Dr RICK KNECHT

Dr RICK KNECHT
Dr RICK KNECHT

Dr RICK KNECHT

BA (Michigan), MA, PhD (Bryn Mawr)

Senior Lecturer

About
Department of Archaeology School of Geosciences University of Aberdeen St. Mary's, Elphinstone Road Aberdeen, AB24 3UF Scotland, UK

Biography

BA, Anthropology (Hons), Michigan State University, 1981. MA, Anthropology, Bryn Mawr College, 1985. Thesis title: Nunakhaknak; Koniag Society on the Russian Frontier. PhD, Anthropology, Bryn Mawr College, 1995. Dissertation title: The Late Prehistory of the Alutiiq People; Culture Change on the Kodiak Archipelago From 1200-1750 A.D.  Founding Director of Alutiiq Culture Center in Kodiak, Alaska, 1991. Founding Director of Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository, Kodiak Alaska, 1995.  Founding Director of Museum of the Aleutians, Unalaska, Alaska, 1999.  Ethnographer and Director of Oral History Program, Bureau of Arts and Culture, Republic of Palau, Micronesia, 2004-2005.  Academic Program Head and Assistant Professor, Department of Alaska Native and Rural Development, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2005-2008.

Publications

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  • Les pointes de projectiles polies du site de Nunalleq (village d’Agaligmiut), sud-ouest de l’Alaska: Une nouvelle approche des Bow-and-Arrow Wars chez les Yupiit

    Gómez Coutouly, Y. A., Knecht, R., Masson-MacLean, E.
    Études Inuit Studies, vol. 43, no. 1-2
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Pre-contact adaptations to the Little Ice Age in Southwest Alaska: New evidence from the Nunalleq site

    Masson-MacLean, E., Houmard, C., Knecht, R., Sidéra, I., Dobney, K., Britton, K.
    Quaternary International, vol. 549, pp. 130-141
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Reconstructing caribou seasonal biogeography in Little Ice Age (late Holocene) Western Alaska using intra-tooth strontium and oxygen isotope analysis

    Gigleux, C. A., Grimes, V., Tütken, T., Knecht, R., Britton, K.
    Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 23, pp. 1043-1054
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Réponse collaborative à la conservation de poteries préhistoriques arctiques : défis et premiers résultats

    Masson-MacLean, J., Knecht, R., Jorge, A. S.
    Conservation Restoration des Biens Culturels (CRBC). Paris: ARAAFU pp. 14-25.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
  • Bridging past and present: A study of precontact Yup'ik masks from the Nunalleq site, Alaska

    Mossolova, A., Knecht, R.
    Arctic Anthropology, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 18-38
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Introduction

    Britton, K., Knecht, R., Hillerdal, C.
    Études Inuit Studies, vol. 43, no. 1-2, pp. 15-24
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Nunalleq: Archaeology, Climate Change, and Community Engagement in a Yup’ik Village

    Hillerdal, C., Knecht, R., Jones, W.
    Arctic Anthropology, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 4-17
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The Past in the Yup’ik Present: Archaeologies of Climate Change in Western Alaska

    Britton, K. (ed.), Knecht, R. (ed.), Hillerdal, C. (ed.)
    Presses de l'Université Laval, Laval. 335 pages
    Books and Reports: Books
  • Hunted and Honoured: Animal Representations in Precontact Masks from the Nunalleq Site, Southwest Alaska

    Mossolova, A., Knecht, R., Masson-MacLean, E., Houmard, C.
    Études Inuit Studies, vol. 43, no. 1/2, pp. 107-136
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Investigating the Utility of Birds in Pre-Contact Yup’ik Subsistence: A Preliminary Analysis of the Avian Remains from Nunalleq

    Masson-MacLean, E., Houmard, C., Knecht, R., Moss, M. L.
    Études Inuit Studies, vol. 43, no. 1-2, pp. 169-196
    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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