Douglas Kennett
Professor of Environmental Anthropology
College of the Liberal Arts
Phone number(s): 
(814) 865-2509
Office Address: 
409 Carpenter Building
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Climate and Ecosystem Change
Research Summary: 

Research interests include evolutionary and ecological theory, human paleoecology, human behavioral ecology, environmental archaeology, human effects of abrupt climate and environmental change, economic intensification (including the transition to agriculture), emergence of social hierarchies, Mesoamerica, Maya, Oceania, Polynesia, California, coastal and island archaeology, paleoenvironmental reconstruction, isotope ecology, AMS 14C dating, archaeometry, and GIS.