Affiliation: Tulane University
Christopher Rodning is Assistant Professor with the Department of Anthropology, Tulane University. He holds his degrees from Harvard University (A.B.) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Ph.D.), and his areas of specialization are the archaeology of North America (particularly western North Carolina), culture contact and colonialism, the archaeology of gender, architecture and built environment, and Cherokee and Catawba towns. He currently Co-Director of the Exploring Joara Project in western North Carolina, examining Native American towns and 16th century Spanish contact.