Thakar, Heather individual record
Assistant Professor

Archaeological Theory, Evolutionary Ecology, Resilience, Foraging and Proto-agricultural Societies; Paleoecology, Paleoethnobotany, Zooarchaeology, Archaeometry (Isotope Geochemistry); Quantitative Methods, Chronological Models and Data Integration, Database Management; Archaeological Ethics, Curation and Collections Management

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Academic Articles2
  • Kistler, L., Thakar, H. B., VanDerwarker, A. M., Domic, A., Bergström, A., George, R. J., ... Kennett, D. J (2020). Archaeological Central American maize genomes suggest ancient gene flow from South America.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 117(52), 33124-33129.
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  • VanDerwarker, A. M., Bardolph, D. N., Hoppa, K. M., Thakar, H. B., Martin, L. S., Jaqua, A. L., Biwer, M. E., & Gill, K. M. (2016). New World Paleoethnobotany in the New Millennium (20002013). Journal of Archaeological Research. (2),
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  • Thakar, H. B. (2015). Dating the Tlacuachero Post-Archaic Deposits: Ceramic Analysis. Voorhies, B. (Eds.), An Archaic Mexican Shellmound and its Entombed Floors. 29-47. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press.
  • Thakar, H. B. (2015). The Tlacuachero Floors: Description and Sampling Methods. Voorhies, B. (Eds.), An Archaic Mexican Shellmound and its Entombed Floors. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology.
  • Thakar, H. B. (2012). Ancient actions predict modern consequences: Prehistoric lessons in marine shellfish exploitation. Conservation Biology and Applied Zooarchaeology. 92-109.
Repository Documents / Preprints1
  • Roberts, A., Potvin, S., Hankins, R., Gatson, S., Laddusaw, S., Muise, I., ... Davis, C. B. (2021). The Gulf Coast Heritage Preparedness Initiative: Proposal to the Texas A&M University President's Excellence Fund.
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