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Marit Munson

​Marit Munson

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
B.A. (Miami, Ohio), M.A., Ph.D. (New Mexico)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C218, ext. 7503, maritmunson@trentu.ca

Research Interests: art and archaeology, ceramics, rock art, iconography US Southwest, gender



Top 2 publications:

Munson, Marit K., and Susan M. Jamieson, eds.
2013    Before Ontario: The Archaeology of a Province: McGill Queen's University Press, Montreal, QC.

            Winner, 2014 Public Communications Award, Canadian Archaeological Association.
            Winner, 2014 Award for Excellence in Publication, Ontario Archaeological Society.  Nominated, 2013 J.J. Talman Award, Ontario Historical Society.

Munson, Marit K.
2011    The Archaeology of Art in the American Southwest, AltaMira, Lanham, MD.

            Finalist for 2011 New Mexico Book Awards

Selected additional publications:

Munson, Marit K.

2012    Iconography, space, and practice: Rio Grande rock art, AD 1150-1600. In Religious Transformation in the Late Pre-Hispanic Pueblo World, edited by Donna M. Glowacki and Scott Van Keuren, pp. 109-129. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.

Munson, Marit K. and Genevieve Head

2011    Surveying Petroglyph Hill: Cultural landscapes of the Galisteo Basin. In Burnt Corn Pueblo: Conflagration and Conflict in the Galisteo Basin A.D. 1250-1325, edited by James E. Snead and Mark Allen, pp. 94-111. Anthropological Papers. vol. 74. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Munson, Marit K. and Kelley Hays-Gilpin

2011    Women and men in black and white. In Mimbres Lives and Landscapes, edited by Margaret C. Nelson and Michelle Hegmon, pp.57-63. SAR Press, Santa Fe, NM. 

Munson, Marit K.

2011    Gender, art, and ritual hierarchy in the Ancient Pueblos of the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico. In Comparative Archaeologies: The American Southwest (AD 900-1600) and the Iberian Peninsula (3000-1500 BC), edited by Katina T. Lillios, pp.189-208. Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK.

Chapman, Kenneth M., and Marit K. Munson (editor)

2007    Kenneth Chapman's Santa Fe: Artists and Archaeologists, 1907-1931, SAR Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico. 

            Finalist for 2008 New Mexico Book Awards.
           A 2008 Southwest Book of the Year, Pima County (AZ) Public Library.

Munson, Marit K.

2006    Picturing differences: Gender, ritual, and power in Mimbres imagery. In Mimbres Society, edited by V. Powell-Marti and P. A. Gilman, pp. 85-108. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

2000    "Sex, Gender, and Status: Human Images from the Classic Mimbres." American Antiquity 65:127-143.