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   John H. House, Ph.D.
   Station Archeologist                             

Contact Information:


Office: Rust Technology 106C

Phone: (870) 535-4509

P.O. Box 4814 UAPB

1200 North University Drive, Mail Slot 4988

Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Curriculum Vitae


Graduate: Mountain Home High School, Mountain Home, Arkansas, 1966.

Graduate: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1973, Degree: B.A., Major: Anthropology.

Ph.D.: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1991, Department of Anthropology, Dissertation Title: "Monitoring Mississippian Dynamics: Time, Settlement and Ceramic Variation in the Kent Phase, Eastern Arkansas." Doctoral dissertation chairman: Dr. Jon Muller.

Courses Taught:

SOCI 1320, Introduction to Social Science (Honors); SOCI 2330, Introduction to Anthropology; SOCI 3380, North American Indians; SOCI 3360, Peoples and Cultures of Africa South of the Sahara


John H. House grew up in Mountain Home, Arkansas and received his Bachelor's degree from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 1973.  He attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale as a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, receiving his Ph.D in 1991. House has conducted archaeological field research in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri and South Carolina resulting in numerous articles, monographs and book chapters. Since 1997, his principal area of research has been the Menard locality in Arkansas County that is believed to have been the location of the Quapaw village of Osotouy [OH-so- toy] and the French Arkansas Post.  House is currently Arkansas Archeological Survey Station Archeologist at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff where he also teaches Anthropology courses in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences.


House receives honorary
Pendleton blanket from
Russ Garber of the Quapaw
Tribe of Oklahoma for his
contributions to Quapaw history. 

               House, in the field