Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Dave Davis

Professor Emeritus - Director, Institutional Research

  • B.A., University of New Orleans, Philosophy, 1972
  • M.Phil., Yale University, Anthropology, 1974
  • Ph.D., Yale University, Anthropology, 1975
Academic Experience
  • Visiting Professor, Tulane University, 2001-
  • Professor, University of Southern Maine, 1988-2001
  • Assistant/ Associate Professor, Tulane University, 1977-1988
  • Assistant Professor, Brandeis University, 1975-1977

Research & Teaching Specializations: Material Culture and Social Change; Innovation Diffusion; Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Eastern North America and the Caribbean; Environmental History

Related Experience
  • Associate Dean, Tulane College, 2003-
  • 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
  • Spanish
  • French
Selected Publications
  • 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).