Jennifer Trunzo

Associate Professor

Jennifer Trunzo

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy

  • (706) 667-4562
  • AH E217

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology Brown University, 2008

  • MA, Anthropology State University of New York a, 2000

  • BA, Anthropology State University of New York a, 1997

  • BA, History, General State University of NY College, 1992

Certifications

  • The Section 106 Essentials Advisory Council on Historic Presevation, 2017

Awards & Honors

  • Nominated for the Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award Augusta State University, 2011

  • Bernard E. Bruce Award Brown University, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ANTH 4960

    Internship
  • ANTH 1102

    Introductory Anthropology
  • ANTH 3002

    Methods in Archaeology
  • ANTH 3851

    Religion, Culture, and Society
  • ANTH 4950

    Selected Topics: Anthropology & Pop Culture
  • ANTH 2011

    Cultural Anthropology

Teaching Interests

Historical Archaeology, Native American Cultures, North American Prehistory, World Prehistory, Social Inequality, Violence, Warfare, Religion and Spirituality, Cultural Diversity, Museums and Public Archaeology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • The Prehistory of Home, 2013
    Book Review
  • American Indians and the Market Economy, 1775–1850, 2012
    Book Review
  • Buying out to buy in: Ceramic consumption on the home front during the American Revolution in rural Connecticut, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Guide to Bone Toothbrushes of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries, 2011
    Book Review
  • The Seneca Restoration, 1715-1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy, 2010
    Book Review

Research Interests

Historical Archaeology, Ceramics, Social Inequality, Power Relations, Identity, Consumerism

Department Service

  • Military and Public History Faculty Search Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Anthropology Curriculum 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Department Website 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Tenure and Promotion Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Anthropology Day 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Faculty Council Secretary 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Pamplin Faculty Research and Development Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Sophomore Declaration Day 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Pamplin College Recrutiment Booth, Arts in the Heart 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin College Academic Policies Committee 2014 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Regents Advisory Committee for Anthropology Curriculum in the Univeristy System of Georgia Advisory Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Campus Planning Consultant 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta Arsenal Museum Consultant 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Campus Archaeologist, Summerville Campus 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Convocation Subcommittee of FAST 2013 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Southeastern Archaeological Conference 2010 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Augusta Arsenal History Museum 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Southeastern Conference on Historic Sites Archaeology Annual Conference 2015 - 2015

    Role: Other
  • Southeastern Archaeology 2013 - 2013

    Role: Reviewer, Book
  • Southeast Archaeology 2012 - 2012

    Role: Reviewer, Book

Public Service

  • Ancient Path Augusta 2020 - Present

    Role: Board Member
  • NAGPRA Contact, Augusta University Archaeology Lab 2020 - Present

    Role: Chair
  • Historic Augusta 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Contact with Veterans' Curation Program, Army Corps of Engineers 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Assessing Archaeological Finds 2008 - Present

    Role: Other