About Lindsay M. Montgomery
Lindsay Montgomery is a anthropological archaeologists whose work focuses on the material practices of nomadic groups during the Spanish colonial period. Her research employs a collaborative and multi-disciplinary approach, which brings together archaeological, archival, and ethnographic sources to understand the social, political, and economic practices of mobile groups. Her dotcoral dissertation examined Ute, Apache, and Comanche sites and rock art in the northern Rio Grande region of New Mexico. Her current research explores nomadic perceptions of the landscape as well as the historical relationship between nomads and sedentary populations.
(under contract) Civilizing the Savage: The Education and Collection of Native America. University of Colorado Press, Boulder. (co-authored with Chip Colwell)
2017 When the Mountain People Came to Taos: Ute Archaeology in the northern Rio Grande. In Spirit Lands of the Eagle and Bear: Numic Archaeology and Ethnohistory in the American West, edited by Robert Brunswig and David Hill. University of Colorado Press, Boulder.
2017 Comanche New Mexico. In Transformation during the Colonial Era: Divergent Histories in the American Southwest, edited by John Douglas and MIchael W. Graves. University Press of Colorado, Boulder. (co-authored with Severin Folwes, Jimmy Arterberry, and Heather Atherton).
ANTH 595. Professional Skills and Ethics
ANTH 495. Nomads: A Life on the Move
ANTH 395. Fight the Power!
ANTH 160. Patterns in Prehistory
Areas of Study
American Southwest & Southern Plains
Historical archaeology, Colonialism, Nomadism, Cultural landscapes, Ethnohistory, Iindigenous philosophy
Ph.D., Stanford University
B.A., Barnard College (Columbia University)