Jack L. Hofman

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Tennessee
Primary office:
Fraser Hall, 622
Second office:
Spooner Hall



Summary

Research Areas: hunters and gatherers, evolutionary ecology, lithics, Plains, Eastern North America

Education

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Tennessee
M.A., Anthropology, University of Tennessee
B.A., Anthropology, University of Oklahoma

Selected Publications

Hofman, Jack L. “Clovis Archaeology in the Central Plains, Republic County, Kansas.” Journal Articles 34 (2016): 13–34.
Hofman, Jack L., and S. R. Ryan. “Refitting the Great Plains: A Long Distance Stone Tool Refit from Western Kansas.” Journal Articles 58, no. 226 (2013): 69–78.
Hofman, Jack L., and Jeannette M. Blackmar. “A Cody Locality on the Southern Prairie Plains .” Journal Articles 57 (2012).
Hofman, Jack L. “Made of Stone: Impacts on Early Historic Sites in Republic County, Kansas.” Journal Articles 33 (2012).
Hofman, Jack L., and D. Aaron. “Stone Arched Ceiling Caves: Early Historic Horizon Markers in the Central Plains .” Journal Articles 33 (2012).
Hofman, Jack L., and Brendon Asher. “Clovis Activity in the Central Plains Uplands .” Journal Articles 28 (2011): 47–49.
Hofman, Jack L. “Allen Complex Behavior and Chronology in the Central Plains.” Book Chapters. edited by S. Hurst and Jack L. Hofman, 25:135–52. University of Kansas Publications in Anthropology, 2010.

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Selected Grants

Linking Past Climates and Culture Change in the Central Great Plains, Republic County, Kansas. #2301664. University of Kansas. (12/31/2012). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Finding Minnesota’s Earliest Archaeological Sites. Minnesota State Historical Society. $60000.00. (12/31/2011). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Continuing Investigations at the Pawnee Indian Village. Kansas State Historical Society. $5000.00. (12/31/2009). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Lithic Comparative Collection Development. Carlisle Smith Fund, Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas. (12/31/2009). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Archeological Investigations at the Kansas Monument Site, 14RP1. Kansas State Historical Society. $48000.00. (12/31/2008). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Continuing Investigations at the Kanorado Archaeological Locality. Kansas State Historical Society and National Park Service. $2500.00. (12/31/2008). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Not Funded. Partially funded, declined
Modular Inter-Site Analysis in Folsom Archaeology and GIS Techniques for Plains-Wide Folsom Settlement Study. University of Kansas. (12/31/2008). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Archeological Surveys in the Broadwater West Area and the Blue Creek Valley in Morrill and Garden Counties, Nebraska. Nebraska State Historical Society. $61000.00. (12/31/2007). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Investigations at the Kanorado Archaeological Locality: Documenting the First Kansans. Kansas State Historical Society and National Park Service. $18500.00. (12/31/2006). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Middle Holocene Bison-Use and Paleoecology in the North American Prairie-Peninsula. National Science Foundation, Dissertation Improvement Grant. $12000.00. (12/31/2005). Foundation. Status: Funded
When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Vietnam Video Project. Carroll D. Clark Fund. Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas. (12/31/2004). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Digitizing Selected Archaeological Collections and Photographs, Museum of Anthropology, University of Kansas. University of Kansas Digital Library Initiatives Grant Program. (12/31/2003). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. (Curator and Consultant)
The Impact of Landscape Fire on Archaeological Resources. Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program. Funded by a cooperative agreement between Cannon, the National Park Service, and the National Science Foundation. $75000.00. (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2003). Federal. Status: Funded. B. Buenger, student
Conservation and Improvement Grant for Rehabilitation of Paleoindian Faunal Collection, University of Kansas Museum of Anthropology. # IC-05-02-00189-02. Institute for Museum and Library Services. $40000.00. (12/31/2002). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded. Assisted in grant preparation and served as advising consultant for implementation of project following best practices and standards for upgrading collections of Paleoindian faunal materials collected under my supervision since 1986. (Curator and Consultant)
Dating the Oblique Flaked Horizon in Early Plains Prehistory. Carroll D. Clark Fund. Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas. (12/31/2002). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Archaeology Adorned: Looking for Beads at the Waugh Site. Carlisle Smith Fund, Museum of Anthropology, University of Kansas. (12/31/2001). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. Support for undergraduate research assistant for processing Waugh site collections
Radiocarbon dating the Laird Paleoindian Site. Carroll D. Clark Fund, Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas. (12/31/2001). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Technological Relationships and Chronological Position of the Parallel Oblique Horizon in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain Region. Paleoindian Research Grant, George C. Frison Institute, University of Wyoming, Laramie. (12/31/2001). Other University. Status: Funded
Book Contract, 'Unbounded Hunters: An Introduction to Folsom Archaeology'. University of California Press. (12/31/2000). Other University. Status: Funded
Sabbatical Leave. Folsom Period Research in the Great Plains. University of Kansas. (1/1/1998 - 12/31/1999). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Late Ice Age Hunters: The Archaeology of Bonebed Formation and Kill Site Activities at Solutre, France. University of Kansas. (12/31/1998). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Projectile Point Function at the Domebo Clovis Site. Carroll D. Clark Fund, Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas. (12/31/1998). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Stratigraphic Investigation of Sections I11 and J10, Solutre, France. French Ministere of Culture, Service Regional de l'Archeologie, Direction Regionale des Affaires Culturelles de Bourgogne. (1/1/1997 - 12/31/1998). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded
Technology and Camp Organization of Late Ice Age Reindeer Hunters in the Paris Basin: A study Using Stone Debitage. University of Kansas. (12/31/1996). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Grants for Travel to International Meetings Abroad. International Symposium, 'Bison-Based Subsistence in Paleolithic and Paleoindian Times,' Toulouse, France. American Council of Learned Societies. (6/30/1994). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Investigation of the 12 Mile Creek Site and Kidder Bison Bonebed in Western Kansas. University of Kansas. (12/31/1994). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Archaeology of Early Bison Hunters on the Western Plains: Analysis of Collections.. University of Kansas. (12/31/1993). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Study of Folsom and Clovis Age Bison Remains. Carroll D. Clark Fund, Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas. (12/31/1993). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Archaeological Overview of the Central Great Plains. Funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers through the Arkansas Archaeological Survey, University of Arkansas. (12/31/1992). Federal. Status: Funded
Pleistocene Archaeology and Artifact Variability on the Southern Plains. Pleistocene Archaeology and Artifact Variability on the Southern Plains. (12/31/1991). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Investigation of Seasonality, Herd Structure, Taphonomy, and Paleoecology at Folsom Bison Kill Sites on the Great Plains: 10,500 B.P.. Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. (12/31/1990). Foundation. Status: Funded
Further Investigation of the Folsom Bison Kill at Lipscomb, Texas. Grant #4103-89. National Geographic Society. (12/31/1989). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Paleo-Ecology of the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition on the Southern Prairie Plains: 15,000-9000 Years Ago. University of Oklahoma Associates Research and Creative Activity Funds. (12/31/1988). Other University. Status: Funded
A Survey of Archaeological Resources and Evaluation of Buried Site Potential in Northwestern Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Funded by the National Park Service through the Oklahoma Historical Society. (12/31/1987). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
An Archaeological Resource Overview for Water Resources Management District 5: The Great Plains. Funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Arkansas Archeological Survey. (12/31/1986). Federal. Status: Funded
Eva Horizon Chronology and Radiocarbon Date Interpretation in the Middle South United States. Funded by National Science Foundation through the Department of Anthropology, Radiocarbon Laboratory, University of California, Riverside. (12/31/1984). Federal. Status: Funded

Selected Awards & Honors

Teaching Excellence Award
University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence
2005
Sabbatical Leave. Folsom Period Research in the Great Plains
1998 - 1999
Chancellor's Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise
University of Tennessee
1985
Special Service Award
Oklahoma Anthropological Society
1982

Courses Recently Taught

  • Introduction to Archaeology
  • Hunters and Gatherers
  • Summer Anthropological Fieldwork
  • Training in Archaeological Fieldwork
  • Laboratory Techniques in  Archaeology
  • North American Archaeology

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