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Michael Barton

Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Biography

Michael Barton is a geoarchaeologist and anthropologist whose research centers on the dynamics of socioecological systems, expecially in the context of hunter/gatherers and small-scale agricultural societies. His expertise includes Quaternary landscapes, geospatial technologies, computational modeling, complex systems science, evolutionary theory, and lithic technology. 

His research has focused primarily in the Mediterranean, western Eurasia more broadly, and western North America

Barton is Director of the interdisciplinary Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, and heads the Graduate Faculty in Complex Adaptive System Science.

Fax
480-965-7671
Education

PhD, MA, Anthropology (Geosciences Minor), University of Arizona

BA, Anthropology (University of Kansas)

Research Interests

Barton's interests center around long-term human ecology and landscape dynamics with ongoing projects in the Mediterranean (late Pleistocene through mid-Holocene) and American Southwest (Holocene-Archaic). He has done fieldwork in Spain, Bosnia, and various locales in North America and has expertise in hunter/gatherer and early farming societies, geoarchaeology, lithic technology, and evolutionary theory, with an emphasis on human/environmental interaction, landscape dynamics, and techno-economic change. Quantitative methods, increasingly critical to archaeological research and social science in general, and are an important focus of his research, especially emphasizing computational modeling, spatial technologies (including GIS and remote sensing), data science, and visualization.

Barton is a member of the open source GRASS GIS international development team that is making cutting edge spatial technologies available to researchers and students around the world. 

The Mediterranean Landscape Dynamics project, which Barton directs, combines computational modeling and interdisciplinary fielswork to study the emergence of coupled human and natural landscapes, and  long-term interactions of agricultural land-use practices and landscape change in the ancient Mediterranean, with support from the National Science Biocomplexity in the Environment and Coupled Natural and Human Systems programs.

He also directs the CoMSES Network and CoMSES CoRe, an international research network and NSF Big Data Spoke facility to promote open science, knowledge sharing, reproducibility, and best practices in emerging cybertools in the socio-ecological sciences.

Barton also co-directs collaborative projects with the National Center for Atmospheric Research. One of these projects is building a computational tool set for integrating global climate models and global socio-economic models. A goal is to better assess the socio-economic impacts of climate change over the next 30 years. A second collaboration brings together storm modeling, social science and social media data, and computational modeling of social information networks to study the dissemination of hurricane warning in today's information-rich society, and the ways in which people make crucial decisions about risk.

Publications

1. D. T. Robinson et al., Modelling feedbacks between human and natural processes in the land system. Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss. 2017, 1–47 (2017).

2. S. Pardo-Gordó, S. M. Bergin, J. Bernabeu Aubán, C. M. Barton, in Times of Neolithic Transition along the Western Mediterranean, O. García-Puchol, D. C. Salazar-García, Eds. (Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2017; http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-52939-4_5), pp. 101–131.

3. J. Paige, K. Michelaki, C. Campisano, M. Barton, A. Heimsath, Are the intensities and durations of small-scale pottery firings sufficient to completely dehydroxylate clays? Testing a key assumption underlying ceramic rehydroxylation dating. Journal of Archaeological Science. 79, 44–52 (2017).

4. R. E. Morss et al., Hazardous Weather Prediction and Communication in the Modern Information Environment. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. (2017), doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0058.1.

5. B. Marwick et al., Open science in archaeology. The SAA Archaeological Record. 17, 8–14 (2017).

6. C. Gravel-Miguel, J. Riel-Salvatore, R. Maggi, G. Martino, C. M. Barton, The Breaking of Ochred Pebble Tools as Part of Funerary Ritual in the Arene Candide Epigravettian Cemetery. Cambridge Archaeological Journal. 27, 331–350 (2017).

7. G. A. Clark, C. M. Barton, Lithics, landscapes & la Longue-durée – Curation & expediency as expressions of forager mobility. Quaternary International. 450, 137–149 (2017).

8. C. M. Barton et al., Risk and resilience in the late glacial: a case study from the western Mediterranean. Quaternary Science Reviews. In press (2017).

9. J. Gao, C. Gravel-Miguel, B. O’Neill, C. M. Barton, in The Atlas of the Human Planet, M. Pesaresi, M. Melchiorri, A. Siragusa, T. Kemper, Eds. (Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2016).

10. J. Bernabeu Aubán, O. García Puchol, M. Barton, S. McClure, S. Pardo Gordó, Radiocarbon dates, climatic events, and social dynamics during the Early Neolithic in Mediterranean Iberia. Quaternary International. 403, 201–210 (2016).

11. C. M. Barton et al., Experimental socioecology: Integrative science for Anthropocene landscape dynamics. Anthropocene. 13, 34–45 (2016).

12. C. M. Barton, J. Riel-Salvatore, in Archaeological Variability and Interpretation in Global Perspective, A. P. Sullivan III, D. I. Olszewski, Eds. (University of Colorado Press, Boulder, CO, 2016), pp. 25–51.

13. C. M. Barton, in Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, C. Isendahl, D. Stump, Eds. (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2016), p. 27pp.

14. H. S. Sarjoughian, G. R. Meyer, I. I. Ullah, C. M. Barton, in Concepts and Methodologies for Modeling and Simulation, L. Yilmaz, Ed. (Springer International Publishing, 2015; http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-15096-3_6), Simulation Foundations, Methods and Applications, pp. 107–134.

15. S. Pardo Gordò, J. Bernabeu Aubán, O. Garcia Puchol, C. M. Barton, S. M. Bergin, The origins of agriculture in Iberia: a computational model. Documenta Praehistorica. XLII, 117–131 (2015).

16. J. Bernabeu Aubán, C. M. Barton, S. Pardo Gordó, S. M. Bergin, Modeling initial Neolithic dispersal. The first agricultural groups in West Mediterranean. Ecological Modelling. 307, 22–31 (2015).

17. C. M. Barton, I. Ullah, A. Heimsath, How to Make a Barranco: Modeling Erosion and Land-Use in Mediterranean Landscapes. Land. 4, 578–606 (2015).

18. L. Alessa et al., “Best Practices for Integrating Social Sciences into Social Ecological Systems Science: Future Directions for Building a More Resilient America” (University of Idaho, Center Resilient Communities, 2015), p. 47.

19. N. D. Rollins, C. M. Barton, S. Bergin, M. A. Janssen, A. Lee, A Computational Model Library for publishing model documentation and code. Environmental Modelling & Software. 61, 59–64 (2014).

20. O. García Puchol, M. Barton, J. Bernabeu Aubán, A. Diez Castillo, S. Pardo Gordò, De la prospección sistemática al laboratorio GIS en La Canal de Navarrés. SAGVNTVM. Papeles del Laboratorio de Arqueología de Valencia. 46, 209–214 (2014).

21. J. Bernabeu, O. García Puchol, S. Pardo, M. Barton, S. B. McClure, AEA 2012 Conference Reading: Socioecological dynamics at the time of Neolithic transition in Iberia. Environmental Archaeology. 19, 214–225 (2014).

22. J. Bernabeu Auban, C. M. Barton, O. García Puchol, A. Diez Castillo, S. Pardo Gordó, “Prospecciones en la Canal de Navarrés: Campaña 2014” (Servei de Patrimoni. Consellería de Cultura, Generalitat Valenciana, Valencia, 2014).

23. C. M. Barton, J. Riel-Salvatore, The formation of lithic assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science. 46, 334–352 (2014).

24. C. M. Barton, Complexity, Social Complexity, and Modeling. J Archaeol Method Theory. 21, 306–324 (2014).

25. H. Mitasova, C. M. Barton, I. I. T. Ullah, J. Hofierka, R. S. Harmon, in Treatise in Geomorphology: Vol. 3 Remote Sensing and GI Science in Geomorphology, J. Shroder, M. Bishop, Eds. (Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 2013), pp. 228–258.

26. J. Fernández-López de Pablo, C. M. Barton, Bayesian Estimation Dating of Lithic Surface Collections. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory (2013), doi:10.1007/s10816-013-9198-z.

27. C. M. Barton et al., In glacial environments beyond glacial terrains: Human eco-dynamics in late Pleistocene Mediterranean Iberia. Quaternary International. 318, 53–68 (2013).

28. C. M. Barton et al., “A National Center for Advanced Social Research and Synthesis: a Framework for Next Generation Social Science Michael Barton (ASU), Lilian Alessa (UA), Kathleen Galvin (CSU), Johannes Feddema (KU), Cynthia Schmidt (UCAR), Steven Bankes (BAE), Michael North (U Chicago), Sander van der Leeuw (ASU), Peter Backland (NCAR)” (White Paper to NSF SBE Directorate, National Science Foundation, 2013).

29. C. M. Barton, in Computational Approaches to Archaeological Spaces, A. Bevan, M. W. Lake, Eds. (Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA, 2013), University College London, Institute of Archaeology Publications, pp. 151–178.

30. J. Bernabeu Auban, A. Moreno Martín, C. M. Barton, in The Prehistory of Iberia: Debating Early Social Stratification and the State, M. Berrocal, L. García Sanjuán, A. Gilman, Eds. (Routledge, New York, 2012), pp. 23–37.

31. C. M. Barton, I. I. T. Ullah, S. M. Bergin, H. Mitasova, H. Sarjoughian, Looking for the future in the past: long-term change in socioecological systems. Ecological Modelling. 241, 42–53 (2012).

32. C. M. Barton, J. Riel-Salvatore, Perception, Interaction, and Extinction: a Reply to Premo. Human Ecology. 40, 797–801 (2012).

33. C. M. Barton, J. Riel-Salvatore, Agents of change: modeling biocultural evolution in Upper Pleistocene western Eurasia. Advances in Complex Systems. 15, 1150003-1-1150003–24 (2012).

34. C. M. Barton, J. Riel-Salvatore, J. M. Anderies, G. Popescu, Modeling Human Ecodynamics and Biocultural Interactions in the Late Pleistocene of Western Eurasia. Human Ecology. 39, 705–725 (2011).

35. C. M. Barton, I. I. T. Ullah, H. Mitasova, Computational modeling and Neolithic socioecological dynamics: a case study from southwest Asia. American Antiquity. 75, 364–386 (2010).

36. C. M. Barton, I. I. T. Ullah, S. Bergin, Land use, water and Mediterranean landscapes: modelling long-term dynamics of complex socio-ecological systems. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 368, 5275–5297 (2010).

37. A. Miller, C. M. Barton, O. García Puchol, J. Bernabeu Aubán, Surviving the Holocene crisis: human ecological responses to the onset of the current interglacial in Southern Valencia, Spain. Journal of Anthropological Research. 65, 207–220 (2009).

38. K. Hill, C. M. Barton, A. M. Hurtado, The emergence of human uniqueness: Characters underlying behavioral modernity. Evolutionary Anthropology. 18, 187–200 (2009).

39. J. Riel-Salvatore, G. Popescu, C. M. Barton, Standing at the gates of Europe: human behavior and biogeography in the Southern Carpathians during the Late Pleistocene. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 27, 399–417 (2008).

40. A. Miller, C. M. Barton, Exploring the land: a comparison of land-use patterns in the Middle and Upper Paleolithic of the western Mediterranean. Journal of Archaeological Science. 35, 1427–1437 (2008).

41. M. A. Janssen, L. N. Alessa, C. M. Barton, S. Bergin, A. Lee, Towards a community framework for agent-based modeling. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. 11, 6 (2008).

42. G. Indruszewski, C. M. Barton, in Digital Discovery: Exploring New Frontiers in Human Heritage. CAA 2006. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Proceedings of the 34th Conference, Fargo, United States, April 2006, J. T. Clark, E. Hagemeister, Eds. (Archaeolingua, Budapest, 2008), pp. 616–630.

43. G. Indruszewski, C. M. Barton, in Beyond Illustration: 2D and 3D Digitial Technologies as Tools for Discovery in Archaeology, B. Frescher, A. Dakouri-Hild, Eds. (British Archaeological Reports, Oxford, 2008), International Series, pp. 56–64.

44. O. García Puchol, C. M. Barton, J. Bernabeu Aubán, Programa de prospección geofísica, microsondeos y catas para la caracterización de un gran foso del IV milenio cal AC en Alt del Punxó (Muro de L’Alcoi, Alacant). Trab. prehist. 65, 143–154 (2008).

45. A. Díez Castillo, C. M. Barton, N. La Roca Cervigón, J. Bernabeu Aubán, in Layers of Perception: Proceedings of the 35th CAA Conference, Berlin, April 2007, A. Posluschny, K. Lambers, I. Herzog, Eds. (Dr.Rudolf Habel GmbH. Kolloquien zur Vor- und Fruhgeschichte, Vol. 10, Bonn, 2008).

46. J. Bernabeu Auban, L. Molina Balaguer, T. Orozco Köhler, A. Díaz Castillo, C. M. Barton, in The early Neolithic in the Iberian Peninsula. Regional and transregional components. Proceedings of the XV World Congress (Lisbon, 2006), M. Diniz, Ed. (BAR, Oxford, 2008), International Series, pp. 53–59.

47. C. M. Barton, in Cultural Transmission, M. J. O’Brien, Ed. (American Archaeology Press, Washington, D.C., 2008), pp. 112–119.

48. J. Riel-Salvatore, C. M. Barton, in Early Upper Paleolithic ‘Transitional’ Industries: New Questions, New Methods, J. Riel-Salvatore, G. A. Clark, Eds. (British Archaeological Reports, Oxford, 2007).

49. G. Popescu, J. Riel-Salvatore, C. M. Barton, Biogeographie umană şi organizare tehnologică în Pleistocenul Superior în regiunea Carpaţilor Meridionali. Materiale şi Cercetări Arheologice. Serie Noua III, 19–42 (2007).

50. C. Fertelmes, C. M. Barton, Using remote sensing to assess the impact of prehistoric agriculture on modern-day vegetation cover in the U.S. Southwest. Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin. 30, 11–15 (2007).

51. C. M. Barton et al., in Open Source, Free Software e Open Format nei processi di ricerca archeologici, Atti del I Workshop (Grosseto, 8 maggio 2006), R. Bagnara, G. M. Jánica, Eds. (Universit`a degli Studi di Siena, Siena, 2007), pp. 97–103.

52. M. Peeples, C. M. Barton, S. Schmich, Resilience lost: intersecting landuse and landscape dynamics in the upland southwest. Ecology and Society. 12 (2006).

53. S. McClure, M. A. Jochim, C. M. Barton, in Foraging Theory and the Transition to Agriculture, D. Kennett, B. Winterhalder, Eds. (Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 2006), pp. 197–216.

54. G. R. Mayer, H. S. Sarjoughian, E. K. Allen, S. E. Falconer, C. M. Barton, in Agent-Directed Simulation, Proceedings of the Agent-Directed Simulation Multi-Conference, Huntsville, Alabama (Society for Computer Simulation International, San Diego, CA, 2006), pp. 65–72.

55. O. García Puchol, J. E. Aura Tortosa, J. Bernabeu Aubán, C. M. Barton, in El Abric de la Falguera (Alcoi, Alacant). 8.000 años de ocupación humana en la cabecera del rio Alcoi, O. García Puchol, J. E. Aura Tortosa, Eds. (CAM (Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo) y Ajuntament d´Alcoi, Alicante, 2006), pp. 279–290.

56. C. M. Barton, in El Abric de la Falguera (Alcoi, Alacant). 8.000 años de ocupación humana en la cabecera del rio Alcoi, O. García Puchol, J. E. Aura Tortosa, Eds. (CAM (Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo) y Ajuntament d´Alcoi, Alicante, 2006), pp. 73–83.

57. C. M. Barton, Emergent simplicity: The social and cultural complexity of irrigation networks in Bali. Complexity. 12, 64–66 (2006).

58. C. M. Barton, in El Abric de la Falguera (Alcoi, Alacant). 8.000 años de ocupación humana en la cabecera del rio Alcoi, O. García Puchol, J. E. Aura Tortosa, Eds. (CAM (Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo) y Ajuntament d´Alcoi, Alicante, 2006), pp. 27–34.

59. L. Alessa, M. Laituri, C. M. Barton, An “all hands” call to the social science community: establishing a community framework for complexity modeling using agent based models and cyberinfrastructure. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. 9 (2006).

60. D. R. Yesner, C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, G. Pearson, in The Settlement of the American Continents: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Biogeography, C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, D. R. Yesner, G. Pearson, Eds. (University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 2004), pp. 198–213.

61. J. Riel-Salvatore, C. M. Barton, Late Pleistocene technology, economic behavior, and land-use dynamics in southern Italy. American Antiquity. 69, 273–290 (2004).

62. G. A. Clark, C. M. Barton, D. R. Yesner, G. Pearson, in The Settlement of the American Continents: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Biogeography, C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, D. R. Yesner, G. Pearson, Eds. (University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 2004), pp. 1–8.

63. C. M. Barton, S. Schmich, S. R. James, in The Settlement of the American Continents: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Biogeography, C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, D. R. Yesner, G. Pearson, Eds. (University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 2004), pp. 138–161.

64. C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, D. R. Yesner, G. Pearson, The Settlement of the American Continents: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Biogeography (University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 2004).

65. C. M. Barton, J. Bernabeu Auban, O. Garcia Puchol, S. Schmich, L. Molina Balaguer, Long-term socioecology and contingent landscapes. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory. 11, 253–295 (2004).

66. C. M. Barton, J. Bernabeu Aubán, J. E. Aura Tortosa, L. Molina Balaguer, in Current Issues in Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology, L. Wandsnider, E. Athanassopoulos, Eds. (University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2004), pp. 99–124.

67. C. M. Barton, J. Bernabeu Aubán, J. E. Aura Tortosa, O. Garcia, N. La Roca, Dynamic landscapes, artifact taphonomy, and landuse modeling in the western Mediterranean. Geoarchaeology. 17, 155–190 (2002).

68. O. García Puchol, C. M. Barton, J. Bernabeu Aubán, J. E. Aura Tortosa, Las ocupaciones prehistóricas del Barranc de l’Encantada (Beniarrés, Alacant): un primer balance de la intervención auqueológica en el área a través del análisis del registro lítico. Recerques del Museu d’Alcoi. 10, 25–42 (2001).

69. J. Bernabeu, C. M. Barton, M. Perez Ripoll, A taphonomic perspective on Neolithic beginnings: theory, interpretation, and empirical data in the western Mediterranean. Journal of Archaeological Science. 28, 597–612 (2001).

70. J. Bernabeu, C. M. Barton, O. Garcia, N. La Roca, Systematic survey in Alicante, Spain: first results. Türkyie Bilimer Akademisi Arkeoloji Dergisi. 3, 57–86 (2000).

71. J. Bernabeu Aubán, C. M. Barton, O. Garcia, N. La Roca, Prospecciones sistemáticas en el valle del Alcoi (Alicante): primeros resultados. Arqueología Espacial. 21, 29–64 (1999).

72. C. M. Barton, J. Bernabeu Aubán, J. E. Aura Tortosa, O. Garcia Puchol, Landscape dynamics and socioeconomic change: an example from the Polop Alto valley. American Antiquity. 64, 609–634 (1999).

73. V. Villaverde, J. E. Aura Tortosa, C. M. Barton, The Upper Paleolithic in Mediterranean Spain: a review of current evidence. Journal of World Prehistory. 12, 121–198 (1998).

74. C. M. Barton, in Las culturas del Pleistoceno superior en Andalucía, J. L. Sanchidrián Torti, M. D. Simón Vallejo, Eds. (Patronato de la Cueva de Nerja, Nerja, 1998), pp. 13–23.

75. G. A. Clark, C. M. Barton, in Rediscovering Darwin: Evolutionary Theory in Archaeological Explanation, C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, Eds. (American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., 1997), vol. 7 of Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, pp. 309–319.

76. C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, Rediscovering Darwin: Evolutionary Theory in Archaeological Explanation (American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., 1997), vol. 7 of Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association.

77. C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, in Rediscovering Darwin: Evolutionary Theory in Archaeological Explanation, C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, Eds. (American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., 1997), vol. 7 of Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, pp. 3–18.

78. C. M. Barton, in Rediscovering Darwin: Evolutionary Theory in Archaeological Explanation, C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, Eds. (American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., 1997), vol. 7 of Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, pp. 141–156.

79. G. A. Clark, C. M. Barton, A. Cohen, in Debating Complexity, D. Meyer, P. Dawson, D. Hanna, Eds. (Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, 1996), pp. 241–253.

80. C. M. Barton, D. I. Olszewski, N. R. Coinman, Beyond the graver: reconsidering burin function. Journal of Field Archaeology. 23, 111–125 (1996).

81. C. M. Barton, M. P. Neeley, Phantom cultures of the Levantine Epipaleolithic. Antiquity. 70, 139–147 (1996).

82. M. P. Neeley, C. M. Barton, A new approach to interpreting late Pleistocene microlith industries in southwest Asia. Antiquity. 68, 275–288 (1994).

83. C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, A. E. Cohen, Art as information: explaining Upper Paleolithic art in western Europe. World Archaeology. 26, 185–207 (1994).

84. C. M. Barton, G. A. Clark, in Formation Processes in Archaeological Context, P. Goldberg, D. T. Nash, M. D. Petraglia, Eds. (Prehistory Press, Madison, WI., 1993), pp. 33–52.

85. F. Rubio Gomis, C. M. Barton, Abric de la Falguera. Avance preliminar. Anales de la Real Academia de Cultura Valenciana. 69, 15–30 (1992).

86. C. M. Barton et al., Informe preliminar sobre la prospección de la Vall del Barxell-Polop (Alcoi-Alacant). Recerques del Museu d’Alcoi. 1, 81–84 (1992).

87. C. M. Barton, in Perspectives in prehistory paradigmatic biases in circum-Mediterranean hunter-gatherer research, G. A. Clark, Ed. (University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1991), pp. 143–163.

88. D. I. Olszewski, C. M. Barton, A note on biases in early excavations at Mugharet el-Wad and Nahal Oren. Levant. 22, 43–46 (1990).

89. C. M. Barton, F. Rubio Gomis, C. A. Miksi, D. J. Donahue, Domestic olive. Nature. 346, 518–519 (1990).

90. C. M. Barton, Stone Tools and Paleolithic Settlement in the Iberian Peninsula. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 56, 15–32 (1990).

91. C. M. Barton, Beyond style and function: a view from the Middle Paleolithic. American Anthropologist. 92, 57–72 (1990).

92. C. M. Barton, Modèles de variabilité dans les outils du Paléolithique Moyen. L’Anthropologie. 93, 307–310 (1989).

93. C. M. Barton, Lithic variability and Middle Paleolithic behavior: new evidence from the Iberian Penninsula (British Archaeological Reports, Oxford, 1988), International Series 408.

94. C. M. Barton, thesis, University of Arizona (1987).

95. C. M. Barton, G. D. Stone, A. Cunningham, in Excavations on Black Mesa, 1982: a descriptive report, D. L. Nichols, F. E. Smiley, Eds. (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 1984), Center for Archaeological Investigations, Research Papers No. 39.

96. C. M. Barton, P. Gilman, D. Cushman, in Excavations on Black Mesa, 1981: a descriptive report, D. L. Nichols, F. E. Smiley, Eds. (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 1983), Center for Archaeological Investigations, Research Papers No. 36.

97. C. M. Barton, in Excavations at Tumacacori, 1979/1980 (WACC, National Park Service, Tucson, AZ, 1981), Western Archeological and Conservation Center Publications in Anthropology No. 17.

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BIO 570Fundamentals of CAS Science
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 592Research
ASB 592Research
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASM 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
ASM 799Dissertation
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ASB 799Dissertation
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ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
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ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
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SOS 570Fundamentals of CAS Science
BIO 570Fundamentals of CAS Science
ASM 570Fundamentals of CAS Science
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASM 592Research
ASB 592Research
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASM 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
ASM 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
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ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
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ASM 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
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ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
GLG 590Reading and Conference
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ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASM 592Research
ASB 598Special Topics
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ASB 790Reading and Conference
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ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
ASM 799Dissertation
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ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 547Origins of Agriculture
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASM 592Research
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 326Human Impacts on Ancient Envir
ASB 484Internship
ASM 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASM 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 484Internship
ASM 484Internship
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
BIO 570Fundamentals of CAS Science
SOS 570Fundamentals of CAS Science
ASM 570Fundamentals of CAS Science
ASM 573Lithic Analysis
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 590Reading and Conference
MAT 591Seminar
GPH 591Seminar
ASM 592Research
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASM 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
ASM 799Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 326Human Impacts on Ancient Envir
ASM 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASM 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Presentations

Barton's courses include Scholarly Inquiry, Fundamentals of Complex Adaptive Systems Sciences, Human Impacts on the Environment, GIS and Spatial Technologies in Anthropological Research, Geoarchaeology, Lithic Technology, and Origins of Agriculture.

Professional Associations

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for American Archaeology, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma

Service

Regional/National

  • Chair, External Expert Advisory Council, State of Alaska NSF EPSCoR program (2012-2017)
  • Member Social Dimensions Working Group, Community Earth Systems Model, National Center for Atmospheric Research (2012-present)
  • Visiting Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research (2012)
  • University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, ASU representative (2009-present)
  • Network for Computational Modeling in Social and Ecological Sciences, Director (2008-present)
  • OSGeo Foundation. Public Geospatial Data Committee (2006-present)
  • GRASS GIS international development team (2004-present); Project Steering Committee (2006-present) http://grass.osgeo.org
  • Governor's Archaeology Advisory Commission for Arizona (2002-2008)
  • AZSITE Consortium Board, statewide internet database for archaeological sites and surveys (1995-2010), chair (1999-2004, 2007-2008)
  • Society for American Archaeology: 2007 Program Committee (2006-2007)
  • Committee for the Preservation of Anthropological Records (1995-2002).

ASU

  • Graduate Faculty Head, Complex Adaptive Systems Science Program (2011-present)
  • Social Science Research Council (2015-present)
  • Academic Standards Committee (2013-present)
  • Dean's Strategic Resource Planning Committee (1994-1996)
  • Biosocial Complex Systems Initiative Executive Board (2009-present)
  • Director, Center for Social Dynamics & Complexity (2009-present)
  • Science Coordinator, Executive Board (2008-2009)
  • Steering Committee (2005-2008)
  • Graduate/Undergraduate Committee, SHESC (2016)
  • Archaeology Approach Head, SHESC (2016)
  • Director of Graduate Studies (2007-2009)
  • Museum of Anthropology Steering Committee (1998-2007)
Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

Member of ASU graduate faculties in: Anthropology, Complex Adaptive Science, & Geological Sciences. Visiting Research Professor in the Dept. de Arqueologia y Prehistoria, University of Valencia. PhD Students Directed: Gabriel Popescu, 2015. Current position: Adjunct/Affiliate Researcher, Vasile Pȃrvan Institute of Archaeology, Bucharest, Romania. Salvador Pardo Gordó, 2015. Current position: Researcher, Universitat de València, Spain Isaac Ullah, 2013. Current position: Assistant Professor, San Diego State University Steven Schmich, 2013. Current position: Visiting Researcher, Arizona State University Bülent Arikan, 2010. Current position: Assistant Professor, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey Andrea Moreno Martin, 2010. Current position: Researcher, Universitat de València, Spain Julien Riel-Salvatore, 2007. Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Montreal J. Brett Hill, 2002. Current position: Associate Professor, Hendrix College Postdoctoral Scholars Mentored: Joshua Watts, 2013-present. Isaac Ullah, 2014-2016. Current position: Assistant Professor, San Diego State University Carlos Rodríguez Rellán, 2012-2013. Current position: University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Bülent Arikan, 2010-2011. Current position: Assistant Professor, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey Pablo Cahiza, 2010-2011. Current position: INCIHUSA-CONICET, Mendoza-Argentina