Academic Interests: Prehistoric archaeology, lithics, mobility, raw material acquisition
Previous degree: BS (2008), California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Research Areas: Bodie Hills, California
Contact Information: Petercarey86@gmail.com, (562) 458-6850
Biography: Peter is a second-year master's student interested in lithic studies and focused in the Bodie Hills of central-eastern California, where he has worked for several years. He is planning on exploring raw material utilization and transport of that obsidian source. Peter began working in Cultural Resource Management in 2007 as an undergraduate and has experience in Arizona, California, and Nevada. As a Research Assistant for UNR's Great Basin Paleoindian Research Unit (GBPRU), he is involved in many projects and is gaining valuable laboratory experience.
2012 Cascade Points in the Northern Great Basin: A Radiocarbon-Dated Foliate Point Assemblage from Warner Valley, Oregon. North American Archaeologist, in press.