Digital Content



I chatted with Nalini Nadkarni—host of Utah Public Radio’s UnDisciplined—about why Ancestral Pueblo fishing research matters and about recent work on reconstructing the body size of fishes from 3D scans of bones.


Crow Canyon Annual Meeting: Research Institute Update

Check out what the Research Institute at Crow Canyon has been up to in 2021.

Ask an Archaeologist

I was a panelist—along with Ben Bellorado, Kelsey Reese, and Tim Wilcox—for Crow Canyon’s Ask an Archaeologist in September 2021. We fielded questions from the public about the future of archaeology, practical questions about the profession, and discussed some of our research.

Ruth E. Kennedy Lecture

The UNM Department of Anthropology faculty nominated me for the Ruth Kennedy Award in the spring of 2021, where I gave a lecture entitled Fishing for Foodways: The Nature/Culture Dichotomy in Ancestral Pueblo Food Studies.

Crow Canyon Webinar Series

In November of 2020, I was invited to give a Crow Canyon Webinar. I discussed the garden hunting research that I and colleagues have been working on.

Digital Exhibitions

Rio Grande Fish: Archaeology Superheroes!

The UNM Museum Studies Program challenged undergraduate students, in a Museum Exhibition Design and Development course, to create an online exhibition. Melanie Anderson’s project—based on my PhD work—was produced first. Melanie created a novel final product designed to engage children in how important the Rio Grande is as both a natural and cultural resource. I was the Exhibit Curator and Devorah Romanek taught the course and was Curator of Exhibits.

KRQE News 13 Albuquerque

KRQE News produced a segment on Melanie Anderson’s excellent work (above).