Kurt A. Jordan

Associate Professor
Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences; American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

268 McGraw Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-3109

Kurt A. Jordan

Associate Professor
Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences; American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) archaeology and history; New York State archaeology; colonialism, cultural entanglement, and indigenous autonomy

Current Research Interest
Archaeology at the Seneca White Springs site; indigenous history of Cayuga Lake basin; shell, red pipestone, and red slate artifacts; relations between archaeology and indigenous communities

Distinction
New York State Archaeological Association Fellow
Cornell University Institute for the Social Sciences Faculty Fellow

Selected Publications
Jordan, Kurt A. “Markers of Difference or Makers of Difference? Atypical Practices at Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Satellite Sites, ca. 1650-1700.” Historical Archaeology 52, no. 1 (2018): 12-29.

Jordan, Kurt A. The Seneca Restoration, 1715-1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy. Gainesville: University Press of Florida and the Society for Historical Archaeology, 2008.

Cornell Research Website Article
The Native Archaeology of the Finger Lakes