Mark P. Leone

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Mark Paul Leone[1] (born 1940) is an American archaeologist and professor of anthropology at the University of Maryland, College Park


Leone earned a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1963 at Tufts University. He received a master of arts in 1966 and a doctorate of philosophy in 1968, both from the University of Arizona, in anthropology.[citation needed]

Academic career[edit]

He was an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Princeton University from 1968 to 1975 before moving to the University of Maryland as an associate professor from 1976 to 1990. He became a full professor in 1990. He has been the director of the University of Maryland Field School in Urban Historical Archaeology since 1982. Leone's research areas include North American archaeology, historical archaeology and outdoor history museums.[2] In 1976, Leone began teaching at the University of Maryland, where he became the chair of the Department of Anthropology between 1993 and 2003 and chair of the University Senate in 2000 - 2001. Leone began an “Archaeology in Annapolis” project in 1981.[3]

In 2016, Leone was conferred the J. C. Harrington Award.[4]



  1. ^ "Roots of modern Mormonism / Mark P. Leone [i.e Mark Paul Leone]". Copyright Catalog (1978 to present). United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  2. ^ “Dr. Mark P. Leone” Archived 2004-01-13 at the Wayback Machine., Department of Anthropology People, Retrieved on 2009-11-20.
  3. ^ “Mark P. Leone” Archived 2009-08-16 at the Wayback Machine., “Center for Heritage Resource Studies”, Retrieved on 2009-11-20.
  4. ^ "Awards and Prizes". Society for Historical Archaeology. Retrieved September 30, 2016. 

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