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Dr. Tanya M. Peres
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Current Research Projects

  • Project Research Faculty for the MTSU field project (2005-2010) at Castalian Springs Mound Archaeological Project (daily journal from the field)
  • Middle Cumberland Mississippian Subsistence Practices
  • Olmec Subsistence at Tres Zapotes, Veracruz, Mexico
  • 19th Century Upland South Foodways
  • 19th Century Upland South Local Brick Manufacturing
  • Archaeological Correlates of Food Processing Techniques
  • Mound House, Ft. Myers Bch, Florida


Zooarchaeology at MTSU

Laboratory Facilities

Bone Images


Past Zooarchaeology Research Projects

Aucilla River Prehistory Project
    Synopsis of my MA Thesis Work




Corbett Torrence (left) and Dr. Peres (right) excavating bulk samples from a Calusa shell mound on Dog Key, Ft. Myers, Florida (2004).





Dr. Peres analyzing faunal remains at the Univ. of Kentucky,
May 2005.

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Dr. Tanya M. Peres
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
MTSU Box 10
Murfreesboro, TN 37132