Dr. Don H. Holly
Education & Training Community Publications Frequently Taught Courses Research & Creative Interests Office Hours Update your profile

Dr. Don H. Holly

Department Chair & Professor of Anthropology Office: 3174 - Blair Hall
Email: dhholly@eiu.edu
Website: http://eiu.academia.edu/DonHolly

Education & Training

B.A. Penn State University, Anthropology
A.M. and Ph.D Brown University, Anthropology


Interested in Anthropology at EIU? Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/135819466491329/

Frequently Taught Courses

Introduction to Anthropology (ANT 2200)

Human Evolution (ANT 2742)

Violence and Warfare (ANT 3258)

Native American Cultures (ANT 3691)

Archaeology of the Earliest Civilizations (ANT 3712)

Hunters & Gatherers (ANT 3900)

Research & Creative Interests

Don Holly is Professor of Anthropology at Eastern Illinois University. His research focuses broadly on hunters and gatherers, but he has a special interest in the archaeology, history, and history of scholarship of the indigenous peoples of the eastern Subarctic of North America. He is the author of History in the Making: the Archaeology of the Eastern Subarctic (AltaMira, 2013), co-editor, with Kenneth Sassaman, of Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology as Historical Process (Arizona, 2011), and of numerous articles and book chapters, including most recently, “Toward a Social Archaeology of Food for Hunters & Gatherers in Marginal Environments: A Case Study from the Eastern Subarctic of North America” in the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory (2019) and "The Struggle was Real: On the End of the Archaic on the Island of Newfoundland and Labrador" (with C. Wolff and S. Hull) in The Far Northeast: 3000 BP to Contact, edited by Kenneth R. Holyoke and M. Gabriel Hrynick (2022), and "Scaling up and hunkering down: the evolution of Beothuk houses and households" (Holly et al.) in North American Archaeologist (2023)

Office Hours

3174 Blair Hall

MWF: 1-2pm, M: 3-4pm