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Lee Bement

Born in Texas, Lee is an Archeologist III and part time Assistant Professor in Anthropology and has been with the Survey since 1990.

Educational Background

B.A. Fort Lewis College, Colorado
M.A., Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin

Research Interests

Hunter-gatherers, North American archaeology, paleoindians, zooarchaeology, rock art, ritual, and social complexity of band level societies.

Other Facts

Lee is currently involved with the study of the 10,000 year old Cooper Bison kill, one of the best preserved Folsom bison kills on the Southern Plains.


2005 Field School at the Certain site

Summary of Jake Bluff Research

Download Archeological Resource Survey Report No. 48 by Leland C. Bement and Casey R. Carmichael (free Acrobat reader required)
From Top to Bottom: Pedestrian Survey of the Black Mesa Region Cimarron County, Oklahoma

Visit Lee's home page on the Cooper Site.

Bison Hunting at Cooper Site

Lee's book, Bison Hunting at Cooper Site, is available from the OU Press.

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