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Collection includes a number of the late Professor Brian Robinson's research journals.

Brian S. Robinson was born on February 23, 1953 in Worcester, Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Anthropology, and earned his Masters and Ph.D. in Anthropology from Brown University. Professor Robinson died on October 27, 2016.

Professor Robinson worked at the University of Maine at Farmington's Archaeology Research Center, before coming to the University of Maine in 1989, as an assistant research professor, and would go on to become an Associate Professor, holding joint appointments in the Department of Anthropology and Climate Change Institute. His research focused on northeastern archaeology, hunter-gatherer cultures, coastal adaptations to changing climate, mortuary ritual and anthropological theory. For many years he conducted the UMaine archeological field school centered on sites around Machias Bay.

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Education, Science and Technology


Archaeological Anthropology

Size of Collection

1 box

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Manuscript Number

UA RG 0011.052

Professor Robinson (Brian S.) Research Journals, 1986-2016