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Dr. Clarence Geier

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Office Location: Archaeology Lab
Phone: (540) 568-6011
E-mail: geiercr (at) jmu (dot) edu
Website: Archaeology


B.A., M. A., Ph.D., University of Missouri


  • Native Americans
  • Celts, Vikings and Tribal Europe
  • other courses in archaeology as needed.


Cultural and Military landscapes of the Civil War principally in the Shenandoah Valley;  Historical archaeology of the Shenandoah Valley from initial settlement into early 20th century.


w. Douglas D. Scott and Lawrence Babits. 2014. “From These Honored Dead” Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War. University Press of Florida.  Tallahassee, Fl

w. Lawrence Babits, Douglas D.  Scott and David Orr. 2011. The Historical Archaeology of Military Sites: Method and Topic. Texas A&M Press. College Station, Tx

w. David Orr and Matthew Reeves. 2006.  Huts and History: Historical Archaeology of Civil War Military Encampment. University Press of Florida.  Tallahassee, Fl

w. Stephen Potter. 2001. Archaeological Perspectives on the American Civil War. The University Press of Florida. Tallahassee, Fl (paper back version also)

w. Susan Winter. 1994.  Look to the Earth: Historic Archaeology and the American Civil War. University of Tennessee Press. Knoxville, Tn (paper back version also)