• 6 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Professional Information

Dr. Pugh has a broad set of interests and experiences that have led him to his current position as a Dean in SHSS. He was originally trained as an anthropological archaeologist and he has research experience throughout the United States as well as in France, Hungary and Kazakhstan. His research interests are in social organization, ethnic interaction, and the role of material culture in social change. He also has interests in innovative strategies for teaching and student support as well as community organizing and academic governance. In the past these interests led Dr. Pugh to mentor students through the McNair program in the US, to encourage volunteerism and service learning for which he has won an award, to be recognized for innovative teaching, and to take leadership roles in organizing faculty both within the United States as well as at NU where he was the founding Chairperson of the Faculty Senate. Now he uses his expertise in intercultural organization to support student life in SHSS and to develop new systems that encourage student success. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology at the University of Kansas in 1999 and a PhD in Anthropology at the University of Michigan in 2010.

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aggregation Social Sciences
religious behavior Social Sciences
exclusion Social Sciences
economy Social Sciences
shipping lane Social Sciences
gender Social Sciences
social actor Social Sciences
American Indian Social Sciences

Research Output 2000 2013

  • 6 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 4 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Commissioned report
2 Citations (Scopus)
social actor
American Indian
colonial age

A Critical Test of the Central Plains Tradition Swidden Model Using Data from the Glenwood Locality

Pugh, D., 2009, In : Plains Anthropologist. 54, 211, p. 237-257 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geographical Information System

Le Gisement Moustérien de Solutré-Village.

Yves, P. & Pugh, D., 2002, Solutré 1968-1998. Societe Prehistorique Francaise, Vol. Memoire XXX. p. 119 124 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Spatial Analyses and Tests of Disturbance at the DB Site, 14LV1071

Pugh, D., 2002, In : The Kansas Anthropologist. 22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Archaeological Survey of Norton Reservoir, Norton County, KS

Logan, B., Pugh, D. & Bossell, S., 2001, Lawrence, Kansas: Kansas University Museum of Anthropology. (Project Reports; no. 102)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report