Robert Drennan

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Robert D. Drennan is an archaeologist who specializes in the development of sociopolitical complexity for prehistoric societies. He has carried out fieldwork in Mexico, Colombia, and China.[1][2]

He received his Ph.D. in 1975 from the University of Michigan and in 2004 was admitted into the United States National Academy of Sciences. He is currently a Distinguished Professor at the Department of Anthropology of the University of Pittsburgh.


  1. ^ 2006 Patterned Variation in Prehistoric Chiefdoms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103:3960–3967. (by Robert D. Drennan and Christian E. Peterson)
  2. ^ Zagorski, N. (2006). "Profile of Robert D. Drennan". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103 (11): 3957–3959. doi:10.1073/pnas.0601263103. PMC 1449627Freely accessible. PMID 16537468.