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Scott Hammerstedt

Senior Researcher

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2005

M.A. University of Alabama, 2000

B.A. Penn State University, 1995


Research Interests

Archaeological geophysics, monumental architecture, experimental archaeology, ceramic analysis, and settlement patterns

Research areas:  Late pre-contact Southeastern and Midwestern United States with a focus on Spiro and related sites in the northeastern and east-central parts of Oklahoma and surrounding states.


Hammerstedt, Scott W., Jami J. Lockhart, Patrick C. Livingood, Tim Mulvihill, Amanda L. Regnier, George Sabo III, and John Samuelsen (2017) Multisensor Remote Sensing at Spiro:  Discovering Intrasite Organization.  In Archaeological Remote Sensing in North America: Innovative Techniques for Anthropological Applications, edited by Duncan P. McKinnon and Bryan S. Haley, pp. 11-27.  University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

Hammerstedt, Scott W., Mintcy D. Maxham, and Jennifer L. Myer (2016) Rural Settlement in the Black Warrior Valley.  In Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland, edited by Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry, pp. 134-161.  University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

Hammerstedt, Scott W. and Erin R. Hughes (2015) Mill Creek Chert Hoes and Prairie Soils:  Implications for Cahokian Production and Expansion.  Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 40:149-165. 

Regnier, Amanda L., Scott W. Hammerstedt, and Nicholas H. Beale (2014) The Grobin Davis Site:  Archaeogeophysics and Settlement Patterns at Caddo Mound Centers in Southeast Oklahoma.  Southeastern Archaeology 33:87-107.

Hammerstedt, Scott W. (2013) New Deal Archaeology in West-Central Kentucky:  Excavations at Annis Village.  In Shovel Ready:  Archaeology and Roosevelt’s New Deal for America, edited by Bernard K. Means, pp. 185-201.  University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

Regnier, Amanda L., Patrick C. Livingood, and Scott W. Hammerstedt (2013) The Last of WPA Archaeology in Oklahoma:  The Clement and McDonald Sites.  In Shovel Ready:  Archaeology and Roosevelt’s New Deal for America, edited by Bernard K. Means, pp. 110-126.  University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

Hammerstedt, Scott W., Amanda L. Regnier, and Patrick C. Livingood (2010) Geophysical and Archaeological Investigations at the Clement Site, A Caddo Mound Complex in Southeastern Oklahoma.  Southeastern Archaeology 29:279-291.

Milner, George R., Scott W. Hammerstedt, and Kirk French (2010) Chert Hoes as Digging Tools.  Antiquity 84:103-113.

Hammerstedt, Scott W. (2005) Mississippian Status in Western Kentucky:  Evidence from the Annis Mound.  Southeastern Archaeology 24:11-27.