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David Abbott

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Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Publications
  • Abbott, David R., and Andrew D. Lack. Prehistoric Warfare in Central Arizona, USA: Assessing Its Scale with Ceramic Chemistry. Geoarchaeology (2013).
  • Abbott, David R., Andrew D. Lack, Alexa M. Smith, and Henry D. Wallace. A Manual and Graphical Guide for Hohokam Decorated Ceramics from the Middle Gila River Valley: Towards a Systematic Approach to Hohokam Pottery Classification. Journal of Arizona Archaeology (2012).
  • Abbott, David R., Sophia E. Kelly, Andrew D. Lack, and Margaret E. Beck. Testing the Provenance of Patayan Pottery at Las Colinas: Chemical and Petrographic Analyses of Phyllite-Temper Fragments. Journal of Archaeological Science (2012).
  • Fertelmes, Craig, David R. Abbott, and M. Steven Shackley. Obsidian Source Characterization at Las Colinas: Shifting Exchange Patterns during the Hohokam Sedentary- Classic Transition. Kiva (2012).
  • Kim, Ok Soon, David R. Abbott, Sophia E. Kelly, and Yun Deuk Jang. Production System of Changnyeong Type Pottery. Journal of Baekje Studies (2012).
  • Lack, Andrew D., Sophia E. Kelly, David R. Abbott, Joshua Watts, and Pamela Cox. Identifying and Charting the Rise of Specialized Red-on-Buff Pottery Production along Queen Creek, Phoenix Basin. Journal of Arizona Archaeology (2012).
  • Abbott, David R. The Fort Mountain Project, Volume 3: The Fort Mountain Ceramic Analysis. (2012).
  • Abbott, David R., Christopher N. Watkins, and Sophia E. Kelly. Persistent Connectivity across West-Central Arizona during the 14th Century: A Ceramic Perspective on the Verde Confederacy Model. Prehistoric Cultures of the Perry Mesa Region: Proceedings of the Perry Mesa Symposium (2012).
  • Watts, Joshua, David R. Abbott, Andrew D. Lack. Analysis of a Ceramic Assemblage from the Northwestern Portion of La Plaza [AZ U:9:165 (ASM)]. Archaeological Investigations at the Northwestern Edge of La Plaza, A Hohokam Village Site in Tempe, Arizona (2012).
  • Judy Newland and David R. Abbott. Choosing a Future with Water: Lessons from the Hohokam. (2012).
  • Abbott, David R. A Provenance Analysis of Buff Ware Pottery. Center for Desert Archaeology Anthropological Papers No. 44 (2011).
  • Abbott, David R. Chemical Analyses of the Clay Fractions in the Crismon Ruin Buff Ware Pottery. Center for Desert Archaeology Anthropological Papers No. 44 (2011).
  • Abbott, David R. Rough-Sort and Detailed Analyses of the Crismon Ruin Ceramics. Center for Desert Archaeology Anthropological Papers No. 44 (2011).
  • Kelly, Sophia E., Christopher N. Watkins, and David R. Abbott. Revisting the Exploitable Threshold Model: 14th Century Resource Procurement and Landscape Dynamics on Perry Mesa, Arizona. Journal of Field Archaeology (2011).
  • Judy Newland and David R. Abbott. Choosing a Future with Water: Lessons from the Hohokam. (2011).
  • Abbott, David R., and Joshua Watts. Identical Rock Types with Different Chemistry: Sourcing Phyllite-Tempered Hohokam Pottery from the Phoenix Basin, Arizona. Journal of Archaeological Science (2010).
  • Kwiatkowski, Scott, and David R. Abbott. Ceramics for the Fort Mountain Project. Archaeological Research Services Project Report (2010).
  • Nelson, Margaret C., Keith Kintigh, David R. Abbott, and John M. Anderies. The Cross-scale Interplay between Social and Biophysical Context and the Vulnerability of Irrigation-dependent Societies: Archaeology's Long-term Perspecive. Ecology and Society (2010).
  • Abbott, David R. The Rise and Demise of Marketplace Exchange among the Prehistoric Hohokam of Arizona. Archaeological Approaches to Market Exchange in Ancient Societies (2010).
  • David R. Abbott. Extensive and Long-Term Specialization: Hohokam Ceramic Production in the Phoenix Basin, Arizona. American Antiquity (2009).
  • David R. Abbott, Andrew D. Lack, and Mark R. Hackbarth. Provenance and Microprobe Assays of Phyllite-Tempered Ceramics from the Uplands of Central Arizona. Geoarchaeology: An International Journal (2008).
  • David R. Abbott, Scott E. Ingram, and Katherine A. Spielmann. Warfare and Farming: National Science Foundation Research on the Late Prehistoric Occupation of Perry Mesa. Prescott to Perry Mesa: 4,000 Years of Adaptation, Innovation, and Change in Central Arizona (2008).
  • David Abbott. Hohokam Ritual and Economic Transformation: Ceramic Evidence from the Phoenix Basin, Arizona. North American Archaeologist (2007).
  • David Abbott, Alexa Smith, Emiliano Gallaga. Ballcourts and Ceramics: The Case for Hohokam Marketplaces in the Arizona Desert. American Antiquity (2007).
  • David Abbott, Andrew Lack, Gordon Moore. Chemical Assays of Temper and Clay: Modeling Pottery Production and Exchange in the Uplands North of the Phoenix Basin, Arizona, USA. Archaeometery (2007).
  • David Abbott, Joshua Watts, Andrew Lack. The Provenance and Concentrated Production of Hohokam Red-on-Buff Pottery from the Arizona Desert. Journal of Anthropological Research (2007).
  • David Abbott, Scott Ingram, Brent Kober. Hohokam Exchange and Early Classic Period Organization in Central Arizona: Focal Villages or Linear Communities?. Journal of Field Archaeology (2006).
  • . . Archaeological Investigations at the Mueller Site, AZ U:1:307(ASM), Cave Creek, Arizona (2006).
  • Abbott, David Ralph. Analysis and Microprobe Assays of the Mueller Ceramics. Archaeological Investigations at the Mueller Site, AZ U:1:307 (ASM), Cave Creek, Arizona (2006).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Ceramic Research Issues and Rough-Sort Analysis. Archaeological Investigations at Palo Verde Ruin, AZ T:8:68(ASM): The Terramar Project, Vol. 2, Artifact Analysis and Synthesis (2006).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Ceramics and the Organization of Regional Ceremonial and Exchange Networks at Palo Verde Ruin. Archaeological Investigations at Palo Verde Ruin, AZ T:8:68(ASM): The Terramar Project, Vol. 2, Artifact Analysis and Synthesis (2006).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Detailed Analysis of the Palo Verde Ruin Sherd Assemblage. Archaeological Investigations at Palo Verde Ruin, AZ T:8:68(ASM): The Terramar Project, Vol. 2, Artifact Analysis and Synthesis (2006).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Microprobe Analysisof Ceramic Clay, Temper, and Slips from Palo Verde Ruin. Archaeological Investigations at Palo Verde Ruin, AZ T:8:68(ASM): The Terramar Project, Vol. 2, Artifact Analysis and Synthesis (2006).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . The Palo Verde Ruin Chronology. Archaeological Investigations at Palo Verde Ruin, AZ T:8:68(ASM): The Terramar Project, Vol. 1, Description and Chronology (2006).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . The Palo Verde Whole Pots and Worked Sherds: Evidence for Decentralized Storage and Specialized Production at Palo Verde Ruin. Archaeological Investigations at Palo Verde Ruin, AZ T:8:68(ASM): The Terramar Project, Vol. 2, Artifact Analysis and Synthesis (2006).
  • Mauz, Kathryn (Author) ,Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Preliminary Geologic Analysis of Metamorphic Temper Materials: Summary of Reconnaissance Activities and Evaluation of Sourcing Potential. Archaeological Investigations at Palo Verde Ruin, AZ T:8:68(ASM): The Terramar Project, Vol. 2, Artifact Analysis and Synthesis (2006).
  • Robert Hunt, David Guillet, David Abbott, James Bayman, Paul Fish, Suzanne Fish, Keith Kintigh, James Neely. Plausible Ethnographic Analogies for the Social Organization of Hohokam Canal Irrigation. American Antiquity (2005).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Possible Hohokam Ceramics from the Stoneridge Project. Data Recovery at 22 Sites in the Stoneridge Development, Prescott Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona, Volume 3 (2005).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Pottery Patterns and Community Organization in Canal System 7: An Analysis of the Ceramics from the Southern Avenue and 24th Street Project Area. Archaeological Investigations at an Early Classic Period Farmstead -- The First Peoples Site (2005).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Prehistoric Ceramics from the El Adobe Project Area at La Plaza. La Plaza Y La Cremaría: Archaeological Investigations in a Portion of AZ U:9:165(ASM), A Multicomponent Site in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (2005).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) ,Cogswell, J W (Author) ,et, al. A Provenance Study of Hohokam Schist-Tempered Pottery and Raw Materials: Techniques and Prospects. Laser Ablation ICP-MS in Archaeological Research (2005).
  • David Abbott. Electron Microprobe Analyses of Raw Phyllite and Phyllite-tempered Pottery from the Veres Site. Archaeological Papers No. 04-01. Northland Research, Tempe (2004).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) ,Marshall, John T (Author) . Chronology. Prehistoric Occupation Along Middle Cave Creek, Archaeological Investigations of the Veres Site (AZ U:1:159[ASM]): The AM Ranch Project (2004).
  • Smith, Alexa M (Author) ,Abbott, David Ralph (Author) ,Cherryman, Ann (Author) . A Thousand Years in the Making: Prehistoric Ceramics at Roadrunner Village and the Artesia Site. Formative Settlements on the Pinaleño Mountains Bajada (2004).
  • Abbott, David Ralph. Centuries of Decline during the Hohokam Classic Period at Pueblo Grande. (2003).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Classic Period Ceramics, Communities, and Irrigation Management. Centuries of Decline during the Hohokam Classic Period at Pueblo Grande (2003).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . The Politics of Decline in Canal System 2. Centuries of Decline during the Hohokam Classic Period at Pueblo Grande (2003).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) ,Breternitz, Cory Dale (Author) ,Robinson, Christine K (Author) . Challenging Conventional Conceptions. Centuries of Decline during the Hohokam Classic Period at Pueblo Grande (2003).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) ,Foster, Michael S (Author) . Site Structure, Chronology, and Population. Centuries of Decline during the Hohokam Classic Period at Pueblo Grande (2003).
  • . . Intersections: Pathways Through Time (2002).
  • David Abbott, Susan Stinson, Scott Van Keuren. The Economic Implications of Hohokam Buff Ware Exchange during the Early Sedentary Period. 67:7-29. Kiva (2001).
  • Abbott, David Ralph. The Grewe Archaeological Research Project, Volume 2: Material Culture, Part 1: Ceramic Studies. (2001).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) . Hohokam Buff Ware Production and Distribution and the Provenance of Decorated Pottery from the BMGR. Procurement, Processing, and Passing Through (2000).
  • Abbott, David Ralph (Author) ,Elson, Mark D (Author) . Organizational Variability in Platform Mound-Building Groups of the American Southwest. Alternative Leadership Strategies in the Prehispanic Southwest (2000).
Research Activity
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 465Quantificatn & Analysis Anthro
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
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 365Doing Archaeology
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 592Research
ASB 592Research
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 465Quantificatn & Analysis Anthro
ASB 484Internship
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
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 365Doing Archaeology
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
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 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 465Quantificatn & Analysis Anthro
ASM 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASM 592Research
ASB 592Research
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 365Doing Archaeology
ASB 484Internship
ASM 484Internship
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
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
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 465Quantificatn & Analysis Anthro
ASM 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 592Research
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 544Settlement Patterns
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ASM 584Internship
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
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 465Quantificatn & Analysis Anthro
ASM 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
ASB 489Doing Research in Anthropology
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 493Honors Thesis
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASM 590Reading and Conference
ASB 591Seminar
ASB 592Research
ASM 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASM 790Reading and Conference
ASM 792Research
ASB 792Research
ASM 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 330Arch Method and Theory
ASB 484Internship
ASM 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASM 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASM 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASM 584Internship
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
Summer 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 792Research
Presentations
  • Abbott, David R., and Christopher N. Watkins. The Advantages of Dual Petrographic and Electron Microprobe Analyses in Ceramic Provenance Studies. 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (Apr 2012).
  • Abbott, David R., and Christopher N. Watkins. Persistent Connectivity across Central Arizona during the 14th Century: Evaluating the Verde Confederacy Model with Ceramics from Perry Mesa. 2011 Perry Mesa Symposium (Oct 2011).
  • Abbott, David R., Sophia E. Kelly, Andrew Lack, and Margaret Beck. The Provenance of Patayan Pottery from the Patayan Enclave at Las Colinas. 76th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (Apr 2011).
  • Lack, Andrew, Sophia Kelly, David R. Abbott, Joshua Watts, and Pamela Cox. The Duration and Extent of Specialized Red-on-buff Production among the Hohokam along Queen Creek in the Phoenix Basin. 76th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (Apr 2011).
  • Abbott, David R. Comments of Symposium Papers: New Perspectives on the Hohokam "Collapse.". 76th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (Apr 2011).
  • Hegmon, Michelle, Mathew Peeples, Margaret Nelson, Jerry B. Howard, and David R. Abbott. Social Change or Path Dependence: Examining Regime Shifts in the Archaeology of the US Southwest. Resilience 2011 -- Resilience, Innovation, and Sustainability: Navigating the Complexities of Global (Jan 2011).
  • Abbott, David R., Sophia E. Kelly, Andrew D. Lack, Margaret E. Beck. Sourcing Patayan Pottery from Las Colinas with Electron Microprobe Assays and Petrographic Analysis. Fall Meeting of the Arizona Archaeological Council (Oct 2010).
  • Lack, Andrew D., Sophia E. Kelly, David R. Abbott, Pamela Cox. Identifying and Charting the Rise of Specialized Red-on-buff Production along Queen Creek, Phoenix Basin, Arizona. Fall Meetings of the Arizona Archaeological Council (Oct 2010).
  • Abbott, David R., Christopher Watkins, and Sophia E. Kelly. Persistent Connectivity across Central Arizona during the 14th Century: Evaluating the Verde Confederacy Model with Ceramics from Perry Mesa. A Decade of Discovery NLCS Science Symposium (May 2010).
  • Abbott, David R. Symposium: Alliance and Landscape on Perry Mesa, Central Arizona. 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (Apr 2010).
  • Abbott, David R., and Katherine Spielmann. Alliance and Landscape on Perry Mesa, Central Arizona. 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (Apr 2010).
  • Sophia E. Kelly, Gordon Moore, David Abbott, and Christopher Watkins. Technological Choices Related to Sand Temper Selection in Perry Mesa Plainware Pottery. 74th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (Apr 2009).
Service
  • Deer Valley Rock Art Center Committee, Member (2012 - Present)
  • SHESC Anthropology Museum Exhibit Committee, Member (2012 - Present)
  • SHESC Search Committee, Member (2012 - Present)
  • SHESC Personnel Committee, Member (2011 - Present)
  • Pottery Southwest, Electronic Journal, Advisory Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Arizona Archaeological Council, Executive Board Member (2012 - 2014)
  • CLAS Faculty Senate, SHESC Representative (2009 - 2011)
  • Arizona Museum of Natural History, Mesa Grande Interpretative Planning Team (2009 - 2010)
  • Society for American Archaeology, Publications Committee, Member (2007 - 2010)
  • Pueblo Grande Museum, Consultant of museum exhibit (2009 - 2010)
  • SHESC Graduate Committee, Member (2007 - 2009)
  • SHESC, Archaeology Approach, Convener (2007 - 2009)
  • SHESC, Executive Committee, Member (2007 - 2009)
  • Society for American Archaeology, Committee on Consulting Archaeology, Committee Member (2007 - 2009)
  • KAET Channel 8, Collaborator (2008 - 2008)
  • Academic Standards Committee, CLAS, College Assembly Member (2005 - 2008)
  • Kiva, the Journal of Southwestern Anthropology and History, Search Committee for Acquistions Editor (2005 - 2006)