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Mike Searcy

Associate Professor
Anthropology, Anthropology

854 KMBL
Provo, UT 84602

Research Interests

Casas Grandes cultural tradition of northwest Mexico; causes linked to transitions in sociopolitical organization and in shifting identities; social theory; long-distance interaction; iconographical analysis; ground stone analysis; ethnoarchaeology; Fremont archaeology; UAVs/drones.

Teaching Interests

Symbolic anthropology, Field School in Archaeology, Ethnoarchaeology, Southwestern Archaeology, Anthropological Theory, Archaeoinformatics

Education

  • Anthropology, Archaeology , University of Oklahoma (2010)
  • Anthropology, Archaeology , Brigham Young University (2005)
  • Journalism, Advertising , University of North Texas (2000)

Licenses and Certifications

  • Register of Professional Archaeologists, Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) (2012 - Present)

Honors and Awards

  • Martin B. Hickman FHSS Excellence in Teaching, College of Family, Home and Social Sciences (2020 - 2020)
  • Butler Young Scholar Award in Western Studies, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies (2015 - 2018)

Administrative Assignments

  • New World Archaeological Foundation: Director (2017 - Present)

Memberships

  • American Anthropological Association (2018 - Present)
  • Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society (2012 - Present)
  • Utah Professional Archaeological Council (2012 - Present)
  • Society for American Archaeology (2004 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Chair, Southwest Symposium Archaeological Conference (2020 - Present)
  • Board Member, Mimbres Pottery Images Digital Database (2015 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Society for American Archaeology (2020 - 2022)
  • Committee/Council Member, Utah Country Historic Preservation Commission (2017 - 2021)
  • Board Member, Southwest Symposium (2016 - 2020)
  • Officer, Utah Professional Archaeological Council (2013 - 2015)
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Journal of Utah Archaeology, Utah Professional Archaeological Council (2012 - 2015)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

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Michael T Searcy Scott Ure Michael Mathiowetz Haylie Ferguson Jaclyn Eckersley Mauricio Garduño Ambriz Jose Carlos Beltran Medina Jorge Morales Monroy
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Michael T Searcy Todd Pitezel Eric Christiansen