Don D. Fowler

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Don D. Fowler is an anthropologist and archaeologist in the southwestern United States. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh.[1] As a student Fowler worked on the Glen Canyon Project, surveying the canyon for archaeological data before the Glen Canyon Dam was finished being built.[2] The Sundance Archaeological Research Fund is just one of the archaeological projects he has directed in the Great Basin. From 1985 to 1987 Fowler was the president of the Society for American Archaeology and from 1988 to 1991 he held a Foundation Professorship from the University of Nevada, Reno.[1] He is now the Mamie Kleberg Professor of Historic Preservation and Anthropology, Emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno.[3] and sits on the advisory board of The Center for Desert Archaeology.[1]


Selected bibliography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Don D. Fowler Bio". Center for Desert Archaeology. 2011-06-29. 
  2. ^ Fowler, Don D. The Glen Canyon Country: A Personal Memoir (2011) 978-1-60781-134-3
  3. ^ "UNR anthropology faculty". University of Nevada, Reno. 
  4. ^ "SAA Lifetime Achievement Award". Society for American Archaeology. 
  5. ^ "UNR Outstanding Researchers". University of Nevada.