Linda Neff is an accomplished anthropologist and archaeologist known for her extensive
research and fieldwork contributions. With a strong academic foundation, including
a BS in Biological Anthropology and Geomorphology from University of New Mexico where
she studied with Dr. Erik Trinkhaus, and an MA in Anthropology from Northern Arizona
University, she has conducted extensive research, primarily in the American Southwest
and Mesoamerica. Linda's academic influence extends through publications and professional
presentations such as her recent work on Yavapai Settlement Patterns in the Verde
Valley and Prehistoric and Protohistoric Settlement at Turkey Tanks near present-day
Flagstaff, Arizona. She has led several seasons of fieldschools in the American Southwest
and directed the Belize Farming Past and Present fieldschool with Foothill College.
Linda Neff continues to illuminate the human story while fostering a deeper understanding
of our cultural heritage through her research and educational initiatives. She is
currently a doctoral candidate at Arizona State University.
Research Interests: Cultural Resource Management, Archaeological Education, Applied Anthropology/Archaeology,