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Ashley Lemke

  • Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Education

    • 2016 PhD in Anthropology
      University Michigan Ann Arbor, 2016
    • 2010 MA in Anthropology
      University Michigan Ann Arbor, 2010
    • 2008 BA in Anthropology
      The University of Texas at Austin, 2008

Appointments

    • 2017 to Present Visiting Assistant Professor
      University of Michigan
      Research affiliation
    • 2016 to 2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow
      University of Michigan

Memberships

    • 2017 to Present Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology
      Director
    • 2015 to Present Society for Historical Archaeology
    • 2008 to Present Society for American Archaeology

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2019 Dean’s Accolade Endowment Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr  2019 Outstanding Teaching Award for Tenure-Track Faculty sponsored by College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2018 Gender and Minority Affairs Committee Diversity Field School Award sponsored by Society for Historical Archaeology
    • Dec  2017 Louise Williams Distinguished Dissertation Award sponsored by Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan
    • Dec  2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award sponsored by Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan
    • Dec  2013 Milford H. Wolpoff Graduate Student Publication Award sponsored by Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan
    • Dec  2010 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award sponsored by Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan
    • Dec  2009 Department of Anthropology Service Award sponsored by Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan

Publications

      Book Chapter 2019
      • The End of an Era? Early Holocene Paleoindian Caribou Hunting in a Great Lakes Glacial Refugium
        [Lemke, Ashley, O'Shea, John, Suárez , R., Ardelean , C.]. 156-171 [.] "Utah University Press".

      Book 2018
      • Foraging in the Past: Archaeological Studies of Hunter-Gatherer Diversity
        [Lemke, Ashley]. "University Press of Colorado ".

      Book Chapter 2018
      • Hunter-Gatherers and Archaeology
        [Lemke, Ashley, Lemke, Ashley]. 3-18 [.] "University Press of Colorado ".
      2018
      • Underwater Archaeology and Archaeo-Ethnology of Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers: Examining the role of ethnography in prehistoric forager research beneath the North American Great Lakes
        [Lemke, Ashley, Lemke, Ashley]. 49-75 [.] "University Press of Colorado ".

      Book Chapter Accepted
      • The End of an Era? Early Holocene Paleoindian Caribou Hunting in a Great Lakes Glacial Refugium
        [Lemke, Ashley, Suárez, R., Ardelean, C.F. ]. 156-171 [.] "Utah University Press".
      Accepted
      • Hunter-Gatherers and Archaeology
        [Lemke, Ashley, Lemke, A.K.]. "University Press of Colorado".
      Accepted
      • The End of an Era? Early Holocene Paleoindian Caribou Hunting in a Great Lakes Glacial Refugium
        [Lemke, Ashley, O'Shea, J.M., Suarez, R., Ardelean, C.F.]. "Utah University Press".
      Accepted
      • Underwater Archaeology and Archaeo-Ethnology of Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers: Examining the role of ethnography in prehistoric forager research beneath the North American Great Lakes
        [Lemke, Ashley, Lemke, A.]. "University Press of Colorado".

      Book Accepted
      • Foraging in the Past: Archaeological Studies of Hunter-Gatherer Diversity
        [Lemke, Ashley]. "University Press of Colorado ".

      Journal Article 2017
      • "The Seasonality of Prehistoric Caribou Hunting in Northeastern North America"
        [Lemke, Ashley, O'Shea, J.M.]. 3(4), 374-382 [.]

      Journal Article 2016
      • "Specialized Bone Working in the Bronze Age? The Organization of Production at Pecica-Şanţul Mare, Romania"
        [Nicodemus, A., Lemke, Ashley]. 3(2), 130-120 [.]

      Book 2015
      • Caribou Hunting in the Upper Great Lakes: Archaeological, Ethnographic, and Paleoenvironmental Perspectives
        [Sonnenburg, E., Lemke, Ashley, O'Shea, J. ].

      Book Chapter 2015
      • Comparing Global Ungulate Hunting Strategies and Structures
        [Lemke, Ashley, Sonnenburg, E., Lemke, A.K., O'Shea, J.]. 57, 73-79 [.]
      2015
      • Hunters and Hunting on the Alpena-Amberley Ridge during the Late Paleoindian and Early Archaic Periods
        [Lemke, Ashley, Sonnenburg, E., Lemke, A.K., O'Shea, J.]. 57, 169-176 [.]
      2015
      • Lithic Artifacts from Submerged Archaeological Sites on the Alpena- Amberley Ridge
        [Lemke, Ashley, Sonnenburg, E., Lemke, A.K., O'Shea, J.]. 57, 139-146 [.]

      Journal Article 2015
      • "Early Art in North America: Clovis and Later Paleoindian Incised Artifacts from the Gault Site, Texas"
        [Lemke, Ashley, Wernecke, D.C., Collins, M.B.]. 80(1), 113-133 [.]
      2015
      • "Great Lakes Rangifer and Paleoindians: Archaeological and Paleontological Caribou Remains from Michigan"
        [Lemke, Ashley]. 1(3), 276-283 [.]

      Journal Article 2014
      • "A 9,000- year-old Caribou Hunting Structure beneath Lake Huron"
        [O'Shea, J.M., Lemke, Ashley, Sonnenburg, E., Reynolds, R.G., Abbot, B.]. 111(19), 6911-6915 [.]
      2014
      • "Using Agent-based Modeling and Cultural Algorithms to Predict the Location of Submerged Ancient Occupational Sites"
        [Reynolds, R.G., Salaymeh, A., O'Shea, J., Lemke, Ashley]. 1(1), 12-14 [.]

      Book Chapter 2013
      • Approaches to the Archaeological Investigation of Submerged Landscapes: Research on the Alpena-Amberley Ridge, Lake Huron
        [O'Shea, J., Lemke, Ashley, Reynolds, R.G., Sonnenburg, E., Meadows, G., Lang, M., Sayer, M.]. 201-205 [.]

      Journal Article 2013
      • "Cutmark Systematics: Analyzing Morphometrics and Spatial Patterning at Palangana"
        [Lemke, Ashley]. 32(1), 16-27 [.]
      2013
      • "Early Paleoindian Big Game Hunting: Provisioning or Politics?"
        [Speth, J.D., Newlander, K., White, A.A., Lemke, Ashley, Anderson, L.E.]. 85, 111-139 [.]
      2013
      • "Nobody Knows the Way of the Caribou": Rangifer Hunting at 45° North Latitude
        [O'Shea, J.M., Lemke, Ashley, Reynolds, R.]. 297, 36-44 [.]

      Journal Article 2008
      • "Preliminary Analysis of Turtle Material from the Gault Site, Texas"
        [Lemke, Ashley, Timperley, C.]. 25, 115-188 [.]

Presentations

    •  2019
      Lemke, Ashley, "Anthropology Underwater: Lessons from Investigating 9,000-year-old submerged sites in the Great Lakes", Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Lemke, Ashley, "Prehistoric Archaeology Underwater", Arlington, TX. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Lemke, Ashley, "Submerged Precontact Archaeology in North America", Washington, D.C.. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Lemke, Ashley, "“Missing” Cemeteries: Historic Maps and Endangered Mortuary Customs in Texas. ", Austin, TX. ( , 2019).
    •  2018
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), "Anthropology Underwater: Landscape Archaeology above and below water in the Great Lakes", Washington D.C. . ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Way, Phylicia , Anderson, Jennifer, Lassen, Robert , Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), "Archaeology at Way Ranch: A Multicomponent Site in Central Texas", San Antonio, TX. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Lemke, Ashley (Discussant), "How can the United States better help protect and preserve culture around the world? ", Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee, Washington D.C.. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      O'Shea, John, Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), "Microregional Archaeology Underwater and New Techniques for Discovering Submerged Prehistoric Sites". ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Lemke, Ashley (Discussant), "Underwater Archaeology Skills, Training, and Opportunities in U.S. Colleges", New Orleans, LA. ( , 2018).
    •  2017
      Buck, L., Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), "Archaeological Field School at Way Ranch", Grapevine, TX. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Lemke, Ashley (Author), Lassen, R., Barrett, J., Bethell, T., Griffin, G., Ramsey, J., "Archaeology at Way Ranch: Historic to Paleoindian Occupations in San Marcos, TX,", Grapevine, TX. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Lemke, Ashley (Leader), "Archaeology of Submerged Landscapes: New Directions for Underwater Research", Fort Worth, TX. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), O'Shea, J.M., "Cooperation or Competition?The Underwater Archaeology of Communal Hunting Structures", Vancouver, BC. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Sonnenburg, L., Boyce, J., Lemke, Ashley (Author), O'Shea, J., "From Bathtubs to Big Lakes: Remote Sensing in Underwater Archaeology in the Great Lakes Region", Ottawa, Canada. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Lemke, Ashley (Author), O'Shea, J.M., "The Next 50 Years of Archaeology Underwater", Fort Worth, TX. ( , 2017).
    •  2016
      Lemke, Ashley (Presenter), "Anthropology Underwater: Hunter-Gatherers and Hunting Architecture in the Great Lakes", Texas A & M University. ( , 2016).
    •  2016
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), O'Shea, J.M., "Diving into Environmental Change: Underwater Archaeology of a Holocene Refugium in the Great Lakes", Orlando, FL. ( , 2016).
    •  2016
      Lemke, Ashley (Discussant), "Issues in Submerged Prehistoric Archeology in the Americas", Orlando, FL. ( , 2016).
    •  2016
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), O'Shea, J.M., "Seasons of Change: An Investigation of Paleoindian Mobility and Interaction on a Submerged Landscape", Langhorn, PA. ( , 2016).
    •  2015
      Lemke, Ashley (Chair), "Foraging Spectra: Hunter-Gatherer Diversity in Prehistory", San Francisco, CA. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), "Hunter-Gatherers and Prehistory", San Francisco, CA. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      O'Shea, J.M., Lemke, Ashley (Author), Sonnenburg, E., "Microregional Approaches to Underwater Landscapes and Submerged Archaeological Sites", San Francisco, CA. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), O'Shea, J.M., "Prehistoric Archaeology Underwater: Lessons from Hunting Caribou Hunters beneath Lake Huron", Seattle, WA. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Sonnenburg, E., O'Shea, J.M., Lemke, Ashley (Author), "Where the Hunters Hunted: Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of the Submerged Archaeological Landscapes of the Alpena-Amberley Ridge, Lake Huron", San Francisco, CA. ( , 2015).
    •  2014
      Sonnenburg, E., O'Shea, J.M., Lemke, Ashley (Author), Reynolds, R.G., "A Nested Search Strategy for Locating Submerged Late Paleoindian-Early Archaic Caribou Hunting Structures on the Alpena-Amberley Ridge in Lake Huron", London, Ontario. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), "Converging Lines of Evidence: Clovis diet at the Gault site", Austin, TX. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Nicodemus, A. (Author & Presenter), Lemke, Ashley, "From the Bronze to Iron Age: Diachronic faunal investigations at Pecica Şanţul Mare, Romania", Austin, TX. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), O'Shea, J.M., Sonnenburg, E., "Hunters and Hunting on the Alpena-Amberley Ridge: Underwater Archaeology in Lake Huron", Champaign, IL. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Wernecke, C., Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), "Incised Stones from the Area 15 Excavation: The Gault Site, Central Texas", Austin, TX. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Sonnenburg, E., O'Shea, J.M., Lemke, Ashley (Author), "Landscapes of Submerged Caribou Hunting Structure on the Alpena-Amberley Ridge, Lake Huron, USA", Vancouver, BC, Canada. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Nicodemus, A. (Author), Lemke, Ashley, "Specialized Bone Working the Bronze Age? The organization of production at Pecica Şanțul Mare, Romania", San Rafael, Argentina. ( , 2014).
    •  2013
      Lemke, Ashley, O'Shea, J.M., Sonnenburg, E., "Late Paleoindian and Early Archaic Caribou Hunters underneath Lake Huron", Santa Fe, NM. ( , 2013).
    •  2012
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), "Archaeology of Meat Sharing", Memphis, TN. ( , 2012).
    •  2011
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), Newlander, K., White, A.A., Anderson, L.E., "Paleoindian Big Game Hunting: Provisioning or Politics", Sacramento, CA. ( , 2011).
    •  2010
      Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), Wells, B., Halligan, J., Halteman, J., "Modeling Submerged Landscapes: Predicting human habitation and archaeological recovery in the Gulf of Mexico", St. Louis, MO. ( , 2010).
    •  2009
      Hemmings, C.A., Lemke, Ashley (Author & Presenter), Adovasio, J.M., Halligan, J., "Not fit for man nor beast: The inundated continental shelf and the modern coastal distribution of Paleoindian and proboscidean remains in North America", Atlanta, GA. ( , 2009).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • June 2018 to Aug 2019 Underwater Archaeology: Evidence for Prehistoric Peoples on the Atlantic Continental Shelf sponsored by  - $10000
      Ashley Lemke (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • Jan 2018
      Jeremy Dubhros,
    • Jan 2018
      Jessica Smith,
    • Jan 2018
      Theodore Schiotz,
    • 2017
      Jeremy Dubhros,

Courses

      • ANTH 4398-001 FIELD SCHOOL
        (Topic: Sum Field Sch in Archaeolog | Course Id: 107028)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ANTH 2339-001 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106964)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4358-001 TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Topic: Archaeology in Practice | Course Id: 107023)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 3354-001 ANTHROPOLOGY OF HUNTING
        (Course Id: 112838)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 2339-001 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106964)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4398-001 FIELD SCHOOL
        (Topic: Sum Field Sch in Archaeolog | Course Id: 107028)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4191-007 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 107005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ANTH 2339-001 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106964)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4358-001 TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Topic: Stone Tools | Course Id: 107023)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 2339-001 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106964)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4358-001 TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Topic: UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY | Course Id: 107023)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4398-001 FIELD SCHOOL
        (Topic: Archaeology Field School-PRA | Course Id: 107028)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4191-014 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 107005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ANTH 2339-001 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106964)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4322-001 PROBLEMS IN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Topic: Anthropology of Hunting | Course Id: 107013)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 2339-001 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106964)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus

Service to the University

    • 2019 to  Present Attendee, Meeting
      Data Driven Discovery Symposium
    • 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Edward M. Kennedy Endowed Scholarship Selection Committee
    • 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Research Committee
    • 2018 to  Present
      Submission of ANTH 2339 for the Core Curriculum
    • 2018 to  Present Committee Chair
      Workload Committee
    • 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Anthropology Selection Committee for the Termini Scholarship
    • 2016 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      Anthropology Club
    • 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      Anthropology Curriculum Committee
    • 2017 to  2018 Program Organizer
      Ben and Trudy Termini Distinguished Anthropologist Lecture Series
    • Nov 2018 to  Nov 2018 Program Organizer
      Special Guest Speaker, Dr. Faith Nibbs
    • Aug 2018 to  Aug 2018 Participant
      COLA Welcome Event
    • Oct 2017 to  Oct 2017 Guest Speaker
      UTA Science Constituency Council
    • Aug 2017 to  Aug 2017 Participant
      COLA Welcome Event
    • Feb 2017 to  Feb 2017 Guest Speaker
      ANTH 3346: Anthropology of Tourism
    • Nov 2016 to  Nov 2016 Guest Speaker
      Anthropology Club

Service to the Profession

    • 2019 to  Present
      Officer, Vice Chair
      Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology
    • 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Book
      American Anthropologist
    • 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Geographical Review
    • 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Book
      American Antiquity
    • 2017 to  Present
      Board of Directors
      Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology
    • 2017 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Journal of Texas Archaeology and History
    • 2017 to  2019
      Officer, Secretary
      Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology
    • 2017 to  2018
      Task Force Member
      Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology Mentoring Program
    • Jan 2018 to  Jan 2018
      Discussant
      “Underwater Archaeology, Skills, Training, and Opportunities in U.S. Colleges,” Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Meeting
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2017
      Program Organizer
      Roundtable Lunch Host, Society for Historical Archaeology Meeting
    • 2015 to  2016
      Editorial Assistant
      Journal of Anthropological Archaeology
    • Apr 2016 to  Apr 2016
      “Issues in Submerged Prehistoric Archaeology in the Americas,” Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting
      Discussant

Service to the Community

    • Past to  Sept 2018
      Guest Blog Post Author
      "The Challenges and Rewards of Underwater Research," University Press of Colorado Blog
      https://upcolorado.com/about-us/blog/item/3536-the-challenges-and-rewards-of-underwater-research
    • 2017 to  2017
      Consultant
      Madeline Fowler, 5th Grade Science Fair Project
    • Mar 2017 to  Mar 2017
      Guest Speaker
      Tarrant County Archaeological Society
    • 2016 to  2016
      Program Coordinator
      Facilitated donation of artifacts from Mr. Lee Thomas