LYNN GAMBLE
Professor
Anthropology Department
San Diego State University
San Diego, California 92182-4443
Office: NH-320; (619) 594-4575
Email: lgamble@mail.sdsu.edu



EDUCATION

CURRENT INTERESTS

PUBLICATIONS

"Culture and Climate: Reconsidering the Effect of Palaeoclimatic Variability among Southern California Hunter-Gatherer Societies." World Archaeology 37(1):92-108. 2005.

"Style, Context, and Chronology of a Wooden Canoe Model from Santa Rosa Island, California," junior author with Torben C. Rick, John R. Johnson, and Jon M. Erlandson. Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 24(2):301-307. 2004.

"Obstacles to Site Preservation in the United States," Chapter 19 in edited volume entitled Theory and Practice in Mediterranean Archaeology: Old World and New World Perspectives, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Publications, Pp 285-297. 2003.

"The View from the Mainland: Late Prehistoric Cultural Developments Among the Ventureño Chumash and the Tongva," senior author with Glenn Russell. Chapter 7 in Catalysts to Complexity: Late Holocene Societies of the California Coast. Edited by Jon Erlandson and Terry Jones. UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Publications, Pp. 101-126. 2002.

"Further Considerations on the Emergence of Chumash Chiefdoms." Senior author with Phillip Walker and Glenn Russell. American Antiquity 67(4):772-777. 2002.

"Fact or Forgery: Dilemmas in Museum Collections." Museum Anthropology 25(2):3-20. 2002.

"Social Differentiation and Exchange during the Historic Period among the Kumeyaay," senior author with Irma Carmen Zepeda. Historical Archaeology, 36(2):71-91. 2002.

"Archaeological Evidence for the Origin of the Plank Canoe in North America." American Antiquity 67(2):301-315. 2002.

"An Integrative Approach to Mortuary Analysis: Social and Symbolic Dimensions of Chumash Burial Practices," senior author with Phillip Walker and Glenn Russell. American Antiquity 66(2):185-212. 2001.

"Middle Holocene Settlement Distribution in the Santa Monica Mountains Region," senior author with Chester King. In Archaeology of the California Coast During the Middle Holocene . Edited by Jon Erlandson and Michael A. Glassow. UCLA Institute of Archaeology Publications. 1997.

"Selected Articles from the Eleventh California Indian Conference, Senior editor with Paul Kroskrity. Special Volume of American Indian Culture and Research Journal 21(2). 1997.

"Introduction", senior author with Paul Kroskrity. In "Selected Articles from the Eleventh California Indian Conference" Special Volume of American Indian Culture and Research Journal, edited by Lynn Gamble and Paul Kroskrity. 1997.

"Middle Holocene Settlement Distribution in the Santa Monica Mountains Region", senior author with Chester King. In Archaeology of the California Coast During the Middle Holocene. Edited by Jon Erlandson and Michael A. Glassow. Institute of Archaeology Publications. 1997.

"Chumash Architecture: Sweatlodges and Houses", Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 17(1):54-92. 1995.

"The Organization of Artifacts, Features, and Activities at Pitas Point: A Coastal Chumash Village", The Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 5(1&2):103-129. 1983.

PROFESSIONAL MEETING PAPERS

"The Development of a Simple Chiefdom Level Society Among the Chumash", Senior author with Phillip Walker and Glenn Russell. Society for California Archaeology, 33rd Annual Meeting, Sacramento, California. 1999.

Invited participant in symposium. "The View from the Mainland: Late Prehistoric Cultural Developments Among the Ventureno Chumash and the Gabrielino/Tongva", Senior author with Glenn Russel. Society for California Archaeology, 32nd Annual Meeting San Diego, California. 1998.

Invited participant in symposium. "Resistance and Acquiescence: The Chumash Response to Spanish Contact", Society for American Archaeology, 63rd Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington. 1998.

"Structures, Features, and Gender at the Pitas Point Site (CA-VEN-27)", Society for California Archaeology, 31st Annual Meeting, Rohnert Park, California. 1997.

"Origins of Selected Chumash Artifacts at the National Museum of the American Indian", The Twelfth Annual California Indian Conference, University of California, Berkeley. 1996.

"Fact or Forgery? Determining the Authenticity of a Collection from the National Museum of the American Indian", Society for California Archaeology, 30th Annual Meeting, Bakersfield, California and invited to deliver it by the Santa Barbara Archaeological Society at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on November 4,1996.

Invited participant in panel on "Repatriation" at The Eleventh Annual California Indian Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles. 1995.

Invited participant in "California Archaeological Theory: Implications on Prehistoric Hunter/Gatherer Studies", Society for California Archaeology, 29th Annual Meeting, Eureka, California. 1995.

"Muwu: Capital and Ceremonial Center of the Lulapin Chumash", Tenth Annual California Indian Conference, Humboldt State University, California. 1994.

Invited participant in symposium. "The Effect of Spanish Colonization on Chumash Sociopolitical Organization", Society for American Archaeology, 59th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California. 1994.

Invited participant in the Plenary Session, "Forum on Prehistory of Hunter-Gatherers in California", Society for California Archaeology, 28th Annual Meeting, Ventura, California. 1994.

FUNDED RESEARCH GRANTS AND SCHOLARLY AWARDS

Southwest Center for Environmental Research and Policy. "Cultural Ecology and the Indigenous Landscape of the Tijuana River Watershed," $25,000. 2004-05.

Sabbatical Leave for Spring Semester, 2004.

National Park Service, 2002 NAGPRA Grants for Museums , $72,511. 2002-04

California Department of Parks and Recreation, Colorado Desert District. "Analysis of Artifact Assemblages and Documentation of Archaeological Sites at Anza Borrego Desert State Park." $16,003. 2002-03

California Department of Parks and Recreation, Colorado Desert District. "Assessment of Artifact Assemblage from West Mesa." $9,998. 2002-03

Research, Scholarly and Creativity Activity award, from SDSU for "Anatomy of a Center: Chumash Sociopolitical Organization at Historic Contact." Spring Semester Leave with pay. 2002.

California Department of Parks and Recreation: Statewide Resource Management Program Grant. "Analysis and Evaluation of Archaeological Investigations at Camp Hual-Cu-Cuish (CA-SDI-945)." $5,992. 2000-01

California Department of Parks and Recreation: Statewide Resource Management Program Grant. "Excavation and Analysis of a Hearth at CA-SDI-15557, Torrey Pines State Reserve." $1,680. 2000-01

California Department of Parks and Recreation: "Cultural Resources Data Management." $12,327. 2000-01

"Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Award." San Diego State University for project "The Origin of the Plank Canoe in North America". One month summer fellowship, $3,719. 1997-1998.

Faculty Development Program Award, San Diego State University for project "The Origin of the Plank Canoe in North America." $2,580. 1997-1998.

"Origins of the Plank Canoe in Native California." UCLA Institute of American Cultures and American Indian Studies Center. $4,673. 1996.

"Inventory and Assessment of Native American Indian Ethnographic Resources in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, California." National Park Service. $27,000. 1996.

"Computers for American Indian Language Education." Apple Computers awarded 2 Macintosh Performas, 6214 CD. Approximate Value-$3,000. 1996.

"Images of the Past: Representations of Native Californians." California Council for the Humanities. $12,548. Funding associated with the California Indian Conference. 1995.

"Short-term Visitor Grant<" from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian. $1,725. 1995.

"Archaeological Resource Rehabilitation." California Department of Parks and Recreation. $12,000. 1994-1996.

"Congressional Grant, House Appropriations Committee on Interior and Related Agencies." This was a request for funds from Congress for a cultural resource study in the Santa Monica Mountains. I wrote the original language and flew to Washingto, D.C. and testified in front of the Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies. $310,000.00 was granted for this study. These funds were awarded to the National Park Service in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. 1994.

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

"Immediate Past-President of the Society for California Archaeology." (Approximate Membership -- 750 and 4500 affiliated avocational members). 1998-1999.

"President of the Society for California Archaeology." (Approximate Membership -- 750 and 4500 affiliated avocational members). 1997-1998.

"President-Elect of the Society for Califonia Archaeology." (Approximate Membership -- 750 and 4500 affiliated avocational members).