Dr. J. Brett Hill

Brett Hill

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Office: Mills Center 303C
Phone: (501) 450-3828
E-mail: hillb@hendrix.edu
  • B.A., University of Colorado
  • M.A., Arizona State University
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University

Dr. J. Brett Hill, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University. He teaches courses on archaeology and human ecology. His research and teaching interests include Human Ecology, Landscape Dynamics, Complex Societies, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Spatial Analysis, the Near East and the North American Southwest.

Selected Bibliography

  • Hill, J. Brett, Jeffery J. Clark, William H. Doelle and Patrick D. Lyons
    2010. Depopulation of the Northern Southwest: A Macro-Regional Perspective, In Leaving Mesa Verde: Peril and Change in the Thirteenth-Century Southwest, Edited by T.A. Kohler, M.D. Varien and A.M. Wright. Tucson, Pg. 34-52. University of ArizonaPress, Tucson.
  • J. Brett Hill (Co-Editor) with Christopher Fisher and Gary M. Feinman
    2009 The Socio-Natural Connection: Integrating Archaeology And Environmental Studies For 21st Century Conservation. University of Arizona Press, Tucson
  • Hill, J. Brett
    2006 Human Ecology in the Wadi al-Hasa: Land Use and Abandonment through the Holocene. Tucson, University of Arizona Press.
  • Hill, J. Brett, Jeffery J. Clark, William H. Doelle and Patrick D. Lyons
    2004 Prehistoric Demography in the Southwest: Migration, Coalescence and Hohokam Population Decline. American Antiquity 69(4) 689-716.
  • Hill, J. Brett
    2004 Land Use and an Archaeological Perspective on Socio-Natural Studies in the Wadi al-Hasa, West Central Jordan. American Antiquity 69(3) 389-412.
  • Hill, J. Brett
    2004 Time, Scale and Interpretation: 10,000 Years of Land Use on the Transjordan Plateau, Amid Multiple Contexts of Change, In Mediterranean Archaeological Landscapes: Current Issues, Edited by E. F. Athanassopoulos and L. Wandsnider, Pp. 125-142. University of Pennsylvania Museum Publications, Philadelphia.
  • Hill, J. Brett
    2000 Decision Making at the Margins: Settlement Trends, Temporal Scale, and Ecology in the Wadi al Hasa, West-central Jordan. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 19, 221-241.
  • Hill, J. Brett
    1998 Ecological Variability and Agricultural Specialization Among the Late Prehistoric Pueblos of Central New Mexico. Journal of Field Archaeology 25, 275-294.

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