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Peregrine Gerard-Little

Ph.D. Student in Anthropology


Peregrine Gerard-Little is a PhD candidate in Anthropological Archaeology with a concentration in American Indian and Indigenous Studies. She holds a BA from Columbia University, where she majored in Archaeology and Environmental Science, and a MA from Cornell’s Archaeology Program. Her research focuses on the dynamics of human-landscape interactions in Seneca Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) territory in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. More broadly, she is interested in interdisciplinary approaches to the archaeology of landscapes, including collaborative methods and non-invasive survey techniques. She is currently a co-director of the White Springs field project and has authored and co-authored peer-reviewed articles on Euroamerican historical archaeology, archaeogeophysical survey, and settler colonialism and archaeological myths. Although her primary archaeological fieldwork has been at a Seneca site near Geneva, NY, she has honed her archaeogeophysical survey skills as a member of the Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments (KAMBE) project on Cyprus, and has done fieldwork in the southwestern United States. Peregrine is committed to pursuing meticulous, theoretically-driven archaeological research on Indigenous peoples which collaborates with descendent communities and illuminates human landscape interactions in the North American past. In 2014 she was awarded a Public Humanities Fellowship by Humanities New York.

Keywords: Landscape; Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Archaeology and History, Anthracology (identification of wood charcoal); Archaeogeophysics - Methods and Applications; Colonialism



Landscape; Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Archaeology and History


  • Archaeology Program
  • Anthropology