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Dr. Jan F. Simek

Education

  • Ph.D. 1984, Anthropology, State University of  New York at Binghamton
  • M.A. 1978, Anthropology, State University of New York at Binghamton
  • B.A. 1976, Anthropology, University of California at Santa Cruz

Research Interests

Paleolithic Archaeology, Human Evolution, Quantitative Analyses,  Spatial Analysis, Southeastern Archaeology, Cave Archaeology

Selected Publications

2005. J. F. Simek and A. Cressler. Images in Darkness: Prehistoric Cave Art in Southeast North America. In, Discovering North American Rock Art, edited by L. Loendorf, C. Chippendale, and D. Whitley, Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, pp. 93-113.

2004. J. F. Simek, A. Cressler, and E. Pope. Association Between A Southeastern Rock Art Motif and Mortuary Caves. In, The Rock-Art of Eastern North America: Capturing Images and Insight, edited by C. Diaz-Granados and J. R. Duncan, Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, pp. 159-173.

2004. C. H. Faulkner, J. F. Simek, and A. Cressler. On the Edges of the World: Prehistoric Open Air Rock Art in Tennessee. In, The Rock-Art of Eastern North America: Capturing Images and Insight, edited by C. Diaz-Granados and J. R. Duncan, Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, pp. 77-89.

2004. G. Lucas, M. Soressi, J-Ph. Rigaud, and J. F. Simek. The Chatelperronian of the Grotte XVI and the Middle/Upper Paleolithic "Transition" in southern France. In, The Chronology of the Aurignacian and of the Transitional Technocomplexes: Dating, Stratigraphies, Cultural Implications, edited by J. Zilhao and F. d'Errico. Trabalhos de Arqueologia 33. Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Português de Arqueologia, pp. 289-298.

2001. K. Panagiotis, J-Ph. Rigaud, J.F. Simek, Albert, R.M. and S. Weiner. Ash, Bones and Guano: a Study of the Minerals and Phytoliths in the Sediments of Grotte XVI, Dordogne, France. Journal of Archaeological Science 29: 721-732.

Dr. Jan F. Simek

Contact Information

Dr. Jan F. Simek
Professor, Distinguished Professor of Science
250 South Stadium Hall
Knoxville, Tennessee
37996-0720

Phone: 865-974-4408
Email: jsimek@utk.edu