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John White

John White
Areas of Speciality
  • Ph.D. Archaeology
Ted Goebel
First Year In the Program


John White is a PhD student studying archaeology in the Center for the Study of the First Americans. His interests include lithic technology, landscape learning and exploitation, island and coastal archaeology, and the colonization of uninhabited landscapes. John received his BA in Anthropology from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2012, after which he worked extensively in Cultural Resource Management. He has conducted survey and excavation in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Kansas. Most recently he joined the excavations at McDonald Creek Alaska, under the direction of Dr. Kelly Graf. John’s research focuses on emergent coastlines in southern Alaska and ice-free refugia during and after the Last Glacial Maximum.