Kurt A. Jordan

Associate Professor
Anthropology, College of Arts and 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

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 Tompkins County; shell, red pipestone, and red slate artifacts; relations between archaeology and indigenous communities

Distinction
Cornell University Institute for the Social Sciences Faculty Fellow

Selected Publications
Jordan, Kurt A. “Categories in Motion: Emerging Perspectives in the Archaeology of Postcolumbian Indigenous Communities.” Historical Archaeology 50, no. 3 (2016): 62-80.

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