Tim M. Murtha

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Tim M. Murtha

Tim M. Murtha

Director of the Hamer Center, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture


Education:

  1. PhD, Anthropology, Penn State University, 2002
  2. MA, Anthropology, Penn State University, 1997
  3. BA, Anthropology, University of Central Florida, 1994

Biography:

Tim Murtha’s research looks at a place’s history, cultural traditions, and environment through the lens of its landscape. His goal: “understanding long-term environmental change as influenced by human decision-making.”

Research Interests:

  • Cultural Ecology
  • Settlement Ecology
  • Anthropological Archaeology
  • Landscape Anthropology/Archaeology
  • Agricultural Intensification - Niche Inheritance
  • GIS, Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis
  • Mesoamerica
  • Orkney/Northern Scotland
  • Eastern North America
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