General Secretary, SAS Administration - Kyle P. Freund

Kyle P. Freund, Principal Investigator, Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Nevada This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kyle Freund (Ph.D. McMaster University) is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Indian River State College whose specializations include lithic analysis, archaeometallurgy, spatial statistics, and field survey. He has been involved in multiple field projects throughout Italy, Greece, Turkey, Canada, and the United States, although his primary research centers on the use of archaeometric techniques to study early farming communities of the Central Mediterranean. His current work focuses on the role of obsidian exchange and gift-giving practices in structuring ancient society as well as on the transformative influence of incipient metallurgy within prehistoric social networks.

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