Jacob Freeman

Anthropology - Archaeology

Assistant Professor


Jacob Freeman

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-5744
Email: jacob.freeman@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Anthropology, Arizona State Univeristy, 2014

    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Freeman, J., (2017). Diversity,reciprocity and the emergence of equity-inequity tradeoffs: The Give and Take of Sustainability: Archaeological and Anthropological Perspective. University of Cambridge Press

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Freeman, J., Robinson, E., Beckman, N., Bird, D., Baggio, J.A, Anderies, J.M, (2020). The global ecology of human population density and interpreting changes in paleo-population density. Journal of Archaeological Science, 120, 105168.
  • Bird, D., Freeman, J., Robinson, E., Maughan, G., Finley, J.B, Lambert, P.M, Kelly, R.L, (2020). A First Empirical Analysis of Population Stability in North America Using Radiocarbon Records. The Holocene, 30:9, 1345-1359.
  • Freeman, J., Byers, D.A, Robinson, E., Kelly, R.L, (2018). Culture process and the Interpretation of Radiocarbon Data. Radiocarbon, 60, 453--467. doi: 10.1017/RDC.2017.124
  • Freeman, J., Baggio, J., (2017). The effect of ownership on ecosystem management among human foragers. Quaternary International, doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.12.004
  • Freeman, J., Keith, J., Roberts, M., Owens, A., (2017). The Effects of Revenue and Social Capital on Collective Governance: Implications for Political Complexity. Cross-Cultural Research, 52, doi: 10.1177/1069397117732278
  • Freeman, J., Hard, R.J, Mauldin, R.P, (2017). A theory of regime change on the Texas Coastal Plain. Quaternary International, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2016.12.029
  • Freeman, J., Coyle, T.R, Baggio, J., (2016). The functional intelligences proposition. Personality and Individual Differences, 99, 46–55.
  • Freeman, J., (2016). The socioecology of territory size and a work-around hypothesis for the adoption of farming. PLoS One, 11:7, doi: e0158743.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158743
  • Freeman, J., (2016). Marking and making difference: Representational diversity in the US Southwest. American Antiquity, 81, 253--272.
  • Freeman, J., Anderies, J.M, (2015). The socioecology of hunter–gatherer territory size. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 39, 110–123.
  • Freeman, J., Peeples, M., Anderies, J.M, (2015). Toward a Non-linear Theory of the Transition from Foraging to Farming. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 40, 109-122.

Professional Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    ANTH 4980 - History and Theories of Anthropology, Spring 2021
    ANTH 4110, 6110 - Southwest Indian Cultures, Past and Present, Spring 2021
    ANTH 1030 - World Archaeology, Fall 2020
    ANTH 6950 - Archaeology Special Topics/Seminar, Spring 2020
    ANTH 4980 - History and Theories of Anthropology, Spring 2020
    ANTH 3350 - Archaeology of Ancient Civilizations, Fall 2019
    ANTH 5900 - Independent Studies, Fall 2019
    ANTH 4980 - History and Theories of Anthropology, Spring 2019
    ANTH 4110, 6110 - Southwest Indian Cultures, Past and Present, Spring 2019
    ANTH 3350 - Archaeology of Ancient Civilizations, Fall 2018
    ANTH 6950 - Archaeology Special Topics/Seminar, Fall 2018
    ANTH 6950 - Archaeology Special Topics/Seminar, Spring 2018
    ANTH 4980 - History and Theories of Anthropology, Spring 2018
    ANTH 3350 - Archaeology of Ancient Civilizations, Fall 2017
    ANTH 5900 - Independent Studies, Fall 2017
    ANTH 6360 - Research Design and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Fall 2017
    ANTH 4980 - History and Theories of Anthropology, Spring 2017
    ANTH 4110, 6110 - Southwest Indian Cultures, Past and Present, Spring 2017
    ANTH 6950 - Archaeology Special Topics/Seminar, Fall 2016
    ANTH 6370 - GIS in Archaeology, Spring 2016
    ANTH 4980 - History and Theories of Anthropology, Spring 2016
    ANTH 6360 - Research Design and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Fall 2015

    Graduate Students Mentored

    Stan Rhodes, Environment & Society, January 2019
    Gideon Maughan, Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology, August 2018
    Paige Dorsey, Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology
    Aaron larson, Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology, August 2016
    Darcy Bird, Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology, August 2017 - August 2019
    Lauren Merchent, Environment & Society, August 2017 - April 2019