Steven James

Contact Information

Office: McCarthy Hall 426I
Phone: 657-278-2765
Email: sjames@fullerton.edu

Steven R. James

Professor

Director, Archaeological Research Facility

 

Degrees

Ph.D., Anthropology, Arizona State University 

M.A., Anthropology, University of Utah

B.A., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley 

Recent Courses

Non-Western Cultures and Western Traditions (ANTH 100), Introduction to Archeology (ANTH 103), Origins of Civilization (ANTH 327), Theory and Method in Archaeology (ANTH 512)

Publications

James, S. R. Pilles, P.J., Jr. 2015. Pioneering late nineteenth century archaeologists in the Verde Valley, central Arizona. Southwestern Anthropological Association Newsletter 55(4):6-7

James, S.R. 2014. From Native Americans to New Agers: Changes in place names and cultural landscapes in the Red Rock Country of Sedona, Arizona. Proceedings of the Southwestern Anthropological Association, 2012, 6:88-100.

James, S.R., Pilles, P.J., Jr. 2014. Late nineteenth century archaeological investigations in the Verde Valley, Arizona. Archaeology Southwest 28(2):6-7. Center for Desert Archaeology, Tucson, AZ.

James, S.R. 2013. Late Holocene human impacts on marine and terrestrial fauna in southern coastal California: Two archaeological projects on San Nicolas Island and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 112(2):144-145.

James, S.R., Gonzales, K. 2013. Marine mammal exploitation at site CA-SNI-44 on San Nicolas Island during the Late Holocene: Zooarchaeological results and intersite comparisons. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 112(2):145.

James, S.R., Vyhmeister, J. 2013. Zooarchaeological research on San Nicolas Island: Fish exploitation at site CA-SNI-44 during the Late Holocene. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 112(2):145.

Li, K-T., James, S.R. 2013. Changes induced by human exploitation in prehistoric shellfish population: A case study from the OLP II site excavation in Taiwan. IN Archaeology and sustainability , edited by S. Chiu and C. Tsang, pp. 329-373. Center for Archaeological Studies, Research Center of Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

James, S.R. 2011. Paleoindians in Southern Coastal California and Beyond. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 110(2):91-92.

James, S.R. 2011. Prehistoric Hunting and Fishing Patterns in the American Southwest. IN The subsistence economies of indigenous North American societies: A handbook , edited by B. D. Smith, pp. 185-232. Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington, D.C.

Humphrys, T.L., S.R. James. 2011. Paleodogs: A review of the earliest evidence for domestic dogs in southern California and throughout the Americas. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 110(2):89-90.

James, S.R. 2009. Archaeological research at Honanki Pueblo in the Red Rocks of northern Arizona: Cal State Fullerton 2010 Summer Field School. Southwestern Anthropological Association Newsletter 50(4):7.

James, S.R., Jones., G. 2009. The ninth Channel Island: Archaeological investigations at Abalone Cove on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 108(2):125.

James, S.R., Foster, M.S. 2008. Hohokam dogs and iconography at Pueblo Grande. Archaeology Southwest 22(3):12-13. Center for Desert Archaeology, Tucson, AZ.

James, S.R. 2007. Late prehistoric human impacts on marine fauna in southern California: An example from San Nicolas Island in the southern Channel Islands. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 106(2):97.

James, S.R. 2006. Southwest animals. IN Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 3: Environment, origins, and population , edited by D. H. Ubelaker, D. Stanford, B. D. Smith, and E. J. E. Szathmáry, pp. 313-330. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

James, S.R., Wallace, J.R. 2005. Archaeofaunal research at late Holocene prehistoric sites on San Nicolas Island: Recent excavations and experimental studies. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 104(2, Supplement):27.

James, S.R. 2004. Fishing and marine mammal hunting patterns from a 2500-year old campsite on San Nicolas Island. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 103(2, Supplement):58-59.

James, S.R. 2004. Hunting, fishing, and resource depression: Prehistoric cultural impacts on animals in southwest North America. IN The archaeology of global change: The impact of humans on their environment , edited by C. L. Redman, S. R. James, P. R. Fish, and J. D. Rogers, pp. 28-62. Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C.

James, S.R. 2004. Mineral Hill Cave avifauna. IN Paleontological investigations at Mineral Hill Cave , edited by B. Hockett and E. Dillingham, pp. 136-142. Contribution to the Study of Cultural Resources No. 18. Bureau of Land Management, Reno.

James, S.R. 2004. Part I: Habitat transformations and animal extinctions. IN The archaeology of global change: The impact of humans on their environment , edited by C. L. Redman, S. R. James, P. R. Fish, and J. D. Rogers, pp. 9-12. Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C.

Barton, C. M., Schmich, S., James, S.R. 2004. The ecology of human colonization in pristine landscapes. IN The settlement of the American continents: A multidisciplinary approach to human biogeography , edited by C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, D. R. Yesner, and G. A. Pearson, pp. 138-161. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Foster, M.S., James, S.R. 2004. Dogs, deer, or guanacos: Zoomorphic figurines from Pueblo Grande, Central Arizona. Journal of Field Archaeology 29(1 & 2):165-176.

Redman, C.L., James, S.R., Fish, P.R., Rogers, J. D. 2004. Introduction: Human impacts on past environments. IN The archaeology of global change: The impact of humans on their environment , edited by C. L. Redman, S. R. James, P. R. Fish, and J. D. Rogers, pp. 1-8. Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C.

Redman, C.L., James, S.R., Fish, P.R., Rogers, J. D., eds. 2004. The archaeology of global change: The impact of humans on their environment . Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C. 292 pp.

James, S.R. 2003. Archaeofauna. IN Ceremony and symbolism at Los Guanacos: Excavations at the Salt River Project Kyrene Generating Station , edited by J. M. Lindly, M. L. Chenault, and D. R. Mitchell, pp. 413-433. SWCA Cultural Resources Report No. 02-354, Phoenix.

James, S.R. 2003. Hunting and fishing patterns leading to resource depletion. IN Centuries of decline during the Hohokam classic period at Pueblo Grande , edited by David Abbott, pp. 70-81. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

James, S.R., Foster, J.W. 2002. Information needed on prehistoric mound sites in the central valley and archaeological type sites throughout California: Potential acquisitions for California State Parks. Society for California Archaeology Newsletter 36(2):12, 14

James, S.R. 2001. Prehistoric Hohokam bone artifacts from southern Arizona: Craft specialization, status, and gender. IN Crafting bone: Skeletal technologies through time and space; Proceedings of the 2nd Meeting of the (ICAZ) Worked Bone Research Group, Budapest, 31 August—5 September 1999 , edited by A. M. Choyke and L. Bartosiewicz, pp. 331-341. BAR (British Archaeological Reports) International Series 937. Archaeopress, Oxford, England.

James, S.R. 1997. Change and continuity in Western Pueblo households during the historic period in the American Southwest. World Archaeology 28(3):429-456.

James, S.R. 1997. Methodological issues concerning screen size recovery rates and their effects on archaeofaunal interpretations. Journal of Archaeological Science 24(5):385-397.

James, S.R. 1989. Hominid use of fire in the lower and middle Pleistocene - A review of the evidence. Current Anthropology 30(1):1-26.

James, S.R., Pecotte J. 1983. Archaeofauna from Aspen Shelter, Sevier County, Utah, USA. Tebiwa 20:35-42.