Faculty Profile

Maria Bruno

Assistant Professor of Archaeology (2011)

Contact Information

brunom@dickinson.edu

Environmental Archaeology Lab
717.245.1923

Education

  • B.A., University of Nevada, 1998
  • M.A., Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, 2001
  • Ph.D., 2008

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

ARCH 110 Archaeology & World Prehistory
Cross-listed with ANTH 110-01.

ANTH 110 Archaeology & World Prehistory
Cross-listed with ARCH 110-01.

ARCH 262 South American Archaeology
Cross-listed with ANTH 262-01 and LALC 262-01.

ANTH 262 South American Archaeology
Cross-listed with ARCH 262-01 and LALC 262-01.

LALC 262 South American Archaeology
Cross-listed with ANTH 262-01 and ARCH 262-01.

ARCH 500 Independent Study

ARCH 500 Independent Study

ENST 550 Independent Research

Spring 2015

ANTH 260 Environmental Archaeology
Cross-listed with ARCH 260 01 and ENST 311 01. The study of the human past requires knowledge of the biological and geophysical systems in which cultures developed and changed. This course explores past environments and the methods and evidence used to reconstruct them. Emphasis is on the integration of geological, botanical, zoological, and bioarchaeological data used to reconstruct Quaternary climates and environments.

ARCH 260 Environmental Archaeology
Cross-listed with ANTH 260 01 and ENST 311 01. The study of the human past requires knowledge of the biological and geophysical systems in which cultures developed and changed. This course explores past environments and the methods and evidence used to reconstruct them. Emphasis is on the integration of geological, botanical, zoological, and bioarchaeological data used to reconstruct Quaternary climates and environments.

ANTH 290 Archaeological Methods
Cross-listed with ARCH 290 01.

ARCH 290 Archaeological Methods
Cross-listed with ANTH 290 01.

ENST 311 Environmental Archaeology
Cross-listed with ANTH 260-01 and ARCH 260-01. The study of the human past requires knowledge of the biological and geophysical systems in which cultures developed and changed. This course explores past environments and the methods and evidence used to reconstruct them. Emphasis is on the integration of geological, botanical, zoological, and bioarchaeological data used to reconstruct Quaternary climates and environments.

ANTH 400 Senior Colloquium
This course is based on student independent research projects, supervised by the faculty colloquium coordinator, with special advisement from faculty colleagues. Students taking the course are encouraged to build on previous fieldwork experience or to develop new, community-based projects. In some cases, archival research may be substituted for fieldwork. The course can accommodate honors projects begun with faculty mentoring and aimed at publication. Prerequisite: 240, 241. This course fulfills the DIV II social sciences distribution requirement. Offered every year.

ARCH 500 Independent Study

ENSC 550 Environmental Science Research