Areas of Expertise
Archaeology, Southeastern U.S. Prehistory, Anthropology of Religion
Ph.D., Anthropology, 1990, Northwestern University
M.A., Anthropology, 1983, Northwestern University
B.A., Anthropology, 1979, University of California, Santa Cruz Granted with Honors
Publications & Presentations
“Defining Space: An Overview of the Pinson Mounds Enclosure.” In Ancient Enclosures of the Eastern Woodlands, Robert C. Mainfort and Lynne P. Sullivan, editors. Gainesville: University Presses of Florida, 1998.
"Geometric Enclosures in the Mid South: An Architectural Analysis of Enclosure Form." In The Middle Woodland Period in the Mid South. edited by Robert C. Mainfort, Department of Archives and History State of Mississippi Archaeological Report, No. 22. 1989.
Keith Ashley and Robert L. Thunen, “Reexamining an Archaeological Survey of Big
Talbot Island.” Florida Anthropologist. Vol. 61, Number 3-4 September- December 2008.
“Grants Mound: Past and Present,” Florida Anthropologist. Vol. 58, No. 3-4 September-
Robert L. Thunen and Keith H. Ashley
“Mortuary Behavior Along The Lower St. Johns: An Overview,” Florida Anthropologist. Vol. 48, No. 1 March 1995.