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Scott Fitzpatrick

Professor of Anthropology + Associate Director, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University of Oregon

Dr. Scott M. Fitzpatrick is an archaeologist who specializes in the archaeology of island and coastal regions, particularly the Pacific and Caribbean. Much of his research focuses on colonization events, seafaring strategies, adaptations to smaller islands, exchange systems, chronometric techniques, and human impacts on ancient environments. He has active field projects in Palau (western Micronesia); several islands in the Caribbean, including Carriacou, Mustique, Curaçao, Barbados, and Nevis; the Florida Keys; and the Oregon Coast.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Anthropology + Associate Director, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University of Oregon