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Gregory R. Burns

Gregory R. Burns

PhD Candidate in Archaeology

Winter 2017: Instructor for ANT 023 - World Prehistory

306 Young Hall; Pena Archaeology Lab

Mailing Address:
330 Young Hall
Department of Anthropology
One Shields Ave.
University of California

Davis , CA 95616

Office Hours for Winter 2017 :

  • TR 1230 to 1400 in 306 Young
  • or by appointment


  1. 2003 AA Liberal Arts, Mount San Antonio Community College
  2. 2008 BS Anthropology-CRM, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  3. 2012 MA Anthropology, University of California, Davis
  4. 2013 Advanced to Candidacy


Research interests: Prehistoric archaeology of California and the Great Basin; production and distribution of Olivella beads in Central California; evolution of general purpose money in non-state societies; hunter-gatherers; human behavioral ecology

Advisor: Dr. Jelmer Eerkens

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