Pearce Paul Creasman, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
University of Arizona
1215 E. Lowell St., Tucson AZ 85721 USA
Email: pcreasman-AT-ltrr.arizona.edu
Telephone: +1 520 621 2414

Curriculum Vita
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Pearce Paul Creasman

Education:

Texas A&M University (College Station, Texas)

                       2010 (December) - Doctor of Philosophy, Anthropology/Nautical Archaeology
                          Chair: Dr. Filipe Vieira de Castro
        
                 Dissertation: Extracting Cultural Information from Ship Timber
                          (Click here for PDF file)
                         
                       2008 - Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation, College of Architecture
                       2007 - Graduate Certificate in Conservation Training, College of Liberal Arts

                       2005 (December) - Master of Arts, Anthropology
        
                 Thesis: The Cairo Dahshur Boats    (Click here for PDF file, 5.07 mb)

Texas A&M University, System

University of Maine (Orono, Maine) - September 2000 to May 2003

                       Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology and Philosophy.
        
                         Cum Laude;
Concentration in Classical Studies
        
               
        

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Curriculum Vita (PDF)

Academic Appointments:

         The University of Arizona (Tucson, Arizona, USA)
                  Associate Professor of Dendrochronology & Egyptian Archaeology, January 2016 - Present
                 
Director, Egyptian Expedition, January 2012 - Present
                  Assistant Research Professor of Dendrochronology, July 2010 - December 2015
                  Curator of Collections, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, July 2009 - Present
        
                         Joint Appointments: Associate Professor, Department of Classics (2016-present); Associate Professor, School of Anthropology (2016-present); Associate Professor, Arid Lands Resource Sciences (2015-present)

         Blinn College, Department of Social Sciences; Instructor of Anthropology, 2007-2009


Publications:

BOOKS & MONOGRAPHS
Creasman, P.P. and R.H. Wilkinson (eds.) Under contract. Pharaoh’s Land and Beyond: Ancient Egypt and Its Neighbors. Oxford University Press.

Creasman, P.P. & R.H. Wilkinson (eds.) 2015. Ancient Mediterranean Interconnections: Papers in Honors of Nanno Marinatos. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections (ISBN 9780989815222). x & 100 pp.

Creasman, P.P. (ed.) 2013. Archaeological Research in the Valley of the Kings and Ancient Thebes (Wilkinson Egyptology Series I: ISBN 9780964995819). 376 pp.

Creasman, P.P. (ed.) 2013. Seafaring and Maritime Interconnections. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections (ISBN 9780615857343). 98 pp.

JOURNAL MANUSCRIPTS
Creasman, P.P. and N. Doyle. 2015. From Pit to Procession: The Diminution of Ritual Boats and the Development of Royal Burial Practices in Pharaonic Egypt. Studien zur Altägyptischen Kultur 44: 83-101, pl. 8-11.

Creasman, P.P., J.S. Dean and F. Babst. 2015. Eine Einführung in die Dendrochronologie für Ägyptologen. Göttinger Miszellen 245: 49-66.

Creasman, P.P. and J.S. Dean (transl. N. Kawai and K. Yamamoto). 2015. 年輪年代学とエジプト学 (Dendrochronology and Egyptology). エジプト学研究第 (The Journal of Egyptian Studies) 21: 45-58.

Creasman, P.P., C.H. Baisan, C. Guiterman. 2015. Dendrochronological Evaluation of Ship Timber from Charlestown Navy Yard (Boston, MA). Dendrochronologia 33.1: 8-15.

Creasman, P.P. 2014. Tree Rings and the Chronology of Ancient Egypt. Radiocarbon 56.4/Tree-Ring Research 70.3: S85-S92.

Creasman, P.P., W.R. Johnson, J.B. McClain, R.H. Wilkinson. 2014. Foundation or Completion? The Status of Pharaoh-Queen Tausret's Temple of Millions of Years. Near Eastern Archaeology 77.4: 274-283.

Bassir, H. and P.P. Creasman. 2014. Payeftjauemawyneith’s Shabti (UC 40093) and Another from Nebesheh. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 50: 161-169.

Creasman, P.P. 2014. Hatshepsut and the Politics of Punt. African Archaeological Review 31.3: 395-405. [PDF Here]

Manning, S., M.W. Dee, E.M. Wild, C. Bronk Ramsey, K. Bandy, P.P. Creasman, C.B. Griggs, C. Pearson, A.J. Shortland and P. Steier. 2014. High-precision dendro-14C dating of two cedar wood sequences from First Intermediate Period and Middle Kingdom Egypt and a small regional climate-related 14C divergence. Journal of Archaeological Science 46: 401-416. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2014. Reflections of a Timber Economy: The Interpretation of Middle Kingdom Ship and Boat Timbers. Göttinger Miszellen 240: 19-36. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2012/2013 (published 2014). Excavations at Pharaoh-Queen Tausret’s Temple of Millions of Years: 2012 Season. Journal of the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities 39: 5-21.

Creasman, P.P. 2013. Ship Timber and the Reuse of Wood in Ancient Egypt. Journal of Egyptian History 6.2: 152-176. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. and R. Hummel. 2013. Foreign Pottery at the site of Tausret’s Temple of Millions of Years. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 5.4: 14-16. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2013. Tausret Temple Project: The 2013 Season and Other Notes. Ostracon: Journal of the Egyptian Study Society 24: 3-11. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2013. The Potential of Dendrochronology in Egypt: Understanding Ancient Human/Environment Interactions. Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology 10.1: 4. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2012. Long-term Preservation of Dendroarchaeological Specimens: Problems and Practical Solutions. Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites 14.1-2: 349-358. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P., B. Bannister, R.H. Towner, J.S. Dean, and S.W. Leavitt. 2012. Reflections on the Foundation, Persistence, and Growth of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, circa 1930-1960. Tree-Ring Research 68.2: 81-89. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2012. The Tausert Temple Project: Report for the 2011 Season. Ostracon: The Journal of the Egyptian Study Society 23:3-7. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2012. Review of Egyptian Watercraft Models from the Predynastic to Third Intermediate Periods (BAR International Series 2263), A. Merriman. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2011. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 4.1: 57-58.[PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2011. Review of Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route, S.E. Sidebotham. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 3.4: 28-30.[PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2011. Basic Principles and Methods of Dendrochronological Curation. Tree-Ring Research 67.2: 103-115.[PDF Here]

Santiago-Blay, J.A., Lambert, J.B., and P.P. Creasman. 2011. Expanded Applications of Dendrochronology Collections: Collect and Save Exudates. Tree-Ring Research 67.1: 67-68. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. and B. Bannister. 2011. Review of Tree-Rings, Kings, and Old World Archaeology and Environment: Papers Presented in Honor of Peter Ian Kuniholm, S. Manning and M.J. Bruce (eds). Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2009. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 3.1: 6-7. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2010. A Further Investigation of the Cairo Dahshur Boats. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 96: 101-124, pl. II. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P., Sassen, D., Koepnick, S., and N. Doyle. 2010. Ground-Penetrating Radar Survey at the Pyramid Complex of Senwosret III at Dahshur, Egypt, 2008: Search for the Lost Boat of a Pharaoh. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37.3: 516-524. [PDF Here]

Towner, R.H. and P.P. Creasman. 2010. Historical Dendroarchaeology in the El Malpais Area: Lessons from the Savage Homestead. Historical Archaeology, 44.4: 8-27. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. and N. Doyle. 2010. Overland Boat Transportation During the Pharaonic Period: Archaeology and Iconography. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, 2.3: 14-30. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P., Vining, B., Koepnick, S., and N. Doyle. 2009. An Exploratory Geophysical Survey at the Pyramid Complex of Senwosret III at Dahshur, in Search of Boats. The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 38.2: 386-399. [PDF here]

BOOK CHAPTERS
Hummel, R. and P.P. Creasman In press. Oasis Ware from the Site of Tausret’s Temple in Western Thebes, in Cahiers de la Céramique égyptienne 10. Ed. S. Marchand, Le Caire: Institut français d’archéologie orientale.

Creasman, P.P. 2015. Timbers of Time: Revealing International Economics and Environment in Antiquity. In Crossroads II: There and Back Again. Eds. J. Mynářová, P. Onderka and P. Pavúk. Prague: Charles University Press, in press.

Creasman, P.P. 2015. The Potential of Dendrochronology in Egypt: Understanding Ancient Human/Environment Interactions, in Egyptian Bioarchaeology: Humans, Animals, and the Environment. Eds. S. Ikram, J. Kaiser, R. Walker. Sidestone Press, pp. 201-210.

Creasman, P.P. 2015. Exposing Ancient Egyptian Shipbuilders’ Secrets, in Egyptology in the Present. Ed. C. Graves-Brown. Classical Press of Wales, pp. 13-38.

Phelps, D.O. and P.P. Creasman. 2013. The Tausret Temple Project: 2004 to Present, in Archaeological Research in the Valley of the Kings and Ancient Thebes (Wilkinson Egyptology Series I). Ed. P.P. Creasman. Tucson: University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition: 55-70.

Creasman, P.P. 2013. Egyptian Chronology, in Archaeological Research in the Valley of the Kings and Ancient Thebes (Wilkinson Egyptology Series I). Ed. P.P. Creasman. Tucson: University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition: xvii-xix.

Creasman, P.P. 2013. American Research Center in Egypt, Arizona Chapter, in Archaeological Research in the Valley of the Kings and Ancient Thebes (Wilkinson Egyptology Series I). Ed. P.P. Creasman. Tucson: University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition: 25-26.

Creasman, P.P. 2013. University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition, in Archaeological Research in the Valley of the Kings and Ancient Thebes (Wilkinson Egyptology Series I). Ed. P.P. Creasman. Tucson: University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition: 19-22.

Creasman, P.P. 2013. Preface, in Archaeological Research in the Valley of the Kings and Ancient Thebes (Wilkinson Egyptology Series I). Ed. P.P. Creasman. Tucson: University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition: ix.

Creasman, P.P. 2012. Nautical Dendrochronology: An Assessment of the Whaler Charles W. Morgan, in ACUA Underwater Archaeology Proceedings from the Society for Historical Archaeology’s Annual Meeting 2012. Eds. B. Jordan and T. Nowak. Columbus, Ohio: Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology, pp. 5-12. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. and D. Sassen. 2011. Chapter 10: Remote Sensing, in The Temple of Tausret. Ed. R.H. Wilkinson. Tucson: The University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition, pp. 150-159. [PDF Here]

Creasman, P.P. 2010. An Evaluation of Dendrochronology as a Tool for the Interpretation of Historical Shipwrecks, in ACUA Underwater Archaeology Proceedings from the Society for Historical Archaeology’s Annual Meeting 2010. Eds. C.E. Horrell and M. Damour. Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology, pp. 250-254. [PDF here]

Creasman, P.P. 2008. Ship Timber: Forests and Ships in the Iberian Peninsula during the Age of Discovery, in Edge of Empire: Proceedings of the Symposium held at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Eds. F. Castro and K. Custer: 235-248. [PDF here]


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