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Dr. Elizabeth Moore, Curator of Archaeology

Contact Dr. Moore at elizabeth.moore@vmnh.virginia.gov.

Professional Titles

  • Curator of Archaeology, Virginia Museum of Natural History
  • Chairman, State Review Board, Virginia Department of Historic Resources
  • President, Archaeological Society of Virginia
  • Treasurer, Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference

Education

  • Ph.D. in Anthropology, The American University, 1994
  • MA in Anthropology, The American University, 1991
  • BA in Anthropology, State University of New York at Potsdam, 1984

Professional Experience

  • Curator of Collections, Virginia Museum of Natural History
  • Zooarchaeologist, URS Corp.
  • Program Manager, Archaeobiology Program, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Smithsonian Institution
  • Senior Archaeologist, Greenhorne & O'Mara, Inc
  • Project Manager, Laboratory and Field Director, Potomac River Archaeological Service
  • Zooarchaeological Consultant

Research Interests

  • The impact of agriculture on prehistoric economies in the Middle Atlantic region
  • The impact of European contact and the deer skin trade
  • The uses and various roles of dogs in the Eastern U.S.

Recent Professional Service

  • Member, Martinsville Architectural Review Board
  • Member, International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ)
  • Member, Society for American Archaeology (SAA)
  • Member, Middle Atlantic Archeology Conference (MAAC)
  • Member, Council on Virginia Archaeology (COVA)
  • Member, Archaeological Society of Virginia (ASV)
  • Member, Archaeological Society of Maryland (ASM)
  • Member, Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology (SPA)

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Moore, Elizabeth A.  2013.  Faunal Remains from 18FR72, Heater’s Island. Research report submitted to the Maryland Historical Trust.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A.  2013.  Shell Remains from Archaeological Investigations at Sites 36FU0023 and 36FU0070, Fulton County, Pennsylvania. Research report submitted to EAC Archaeology, Inc.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A.  2012.  The Analysis of Zooarchaeological Materials from Archaeological Investigations at Sites 36FU0023 and 36FU0070, Fulton County, Pennsylvania. Research report submitted to EAC Archaeology, Inc.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A.  2012.  The Analysis of Zooarchaeological Materials from Archaeological Investigations at 18AG277 and 18AG278, Allegany County, Maryland. Research report submitted to EAC Archaeology, Inc.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A.  2011.  Excavations on the Baldwin Block, (44HR0200). Quarterly Bulletin of the Archeological Society of Virginia 66(4):169-180.
  • White, Esther C. and Eleanor Breen with contributions by Amelia Chisolm, Dee DeRoche, Lori Lee, Bernard Means, and Elizabeth Moore.  2011.  A Survey of Archaeological Repositories in Virginia.  Report submitted to the Council of Virginia Archaeologists. Available online at http://cova-inc.org/resources/COVAcollectionsSurvey.pdf
  • Moore, Elizabeth A.  2011.  Zooarchaeological Remains from Helvetia Plantation (16SJ21) Localities 40 and 41, St. James Parish, Louisiana.  Research report submitted to URS, Incorporated.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A. 2010. Faunal Remains from the Claggett Retreat Site (18FR25). Maryland Archeology 46(1&2):47-59.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A. 2006. Faunal Remains from the Winslow Site, 18MO9. Maryland Archeology 41(1&2):60-66.
  • Snyder, Lynn M. and Elizabeth A. Moore, editors 2006. Dogs and People in Social, Working, Economic or Symbolic Interaction, Oxbow Books. http://www.oxbowbooks.com/bookinfo.cfm/ID/38229
  • Moore, Elizabeth A., 2006. Dog Remains from The Tollifero Site, 44HA6, Virginia, U.S.A. Presented at the 10th International Congress of the International Council for Archaeozoology, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A. 2001. Zooarchaeology of the Foley Farm Site. Report submitted to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
  • Snyder, Lynn M., Elizabeth A. Moore, and Bonnie E. Styles 1998. The Practice of Zooarcheology in the United States from the 1960's to the Present. Presented at the 8th International Congress of the International Council for Archaeozoology.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A., 1997. The Impact of Contact: Native Virginians in the 17th Century. Virginia Explorer 13(3): 8-13.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A., Kristen Gremillion, and Heather A. Lapham 1996. Subsistence at the Time of Contact: The Archaeobotanical and Zooarchaeological Evidence from the Graham-White Site. Presented at the Society for American Archaeology 62nd Annual Meetings.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A. 1997. Skin and Bones: Zooarchaeological Evidence of the Deer Skin Trade. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference.
  • Moore, Elizabeth A., 1994. Bone and Antler Tools and Decorative Objects from the Rosenstock Site (18FR18), Maryland Archaeology 30(1)
  • Moore, Elizabeth A. 1994. Prehistoric Economies During the Late Woodland Period of the Potomac Valley: An Examination of Animal Resource Utilization. PhD Dissertation, The American University.
  • Owsley, Douglas W., Robert W. Mann, Ralph E. Chapman, and Elizabeth A. Moore 1993. Positive Identification in a Case of Intentional Extreme Fragmentation. Journal of Forensic Sciences 38(4):985-996.
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