Professor Herbert Maschner has been awarded the Idaho Academy of Science distinguished scientist award. His book co-edited with Alexander Bentley titled ‘Complex Systems and Archaeology’ will be of particular interest to any archaeologists or historians interested in complexity science. Read more about the award here.
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“Besides his other titles, Maschner is also the director of ISU’s Center for Archaeology, Materials, and Applied Spectroscopy, a senior scientist at the ISU Idaho Accelerator Center, associate editor of the Journal of World Prehistory, and an executive director of the Foundation for Archaeological Research and Environmental Studies. In 2006, he was named ISU’s Distinguished Researcher.
His primary research interests include using trans-disciplinary data to investigate human biocomplexity and the environment, resource and community sustainability, long‐term human impacts and interactions with marine and terrestrial ecosystems, human ecosystem engineering, Darwinian Theory and evolutionary psychology, warfare and inequality, and global historical ecologies.”