Candidate
  • Teaching Assistant ANT 160 (Fall 2017)
  • Anthropology
102E Lafferty Hall
Education

Ph.D. in progress, University of Kentucky

M.A. in Anthropology, University of Kentucky 2015

BS in Anthropology & BA in History, Minor in Archaeology, College of Charleston 2011

Biography

I am an archaeologist interested in human-environmental interactions throughout the Holocene. My dissertation research is focused in the Sinkhole Plain in south-central Kentucky.

Research

hunter-gatherers,  karst geomorphology, historical ecology, anthropogenic landscapes, geoarchaeology, pedogenesis and sediment deposition, climate change, micromorphology, ground stone tool technologies

Selected Publications: 

2013

  • Justin N. Carlson and George M. Crothers, Macroscopic Analysis of Late Archaic Ground Stone Pestles from Carlston Annis (15Bt5), Kentucky, presented at the Midwest Archaeological Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

2014 

  • Justin N. CarlsonCaching, Mobility, and Hunter-Gatherer Social Dynamics in the Middle to Late Archaic Green River Valley, Kentucky, paper presented at Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Justin N. Carlson and George M. Crothers, Geoarchaeology of a Cave Vestibule in Southeastern Kentucky, poster presented at Society for American Archaeology Conference, Austin, Texas

2015 

  • Justin N. Carlson and George M. Crothers, Anthropogenic Fire Management and Changing Land-Use Strategies in the Mammoth Cave Plateau and Sinkhole Plain, Central Kentucky, USA, paper presented at Society for American Archaeology Conference, San Francisco, California.
  • George M. Crothers, Justin N. Carlson, David Gárate, and Matthew Litteral, Electromagnetic Induction Survey at Matacanela to Detect Off-Mound Structures and Landscape Features, paper presented at Society for American Archaeology Conference, San Francisco, California.
  • David Pollack, A. Gwynn Henderson, and Justin N. Carlson, Fox Farm: The 2014 Field Season, paper presented at Kentucky Heritage Council Conference, Cadiz, Kentucky.

2016

  • Justin N. Carlson, Archaeological Investigations of Deeply Stratified Deposits at Crumps Sink, South-Central Kentucky, USA, paper presented at Society for American Archaeology Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Justin N. Carlson, Archaeological Investigations of Deeply Stratified Deposits at Crumps Sink, South-Central Kentucky, paper presented at Kentucky Heritage Council Conference, Pine Mountain, Kentucky.
  • Greg J. Maggard, Justin N. Carlson, Daniel Sea, and Gary E. Stinchcomb, Middle Archaic Lifeways and the Holocene Climatic Optimum: A View from Ireland Cave, Kentucky, poster to be presented at Southeastern Archaeological Confernece, Athens, Georgia.

 

 

 

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