Dr. Bousman founded the Center for Archaeological Studies at Texas State in January 2000. Since 1972 he has worked on over 155 archaeological projects in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Idaho, England, the Isle of Jersey, Zambia, Lesotho and South Africa. He holds degrees in Archaeology and Anthropology from Cambridge and Southern Methodist Universities. He has published research on a variety of topics including Paleoindian and Archaic archaeology in the US, African Stone Age archaeology, geoarchaeology and paleoenvironmental change, technological organization, foraging theory, and modern hunter-gatherers. He was appointed as Associate Dean of Research in the College of Liberal Arts in 2009. He still teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Anthropology in San Marcos. He has written over 140 articles, book chapters, book reviews, technical reports, technical report chapters, magazine articles and web publications. He has also organized and co-organized over 15 symposia and workshops, and presented over 60 papers at professional meetings. He and Michael Bever were guest editors for a volume of the Bulletin of the Texas Archaeological Society entitled Recent Advances in Texas Paleoindian Archeology. He has a co-edited book with Brad Vierra called From the Pleistocene to the Holocene: Human Organization and Cultural Transformations in Prehistoric North America and it will be published in Fall 2012 by TAMU Press. To learn more about Dr. Bousman, click here.
Photo caption: Britt Bousman collecting paleomagnetic samples at Cornelia-Uitzoek in 2006.