2017 - 2018 Speakers

September 13, 2017: Dr. Mark Miller, retired Wyoming State Archaeologist. Topic: Scoggin Site, A Middle Plains Archaic Bison Kill, Wyoming. 

October 11, 2017: Gina Clingerman, BLM Archeologist, Lander, WY. Topic: From Sheffield to Laramie: The Journey of a Fur Trade Era Spear Point. 

November 8, 2017: Rachael Shimek, Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department, University of Wyoming, Laramie, and Curation Assistant, UW Archaeological Repository. Topic: Dogs in the Dirt: The Archaeology of (Hu)Man's Best Friend. 

December 13, 2017: Marcia Peterson, Greg Pierce, and Marieka Arksey, OWSA. Topic: The Office of the Wyoming State Archaeologist 2017-2018 Wyoming Archaeological Society Tour: Introducing the Avocational Archaeology Training Program and the New University of Wyoming Archaeological Repository Database and Website.

January 10, 2018: Dr. Kent Sundell, Geology and Paleontology Professor at Casper College. Topic: Geology of Africa

February 14, 2017: Spencer Pelton will talk about Folsom Archaeology

March 14, 2017: Dr. Larry Todd, Revisiting Lucy and Piet: Taphonomy of Hadar (Ethiopia) and Trinil (Java) Collections

April 16, 2018: Dr. Carlie Ideker, Archaeologist. Utah State University's Luminescence Laboratory. Topic: A Light in the Dark: Luminescence Dating Intermountain Ware Ceramics from Four Archaeological Sites in Northwestern Wyoming

May 9, 2019: Christine Varah, SWCA-Sheridan and President WAS-Sheridan-Johnson Chapter. Topic: Archaeology of the Southern Wolf Mountains, SE Crow Reservation, Montana.

Local Contact Information:

2018-2019 Officers


Dr. Mavis Greer



Dr. John Greer



Carolyn M. Buff


Casper Chapter

The Wyoming Archaeological Society

Wyoming Association of Professional Archaeologists