Santa Clara University

Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences

Lisa Kealhofer


Lisa Kealhofer


Office: O'Connor Hall, Rm 319
Phone: (408) 554-6810

B.A., Macalester College, Anthropology & Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught

ANTH 1: Introduction to Biological Anthropology
ANTH 2: Introduction to Archaeology
ANTH 140: Food, Culture, and the Environment
ANTH 142: Environmental Archaeology
ANTH 145: Historical Ecology
ANTH 198: Internship


Representative Publications

Grave, P., L. Kealhofer, B. Marsh, G.K. Sams, M.M. Voigt, K. DeVries. 2009. Ceramic Production and Provenience at Gordion, Central Anatolia. Journal of Archaeological Science 36(10): 2162-2176.

Kealhofer, L., P. Grave, H. Genz, and B. Marsh. 2009. Post-collapse: the re-emergence of polity in Iron Age Bo?azköy, Central Anatolia. Oxford Journal of Archaeology 28(3): 275?300.

Kealhofer, L., P.. Grave , B. Marsh, K. Matsumura. 2009. Analysis of Specialized Wares at Kaman Kalehöyük, Anatolian Archaeological Studies XVII, Kaman-Kalehöyük 17, pp. xx-xx Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology, The Middle Eastern Cultural Center in Japan, Tokyo.

Kealhofer, L. and Grave, P. 2008. Land Use, Political Complexity and Urbanism in Mainland Southeast Asia. American Antiquity 73(2):200-225.

Grave, P., L. Kealhofer, B. Marsh, and M.H. Gates. 2008. Using neutron activation analysis to identify scales of interaction at Kinet Höyük, Turkey. Journal of Archaelogical Science 35: 1974-1992.

Fullagar, R., Field, J. and L. Kealhofer. 2008.  Grinding Stones and Seeds of Change: Starch and Phytoliths as Evidence of Plant Food Processing, In New Approaches to Old Stones, edited by Y. Rowan, pgs. 159-172. David Brown, London.

Barker, G., Barton, H. Bird, M. Daly, P. Datan, I., Dykes, A., Farr, L. Gilbertson, D. Harrisson, B., Hunt, C. Higham, T., Kealhofer, L., Krigbaum, J. Lewis, H., McLaren, S., Paz, V. Pike, A., Piper, P., Pyatt, B. Rabett, R. Reynolds, T. Rose, J. Rushworth, G. Stephens, M. Stringer, C., Thompson, J., and C. Turney.  2007. The 'human revolution' in lowland tropical Southeast Asia: the antiquity and behavior of anatomically modern humans at Niah Cave (Sarawak, Borneo), Journal of Human Evolution 52(3):243-261.

Grave, P. and L. Kealhofer. 2006. Investigating Iron Age Trade at Kaman Kalehoyuk, Anatolian Archaeological Studies XV, Kaman-Kalehöyük 15, pp. 139-150 Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology, The Middle Eastern Cultural Center in Japan, Tokyo.

Pigott, V.C., K. Mudar, A. Agelarakis, L. Kealhofer, S. Weber, and J. Voelker. 2006. A Program of Analysis of Organic Remains from Prehistoric Copper-Producing Settlements in the Khao Wong Prachan Valley, Central Thailand: A Progress Report. In Uncovering Southeast Asia's Past, edited by E. Bacus, I. Glover, and V.C. Pigott, pp. 154-167, National University of Singapore Press, Singapore.

Kealhofer, L. (editor). 2005. The Archaeology of Midas and the Phrygians. University of Pennsylvania Museum Press, Philadelphia.

Kealhofer, L. 2005. The Gordion Archaeological Survey. In The Archaeology of Midas and the Phrygians, edited by L. Kealhofer, University of Pennsylvania Museum Press, Philadelphia.

Kealhofer, L. 2005. Introduction. In The Archaeology of Midas and the Phrygians, edited by L. Kealhofer, University of Pennsylvania Museum Press, Philadelphia.

Huang Fei, L. Kealhofer, Xiong Shangfa, Huang Fengbao. 2005. Holocene Grassland Vegetation, Climate, and Human Impact in Central Eastern Mongolia. Science in China, Series D. Earth Sciences 48(7): 1025-1039.

Grave, P., L. Kealhofer, & D.B. Marsh. 2005. Ceramic Compositional Analysis and the Phrygian Sanctuary at Dümrek, In The Archaeology of Midas and the Phrygians, edited by L. Kealhofer, University of Pennsylvania Museum Press, Philadelphia.

Penny, D. and L. Kealhofer. 2005. Microfossil Evidence of Land Use Intensification in Northern Thailand. Journal of Archaeological Science 32: 69-82.

Sullivan, K. and L. Kealhofer. 2004 Identifying activity areas in archaeological soils from a colonial Virginia house lot using phytolith analysis and soil chemistry. Journal of Archaeological Science 31: 1659-1673.

White, J.C., D. Penny, L. Kealhofer, & B. Maloney. 2004. Vegetation Changes from the Late Pleistocene through the Holocene from three areas of archaeological significance in Thailand. Quaternary International 113: 111-132.

Kealhofer, L. 2003. Looking into the Gap: Land Use and the Tropical Forests of Southern Thailand. Asian Perspectives 42(1): 72-95.

Kealhofer, L. 2002. Changing Perceptions of Risk: The Development of Agro-ecosystems in Southeast Asia. American Anthropologist 104(1): 178-194.

Sullivan, K. and L. Kealhofer. 2001. 14 Legare St.: A Phytolith Study of an 18th and 19th c. Houselot and Garden. Archaeological Contributions 28 pp. III:1-27. The Charleston Museum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Kealhofer, L. 2001. Linking Local to Global: An Integrated Archaeology of Capitalism. Archaeological Dialogues 8(2):27-31.

Kealhofer, L. and K. Sullivan. 2000. Historic Land Use at the George Washington National Birthplace. Report prepared for the National Park Service by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Department of Archaeological Research.

Kealhofer, L. 1999. Adding Content to Structure: Landscape Archaeology in the Tidewater, Old and New Worlds: Historical/Postmedieval Archaeology Papers from the Societies' Joint Conferences at Williamsburg and London 1997 to Mark 30 Years of Work and Achievement. Edited by G. Egan and R. L. Michel, pp. 378-389. Oxbow, Oxford.

Kealhofer, L. 1999. Creating Social Identity in the Landscape: Tidewater, Virginia 1600-1750. In Archaeologies of Landscape edited by W. Ashmore and B. Knapp, pp. 58-82. Blackwell, Oxford.

Grave, P. and L. Kealhofer. 1999. Assessing Bioturbation in Archaeological Sediments Using Soil Morphology and Phytolith Analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science 26(10): 1239-48.

Kealhofer, L., R. Torrence, and R. Fullagar .1999. Integrating Phytoliths within Use-wear/Residue Studies of Stone Tools. Journal of Archaeological Science 26: 527-546.

Piperno, D., D.M. Pearsall, R.A. Bentfer, L. Kealhofer, Z.J. Zhao, Q.H. Jiang. 1999. Phytolith Morphology. Science 283 (5406): 1265-1266. [Letter, Feb 26]