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David B. Landon

University of Massachusetts Boston
Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research
Department of Anthropology
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
(617) 287-6835

Associate Director of the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research

Adjunct Professor of Archaeology
Department of Anthropology

Landon's research interests are the archaeology of historic and industrial period sites, environmental archaeology, zooarchaeology, and archaeological science. In addition to administrative work with the Fiske Center, Landon directs the U. Mass, Boston zooarchaeology laboratory and teaches in the Historical Archaeology Graduate Program in the Department of Anthropology.

Selected Publications

2008 Seasonal Slaughter Cycles and Urban Food Supply in the Colonial Chesapeake. In Case Studies in Environmental Archaeology, 2nd edition, E. J. Reitz, C. M. Scarry, and S. J. Scudder (Eds.), pp. 375-390. New York: Springer.

S. Sportman, C. Cipolla, and D. Landon. 2007 Zooarchaeological Evidence for Animal Husbandry and Foodways at Sylvester Manor. Northeast Historical Archaeology 36: 127-142.

2005 Zooarchaeology and Historical Archaeology: Progress and Prospects. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 12(1): 1-36.