AIA Lecturer: John Kantner
John Kantner is Professor with the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work at the University of North Florida, where he is also Associate Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School. He holds his degrees from University of California, Santa Barbara (M.A. and Ph.D.) and the Colorado College. He research interests include anthropological archaeology, development of sociopolitical complexity, evolutionary theory, the U.S. Southwest and Plains, Andean South America, and Central America, spatial analysis and GIS, and ceramic analysis. Professor Kantner's recent publications include "A GIS-Based Viewshed Analysis of Chacoan Tower Kivas in the US Southwest: Are They for Seeing or To Be Seen?" (Antiquity 90:353, 2016, with Ron Hobgood).