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Danielle R. Soza

About Danielle R. Soza

Danielle is an anthropological archaeologist with broad interests in hunter-gatherer complexity and territoriality. 

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow 2018-2023

Selected Publications

Lanoë, Francois, Maria Nieves Zedeño, Danielle R. Soza, and Anna Jansson

2019    McKean in the Northern Rocky Mountain Front: Economic Landscape and Ethnogenesis. Plains Anthropologist, 1-22.

Areas of Study

North America (general), Great Plains, and U.S. Southwest


2017-present. Blackfoot Early Origins Project.

2018 Picuris Pueblo Field School

2017-present Nomadic Archaeologies of the Northern Rio Grande (Rio Grande Gorge Project).

2015-2019. Rock Art Ranch 




Research Interests

Hunter-gatherer and nomadic archaeology; Mobility, territoriality, and cultural landscapes; Applied anthropology; Geochemistry, micromorphology; Collaborative archaeology, Indigenous archaeology; Lithic technology; Ethnohistory and ethnography. Repatriation.

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PhD. University of Arizona (in progress)

M.A. University of Arizona (2018)

B.A. New Mexico State University (2015)