EXCAVATIONS & FIELD WORK
Current research includes the application of micromorphological techniques to Pleistocene caves in France, Israel, Germany, and South Africa; the study of Neanderthal hearths and pyrotechnology; the geoarchaeology of open-air sites in California; and the use of micromorphology in interpreting anthropogenic deposits from Pleistocene sites in the Old World to 16th century Spanish settlements in Jamaica.
- Pomerance Award for Scientific Contributions to Archaeology, Archaeological Institute of America, January, 2010
- Fryxell Award, Society for American Archaeology, March, 2008
- January-August, 2004: Alexander von Humboldt Senior Award; University of Tübingen, Germany.
- Rip Rapp Award, Archaeological Geology Division, Geological Society of America, 2002
- September-December, 1998: French Government Fellowship (“Poste Rouge”, C.N.R.S. Senior Scientist) at the Centre de Recherche Archéologique, Valbonne