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Thomas McGovern

Thomas McGovern

Professor, Department of Anthropology, Hunter College, City University of New York

nabo@voicenet.com

212-772-5654

Department of Anthropology
Hunter College
695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
USA

Titles

  • Professor, Department of Anthropology, Hunter College, City University of New York

Biography

McGovern is a zooarchaeologist and director of Hunter College CUNY Zooarch Lab since 1989. A recovering processualist, he is interested in the dynamic long term interaction of place, people, politics and of course animal bones, and attempting to be more resilient while losing weight and becoming a better GHEA and NABO website user. Coordinator NABO, and at present also coordinating the archaeology program at the CUNY Graduate Center. Cooperates with Sophia Perdikaris in education and outreach efforts as part of the Islands of Change program.

Education

  • PhD, Anthropology (Archaeology), Columbia University, 1979
  • MPhil, Anthropology (Archaeology), Columbia University, 1975
  • MA, Anthropology, Columbia University, 1973
  • BA, Anthropology/Oriental Studies, Columibia College, 1972

Presentations

2011

Ingram, S. E., A. Dugmore, J. Areborg, G. Hambrecht, M. Hegmon, K. W. Kintigh, T. H. McGovern, M. C. Nelson, R. Oram, M. Peeples, K. A. Spielmann and O. Vesteinsson. 2011. Climate hazards and social transformations in the North Atlantic region and in the U.S. Southwest, 900 to 1500 C.E. Presentation at the June 22-26 International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences Conference, Iceland.