David J. Meltzer

Henderson-Morrison Professor of Prehistory
and Director of Graduate Studies

Anthropology

Contact

Office: Heroy Hall 442
Phone: 214-768-2826
Email: dmeltzer@smu.edu
Professional website: http://people.smu.edu/dmeltzer/

Educational Background

Ph.D. 1984 University of Washington

About

Research Interests

  • Peopling of the Americas
  • Paleoindians
  • Quaternary Paleoecology
  • History of Archaeology
  • North America

 Courses Taught

  • ANTH 2302 – People of the Earth: Humanity's First Five Million Years
  • ANTH 3304 – North American Archaeology
  • CF 3360 – The North American Great Plains: Land, Water, Life
  • ANTH 3399 – In search of Ice Age Americans
  • ANTH 5334 – History of Anthropology I
  • ANTH 6301 – Principles of Archaeology
  • ANTH 6332 –  Seminar in Paleoenvironments
  • ANTH 7313 – Archaeological Theory
  • ANTH 7317 – Archaeological Research Strategies
  • ANTH 7318 – Late Pleistocene Prehistory of North America