Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Sciences in the College

PhD, Brown University, 2015


Research interests: Archaeology and ethnohistory; waste, refuse, and reuse; zooarchaeology; human-animal relationships; landscape archaeology; human-environment interactions; Mesoamerica.


Contact Information

Office: Haskell 223
Phone: (773) 834-5691
Email: senewman@uchicago.edu


Selected Publications

2018. "Ritual and Rubbish at the Ancient Maya Site of El Zota, Guatemala." Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory.

2016. "Sharks in the jungle: real and imagined sea monsters of the Maya." Antiquity 90(354): 1522-1536.

2016. "Tunnel Vision: Documenting Excavations in Three Dimensions with LiDAR Technology. Tenth author with Thomas G. Garrison et al. Advances in Archaeological Practice 4(2): 192-204.

2015. "Applications of Reflectance Transformation Imagine (RTI) to the Study of Bone Surface Modifications." Journal of Archaeological Science 53: 536-549.