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Michelle Elliott

Michelle Elliott

IGERT in Urban Ecology Fellow, School of Human Evolution and Social Change

michelle.elliott@asu.edu

480-965-6213

School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Arizona State University
PO Box 872402
Tempe, AZ 85287-2402
USA
Nesbitt Contracting Co., Inc./Century Materials
100 S. Price Road
Tempe, AZ 85281

Titles

  • IGERT in Urban Ecology Fellow, School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Journal Articles

2010

Elliott, M., C. Fisher, B. A. Nelson, R. Molina-Garza, S. Collins and D. Pearsall. 2010. Climate, agriculture, and cycles of human occupation over the last 4000 years in southern Zacatecas, Mexico. Quaternary Research 74(1):26-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2010.04.001.

2005

Elliott, M. 2005. Evaluating evidence for warfare and environmental stress in settlement pattern data from the Malpaso Valley, Zacatecas, Mexico. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 24(4):297-315. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaa.2005.04.001.

2002

Mata-Gonazles, B., R. Molina-Garza, C. Fisher, M. Elliott and B. A. Nelson. 2002. Evidencia de cambio climatico-ambiental reciente en la Mesa Central, Zacatecas: Geomorfologia, estratigrafia del Cuaternario y Magnetismo de Rocas. GEOS 2(22):1100-1101. DOI: http://www.ugm.org.mx/publicaciones/geos/pdf/geos02-2/GC02-2.pdf.

2001

Elliott, M. 2001. Human impacts on the ancient environment. Archaeology Southwest 16(1):4. (link )

Book Chapters

2006

Hegmon, M., M. C. Nelson, K. Schollmeyer, M. Elliott and M. Diehl. 2006. Agriculture, mobility, and human impact in the Mimbres region of the United States Southwest. Pp. 107-121 In: Hantman, J. L. and R. Most eds., Vol 57.

Posters

2005

Elliott, M., P. Turkon, J. Riel-Salvatore and M. C. Nelson. 2005. Tools of the trade? New perspectives on maguey processing in Malpaso Valley, Zacatecas, Mexico AD 500-900. Poster presented March 30-April 3 at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Salt Lake City, UT.

2003

Elliott, M., C. Fisher, R. S. Molina-Garza, B. Mata and B. A. Nelson. 2003. An interdisciplinary approach to landscape evolution in the Malpaso Valley, Zacatecas, Mexico. Poster presented April 9-13 at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Milwaukee, WI.

Elliott, M., K. Gade, H. Schaafsma, C. M. Meegan and S. Swanson. 2003. Investigating environmental and social heterogeneity in a landscape perspective: A Hohokam case study. Poster presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

Swanson, S., D. Crider, C. M. Meegan, M. Elliott, K. Gade and H. Schaafsma. 2003. Long-term cultural and ecological responses to change in climate in Central Arizona AD 900-AD1200. Poster presented at February 21, 2003, Fourth Annual Meeting of the Graduates in Earth, Life and Social Sciences Research Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Swanson, S., D. Crider, C. M. Meegan, M. Elliott, K. Gade and H. Schaafsma. 2003. Long-term cultural and ecological responses to changes in climate in Central Arizona AD 900-AD 1200. Poster presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2002

Elliott, M. 2002. Farming or Fighting? Models of settlement strategy in the Malpaso Valley, Zacatecas, Mexico. Poster presented March 20-24 at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Denver, CO.

Mata-Gonzales, B., R. Molina-Garza, C. Fisher, M. Elliott and B. A. Nelson. 2002. Evidencia de cambio climatico-ambiental reciente en la Mesa Central, Zacatecas: Geomorfologia, estratigrafia del Cuaternario y Magnetismo de Rocas. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Union Geofisica Mexicana, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Presentations

2006

Elliott, M., P. Turkon, J. Riel-Salvatore and B. A. Nelson. 2006. Understanding the social organization of maguey processing in the Malpaso Valley, Zacatecas, Mexico, AD 500-900. Presentation April 26-30 at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Fisher, C. T., M. Elliott, H. Pollard and B. A. Nelson. 2006. A comparison of conquest era landscape transformation in the Lake Patzcuaro Basin, Mexico, and the Malpaso Valley, Mexico. Presentation April 26-30 at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2001

Elliott, M. 2001. Paleoethnobotanical perspectives on land use and environment in Mesoamerica's northern frontier. Presentation April 18-22 at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, LA.

Reports

2002

Elliott, M. 2002. Construction wood use at Classic and Postclassic, and Black Mountain sites in the Eastern Mimbres area. Manuscript on file at the Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.