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Michael A. Jackson, M.A.
Michael A. Jackson

Associate Research Archeologist

Office: Babock Hall, Room 301A
Phone: 701-777-4081


M.A., Anthropology, Texas A&M University, 1998
GISc, Geography, University of North Dakota, 2005 (Graduate Certificate)
B.A., Anthropology, University of North Dakota, 1992

Research Interests:

I am a project archeologist and field director for UND, and have been since returning to UND in 1998. My primary responsibles are to direct testing, excavation, and survey projects in the Dakotas and Wyoming (Northern Great Plains). I have been a professional archeologist since 1990 and have worked, in various capacities, on dozens of projects in North America, including the Great Plains, Northern Rocky Mountains, Texas, American Southwest, and the Midwest. My main interests and specialties include:

  • North American and Great Plains Archeology
  • Hot-Rock Cooking and Fire-Cracked Rock Analysis
  • Experimental Archeology
  • GIS, GPS, and Electronic Site Mapping
  • Zooarcheology
  • Geoarcheology

updated 8 February 2010

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