John O'Shea

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Curator of Great Lakes Archaeology
Professor, Department of Anthropology

Ruthven Museums Bldg, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079

Office Location(s): 4015 Museums
Phone: 734.763.5795
Great Lakes Archaeology
Bronze Age Archaeology

  • About

    Research interests: Neolithic and Bronze Age Eastern Europe, prehistoric economics, prehistoric North America, underwater archaeology

    John O’Shea is professor of anthropology, and curator of Great Lakes archaeology in the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology. He is active in archaeological work in both North America and Europe. His research is also split between conventional land-based archaeology and underwater investigations of submerged prehistoric sites and historic shipwrecks.

  • Education
    • B.A., University of Nebraska, 1974
    • Diploma, Oxford University, 1975
    • Ph.D., Archaeology, Cambridge University, 1978
  • Awards
    • 2013, Emerson F. Greenman Collegiate Professorship
    • 2012, American Academy of Arts and Science
  • Selected Publications:
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