Kerry Sagebiel
Ph.D. University of Arizona, 2005

Dr. Sagebiel is currently the laboratory director and ceramic analyst for the Ka’Kabish Archaeological Research Project (Director, Dr. Helen Haines, Trent University, Canada) near Indian Church, Belize (www.kakabish.org). Through her ceramic analysis, Dr. Sagebiel hopes to shed light on the cultural trajectory of the site and its place in the social, political, and economic landscape of Northern Belize. Dr. Sagebiel has also conducted research on Maya ceramics at the sites of La Milpa and Blue Creek, Belize and San Bartolo, Guatemala.

Dr. Sagebiel has also worked as Office Director and Project Director for Statistical Research, Inc. in Arizona where she was involved in a variety of archaeological research projects throughout the Southwest. These included site survey and excavation, ceramic analysis, historical-period artifact analysis, curation standards, and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) projects. Dr. Sagebiel also has a continuing interest in the study of historical-period stoneware pottery in Texas.

Courses

ANTH 414/514 Archaeology of Mesoamerica

Selected Publications

Pending publications

The Late and Terminal Classic Ceramic Sequence at La Milpa, Belize: Implications for Its Population History. Ancient Mesoamerica.

Enduring the Collapse: Postclassic Occupation at Akab Muclil. In Classic Maya Political Ecology: Resource Management, Class Histories, and Political Change in Northwestern Belize, edited by Jon C. Lohse, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles. (with Antonio E. Padilla and Molly Morgan)

Northwestern Belize Political Development and Ballgame Ceremony. In Classic Maya Political Ecology: Resource Management, Class Histories, and Political Change in Northwestern Belize, edited by Jon C. Lohse, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles. (with Jon C. Lohse and Joanne P. Baron)

2010

The Rio Salado Oeste Project: Intensive Survey of 205 Acres along the Salt River, Maricopa County, Arizona. SRI Technical Report 10-50. Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District. (senior author with Heather Miljour, Scott Thompson, and Stephen McElroy)

 Archaeological Collections Management Procedures: Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program, Project 06-319. SRI Technical Report 07-41. Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District. (senior author with Kelly L. Jenks, Teresita Majewski, and Lauren E. Jelinek)

Native American Ceramics. In The History and Archaeology of the Joint Courts Complex Project Area, Tucson, Arizona, edited by Marlesa A. Gray and Michael Heilen. Appendix 8N. On Sacred Ground: The Joint Courts Complex Archaeological Data Recovery Project, Tucson, Arizona, vol. 1, pt. B, Michael Heilen and Marlesa A. Gray, series editors. SRI Technical Report 10-03.

2003

Changing Political Alliances in the Three River Region. In Heterarchy, Political Economy, and the Ancient Maya: The Three Rivers Region of the East-Central Yucatan Peninsula, edited by Vernon L. Scarborough, Nicholas Dunning, and Fred Valdez, Jr., pp. 25–36. University of Arizona Press. (with Lauren A. Sullivan)