Kimberly Spurr

Kimberly Spurr is the Archaeology Division Director at MNA. For more than 30 years, Kim has worked as a professional archaeologist in the American Southwest and the western U.S. She holds degrees in Anthropology from Colorado College and Northern Arizona University. Kim’s experience encompasses numerous large-scale surveys, multi-year excavation projects, and documentation of human remains to facilitate repatriation to regional tribes. She is adjunct faculty at Northern Arizona University and spent over a decade training Native American archaeology students in field and lab settings. Her major research interests include preceramic cultures of the Southwest, prehistoric exchange systems, economic development of the historic American West, and the demography and paleopathology of prehistoric and historic populations. Kim also serves as MNA’s representative to the Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CPCESU). 

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