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 1102

    Introductory Anthropology
  • ANTH 4950

    Selected Topics: Violence and Warfare
  • ANTH 3831

    Archaeology
  • ANTH 3290

    Archaeology of the Americas

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

  • Introduction to Archaeologies Special Issue on Intersectionality Theory and Research in Historical Archaeology, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Special Issue: Intersectional Theory and Research in Historical Archaeology, 2022
    Other
  • The Prehistory of Home, 2013
    Book Review
  • 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

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

  • Communications Department Tenure and Promotion Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin Faculty COuncil 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Faculty Council Secretary 2019 - 2021

    Role: Other
  • Pamplin Faculty Research and Development Committee 2018 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin College Recrutiment Booth, Arts in the Heart 2016 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Regents Advisory Committee for Anthropology Curriculum in the University System of Georgia Advisory Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Administrative Assignment, Other
  • Campus Planning Consultant 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta Arsenal Museum 2008 - Present

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

    Role: Other
  • Regents Advisory Committee for Anthropology Curriculum in the University System of Georgia Advisory Committee 2019 - 2021

    Role: Committee Chair

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

  • BeLong Construction LLC 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Ancient Path Augusta 2020 - Present

    Role: Board Member
  • Ancient Path Augusta 2020 - Present

    Role: Officer, Treasurer
  • NAGPRA Contact, Augusta University Archaeology Lab 2020 - Present

    Role: Chair
  • Historic Augusta 2019 - Present

    Role: Other