Prof. Dr. Cheryl A. Makarewicz, Academic staff

Academic staff | Institute of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology

Prof. Dr. Cheryl A. Makarewicz (U.S.A.)

PhD Harvard University
Research area Zooarchaeology and Stable Isotope Science
Scientific Education

Post-Doc, Archaeology Center, Stanford University

Doctoral student, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

BA in Anthropology, Brandeis University, USA

Scientific experience

since 2010
Professor (W2), Zooarchaeology and Stable Isotope Science, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel

Selected publications

Makarewicz, C.: Assorted strategies of production and risk reduction in Late PPNB caprine herding systems: Zooarchaeological and isotopic case studies from el-Hemmeh and Ba’ja. Jordan’s Prehistory: Past and Future Research.

accepted by Paleorient
Makarewicz, C.: Pig domestication processes and caprine husbandry at Neolithic Wadi Shu’eib, Jordan: a zooarchaeological approach.

White, C. and Makarewicz, C.: Harvesting practices and early Neolihtic barley cultivation at el-Hemmeh, Jordan.

Makarewicz, C.: Xiongnu pastoral systems: integrating economies of subsistence and scale. In Xiongnu Archaeology – Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the First Steppe Empire in Central Asia, U. Brosseder and B. K. Miller (eds.) Bonn Contributions to Asian Archaeology 5, Bonn.

Arbuckle, B., Makarewicz, C.: The early management of cattle (Bos taurus) in Neolithic central Anatolia, Antiquity 83, 669-686

Makarewicz, C.: Complex caprine harvesting practices and diversified hunting strategies: integrated animal exploitation systems at Late Pre-Pottery Neolithic B’ Ain Jammam, Anthropozoologica 44 (1): 1-24

Makarewicz, C., Tuross, N.: Variation in goat diet through the Late Pre-Pottery Neolithic: diachronic shifts in human approaches to caprine management at Basta. In Transitions in Prehistory: Papers in Honor of Ofer Bar-Yosef. J. Shea and D. Liebermann, eds. American School of Prehistoric Research, Cambridge, MA.

Kirsanow, K., Makarewicz, C., Tuross, N.: Stable organic oxygen (d18O) and hydrogen (dD) isotopes in caprine dentinal collagen records seasonal variation, Journal of Archaeological Science 35: 3159-3167

Makarewicz, C., Tuross, N.: Foddering by Mongolian pastoralists is recorded in the stable carbon (δ13C) and nitrogen (δ15N) isotopes of caprine dentinal collagen, Journal of Archaeological Science 33: 862-870

Makarewicz, C., Goodale, N., Rassmann, P., White, C.,Miller, H., Haroun, J., Carlson, E., Pantos, A., Kroot, M., Kadowaki, S., Casson, A., Williams, J.T., Austin, A.E., Fabre, B.: El-Hemmeh: A multiperiod Pre-Pottery Neolithic site in the Wadi el-Hasa, Jordan. Eurasian Prehistory 4 (1-2): 183-220


In progress
Christine Schuh: A bio-archaeological approach to the investigation of social "identities" in early medieval populations

In progress
Anja Prust: Continuity, adaption and innovation - livestock economy of the Roman Mediterranean Provinces.

In progress
Giovanni Siracusano: Animal breeding patterns in the Syro-Anatolian Regions from the 5th to the 2nd millennium B.C. Analysis of the faunal remains from three emblematic sites: Arslantepe (Malatya), Zeytinli Bahçe (Urfa) and Tell Beydar (Al Hasaka).

Chantel White (Boston University): The Emergence and Intensification of Agricultural Practices at the Pre-Pottery Neolithic Site of el-Hemmeh, Jordan

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