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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Eric Schroeder

Teaching Assistant
Eric Schroeder



Eric Schroeder has been a practicing professional archaeologist in the CRM industry for over 20 years, and during that time he has directed numerous prehistoric and historic archaeological research studies in the Southwestern and Midwestern United States, Atlantic Europe, and West Africa.  His recent work has to do with the Late Prehistoric mobile populations of western Texas and northeastern Mexico, centering on the dialectics of social inequality and political development among these groups.  Recent publications include:

Schroeder, Eric A. (2014) Hegemony and Mission Practices in Colonial New Spain. In Robert H. Jackson (ed.) Evangelization and Cultural Conflict in Colonial Mexico. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Schroeder, Eric A. (2013) The Jumano in the First Century of Colonial Contact, Masters Report, The University of Texas at Austin.

Schroeder, Eric A. (2011) The Armstrong Site: A Transitional Archaic Occupation along the Eastern Balcones Escarpment. Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society 82:117-134.




Material culture studies regarding political development among mobile populations in the prehispanic Southwest, conflict theory, the dialectics of inequality, prehistoric ideology, ethnohistory


MS Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas Tech University; MA Anthropology, The University of Texas at Austin

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