- First Year In the Program
Jordan Pratt received her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Oregon in 2015. She is interested in the peopling of the Americas and Paleoindian archaeology in the northern Great Basin region of Oregon. Specifically, Jordan is interested in human behavioral ecology and exploring human adaptations to climate change. Her research interests include lithic technologies, and utilizing GIS to explore changes in mobility and settlement patterns through time. Jordan has archaeological and geoarchaeological research experience throughout the northern Great Basin, where she has worked as a field technician for the Burns Bureau of Land Management, and as a site supervisor for the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History’s Archaeological Field School at a number of sites, including Rimrock Draw Rockshelter and Skull Creek Dunes. She also has field experience in the Pacific, where she worked on Rapa Nui (Easter Island).