- University of New Orleans, Philosophy, B.A., 1972
- Yale University, Anthropology, M.Phil., 1974
- Yale University, Anthropology, Ph.D., 1975
- Visiting Professor, Tulane University, 2001-2013
- Professor, University of Southern Maine, 1988-2001
- Assistant/Associate Professor, Tulane University, 1977-1988
- Assistant Professor, Brandeis University, 1975-1977
- Associate Dean, Tulane College, 2003-2013
- Acting Director, Environmental Science and Policy Program, University of Southern Maine, 1999
- Acting Chair, Department of Geography-Anthropology, University of Southern Maine, 1998
- Acting Dean of Arts and Sciences, University of Southern Maine, 1997
Languages: Spanish; French
Courses taught: Archaeology Field School; Prehistory of the West Indies; Ancient Mesoamerica; Historical Anthropology of the Caribbean.
Material culture and social change; innovation diffusion; archaeology and ethnohistory of eastern north america and the caribbean; environmental history.
- 2005. “Reply to Campisi and Starns.” Ethnohistory. 51 (4).
- 2003. “Archaeological Renaissance of Anegada, British Virgin Islands.” With Kevin Oldfield. Journal of Caribbean Archaeology. 4: 1-11.
- 2002. “Flaked Stone Artifacts from the Tutu Site.” In The Tutu Archaeological Site, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands: A Multidisciplinary Case Study in Human Adaptation. E. Righter, editor. New York: Routledge.
- 2001. “A Case of Identity: Ethnogenesis of the New Houma Indians.” Ethnohistory. 48 (3).
- 2000. Jolly Beach and the Archaic Occupation of Antigua, West Indies. New Haven: Yale University Publications in Anthropology (No. 83).