Alex W. Barker

Selected Publications

2008
Chiefdoms. In A Handbook of Archaeological Theory, edited by C. Chippendale, Alexander Bentley and H. Maschner, pp. 515-532. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira Press.

Perspectives on the Philosophical Foundations of Archaeological Ethics. Journal of European Archaeology 9(2):277-279.

Complexities of the Peer Review System. Anthropology News 48(5):5.

2007
Guidelines for the Responsible Acquisition of Antiquities and Cultural Property. Anthropology News 48(3): 22-23.

2006
Preface. In Art of the Book: Illustration an Design 1650 to Present, pp. 5-6. Museum of Art & Archaeology and University Libraries, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Archaeological Investigations at Pecica "Santul Mare": The 2006 Campaign. Analele Banatului, S.N., Arheologie-Istorie, XIV, 2006, pp. 211-228. Muzeul Banatului, Timisoara, Romania (with John M. O’Shea, Amy Nicodemus, Sarah C. Sherwood, and Alexandru Szentmiklosi).

Ethics, E-Commerce, and the Future of the Past. Reprinted in Archaeology, Relics, and the Law, Carolina Law Casebook Series, Richard Cunningham, ed., pp. 373-376. Carolina Academic Press.

2005
Early Uses of the Ivory Billed Woodpecker. Science 309:1814.

New Archaeological Investigations at Pecica Santul Mare. Analele Banatului, S.N., Arheologie-Istorie, XII-XIII, 2004-2005, pp. 81-109. Muzeul Banatului, Timisoara, Romania (with John M. O’Shea, Sarah C. Sherwood, and Alexandru Szentmiklosi).

Histories of Southeastern Archaeology, edited by Shannon Tushingham, Jane Hill and Charles McNutt. Review, Illinois Archaeology.

2004
Stewardship. Collections Integrity and Long-Term Research Value. In Our Collective Responsibility: The Ethics and Practice of Archaeological Collections Stewardship, pp. 25-42, edited by S. Terry Childs. Society for American Archaeology.

2003
Archaeological Ethics: Museums and Collections. In Issues in Archaeological Ethics, pp. 71-84, edited by K. Vitelli, L. Zimmerman and J. Hollowell-Zimmer. Altamira Press.

2002
Mesoamerican Origin of an Obsidian Scraper from the Pre-Columbian American Southeast. American Antiquity 67(1):103-108. (with Craig Skinner, M. Stephen Shackley, Michael Glascock and J. Daniel Rogers).

2001
Core Databases: Anthropology in Museums. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes, eds., vol. 5, pp. 3240-3243. Oxford: Elsevier Science, Ltd.

1999
Digging Through Material Symbols. In Material Symbols: Culture and Economy in Prehistory, edited by John Robb, pp. 399-406. Proceedings of the Visiting Scholar Conference, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University.

1998
On the Pleistocene Antiquity of Monte Verde, Southern Chile. American Antiquity 62(4):659-663. (with David J. Meltzer, Donald K. Grayson, Gerardo Ardila, Dena F. Dincauze, C. Vance Haynes, Francisco Mena, Lautaro Nunez, and Dennis J. Stanford).

1996
Measuring Social Complexity and Social Variation: A Categorical Imperative? In The Basis for Emergent Complexity: The Evolution of Intermediate Societies, edited by Jeanne Arnold, pp. 13-24. Ann Arbor: Monographs in Prehistory, Archaeological Series No. 9. (with John M. O'Shea).

1993
A Gendered Past: A Critical Bibliography of Gender in Archaeology. University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology Technical Report No. 25 (edited by Elisabeth Bacus, Alex W. Barker, Jeffrey Bonevich, Sandra Dunavan, J. Benjamin Fitzhugh, Debra Gold, Nurit Goldman-Finn, William Griffin and Karen M. Mudar).

1992
Lords of the Southeast: Social Inequality and the Native Elites of Southeastern North America. Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, Number 3. (edited by Alex W. Barker and Timothy R. Pauketat).

Analele Banatului 2006 cover
Analele Banatului, S.N.,
Arheologie-Istorie, XIV,
2006

Analele Banatului cover
Analele Banatului, S.N.,
Arheologie-Istorie, XII-XIII,
2004-2005

Lords of the Southeast cover
Lords of the Southeast: Social Inequality and the Native Elites of Southeastern North America.