The Southwest Social Networks Project


Mills, Barbara J. and Matthew A. Peeples
Under review. Reframing Diffusion through Social Network Theory. In Social Networks in the Prehistoric Southwest, Proceedings of the 14th Southwest Symposium, edited by Karen G. Harry and Barbara Roth. University Press of Colorado, Boulder.

Peeples, Matthew A. and Barbara J. Mills.
Under review. Frontiers of Marginality and Mediation in the U.S. Southwest: A Social Networks Perspective. In Life Beyond the Boundaries: Constructing Identity in Edge Regions of the North American Southwest, edited by Karen Harry and Sarah Herr, University Press of Colorado.

Mills, Barbara J., Jeffery J. Clark, and Matthew A. Peeples.
In press. Migration, Skill, and the Transformation of Social Networks in the Prehispanic Southwest. Economic Anthropology

Peeples, Matthew A., Barbara J. Mills, W. R. Haas, Jr., Jeffery J. Clark, and John M. Roberts., Jr.
2016 Analytical Challenges for the Application of Social Network Analysis in Archaeology. In The Connected Past: Challenging Networks in Archaeology and History, edited by Tom Brughmans, Anna Collar, and Fiona Coward, pp. 59-84. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Mills, Barbara J.
2015 Challenges and Opportunities for Network Approaches to Inter-regional Interaction: Perspectives from the North American Southwest. In Lapita Cultural Complex in Time and Space: Expansion Routes, Chronologies, and Typologies, edited by Scarlett Chiu, Christoph Sand, and Nichlas Hogg. Archaeolgia Pasifika, Volume 3. Institute of Archaeology of New Caledonia and the Pacific and the Center for Archaeological Studies, Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica.

Collar, Anna, Fiona Coward, Tom Broughmans, and Barbara J. Mills
2015 Networks in Archaeology: Phenomena, Abstraction, Representation. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 22(1):1-32

Bernardini, Wesley and Matthew A. Peeples
2015 Sight Communities: The Social Significance of Shared Visual Landmarks. American Antiquity 80(2):315-335

Hill, J. Brett, Matthew A. Peeples, Deborah H. Huntley, H. Jane Carmack
2015 Spatializing Social Network Analysis in the Precontact U.S. Southwest. Advances in Archaeological Practice 3(1):63-77

Borck, Lewis, Barbara J. Mills, Matthew A. Peeples, and Jeffery J. Clark
2015 Are Social Networks Survival Networks? An Example from the Late Prehispanic Southwest. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 22(1):33-57

Mills, Barbara J., Matthew A. Peeples, William R. Haas, Jr., Lewis Borck, Jeffery J. Clark, and John M. Roberts, Jr.
2015 Multiscalar Perspectives on Social Networks in the Late Prehispanic Southwest. American Antiquity 80(1):3-24

Leidwanger, Justin, Carl Knappett, Paskal Arnaud, Paul Arthur, Emma Blake, Cyprian Broodbank, Tom Brughmans, Tim Evans, Shawn Graham, Elizabeth S. Greene, Barbara Kowalzig, Barbara J. Mills, Ray Rivers, Thomas F. Tartaron, and Robert Van de Noort.
2014 A Manifesto for the Study of Ancient Mediterranean Maritime Networks. Antiquity

Peeples, Matthew A. and W. Randall Haas, Jr.
2013 Brokerage and Social Capital in the Prehispanic U.S. Southwest. American Anthropologist 115(2):232-246

Peeples, Matthew A. and John M. Roberts, Jr.
2013 To Binarize or Not to Binarize: Relational Data and the Construction of Archaeological Networks. Journal of Archaeological Science 40(7):3001-3010

Mills, Barbara J., Jeffery J. Clark, Matthew A. Peeples, W. R. Haas, Jr., John M. Roberts, Jr., J. Brett Hill, Deborah L. Huntley, Lewis Borck, Ronald L. Breiger, Aaron Clauset, M. Steven Shackley
2013 The Transformation of Social Networks in the Late Pre-Hispanic U.S. Southwest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(15):5785-5790

Mills, Barbara J., John M. Roberts Jr., Jeffery J. Clark, William R. Haas Jr., Deborah Huntley, Matthew A. Peeples, Lewis Borck, Susan C. Ryan, Meaghan Trowbridge, and Ronald L. Breiger
2013 The Dynamics of Social Networks in the Late Prehistoric U.S. Southwest. In Network Analysis in Archaeology, edited by Carl Knappett, pp. 185-206. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Roberts, John M., Jr., Barbara J. Mills, Jeffery J. Clark, W. Randall Haas, Jr., Deborah L. Huntley, Meaghan A. Trowbridge
2012 A Method of Chronological Apportioning of Ceramic Assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science 39(7):1513-1520

Selected Recent Presentations:

Mills, Barbara J.
2015 The Southwest Social Networks Project: Perspectives and Prospects.  Presented at the NEXUS 1492 Project Meeting, Musee de Quai Bramley, Paris, October.

Peeples, Matthew A.
2015 Networking Your Way to Success in the Ancient Southwest. September 26th, Museums Day Live! Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, Phoenix, AZ.

Mills, Barbara J.
2014 The Social Contexts of Innovation in the Prehispanic US Southwest: A Network Approach. Presented at the conference, “Contextualising Technical Innovations in Prehistory,” TOPOI Excellence Cluster, Frei University and Max Plank Institute, Berlin, November 24-26.

Mills, Barbara J.
2014 Re-connecting the Past: Network Approaches to Regional Interaction in the Archaeology of the Late Prehispanic Southwest. Colloquium presented at School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, 16 July.

Mills, Barbara J. and Matthew A. Peeples
2014 Reframing Diffusion through Social Network Theory. Paper presented at the 14th biennial Southwest Symposium. Las Vegas, NV.

Ownby, Mary F., Matthew A. Peeples, Jeffrey Ferguson, and Deborah Huntley
2014 Chemistry and Connections: Utilizing Neutron Activation Analysis and Social Network Analysis to Track Large-scale Patterns of Ceramic Consumption and Distribution. Paper presented at the 14th biennial Southwest Symposium. Las Vegas, NV.

Peeples, Matthew A., Jeffery J. Clark, William H. Doelle, Andy Laurenzi, and Barbara J. Mills
2014 The Role of Synthesis in Research and Preservation: The NHPA and Beyond. Paper presented at the Fall. Conference of the Arizona Archaeological Council, Mesa, AZ.

Roberts, John M. Jr., Ronald Breiger, Matthew Peeples, and Barbara Mills
2014 Sampling Variability in Archaeological Networks Measures. Invited paper for session on “Archaeological Networks,” International Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, Tampa, FL.

Mills, Barbara J., Matthew A. Peeples, Jeffery J. Clark, and John M. Roberts, Jr.
2013 How Migrants in Diaspora Overcame Inequality in the Late Prehispanic Southwest: A Social Network Approach. Paper presented at the 112th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mills, Barbara J.
2013 Comparing Terrestrial and Maritime Networks: The View from the Desert. Invited presentation for Mediterranean Maritime Networks Conference, organized by Carl Knappett, University of Toronto.