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William Francis Keegan
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Florida Museum of Natural History
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keegan@flmnh.ufl.edu
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/caribarch/

Personal

Born: December 2, 1955, Springfield,MA

Married; 3 children

United States Citizen

Education

1978 B.A. Anthropology, University of Connecticut

1981 M.A. Anthropology, Florida Atlantic University

1985 PhD Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position

Associate Director for Research and Collections; Chairman, Department of Natural History; and Curator of Anthropology, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida.

Research Specializations

Economic and Ecological Anthropology; Horticultural Societies; Island Archaeology; West Indian and Eastern U.S. archaeology.

Languages

Spanish - reading (good), speaking (fair)

French - reading (good), speaking (good)

Haïtien Creole - actively learning

Employment History

2000-present Curator of Anthropology,Florida Museum of Natural History

1992-2000 Associate Curator of Anthropology, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1987-1992 Assistant Curator of Anthropology and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology, UF.

1986-1987 Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology and South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of South Carolina.

1985-1986 Visiting Scholar in North American Prehistory, Center for Archaeological

Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Administrative Positions

2000-present Associate Director for Research and Collections and Chairman, Department of Natural History, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1998-2000 Assistant Director for Research and Collections and Chairman, Department of Natural History, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1998-present Administrative Committee, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1994-1998 Chairman, Department of Anthropology, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1994-1998 Executive Committee, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1991-1993 Executive Committee, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida.

1989-present Faculty Affiliate, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida.

1995-present Faculty Affiliate, College of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida.

Editorial Positions

1998- present Co-editor, Journal of Caribbean Archaeology.

1996-present Advisory Board, Archaeology Database, Human Relations Area Files, New Haven.

1994-present Contributing Editor for the Caribbean Area, Handbook of Latin American Studies, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C..

1993-present Contributing Editor for the Caribbean, Journal of Archaeological Research.

Awards

1989 Morton H. Fried Prize, General Division, American Anthropological Association Awarded for the best paper in general anthropology published in the American Anthropologist.

Professional Societies

American Anthropological Association (Archeology and General Anthropology)

Society for American Archaeology

International Association for Caribbean Archaeology

Bahamas National Trust

University and Professional Service

1988-present Curator of the Ripley P. and Adelaide K. Bullen Research Library of Caribbean Archaeology, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1986-present Board of Directors, Foundation for the Protection of Reefs and Islands from Degradation and Exploitation, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.

1994-1998 Curriculum Committee, College of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida.

1996-1998 Chair, Provost's Council on Faculty Enhancement Activities, University of Florida.

1993-1997 Provost's Council on Faculty Enhancement Activities, University of Florida.

1989-1994 Curtis A. Wilgus Award Committee, Center for Latin American Studies,

University of Florida.

1993-1994 University Senate, University of Florida.

1989-1990 University Senate, University of Florida.

1989-1990 John M. Goggin and Charles A. Fairbanks Awards Committee. Anthropology Department, University of Florida.

1989 Consultant, National Geographic Magazine, "Mesoamerica and South America: Native American Cultures on the Eve of European Contact (1491)."

1986-1987 Board of Directors, Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Museum Experience

1993-present Exhibit Planning Committees for Powell Hall Education and Exhibition Center, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1989-present Consultant to Turks and Caicos National Museum, archaeology exhibits, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI.

1996-1998 Consultant, WATERS AND WATERWAYS EXHIBIT ($34, 992, State of Florida grant). Florida Museum of Natural History.

1989-1993 Consultant, BETTER THAN GOLD ($262,000, NSF Informal Science Education grant). Traveling exhibit concerning initial European reconnaissance of American environments. Florida Museum of Natural History.

1988-1989 Exhibit Planning Committee, Florida Museum of Natural History. Committee worked with architects and exhibit planners to develop concepts for a new exhibition center prior to fundraising.

1988-1990 Curator, FIRST ENVIRONMENTAL IMAGES ($30,000 Dunn Foundation Grant). Poster exhibit and teacher's manual describing the first European descriptions of the Americas in the 15th century. Florida Museum of Natural History.

1987-1988 Consultant, FIRST ENCOUNTERS: Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the Eastern United States, 1492-1570. National traveling exhibit, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1989 Transatlantic Encounters. Newberry Library and NEH Summer Institute. Newberry Library, Chicago. June.

1987, 1989, 1991, 1992 Docent orientation, Florida Museum of Natural History.

Research

1999 " Haiti's Cultural Heritage,"archaeological excavations on Île à Rat, Bay de l'Acul, Haiti, and archaeological survey along the north coast (July).

1999 "Before Columbus: Caonabo's Homeland," archaeological excavations at three contemporaneous sites on Middle Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands. The purpose of the project is to investigate the social relations between these communities (January to March).

1998 "Excavation of Paradise Park site (W-11), Jamaica," archaeological excavations in southwest Jamaica at a redware/Meillacan site (October — 2 weeks).

1998 "Indian Cave Investigations," archaeological and paleontological investigations of a cave near Conch Bar, Middle Caicos. Excavations focused on collecting background information concerning the animals that once inhabited the island, and evidence for prehistoric human use of the cave (May — 10 days).

1998 "Archaeological Reconnaissance of the North Coast of Haiti," surveys along the north coast from Ft. Liberté to Bay de l'Acul implemented to complete the inventory of archaeological sites on the north coast (April — 10 days).

1998 "Grand Turk Marina Project," contract archaeology investigation of the southern tip of Grand Turk (January — 10 days).

1997 "Haiti's Cultural Heritage," archaeological excavations on Île à Rat, Bay de l'Acul, Haiti and archaeological survey around the bay (June).

1997 "Before Columbus," archaeological excavations on Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands (January 4 to March 3).

1996 "Jamaican Archaeological survey," consultation with Jamaica National Trust and graduate student conducting archaeological survey near Kingston (December- one week).

1996 "Population expansion in the northern West Indies," archaeological survey of the Bay de l'Acul, Haiti (June).

1996 Consultation with the Archivo Historico de Santiago, Dominican Republic, concerning collaborative investigations in northwestern Dominican Republic (May- one week).

1996 "Before Columbus," follow-up investigations to research conducted in January and February (May- 2 weeks).

1996 "Before Columbus," archaeological excavations on Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands (January through February).

1995 Encuentro Cientifico Expedicion en Canoa, Florida-Caribe. Planning meeting in Santo Domingo (June- 1 week). Objective is to reconstruct a native canoe and paddle it from Florida to the Caribbean.

1995 Reconnaissance of archaeological resources on the north coast of Haiti, Cormier Plage (March -one week).

1995 "Before Columbus," archaeological excavations on Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands (January).

1994 Investigation of a proposed FAA radar station, Great Inagua, Bahamas for RADIAN Corporation (October — 1 week).

1994 Analysis of human skeletal remains from a submerged cavern, Eleuthera, Bahamas (laboratory analysis).

1994 Archaeological survey and mitigation of proposed developments on Water Cay and Silly Creek, Turks and Caicos Islands (June- 1 week).

1993 "Middle Caicos Road Project," archaeological survey and mitigation of proposed right of way, Turks and Caicos Islands (December — 3 weeks).

1993 "Precolumbian Cultural Interactions in the Northern West Indies," archaeological survey and excavations, Turks and Caicos Islands (January through March).

1993 Archaeological Reconnaissance of Grand Cayman (April-3 weeks).

1992 Stable-isotope analysis of prehistoric circum-Caribbean peoples.

1992-1993 "Archaeological Investigations of a Proposed Aerostat Site," Great Inagua, Bahamas (2 weeks of fieldwork).

1989-1992 Archaeological survey and excavations on Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands.

1989-1992 "Prehistoric Peoples of Pearls," archaeological survey and excavation, Grenada, WI.

1988-1989 "Investigation of Huecoid lapidary on Grenada," West Indies.

1987 "Lost Landfalls of Columbus," archaeological and geological survey and excavations on Crooked and Acklins Islands, Bahamas (June and July).

1986-1987 Director, Wateree Archaeological Research Project, Department of Anthropology and South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of South Carolina, Columbia.

1986-1987 Archaeology Lab Director, Department of Anthropology, University of South Carolina, Columbia.

1984-1986 Archaeological survey of the central and southern Bahamas.

1983-1985 Stable isotope analysis of prehistoric diets in the Caribbean and South Florida, with Dr. Michael J. DeNiro, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles.

1982 Field Supervisor, Caribbean Research Foundation, archaeological excavations on Middle Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands.

1981 Investigation of Lucayan burials submerged in Lucayan Cavern and 3-D Cave, Grand Bahama Island.

1978-1980 Archaeological excavations, experimental studies, and the Lucayan Fishing Project. Pine Cay, Caicos Islands.

1978-1981 Crew Chief and Field Assistant, University of Connecticut, Public Archaeology Survey Team; Cultural Resource Management and Archaeological survey projects in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.

1978 Field Assistant, Archaeological excavation and survey on North Caicos and Middle Caicos, research directed by Shaun D. Sullivan.

1976 Crew Chief, University of Miami Summer Field School; Roatan, Honduras; Marine Archaeology, excavation of Spanish shipwreck.

Courses Taught

University of Florida

Archaeological Theory

Human Ecology

Seminar in Economic Archaeology

Seminar in Recent Evolutionary Theory

Seminar in Contemporary Theory (with Marvin Harris)

Problems in Caribbean Prehistory

Caribbean Ceramics (with Kathleen Deagan)

Research Projects in Social, Cultural, and Applied Anthropology

University of South Carolina

Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology

Seminar in Conservation Archaeology

Seminar in Archaeological Research Design and Sampling

Graduate Field School in Archaeology

University of California, Los Angeles (Teaching Assistant)

World Archaeology

Introduction to Social Anthropology

Florida Atlantic University (Teaching Assistant)

Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Illing Junior High School, Manchester, CT

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Earth sciences

English for learning disability 7th graders

GRANTS

1999 "Before Columbus: Haiti," $21,600 from the Center for Field Research (EARTHWATCH), Watertown, MA.

1999 "Before Columbus: Caonabo's Homeland," $48,000 from the Center for Field Research (EARTHWATCH), Watertown, MA.

1998 "Excavation of Paradise Park site (W-11), Jamaica," conducted with the assistance of participant-contributors whose contributions are worth about $5,000.

1998 Caribbean Archaeology Endowment, University of Florida Foundation, $60,500.

1998 "Haiti's Cultural Heritage," $4,500 from the United Nations Development Program "Route 2004."

1997 "Haiti's Cultural Heritage," $5,500 from the H. John Heinz III Charitable Trust.

1997 "Haiti's Cultural Heritage," $33,000 from the Center for Field Research (EARTHWATCH), Watertown, MA.

1997 "Before Columbus," $40,000 from the Center for Field Research (EARTHWATCH), Watertown, MA.

1996 "Documenting Haiti's pre-Columbian heritage," $2,680 from American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia,

1996 "Population expansion in the northern West Indies," $14,475 from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

1996 "Before Columbus," $28,500 from the Center for Field Research (EARTHWATCH), Watertown, MA.

1996 Pre-doctoral award to Anne V. Stokes, "Stable isotope analysis of prehistoric West Indian diets," $12,450 from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, under my supervision.

1995 "Before Columbus," $38,500 from the Center for Field Research (EARTHWATCH), Watertown, MA.

1994 "Graduate Assistant: Handbook of Latin American Studies, Library of Congress," $3,360 from Academic Affairs, University of Florida.

1994 Contract: Radian Corporation, "Survey of proposed FAA site on Great Inagua, Bahamas," $2,250.

1994 Contract: "Water Cay and Silly Creek Developments," $1,000 from developers, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.

1993-1994 "Pre-Columbian Cultural Interactions in the Northern West Indies," $13,945 from the National Geographic Society, Committee for Research and Exploration, Washington, D.C.

1993-1994 "Miscellaneous Grants and Donors," $16,000.

1993 "Middle Caicos Road Project," $2,500 from Department of Public Works and Governor's Office, Turks and Caicos.

1992-1993 "Archaeological Reconnaissance of Grand Cayman," $1,300 from the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA. With an additional $500 from the Florida Museum of Natural History.

1992-1993 "Contract: Survey of Proposed Aerostat Base, Great Inagua, Bahamas," $3,500 from U.S. Treasury Department, U.S. Customs, Washington, D.C.

1992-1993 "Graduate Research Assistantship Program: Taino Craft Specialization on Grand Turk," $8,360 from the Division of Sponsored Research, University of Florida.

1990-1991 "Miscellaneous Donors and Grants," $5,000.

1990-1992 "People of Amuana (Grand Turk), A.D. 1492," $5,000 from the Nova Albion Foundation, Nut Tree, CA.

1990-1991 "Prehistoric Peoples of Pearls, Grenada," $14,000 from the Division of Sponsored Research, University of Florida.

1990 "Prehistoric Peoples of Pearls, Grenada," co-PI with Annie Cody, $13,000 from the Foundation for Field Research, Alpine, CA.

1990 SGER: Emergency Funds for Collections Compaction," co-PI with William H. Marquardt, $5,000 from NSF: Small Grants for Exploratory Research.

1989-1990 "Improvement of Stable Isotopic Research Facilities at the University of Florida," co-PI with D. A. Hodell, K. K. Elkins, C. L. Schelske, D. S. Jones, $40,876 from NSF: Earth Science - Instrumentation & Facilities and a $41,729 match from the UF.

1988-1990 "First Environmental Images," $30,000 exhibit grant from Elizabeth Ordway Dunn Foundation, through the Department of Interpretation, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1988-1989 "Ripley P. and Adelaide K. Bullen Research Library in Caribbean Archaeology: Collection Inventory and Bibliography," $3,400 from the Florida Museum of Natural History Associates, Inc.

1987-1989 "Stable Isotopic Analysis of Human Diet," $6,155 from Division of Sponsored Research, University of Florida.

1988 Graduate Research Assistantship Program: Analysis of Faunal Remains from Crooked Island, Bahamas," $1,156 from Division of Sponsored Research, University of Florida.

1987 "Lost Landfalls of Columbus," co-PI with Steven W. Mitchell, $26,500 from the Center for Field Research (EARTHWATCH), Watertown, MA.

1978-1985 "Archaeological Research in the Turks and Caicos Islands, $5,000 from the Foundation for the Protection of Reefs and Islands from Degradation and Exploitation, Pine Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands.

1983-1985 Dissertation research," $2,900 from the Department of Anthropology, Friends of Archaeology, and Graduate Division, University of California, Los Angeles.

PUBLICATIONS

Dissertation and Thesis

1985 Dynamic Horticulturalists: Population Expansion in the Prehistoric Bahamas. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, University Microfilms, Ann Arbor.

1981 Artifacts in Archaeology: A Caribbean Case Study. M.A. thesis, Florida Atlantic University. University Microfilms, Ann Arbor.

Books and Monographs

1997 Bahamian Archaeology: Life in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Before Columbus. Media Publishing, Nassau.

1992 The People Who Discovered Columbus: The Prehistory of the Bahamas. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

1991 Editor with Introduction: Earliest Hispanic/Native American Interactions in the Caribbean: A Sourcebook. The Spanish Borderlands Sourcebooks, David H. Thomas, General Editor. Garland Publishing, Inc., New York.

1987 Editor with Introduction: Emergent Horticultural Economies of the Eastern Woodlands. Center for Archaeological Investigations, Occasional Paper No. 7, SIU, Carbondale.

Articles in Journals

2000 William F. Keegan, West Indian Archaeology. 3. Ceramic Age. Journal of Archaeological Research, 8: 135-167.

1999 William F. Keegan, Comment on Paul Rainbird, 'Islands Out of Time: Towards a Critique of Island Archaeology', Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology, 12: 252-254.

1996 Anne V. Stokes and William F. Keegan, A Reconnaissance for Prehistoric Archaeological Sites on Grand Cayman. Caribbean Journal of Science, 32: 425-430.

1996 West Indian Archaeology. 2.After Columbus. Journal of Archaeological Research 4: 265-294.

1995 Modeling Dispersal in the Prehistoric West Indies. World Archaeology, 26: 400-420.

1994 West Indian Archaeology. 1.Overview and Foragers. Journal of Archaeological Research 2: 255-284.

1992 Beachhead in the Bahamas, Landfall, Destruction of the Taino, Death Toll, and Riddles of Columbus. Archaeology, January/February 1992: 44-59.

1992 "Columbus Murdered a Continent": Present, Past, and Future Consequences. Journal of the Bahamas Historical Society 14:2-8

1992 The Development and Extinction of Lucayan Society. Terrae Incognitae, 24:43-54.

1992 William F. Keegan, Morgan Maclachlan, and Brian Byrne, Los Cimientos Sociales de los Caciques Tainos. Eres 3:7-16. (Museo Arqueologico y Ethnografico, Islas Canarias).

1991 William F. Keegan and James E. Kelley, Jr., All the Ships in Christendom. Journal of the Bahamas Historical Society 13:31-33.

1990 Morgan D. Maclachlan and William F. Keegan, Archaeology and the Ethno-Tyrannies. American Anthropologist 92:1011-1013.

1989 Creating the Guanahatabey (Ciboney): The Modern Genesis of an Extinct Culture. Antiquity 63:373-379.

1989 William F. Keegan and Morgan D. Maclachlan, The Evolution of Avunculocal Chiefdoms: A Reconstruction of Taino Kinship and Politics. American Anthropologist 91:613-630.

1989 The Columbus Chronicles. The Sciences, January/February, pp. 47-55.

1988 William F. Keegan and Michael J. DeNiro, Stable Carbon- and Nitrogen-Isotope Ratios of Bone Collagen Used to Study Coral-Reef and Terrestrial Components of Prehistoric Bahamian Diet. American Antiquity 53:320-336.

1988 New Directions in Bahamas Archaeology. Journal of the Bahamas Historical Society 10:3-8.

1987 William F. Keegan and Steven W. Mitchell, The Archaeology of Christopher Columbus' Voyage Through the Bahamas, 1492. American Archaeology 6:102-108.

1987 Steven W. Mitchell and William F. Keegan, Reconstruction of the Coastlines of the Bahama Islands in 1492. American Archaeology 6:89-96.

1986 The Optimal Foraging Analysis of Horticultural Production. American Anthropologist 88:92-107.

1986 William F. Keegan and Steven W. Mitchell, Possible Allochthonous Lucayan Arawak Artifact Distributions, Bahama Islands. Journal of Field Archaeology 13:255-8.

1986 The Ecology of Lucayan Arawak Fishing Practices. American Antiquity 51:816-825.

1985 William Keegan, Allen Johnson, and Timothy Earle, Carrying Capacity and Population Regulation: A Comment on Dewar. American Anthropologist 87:659-663.

1984 Jared M. Diamond and William F. Keegan, Supertramps at Sea. Nature 311:704-705.

1984 Pattern and Process in Strombus gigas Tool Replication. Journal of New World Archaeology 6:15-25.

1984 Columbus and the City of Gold. Journal of the Bahamas Historical Society 6:34-39.

1982 Lucayan Cave Burials from the Bahamas. Journal of New World Archaeology 5:57-65.

1982 A Biological Introduction to the Prehistoric Procurement of the Strombus gigas. The Florida Anthropologist 35:76-88.

1982 Lucayan Fishing Practices: An Experimental Approach. The Florida Anthropologist 35:146-161.

Chapters in Anthologies

2000 History and Culture of Food and Drink in the Americas, Section V.D.2. The Caribbean, Including Northern South America and Eastern Central America: Early History, In The Cambridge World History of Food, edited by K. Kipple and K. C. Ornelas, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 1260-1277.

2000 Caribbean Area. In Handbook of Latin American Studies, edited by Dolores Moyano Martin, Vol. 57:43-51.

1998 William F. Keegan, Morgan Maclachlan, and Bryan Byrne, Social Foundations of Taino Caciques, In Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy: an Integration of Archaeological, Ethnohistorical, and Ethnographic Paradigms, edited by Elsa Redmond, pp. 217-244, University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

1997 No Man [or Woman] is an Island: Elements of Taino Social Organization. In The Indigenous People of the Caribbean, edited by S. Wilson, pp. 111-117, University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

1997 Caribbean Area. In Handbook of Latin American Studies, edited by Dolores Moyano Martin, Vol. 55:61-70.

1996 Columbus was a Cannibal: Myth and the First Encounters. In The Lesser Antilles in the Age of European Expansion, edited by R. Paquette and S. Engerman, pp. 17-32. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

1996 Remote Sensing. In Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology, edited by D. Levinson, Henry Holt, New York, pp. 1109-1111.

1996 Susan D. deFrance, William F. Keegan and Lee A. Newsom, The Archaeobotanical, Bone Isotope, and Zooarchaeological Records from Caribbean Sites in Comparative Perspective. In Case Studies in Environmental Archaeology, edited by E. J. Reitz, L. Newsom, and S. Scudder, Plenum, New York. pp. 289-304.

1993 Sherri L. Littman and William F. Keegan, A Shell Bead Manufacturing Center on Grand Turk, T.C.I. In Proceedings of the Fourteenth Congress of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology, pp. 147-156, Barbados.

1992 Lucayan Settlement Patterns and Coastal Changes in the Bahamas. In Paleoshorelines and Prehistoric Settlement, edited by Lucy Lewis Johnson, pp. 5-14. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

1991 Culture Processes and Culture Realities. In Processual and Postprocessual Archaeologies: Multiple Ways of Knowing the Past, edited by Robert W. Preucel, pp. 183-196. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Occasional Paper No. 10.

1991 An Anthropological Evaluation of Taino Kinship. In Proceedings of the 13th International Congress for Caribbean Archaeology, edited by E.N. Ayubi and J.B. Haviser, pp. 437-445. AAINA, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles.

1991 Pacification, Conquest and Genocide. In The Columbus Encyclopedia, S. A. Bedini, Editor in Chief, pp. 532-535. Simon and Schuster, New York.

1989 Stable Isotope Analysis of Prehistoric Diet. In Reconstruction of Life from the Skeleton, edited by M.Y. Isçan and K.A.R. Kennedy, pp. 223-236. Alan R. Liss, New York.

1989 Columbus' 1492 Voyage and the Search for his New World Landfall. In FIRST ENCOUNTERS: Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the Eastern United States, 1492-1570, edited by J.T. Milanich and S. Milbrath, pp. 27-40, University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.

1989 Transition from a Terrestrial to a Maritime Economy: A New View of the Crab/Shell Dichotomy. In Early Ceramic Population Lifeways and Adaptive Strategies in the Caribbean, edited by Peter Siegel, pp. 119-128. BAR International Series 506.

1987 William F. Keegan and Jared M. Diamond, Colonization of Islands by Humans: A Biogeographical Perspective. In Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, Vol.10, edited by M.B. Schiffer, pp. 49-92, Academic Press, Orlando.

1987 Diffusion of Maize from South America: The Antillean Connection Reconstructed. In Emergent Horticultural Economies of the Eastern Woodlands, edited by W. F. Keegan, Center for Archaeological Investigations Occasional Paper 7, pp. 329-344, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

1987 William F. Keegan and Brian M. Butler, The Microeconomic Logic of Horticultural Intensification in the Eastern Woodlands. In Emergent Horticultural Economies of the Eastern Woodlands, edited by W. F. Keegan, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Occasional Paper No. 7, pp. 109-127, SIU.

n.d. Early Caribbean Tradition. Encyclopedia of Prehistory, edited by Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember, HRAF Press, New Haven, CT, in preparation.

Book and Movie Reviews

1999 Book Review. Los Aborígenes de la Cuenca de Santiago de Cuba, by Felipe Martínez Arango, Cuban Studies, in press.

1998 Book Review Forum on Island Colonization: The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonization of the Pacific, by Geoffrey Irwin, Pacific Studies 20: 136-143.

1998 Book Review. Art and Archaeology of pre-Columbian Cuba, by Ramón Dacal Moure & Manuel Rivero de la Calle. New West Indian Guide 72: 83-85.

1997 Book Review. Wolves from the Sea: Readings in the Anthropology of the Native Caribbean, edited by N.L. Whitehead. Ethnohistory 44:193-195.

1995 Book Review. Cannibal Encounters: Europeans and Island Caribs, 1492-1763, by Philip P. Boucher. The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 3:559-560.

1994 Book Review. Wild Majesty: Encounters with Caribs from Columbus to the Present Day, An Anthology, by Peter Hulme and Neil L. Whitehead. Hispanic American Historical Review 74:328-329.

1994 Book Review. The Tainos, by Irving Rouse. American Anthropologist 96:1029-1030.

1994 Book Review Foraging and Farming in the Eastern Woodlands. C.M. Scarry, ed. The Florida Anthropologist 47:226-227.

1994 Book Review. Juan Ponce de Leòn, King Ferdinand and the Fountain of Youth, by

Anthony Q. Devereux. Florida Historical Quarterly, 72:231-231.

1994 Book Review. The First Immigrants From Asia: A Population History of the North American Indians, by A.J. Jaffe. Southeastern Archaeology, 13: 81-82.

1993 Book Review. Islanders in the Stream: A History of the Bahamian People, by Michael Craton and Gail Saunders. Hispanic American Historical Review 73: 702-703.

1993 Book Review. Excavations at Maria de la Cruz Cave and Hacienda Grande Village Site, Loiza, Puerto Rico, by Irving Rouse and Ricardo E. Alegría. American Antiquity 58:777.

1993 Book Review. Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior, edited by E.A. Smith and B. Winterhalder. American Journal of Human Biology 5(3): 361-362.

1993 Book Review. The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonisation of the Pacific, by Geoffrey Irwin. Asian Perspectives 32:245-6

1992 Book Review. In Search of Columbus, by David Henige. Florida Historical Quarterly 70:90-91.

1992 Book Review. In Search of Columbus, by David Henige. VISTA, May 5, p. 18.

1992 Movie Review. Christopher Columbus: The Movie. Archaeology, Nov/Dec, p. 92.

1992 Book Review. Inujjuamiut Foraging Strategies, by Eric Alden Smith. American Journal of Human Biology 4(5):694-695.

1991 Book Review. Columbian Consequences: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives on the Spanish Borderlands East, D.H. Thomas, ed. Gulf Coast Historical Review 6:84-86.

1991 Book Review. Columbus: Debunking of a Legend, by V. Sinovcic. VISTA, p. 7, October 6.

1991 Book Note. From Spaniard to Creole, by Charles R. Ewen. Florida Historical Quarterly 69:241.

1990 Book Review. Cave of the Jagua, by A.M. Stevens-Arroyo. Hispanic American Historical Review 70:183.

1990 Book Review. Two Worlds: The Indian Encounter with the European 1492-1509, by S. Lyman Tyler. Florida Historical Quarterly 69:229-230.

1989 Book Review. Prehistoric Intensive Agriculture in the Tropics, I.S. Farrington, ed. American Antiquity 54:437-8.

1989 Book Review. The Log of Christopher Columbus, by R.H. Fuson; and The Diario of Christopher Columbus's First Voyage to America, 1492-1493, by O. Dunn and J.E. Kelley, Jr., Florida Historical Quarterly 68:93-96.

Commentaries, Popular Publications, and Abstracts

1997 Bill Keegan and Betsy Carlson, Anatomy of a Colony: The Coralie Site, Grand Turk, Times of the Islands, Summer 1997, pp. 49-53.

1996 William Keegan with the assistance of Lisabeth Carlson and Corbett Torrance, Native Peoples of the West Indies, Times of the Islands, Summer 1996, pp. 38-45.

1995 William Keegan with the assistance of Lisabeth Carlson and Corbett Torrance, History Begins on Grand Turk, Times of the Islands, Summer 1995: 35-42.

1992 Columbus at His Word. VISTA (The Hispanic Magazine). National Sunday newspaper supplement, October 4, pp. 16, 24.

1992 W. F. Keegan, C. M. Porter, N. Silke, W. L. Stern, T. Hall, D. MacMahon, L. Newsom, A. Stokes, S. White, and C. Wilson, New World Harvest. Teacher's manual to accompany expanded First Environmental Images exhibit, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville.

1991 Columbus: Hero or Heel? VISTA (The Hispanic Magazine). National Sunday Newspaper supplement, pp. 8-9, March 24.

1991 Rumbo a la Historia. VISTA (The Hispanic Magazine). National Sunday newspaper supplement, pp. 14, 16, July 7.

1991 One New World, Many Claimants. VISTA (The Hispanic Magazine). National Sunday newspapers supplement, p. 24, September 8.

1991 Landfall. VISTA (The Hispanic Magazine). National Sunday newspaper supplement, pp. 10, 22, October 6.

1991 Columbus, My Friend. VISTA (The Hispanic Magazine). National Sunday newspapers supplement, p. 8, November 3.

1990 W. F. Keegan, C. Porter, N. Silke, T. Hall, L. Newsom, and A. Stokes, New World Harvest. Teacher's manual to accompany the First Environmental Images exhibit.

1988 The Optimal Foraging Analysis of Horticultural Production (American Anthropologist 88:92-107). Human Ethology Abstract IIX, Man-Environment Systems.

1987 Comment. Processual Archaeology and the Radical Critique by T.K. Earle and R.W. Preucel. Current Anthropology 28:518.

1983 Archaeology and the Role of the Archaeologist. In The Story of the Arawaks in Antigua and Barbuda, by Desmond Nicholson, Linden Press, London. Pp. 23-24.

1980 William F. Keegan and Sandra Dalton, The Story of the Arawak Indians in the Turks and Caicos Islands. PRIDE Foundation, Pine Cay.

Research Reports

1997 Preliminary results of the 1997 excavations at GT-3, Grand Turk. Report to Earthwatch, Watertown, MA.

1996 Preliminary results of the 1996 excavations at GT-3, Grand Turk. Report to Earthwatch, Watertown, MA.

1995 Preliminary results of the 1995 excavations on Grand Turk, Salt Cay, and Cotton Cay. Report to Earthwatch, Watertown, MA.

1994 Silly Creek Development: An Evaluation of Archaeological Impacts. Report to Silly Creek Development Company, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.

1994 Water Cay Development: An Evaluation of Archaeological Impacts. Report to Water Cay Development Company, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.

1993 Inagua Archaeology. Miscellaneous Project Report Number 50, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

1992 Preliminary Report on the Archaeological Investigation of the Proposed Aerostat Base, Great Inagua, Bahamas. Miscellaneous Project Report Number 50, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

1991 Archaeology at Pearls, Grenada. The 1990 Field Season. Miscellaneous Project Report Number 47, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

1991 The Governor's Beach Site, Grand Turk: First Progress Report. Miscellaneous Project Report Number 48, Florida Museum of Natural History.

1990 William F. Keegan, Maurice Williams, and Grethe Seim, Archaeological Survey of Grand Turk, B.W.I. Miscellaneous Project Report Number 43, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville.

1990 William F. Keegan and Annie Cody, Progress Report on the Archaeological Excavation at the Site of Pearls, Grenada, August 1989. Miscellaneous Project Report Number 44, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

1988 Archaeological Investigations on Crooked and Acklins Islands, Bahamas: A Preliminary Report of the 1987 Field Season. Miscellaneous Project Reports Number 36, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

1988 William F. Keegan and Neil E. Sealey, A Preliminary Archaeological Survey of the Fehling Site (AN-1), Andros, Bahamas. Miscellaneous Project Report Number 40, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology.

1984 William F. Keegan and Steven W. Mitchell, The Archaeological Survey of Long Island, Bahamas: Final Report. PRIDE Foundation, Publications in Caribbean Science, No. 1.

1984 William F. Keegan and Steven W. Mitchell, Archaeological Investigations on Great and Little Exuma, Bahamas. PRIDE Foundation, Publications in Caribbean Science, No. 2.

1983 An Archaeological Reconnaissance of Crooked Island and Acklins Island, Bahamas. Department of Archives, Nassau.

1983 Archaeological Investigations on Mayaguana, Bahamas: A Preliminary Report. Department of Archives, Nassau.

1983 William F. Keegan and Steven W. Mitchell, An Archaeological Reconnaissance of Long Island, Bahamas. Department of Archives, Nassau.

World Wide Web Publications

The Caribbean Archaeology web page (http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/anthro/caribarch) was completely remodeled in the Fall of 1997. That year the Caribbean Archaeology web page was awarded a 4 Star Award of Excellence for Anthropology web pages. The following new sections were added:

1998: Field Research: Jamaica, Field Research: Grenada, Field Research: Grand Cayman, and Field Research: Indian Head Cave, Middle Caicos; Join us on Middle Caicos.

Keegan, William F., Anne V. Stokes, Lee Ann Newsom and Geoffrey Senior, Bullen bibliography of Caribbean Archaeology, 2nd edition, WWW home page, FLMNH, Gainesville,1998.

1997: Zombi; Turks and Caicos Earthwatch Report, 1997; Haiti Earthwatch Report, 1997.

Papers Read and Sessions Chaired at Professional Meetings

1998 William Keegan and Morgan Maclachlan, Institutional Foundations of the Taino Chiefdoms, 97th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, November 30-December 3.

1997 Anatomy of a Colony: The Coralie Site, Grand Turk, Southern Bahamas. 62nd annual meeting of the Society for American, Nashville.

1996 Fryxell Symposium: Susan deFrance, William Keegan and Lee Newsom, The Archaeobotanical, Bone Isotope, and Zooarchaeological Records from Caribbean Sites in Comparative Perspective. 60th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans.

1995 Recent Sea Level Fluctuations and Population Movements in the West Indies. 16th International Congress for Caribbean Archaeology, Guadeloupe.

1994 Organizer and Chair, Fryxell Symposium: Bone Chemistry and Human Diet — Recent Advances, Recent Retreats. 58th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Anaheim.

1994 Universals and Refutationist Logic in the West Indian Laboratory. 58th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Anaheim, April 20-24.

1994 Anne V. Stokes and William F. Keegan, Stable Isotopes Versus Environmental Archaeology in Reconstructing West Indian Diets. 58th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Anaheim, April 20-24.

1994 Discussant, From Paleoenvironments to Political Complexity: Advances in the Chemical Study and Interpretation of Anthropological Remains, 93rd annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Atlanta, November 30-December 3.

1993 Archaic and Saladoid Diets in the West Indies: Too Little Land and Too Much Sea. 57th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis, April 14-18.

1992 Columbus was a Cannibal: Myths and the First Encounters. The Lesser Antilles in the Age of European Expansion, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, October 9-11.

1991 W. F. Keegan, M.D. Maclachlan, and B. Byrne, Social Foundations of Taino Chiefs. International Congress of Americanists, New Orleans, July 7-11.

1991 Sherri L. Littman and William F. Keegan, A Shell Bead Manufacturing Center on Grand Turk, T.C.I. Fourteenth Congress of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology, Barbados, July 21-27.

1990 Symposium Organizer and Chair: Interaction Spheres in the Caribbean. 55th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Las Vegas, April 18-22. 1990 Interaction and the Development of Social Complexity. 55th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Las Vegas, April 18-22.

1990 Caribbean Chiefdoms in the Late Fifteenth Century: 1: Bahamas to Cuba. Paper presented at the conference Non-Imperial Polities in the Lands Visited by Christopher Columbus During His Four Voyages to the New World, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, August 26-Sept. 2.

1990 "Columbus Murdered a Continent" Present, Past, and Future Consequences, A View From the Caribbean. Invited Program Session: Native Societies and the Impact of Spanish Empire, 1492-1600: Archaeological Perspectives on the Caribbean and the United States. 89th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, November 28 - December 2.

1989 Lucayan Settlement Patterns and Recent Coastal Changes in the Bahamas. 54th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Atlanta, April 5-9.

1989 Culture Processes and Culture Realities. New Directions in Archaeology: The Processual/Post-Processual Debate. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, April.

1989 An Anthropological Evaluation of Taino Kinship. Thirteenth International Congress for Caribbean Archaeology, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, July 24-29.

1989 Description of How the Lucayans Lived, Ate, Married and Made Their Settlements, and Debate on the Two Most Probable Landfall Theories. Presented at the Grand Turk Columbus Landfall Symposium, Grand Turk, December 9-14.

1988 Transition from a Terrestrial to a Maritime Economy: The Isotopic Record. 53rd annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Phoenix, April 28-May 1.

1987 Steven W. Mitchell and William F. Keegan, Provenance of Spanish Olive Jars, Bahama Islands. The Society for Historical Archaeology, Programs and Abstracts 1987:76.

1987 Evolutionary Ethnobiology: Behavioral Models of Foraging Efficiency and their Prehistoric Caribbean Correlates. 10th annual conference of Ethnobiology, Gainesville, March 5-8.

1987 Discussant: Post-Processual Studies in Pacific Island Archaeology and Ethnohistory. 52nd annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Toronto, May 6-10.

1987 Chair, General Session: Caribbean Archaeology, 52nd annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Toronto, May.

1987 Structural Determinants of Lucayan Arawak Settlement Patterns. 52nd annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Toronto, May 6-10.

1986 Steven W. Mitchell and William F. Keegan, New Geomorphic and Archaeological Evidence for the Route of Columbus' Voyage through the Bahamas, 1492. The Society for Historical Archaeology, Program and Abstracts 1986:77-78.

1986 Conference Organizer: Emergent Horticultural Economies of the Eastern Woodlands. Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, March 28-29.

1986 Symposium Organizer and Chair: Processual Studies in Island Archaeology. 51st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, April 16-19.

1986 Reproduction and Production During Arawak Expansion in the Bahamas. 51st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans, April 16-19.

1986 The Use of Stable Isotopes to Reconstruct Diet and Nutrition: Potentials and Problems. 85th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia.

1985 Archaeological Evidence for Determining Christopher Columbus's Voyage Through the Bahamas, 1492. The Society for Historical Archaeology, Program and Abstracts 1985:78-79.

1984 Steven W. Mitchell and William F. Keegan, Archaeological Significance of Late Holocene Coastline Evolution, Bahama Islands. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs 16(6):598.

1982 Subsistence and Settlement in the Prehistoric Bahamas. Third Bahamas Conference on Archaeology, San Salvador, March.

1981 Strombus gigas Shell Tools from Florida and the Caribbean. Florida Scientist 44 (Supplement 1):7.

Public Education

Florida Humanities Council Summer Institutes for Teachers:

"First Encounters: Intercultural Contact and Exchange," Summer Institute for Teachers, Pasco County Board of Education, June 23, 1992.

"Encounters of Culture: Perspectives on the Columbian Quincentenary," Summer Institute for Teachers, Center for Latin American Studies, UF, June 16, 1992.

"Columbus from a Cross-Cultural Perspective: Summer Institute for Teachers," Center for Latin American Studies, UF, August 5-9, 1991.

"Spain in the New World: The First Two Centuries," Summer Institute for Teachers, Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee, FL, June 25, 1991.

Public Lectures (since 1988)

1988: Archaeological Institute of America, Gainesville, FL; Bahamas Historical Society, Nassau, Bahamas; Clay County Historical Society, Green Cove Springs, FL; Sons of the American Revolution, Gainesville, FL; UF Center for Latin American Studies, Gainesville, FL; WUFT radio interview, Gainesville, FL. 1989: Atlantic Undersea Testing and Evaluation Center, Andros, Bahamas; The Village retirement community, Gainesville, FL; Florida Museum of Natural History, Museum Scientist lecture, Gainesville, FL. 1990: Elderhostel, UF Division of Continuing Education, Gainesville, FL. 1991: UF Faculty Mothers Club, Gainesville, FL; Alachua County Historical Society, Gainesville, FL; Florida Museum of Natural History, Collections Curiosities, Gainesville, FL; Community highlights television interview, WUFT, Gainesville, FL; Maine Things Considered, Maine public radio interview, Portland, ME. 1992: Northern Trust Banks, Naples, FL; Smithsonian National Museum Associates, Orlando, FL; Bahamas Historical Society, Nassau; Micanopy Historical Society; Tampa Public Radio, Florida First, Tampa, FL; Talbott Elementary School, combined third grade, Gainesville, FL; J.J. Finley Elementary School, primary enrichment program, Gainesville, FL; Daughters of the American Revolution, Gainesville, FL; Historical Museum of Southern Florida, Miami, FL; Brentwood School, Gainesville, FL; Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; Holiday Luncheon, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. 1993: Sunrise Rotary Club, Gainesville, FL. 1994: Archaeological Institute of America, Gainesville, FL; Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, FL; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 1995: Saltraker Inn, Grand Turk; Kiwanis Club, Grand Turk. 1996: Saltraker Inn, Grand Turk; "Sin Rodeos," TV program, Santiago, Dominican Republic; Sitio Chacuey Charla, Santiago, Dominican Republic; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 1997: Saltraker Inn, Grand Turk; Jamaica National Heritage Trust, Kingston; 1998: Turks Head Inn, Grand Turk; Conch Bar School, Middle Caicos; Mount Pleasant Guest House, Salt Cay; Unicorn Books, Providenciales; The Field Museum, Chicago; Bahamas National Trust & Bahamas Historical Society, Nassau.

Public Programs

"Rethinking Columbus," Talking History Radio Program, Creighton University, broadcast on NPR stations, October 12, 1998.

Smithsonian Travel Programs, Transatlantic Crossing aboard S.Y. Sea Cloud, study leader, October 17-November 4, 1992.

Interview, "Dialog," half-hour interview on Columbus and the Quincentenary, WUFT TV5, Gainesville, FL, May 10, 1992.

Rapporteur, "Lucaya Revisited" conference, meeting with Indigenous peoples (Kekchi Maya, Garifuna, Arawak, Kuna), Paradise Island, Bahamas, May 29-June 3, 1992.

Panelist, Center for Latin American Studies program, UF Looks at the Columbus Quincentenary, February 11, 1992.

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