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Elizabeth Reitz

UGA Arch
Professor Emerita

I am a zooarchaeologist who focuses on Latin American and southeastern archaeology with an emphasis on ecological and ecological archaeology. As the head of the zooarchaeology lab and as a consultant, I work with collections management.



Research Interests:
  • Zooarchaeology
  • Environmental Archaeology
  • Ecological Anthropology
  • Collections Management
  • Latin American and Southeastern Archaeology

PhD, Anthropology, University of Florida, 1979

Articles Featuring Elizabeth Reitz

Professor Emerita, Dr. Elizabeth Reitz and alumni, Dr. Fred Andrus, along with Daniel Sandweiss, Alice Kelley, Kirk Maasch, and Paul Roscoe wrote an article that was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States…

Zooarchaeologist Elizabeth Reitz retires to join our emeritus faculty. She is a major figure in anthropological zooarchaeology: Her interdisciplinary research continues to guide and inspire scholars…

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