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Michael Graves

Professor

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Archaeology

At UNM since 
2007
Email: 
mwgraves@unm.edu
Phone: 
505-277-4524
Curriculum vitae
 

Recent Courses:

  • History of Archaeological Thought (ANTH 574)
  • Science in Archaeology (ANTH 570)
  • Archaeological Field Techniques and Methods (ANTH 375/575)
  • Strategy of Archaeology (ANTH 320)
  • Archaeological Method and Theory (ANTH 120)
  • Introduction to Anthropology (ANTH 101)

Education:

University of Washington, Anthropology, BA cum laude 1974
University of Arizona, Anthropology, PhD 1981
Dissertation: “The Ethnoarchaeology of Kalinga Ceramic Design”

Research:

Evolution of prehistoric agriculture, social organization and complexity; geospatial studies; architectural and ceramic stylistic analysis; history of archaeology; Oceania (Hawai’i, Micronesia), US Southwest.

Recent Publications:

Field, J.S., and M.W. Graves (editors)
2015 Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kauai. University of Hawai‘i Press, Honolulu, HI 262 Pp.

Graves, M.W., S. Jolivette, K.S. Esh, and J.S. Field
2015  Modified and Unmodified Turtle Remains from Nu‘alolo Kai. Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kauai, edited by J.S. Field and M.W. Graves. University of Hawai‘i Press, Honolulu, HI. Pp. 61-74.

Field, J.S., and M.W. Graves
2015 Synthesis: The Prehistory of Nuʻalolo Kai. In Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua‘i, edited by J.S. Field and M.W. Graves. University of Hawai‘i Press, Honolulu, HI. Pp. 188-206,

McCoy, M.D., A.T. Browne Ribeiro, M.W. Graves, O.A. Chadwick, and P.M. Vitousek
2013 Irrigated Taro (Colocasia esculenta) Farming in North Kohala, Hawai‘i: Sedimentology and Soil Nutrient Analyses. Journal of Archaeological Science, 40: 1528-1538.

McCoy, M.D., G.P. Asner, and M.W. Graves
2011 Airborne Lidar Survey of Irrigated Agricultural Landscapes: An Application of the Slope Contrast Method. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38: 2141-2154.

McCoy, M.D., T.N. Ladefoged, M.W. Graves, and J.W. Stephen
2011  Strategies for Constructing Religious Authority in Pre-contact Hawai‘i. Antiquity, 85: 1-15.

Graves, M.W., C.K. Cachola-Abad, and T.N. Ladefoged
2011 Modeling the Evolutionary Ecology of Hawaiian Complex Chiefdoms: A Case Study from Hawai‘i Island. Roots of Conflict: Soils, Agriculture, and Sociopolitical Complexity in Ancient Hawai‘i, edited by P.V. Kirch. School for Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe, NM Pp. 135-162.

Ladefoged, T.N., and M.W. Graves
2011 The Leeward Kohala Field System (LKFS). Roots of Conflict: Soils, Agriculture, and Sociopolitical Complexity in Ancient Hawai‘i, edited by P.V. Kirch. School for Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe, NM. Pp. 89-110,

McCoy, M.D., M.W. Graves, and G.M. Murakami
2010 Prehistoric Introduction of Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) to the Hawaiian Islands. Economic Botany, 20: 1-8.

McCoy, M.D., and M.W. Graves
2010 What Shaped Agricultural Innovation in Hawai‘i: A Case Study in the History of Innovative Agricultural Practices on Hawai‘i Island. World Archaeology, 42(1): 90-107,

Palmer, M., M. W. Graves T.N. Ladefoged, T.K Duarte, O.A. Chadwick, S. Porder, P.M. Vitousek
2009 Sources of Nutrients to Windward Agricultural Systems in Pre-Contact Hawai‘i. Ecological Applications, 19: 1444-1453.

Graves, M.W.
2009 Growth and Aggregation at Canyon Creek Ruin: Implications for Evolutionary Change in East-Central Arizona. Readings in Chronometric Analysis: Selections from American Antiquity and Latin American Antiquity, 1935-2006, compiled by S.E. Nash, Pp. 37-62. (Republication of an article that first appeared in 1983)

Shepardson, B., D. Shepardson, F. Shepardson, S. Chiu, and M.W. Graves
2008. Re-examining the Evidence for Late Colonization on Easter Island. Rapa Nui Journal, 22: 97-101.

Field, J.S., and M.W. Graves
2008 A New Chronology for Pololū Valley, Hawai‘i Island: Occupational History and Agricultural Development. Radiocarbon, 50: 205-222.

Ladefoged, T.N., and M.W. Graves
2008 Variable Development of Dryland Agriculture in Hawai‘i: A Fine-Grained Chronology from the Kohala Field System. Current Anthropology, 49(5): 771-802.

Ladefoged, T.N., C. Lee, and M.W. Graves
2008  Modeling Life Expectancy and Surplus Production of Dynamic Pre-contact Territories in Leeward Kohala, Hawai‘i. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 27: 93-110.

Skibo, J., M.W. Graves, and M.T. Stark (editors)
2007 Archaeological Anthropology: Perspectives on Method and Theory. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ 309 Pp.

Graves, M.W., and E. Zubrow
2007 The Intellectual Legacies of an Archaeological Paradigm. In Archaeological Anthropology: Perspectives on Method and Theory, edited by J. Skibo, M.W. Graves, and M. T. Stark. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ Pp. 3-21.

Ladefoged, T.N., and M.W. Graves
2007 Modeling Agricultural Development and Demography in Kohala, Hawai‘i. Long-Term Demographic Evolution in the Pacific Islands, edited by P.V. Kirch and J-L. Rallu. University of Hawai‘i Press, Honolulu, HI Pp. 70-89.

Kirch, P.V., O.A. Chadwick, S. Tuljapurkar, T. Ladefoged, M.W. Graves, S. Hotchkiss, and P. Vitousek
2007 Human Ecodynamics in the Hawaiian Ecosystem, from 1200-200 yr B.P. in Modeling Long-Term Cultural Change, edited by T. Kohler, and S. van der Leeuw. Santa Fe Institute Publication, Santa Fe. NM Pp. 121-140.