» Update Your Bio

» Directory Admin

Faculty & Staff Directory

[Photo]: Larry J. Zimmerman

Larry J. Zimmerman

Campus Address: CA 433
Phone: (317)274-2383
Fax: (317)274-2347
Email: larzimme@iupui.edu
[Icon]: Email Larry J. Zimmerman Email
[Icon]: Website larryjzimmerman.com Website
[Icon]: CV Curriculum Vitae


Appointments

Professor of Anthropology & Museum Studies
Public Scholar of Native American Representation (shared position with the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art)

Education

B.A. (Honors) Anthropology, University of Iowa 1969
M.A. Anthropology, University of Iowa-Iowa City 1971
M. Phil. Anthropology, University of Kansas 1973
Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Kansas-Lawrence 1976

Academic Interests

North American archaeology, ethics in anthropology, indigenous and community archaeology, Native American issues, cultural and intellectual property, archaeology of the contemporary world

Teaching

Indians of North America
Museum Ethics
Indigenous People and Museums
Issues in Cultural Heritage
Fantastic Archaeology
Native American Representation
Understanding Museums
Introduction to Museum Studies
North American Prehistory
Human Origins

Awards

Richard Frucht Memorial Lecturer, University of Alberta, Edmonton (2012)
Outstanding Dinstingushed Resident Faculty. School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI (2009)
Peter J. Ucko Memorial Award for Contributions to World Archaeology, World Archaeological Congress (2008), Dublin, Ireland
Elden Johnson Memorial Lecturer, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, (2005);
Mariko Mizuhara Award for Cross-Cultural Understanding (2000), University of Iowa;
National Lecturer, Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society (1991-93);
Harrington Lecturer, University of South Dakota (1992)
Distinguished Regents Professor (1990) University of South Dakota;
Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award for Scholarship, University of South Dakota (1990);
Presidential Fellow, University of South Dakota (1987-88);
Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of South Dakota (1986);
Teacher of the Year, Student Association, University of South Dakota (1980)

Publications

The Sacred Wisdom of North American Indians (2012) Trade volume, Watkins Press
Integral, ancillary, or incidental: Teaching Ideal or Real in Social Science Research Ethics? Teaching Ethics 12(2): 1-5 (2012)
Displaced and Barely Visible: Archaeology and the Material Culture of Homelessness. Historical Archaeology 45(1): 67-85 (2011) With Jessica Welch.
Activism and Creating a translational archaeology of homelessness. World Archaeology 42(3) : 443 -454 (2011). With Courtney Singleton and Jessica Welch
The Archaeologist's Field Handbook. (2008) With Claire Smith and Heather Burke. AltaMira Press.
The Ancient One: Perspectives on Kennewick Man. (2008) Co-edited with Heather Burke, Claire Smith,Joe Watkins, and Dorothy Lippert, Left Coast Press
"Beyond Racism: Some Opinions about Racialism and American Archaeology". American Indian Quarterly. 30(3):461-485. With Roger Echo-Hawk. (2006);
"Scale, Model Complexity, and Understanding: Simulation of Settlement Processes in the Glenwood Locality of Southwestern Iowa, 1976 and 2000". In Confronting Scale in Archaeology: Issues in Theory and Practice, edited by Gary Lock and Brian Molyneaux. New York: Springer. pp. 129-144. (2006);
"Liberating Archaeology, Liberation Archaeologies and WAC". Archaeologies 2(1): 85-95.(2006);
"Toward an Archaeology of Homelessness". Anthropology News 47(2):54. With Jessica Welch (2006);
"Consulting Stakeholders". In, Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses, edited by Jane Balme and Alistiar Paterson. Blackwell:London. pp. 39-58. (2005);
"Public Heritage, a Desire for a “White” History for America, and Some Impacts of the Kennewick Man/Ancient One decision".International Journal of Cultural Property, 12:265-274. (2005);
Native North American/First Nations: Myth, Life, and Art. London: Duncan Baird Publishers (2003);
Ethical Issues in Archaeology. AltaMira Press: Walnut Creek, CA. Co-edited with Karen D. Vitelli and Julie Hollowell-Zimmer (2003);
Presenting the Past. AltaMira Press: Walnut Creek, CA. (2003); numerous other books, book chapters, and articles

Service

Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology (International advisory board) Springer.
Collaborations in Anthropology (Journal Advisory Board) University of Nebraska Press
Archaeologies: The Journal of the World Archaeological Congress(Advisory Board)
Indigenous Archaeologies (series), Left Coast Press, co-editor
Public Policy Committee (elected), American Anthropological Association, 2008-present;
Vice-President, World Archaeological Congress, 2004-2009;
Chair, Budget Committee, World Archaeological Congress, 2004-2009

» Return to the Faculty & Staff Directory