Scott M. Fitzpatrick
Scott M. Fitzpatrick is currently an Associate Professor of archaeology at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, SC, USA. Dr. Fitzpatrick received his Ph.D. degree in anthropology from the University of Oregon, Eugene, Ore, USA, in 2003 and specializes in the archaeology of islands and coasts, particularly the Pacific and Caribbean. His primary areas of interest include colonization strategies, exchange systems, chronometric techniques, and historical ecology. Dr. Fitzpatrick is founder and Coeditor of the Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology (Routledge/Taylor & Francis) and Associate Editor for Archaeology in Oceania and has published over 70 articles and book chapters and edited several special journal issues and books, including Voyages of Discovery: The Archaeology of Islands (2003) and Island Shores, Distant Pasts: Archaeological and Biological Perspectives on the Pre-Columbian Settlement of the Caribbean (2010). He currently has several active field projects on islands in the Grenadines and Nevis in the West Indies and Palau in Micronesia.
Biography Updated on 22 February 2012