schurr_mark

Professor of Anthropology
Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, Research and Centers

Education:
B.S., Purdue University, 1977
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1989

Areas of Expertise: Applications of remote sensing; The Removal Project; The Collier Lodge project; Stable isotopes for understanding prehistoric nutrition; Fluoride dating of bones; Applications of Electron Spin Resonance

Recent Articles:
  • Anfinson, Scott F., Constance Arzigian, Mark J. Dudzik, Guy E. Gibbon, Lynne Goldstein, Neal H. Lopinot, Robert J. Jeske, Rochelle Lurie, Mark R. Schurr and James L. Theler, "Sense and Sensibility in Midwestern Archaeology and the Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology, Part II," Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 40:99-115 (2015)
  • "Cremations: Techniques, Potential, Challenges," in Fire and the Body: Cremation as a Social Context, edited by Ian Kuijt, Colin Quinn, Gabriel Cooney.  Pp. 235-239. Amerind Studies in Archaeology, University of Arizona Press, Tucson. (2014)
  • Mark R. Schurr and Della Collins Cook, "The Temporal and Cultural Contexts of the Enigmatic Cremations from the Yokem Site, Illinois, USA,"  in Fire and the Body: Cremation as a Social Context edited by Ian Kuijt, Colin Quinn, Gabriel Cooney. Pp. 67-92. Amerind Studies in Archaeology, University of Arizona Press, Tucson. (2014)  
  • Guerrero, Emma, Mark R. Schurr, Ian Kuijt, Josep Anfruns and Miquel Molist "Timing the Neolithic Transition: the Application of Fluoride Dating at Tell Halula, Syria," Journal of Archaeological Science 38:1496-1501. (2011)
  • "Interactions across Multiple Dimensions: Measures of Diversity in the Removal Period Potawatomi," American Antiquity 75:44-60. (2010)
  • "Interactions across Multiple Dimensions: Measures of Diversity in the Removal Period" (2010)
  • Cook, Robert A. and Mark R. Schurr, "Eating Between the Lines: Regional Implications of Carbon Isotope Variation in a Fort Ancient Population," American Anthropologist 111:344-359. (2009)
  • "Eating Between the Lines: Regional Implications of Carbon Isotope Variation in a Fort Ancient Population" (2009)
  • "A Test for Maize Consumption by Fauna in Late Prehistoric Eastern North America" (2009)

Office: 647 Flanner
Email: schurr.1@nd.edu
Website: http://www.nd.edu/~mschurr/