Faculty & Staff Directory
Campus Address: CA 413C
Associate Professor of Anthropology at IUPUI, Graduate Program Director for the MA in Applied Anthropology at IUPUI, and Research Associate at the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology at IU-Bloomington
BS, Anthropology, Iowa State, 2001 MA, Anthropology, State University of New York, Binghamton, 2004 PhD, Anthropology, State University of New York, Binghamton, 2010
archaeology of the Eastern Woodlands, bioarchaeology, archaeological/anthropological demography, paleoepidemiology, human skeletal biology, human behavioral ecology, quantitative modeling
Human Origins & Prehistory (ANTH-A 103), Prehistory of North America (ANTH-E 316), Field Work in Archaeology (ANTH-P 405), Human Osteology (ANTH-B 426), Bioarchaeology (ANTH-B 468), Forensic Anthropology, Archaeology & Taphonomy (ANTH-B 474), and Fundamentals of Applied Anthropology(ANTH-E 501)
2013-2015 National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates; 2014 Indiana University Collaborative Research Grant: Human-Climate-Landscape Interactions: Examining Settlement, Environmental, and Agricultural Histories over the Past 2,000 years Across the Midcontinent of North America with Broxton Bird (PI); 2009 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence; 2008 Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Dissertation Fieldwork Grant; 2008 National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant.
Bird BW; JJ Wilson; W Gilhooly III; B Steinman; L Stamps. 2017. Midcontinental Native American population dynamics and late Holocene hydroclimate extremes. Nature Scientific Reports, 7: 41628; doi: 10.1038/srep41628. Wilson JJ. 2016. Bodies and Lives in Ancient America: Health Before Columbus. International Journal of Paleopathology 15: 19-20. Wilson JJ. 2014. Paradox and Promise: Research on the Role of Recent Advances in Paleodemography and Paleoepidemiology to the Study of “Health” in Precolumbian Societies. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 155: 268-280. Wilson JJ; GW Monaghan. 2014. Angel Mounds REU: Multidisciplinary Training for Students in Environmental & Social Sciences through Archaeological Research. Newsletter of the Geoarchaeology Interest Group of the Society for American Archaeology, Winter 2014: 4-6.
Principal character on 2014 PBS series entitled “America from the Ground Up” Featuring the 2013 NSF REU investigations at Angel Mounds State Historic Site