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Katelyn J. Bishop



Contact Information

Email    kjbishop@ucla.edu
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Fields of Study

Archaeology

Research

Zooarchaeology, avian fauna, ritual, animal symbolism, new world domestication, feasting, social complexity, ethnoarchaeology, US Southwest, Mesoamerica, Maya archaeology, Pacific Coast of Mexico, collections-based research

Publications

2018. Katelyn J. Bishop, Michael Blake, Thomas Wake. “Early Formative Period Bird Use at Paso de la Amada, Mexico.” Latin American Antiquity 29(2): 311-330.

2016.   Kenneth B. Tankersley, Nicholas P. Dunning, Jessica Thress, Lewis A. Owen, Warren D. Huff, Samantha G. Fladd, Katelyn J. Bishop, Stephen Plog, Adam S. Watson, Vernon Scarborough. “Evaluating Soil Salinity and Water Management in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.” Journal of Archaeological Science, Reports 9: 94-104.

2015. Arnold, Jeanne E., Scott Sunell, Benjamin T. Nigra, Katelyn J. Bishop, Terrah Jones, Jacob Bongers. “Entrenched Disbelief: Complex Hunter-Gatherers and the Case for Inclusive Evolutionary Thinking.” Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory: 1-52. DOI 10.1007/s10816-015-9246-y.

2014. Lemoine, Ximena, Melinda A. Zeder, Katelyn J. Bishop, Scott J. Rufolo. "A New System for Computing Dentition-Based Age Profiles in Sus Scrofa." Journal of Archaeological Science 47:179-193.

2014. Lesure, Richard G., Lana S. Martin, Katelyn J. Bishop, Brittany Jackson, and C. Myles Chykerda. "The Neolithic Demographic Transition in Mesoamerica." Current Anthropology 55(5):654-664.

Grants and Awards

2018 Julian D. Hayden Student Paper Prize, Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society
2018 National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
2017 Fred Plog Memorial Fellowship, Society for American Archaeology
2015 National Geographic Society Young Explorers Grant
2014 UCLA Latin American Institute Field Research Grant
2014 UCLA Department of Anthropology Clement Meighan Research Grant
2013 UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Program award
2012 UCLA Stone Fellowship
2010-11 Distinguished Majors Program, University of Virginia, Honors Distinction
2007-2011 Mortimer Y. Sutherland Jr. Scholarship

Conference Presentations

2018. Katelyn J. Bishop, Samantha G. Fladd, Adam S. Watson. “Age is Only a Number: Reassessing Nearly a Century of Faunal Remains and Excavation Data from Chaco Canyon.” Paper. Southwest Symposium, Denver Colorado.

2017. Katelyn J. Bishop, Samantha G. Fladd, and Adam S. Watson. “Golden Eagle, Turkey, and Macaws in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.” Poster, Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

2016. Richard G. Lesure, Gregson Schachner, Katelyn J. Bishop, Lana Martin, Reuven Sinensky, Thomas Wake. “The Agricultural Demographic Transition and its Spatiotemporal Structure in Middle America and Southwestern North America.” Paper. Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida.

2016. Brigitte Kovacevich, Michael Callaghan, Karla Cardona Caravantes, Rodrigo Guzman, Katelyn J. Bishop, Dawn Crawford. “New Investigations at Holtun: A Preclassic Maya Ritual Center.” Paper. Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida.

2016. Fladd, Samantha G. and Katelyn J. Bishop. “Claws, Paws, and Skulls: Articulated Fauna at Pueblo Bonito.” Poster. Southwest Symposium, Tucson, AZ.

2015. Bishop, Katelyn, and Samantha Fladd. “Animal Claws, Paws, and Skulls: An Analysis of Household and Community Ritual in Chaco Canyon.” Paper. Invited session: Household Rituals in the Ancient Americas: from Patio Groups to Pueblos. Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California.

2015. Watson, Adam, Samantha Fladd, Katelyn Bishop, Megan Conger, and Sara Morrow. “In the Footsteps of Frank H. H. Roberts: Continued Explorations at Roberts Great House, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.” Poster. Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California.

2015. Bishop, Katelyn J. "Food, Feathers, and Offerings: Bird Exploitation at an Early Formative Period Site in the Soconusco, Chiapas, Mexico." Paper. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Graduate Research Conference.

2014. Bishop, Katelyn J. "Food, Feathers, and Offerings: Bird Exploitation at an Early Formative Period Site in the Soconusco, Chiapas, Mexico." Poster. Society for American Archaeology, Austin, Texas.

2014. Martin, Lana S., Richard G. Lesure, and Katelyn Bishop. "The Neolithic Demographic Transition in Mesoamerica." Poster. Society for American Archaeology, Austin, Texas.

2014. Watson, Adam, Abigail Holeman, Katelyn J. Bishop, Samantha Fladd. "Excavations at Robert's Great House." Poster. Society for American Archaeology, Austin, Texas.

2013. Lemoine, Ximena and Katelyn Bishop. “A New Synthesis for Aging Prehistoric Pigs (Sus Scrofa): Consolidating Tooth Eruption and Attrition Studies." Poster. Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, Hawaii.

2013. Lemoine, Ximena and Katelyn Bishop. “A New Synthesis for Aging Prehistoric Pigs (Sus Scrofa): Consolidating Tooth Eruption and Attrition Studies." Paper. International Council for Archaeozoology working group, Archaeozoology of Southwestern Asia and Adjacent Areas, Haifa, Israel.

2013. Watson, Adam, Abigail Holeman, Katelyn Bishop, Samantha Fladd. "Excavations at Robert’s Great House." Public presentation, Chaco Canyon National Historical Park.

Advisors

Greg Schachner

Richard G. Lesure

Jeanne E. Arnold

Thomas A. Wake

Degrees

M.A. Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles (2014)
B.A. Anthropology, University of Virginia (2011)
B.A. French Language and Literature, University of Virginia (2011)