Julie K. Stein: Abridged Vita | Unabridged Vitae available in PDF format
Current Position: Director of Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture; Professor of Anthropology; Adjunct Professor Quaternary Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle.
Education: BA, 1974, Western Michigan Univ., MA, 1976, Univ. of Minnesota, Ph.D., 1980, Univ. of Minnesota
Awards and National Offices: Student Paper Competition winner at Southeastern Archaeological Conference (1979); Amer. Assoc of Univ. Women Educational Foundation's Recognition Award of Young American Women Scholars (1983-84); Chair, Archaeological Geology Division, Geological Society of America, (1990-91); elected member of Executive Board of the Society for American Archaeology (1993-1996). Evergreen Award for Historic Preservation in state of Washington 1993; Chair, Geoarchaeological Interest Group, Society for American Archaeology 1998, Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award 1999. Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, Western Michigan University 2001. Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington 2005
Grants and Contracts:
Prime Research Interests: Formation of the archaeological record and geoarchaeology; human adaptation to coastal environments especially from shell middens; Northwest Coast prehistory,
2005 Environment of the Green River Sites. In Archaeology of the Middle Green River Region, Kentucky, edited by W. H. Marquardt and P. J. Watson, pp. 19-40. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
2005 Formation Processes of the Carlston Annis Shell Midden. In Archaeology of the Middle Green River Region, Kentucky, edited by W. H. Marquardt and P. J. Watson, pp. 121-152. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
2004 Sediment Analyses of Rockshelter Deposits. In Archaeological Investigation of Cape Addington Rockshelter: Human Occupation of the Rugged Seacoast on the Outer Prince of Wales Archipelago, Alaska, edited by M. L. Moss, pp. 83-108. University of Oregon Anthropological Paper No. 63, Eugene, Oregon. (Stein, J. K. and M. L. Moss)
2004 Building Confidence in Shell: variations in the Marine radiocarbon reservoir correction for the Northwest Coast over the past 3,000 years. American Antiquity 69:771-786 (Deo, J. N., J.O. Stone, and J.K. Stein)
2003 Big Sites - Short Time: Accumulation Rates in Archaeological Sites. Journal of Archaeological Science 30:297-316 . (Julie K Stein, Jennie N. Deo and Laura S. Phillips)
2003 Determining the Provenience of Kennewick Man Skeletal Remains through Sedimentological Analyses. Journal of Archaeological Science 30: 651–665. (Gary Huckleberry, Julie K Stein, and Paul Goldberg)
2002 The Fluvial and Geomorphic Context of Indian Knoll, an Archaic Shell Midden in West-Central Kentucky. Geoarchaeology 17:521-553. (Morey, D. F., G. M. Crothers, J. K. Stein, J. P. Fenton and N. P. Herrmann)
2002 Vashon Island Archaeology: A View from Burton Acres Shell Midden, Univ. of Washington Press, Seattle, WA. (edited by Julie K. Stein and Laura S. Phillips)
2001 Sediments in Archaeological Context.. Salt Lake City, Utah, University of Utah Press (edited by J. K. Stein and W. R. Farrand) (chapter) Archaeological Sediments in Cultural Environments. In, Sediments in Archaeological Context. Edited by J. K. Stein and W. R. Farrand. pp.1-28. Salt Lake City, Utah, University of Utah Press
2000 Stratigraphy and Archaeological Dating, in Its About Time: A History of Archaeological Dating in North America, edited by Stephen E. Nash, pp.14-40, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.
1999 “Analysis of Sediments Associated with Human Remains found at Columbia Park, Kennewick, WA” Report submitted to the National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C. (Gary Huckleberry and Julie Stein).
1996 "Earthquake-Induced Burial of Archaeological Sites along the Southern Washington Coast about A. D. 1700", Geoarchaeology 11:165-177. (with Stephen C. Cole, Brian F. Atwater, Patrick T. McCutcheon, Eileen Hemphill-Haley).
1996 Geoarchaeology and Archaeostratigraphy: view from a Northwest Coast Shell Midden, in Case Studies in Environmental Archaeology, edited by E. J. Reitz, L. Newson, and S. Scudder, pp. 35-54 Plenum Press.
1993 Effects of Scale on Archaeological and Geoscientific Perspectives, edited by Julie K. Stein and Angela R. Linse. Geological Society of America, Special Paper # 283.
1992 Deciphering a Shell Midden, Academic Press. p. 375
1990 "Archaeological Stratigraphy", in, Archaeological Geology of North America, edited by N. Lasca and J. Donahue, Geological Society of America, Centennial Special Volume 4. pp. 513-523. Boulder, Colorado.
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