Michael Graves

Professor
Undergraduate Faculty Advisor, Archaeology; Director, Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies

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Archaeology

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

Recent Courses:

  • Introduction to Archaeological Method and Theory (ANTH 1211)
  • Strategy of Archaeology (ANTH 320)
  • Anthropology of Heritage (ANTH 381/581)
  • Ancient Polynesian Societies (ANTH 420/570)
  • Science in Archaeology (ANTH 572)
  • History Theory in Archaeology (574)

Education:

BA (cum laude), University of Washington (1974)

PhD, University of Arizona (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).

 

Recent Publications:

Ladefoged, T.N., A. Preston, P.M. Vitousek, O.A. Chadwick, J. Stein, M.W. Graves, and N. Lincoln, 2018. Soil Nutrients and Pre-European Contact Agriculture in the Leeward Kohala Field System, Island of Hawai‘i. Archaeology in Oceania, 53: 28-40.

Graves, M.W., J. Skibo, M.T. Stark, and M.B. Schiffer, 2016. An Anthropological Archaeologist: The Contributions of William A. Longacre to Archaeological Theory, Method and Practice. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 23 (3): 990–1022.

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

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. Pp. 188-206.

Graves, M.W., S. Jolivette, K.S. Esh, and J.S. Field, 2015. Modified and Unmodified Turtle Remains from Nu‘alolo 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. Pp. 61-74.

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.

Graves, M.W., C. Kēhaunani Cachola-Abad, and T.N. Ladefoged, 2011. Modeling the Evolutionary Ecology of Hawaiian Complex Chiefdoms: A Case Study from Hawai‘i Island. In 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).In 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., 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.