Hannah Zanotto

PhD Student

About Hannah Zanotto

Hannah Zanotto is a doctoral student in Archaeology. She received her B.A. from Arizona State University and an M.A. from Northern Arizona University. Hannah has worked as an academic and contract archaeologist on projects in the U.S. Southwest, Mesoamerica, California, and the Pacific (Hawaii).

Hannah’s broad interests include the evolution of large-scale cooperation and collective action in non-state societies. She currently works on the Middle Usumacinta Archaeological Project in Tabasco, Mexico at multiple Early to Middle Preclassic sites with Drs. Daniela Triadan and Takeshi Inomata, where they incorporate these interests to examine the origins of Maya society.

note: the Honu (Green Sea Turtle) is an endangered species. Please appreciate them from at least 10 feet away :)  

Selected Publications

David R. Abbott, Douglas B. Craig, Hannah Zanotto, Veronica X. Judd, Brent Kober.
2020    Measuring Household Inequality in Hohokam Society with Construction Costs of Domestic Architecture at Pueblo Grande. American Antiquity.

David R. Abbott, Douglas B. Craig, Hannah Zanotto, Veronica X. Judd, Brent Kober
2019    Calculating Building Costs of Hohokam Domestic Architecture to Test an Environmental Model of Architectural Changes. American Antiquity.

David R. Abbott, Jennifer Burgdorf, Jesse Harrison, Veronica Judd, Justin Mortensen, and Hannah Zanotto.
2017    Ceramic Dating Advances for Analyzing the 14th Century Migration to Perry Mesa, Arizona. KIVA: Journal of Southwestern Anthropology and History.

Courses Taught

Teaching Associate:
(University of Arizona) Principles of Archaeology
(Northern Arizona University) Lost Tribes and Buried Cities, Ancient Civilizations, Exploring Cultures 

Field Instructor:
(Northern Arizona University) Field Methods of Archaeology : Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Project

Areas of Study

U.S. Southwest, Mesoamerica, Pacific (Hawaii)