Professor of anthropology Ezra Zubrow

Ezra Zubrow

SUNY Distinguished Service Professor
Office: Richmond Bldg 4, Room 466
Phone Number: (716) 645-0411
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PhD, University of Arizona
MA, University of Arizona
BA, Harvard University

Research Interests

Anthropological and Archaeological theory and method; social policy of heritage and disability; Nordic archaeology; ecology; simulation methods; demography; marginal cultural areas; Finland, Norway, England, Northeast.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses
APY 108 | Introduction to Archaeology
APY 441 | Anthropological Demography

Graduate Courses
APY 541 | Anthropological Deomographics
APY 586 | Archaeology GIS

Selected Publications

2007 “Remote Sensing, Fractals and Cultural Landscapes: An ethnographic prologemma using U2 imagery.” in Remote Sensing in Archaeology, James R. Wiseman and Farouk El-Baz, Editors,Springer Verlag pp. 252-280.

2007 with Michael Graves. “Chapter 1: The Intellectual Legacies of an Archaeological Paradigm” In Archaeological Anthropology: Perspectives on Method and Theory Edited by James M. Skibo; Michael W. Graves; Miriam T. Stark University of Arizona Press. Tucson pp 3-20.

2006 with Christina Spielman, Marcia Rioux, Tamara Daly, Mihaela Dinca-Panaitescu, and Gail Kunkel. “The Data Trail: Steps to Discovery in Research” Abilities v. 69 pp.50-51.

2006 “Charting a New Course: Literacy and Disability” with Gail Kunkel, Tamara Daly, Christina Spielman, Miha Dinca-Panatitescu, Marcia Rioux. Abilities v.67: pp 46-47.

2006 “The Iron Age Demography” in Marshland Communities and Cultural Landscapes from the Bronze Age to the Present, edited by Christopher Evans and and Ian Hodder McDonald Institute Monographs McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research University of Cambridge pp. 311-313.

2006 with Elizabeth C. Blake. “The Origin of Music and Rhythm” in Archaeoacoustics edited by Chris Scarre and Graeme Lawson McDonald Institute Monographs McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research University of Cambridge pp. 117-126.

2006 “Digital Archaeology: The Historical Context” in Thomas Evans and Patrick Daly Editors Digital Archaeology: Bridging Method and Theory Routledge London, New York pp 10-31.

2005 “Spatial Analysis, Time and Cultural Evolution” in Temps et espaces de l’homme en societe, analses e modeles spatiaux en archeologie. Editions APDCA, Antibes; Association pour la promotion et la diffusion des reconnaissances archeologiques. Pp19-29.

2005 “Prehistoric Space: An Archaeological Perspective” in Journal of World Anthropology Vol. II number 1 pp1-42.

2005 with Marcia Rioux. “Developing GIS of Literacy and Disability” ArcNEWS April Issue p.18.