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Andy Creekmore

Andy Creekmore

Associate Professor

Department of Anthropology
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-2761
(970) 351-2890
Candelaria 2200C
Office Hours
TR 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. or by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Department of Anthropology
Campus Box 90
Greeley, CO 80639


PhD, Anthropology, Northwestern University
MA, Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University
BA, Anthropology and Religious Studies, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Professional/Academic Experience

Associate Professor, Graduate Faculty, Department of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado, 2015-Present
Acting Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado, Spring 2015
Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty, Department of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado, 2011-2015
Special Instructor, Colorado State University, 2008 – 2011
Instructor, Aims Community College, Spring 2010

Research/Areas of Interest

Near East (Early Bronze Age; Urbanism), North America (Plains Pre/historic), Archaeological Geophysics

My research focuses on the application of geophysics approaches to the spatial organization of settlements, especially ancient cities.  My current projects include a study of city planning at Middle Bronze Age Kurd Qaburstan, Iraq, and Iron Age Tell es-Safi, Israel.  I have conducted fieldwork in Turkey, Israel, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, and U.S.A.  

Publications/Creative Works

2019 Creekmore III, Andrew T. Final Report of Research Conducted at the Property of Marguerita Cattell and Arden Nelson, 3715 West County Road 54G, Laporte, Colorado. 

2018 Creekmore III, Andrew. T.  Landscape and Settlement in the Harran Plain, Turkey: The Context of Third Millennium Urbanization.  American Journal of Archaeology 122(2):177-208. DOI: 10.3764/aja.122.2.0177

2017 Schwartz, Glenn M., Christopher D. Brinker, Andrew T. Creekmore III, Marian H. Feldman, Alexia Smith, and Jill A. Weber. Excavations at Kurd Qaburstan, A Second Millennium BC Urban Site on the Erbil Plain. Iraq.

2016 Creekmore III, Andrew T. Report on Archaeogeophysics Research Conducted at the Medina Cemetery, Loveland, CO.  (5LR13223). Prepared for the Loveland Historical Society.

2016 Creekmore III, Andrew T. Final Report of geophysics, metal detector, and pedestrian survey conducted at the Fossil Creek site (5LR13041). Report prepared for Zac Wiebe, Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, Loveland, Colorado.

2016 Creekmore III, Andrew T. Flipping A Research Methods Course in Anthropology: A Report and Assessment. In Proceedings of the 1st Annual Higher Education Flipped Learning Conference, Greeley, Colorado, edited by J. Overmyer and N.Yestness, pp. 64-71. ISBN 978-0-692-72024-0.

2016 Whitcomb, Don, Ignacio Arce, Andrew Creekmore, and Michael Jennings. Khirbet al-Mafjar: New Excavations and Hypotheses for an Umayyad Monument. Near Eastern Archaeology 79(2):78-87.

2014 Creekmore, III, Andrew T., and Kevin Fisher (editors). Making Ancient Cities: Space and Place in Early Urban Societies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2014 Creekmore, III, Andrew T.  The Social Production of Space in Third Millennium Cities of Upper Mesopotamia. In Making Ancient Cities: Space and Place in Early Urban Societies, edited by Andrew T. Creekmore III and Kevin Fisher, pp. 32-73.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

2014 Fisher, Kevin, and Andrew T. Creekmore III. Making Ancient Cities: Space and Place in Early Urban Societies  In Making Ancient Cities: Space and Place in Early Urban Societies, edited by Andrew Creekmore and Kevin Fisher, pp. 1-31. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

Honors and Awards

2014 College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2013 Teaching Excellence Award.
2012 UNC Engaged Faculty Award, presented at the 6th Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium at the University of Northern Colorado, November 13.

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