barnold@uwm.edu

(414) 229-4583

Availability:
Fall, Spring, Summer

Website address: https://uwm.edu/anthropology/people/arnold-bettina/

Education:
1991 Ph.D. Harvard University (Anthropology)
1986 M.A. Harvard University (Anthropology)
1983 B.A., magna cum laude,Yale University (Archaeology)

Honors and awards:
UWM Graduate School FRACAS Subvention Grant 2015
UWM Distinguished Service Award 2013
Adjunct Curator, Milwaukee Public Museum (2010-present)
UWM Employee Development Excellence Award December 2003
National Geographic Society Research Award 2002
UWM Graduate School Research Award 2000
National Geographic Society Research Award 2000
National Geographic Society Research Award 1999
UWM Graduate School Research Committee Award 1998-1999
Fellow, UWM Center for Twentieth Century Studies 1998-1999
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Grant June-Sept 1995
National Graduate Fellows Program (NGFP)/Jacob Javits Fellowship 1986-1989

Past positions:
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2000-2009)
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1996 – 2000)
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota (September 1992 – 1996)
Lecturer, Minneapolis Community College (Winter/Spring Quarter 1993; Spring Quarter 1991)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Moorhead State University (September 1991 – July 1992)

Areas of specialization:
European prehistory with an emphasis on the pre-Roman Iron Age. Research topics: the archaeological interpretation and analysis of complex societies, particularly as reflected in mortuary contexts; material culture as a symbolic system and a means of communicating social relationships; the role of alcohol and its consumption in establishing and maintaining social systems in prehistoric and historic societies; the archaeological interpretation of prehistoric gender configurations; and the socio-political history of archaeology, particularly its role in identity construction in 19th/20th century nationalist and ethnic movements in Europe and the US.

Fieldwork:
Co-Director of excavations at Tumulus 18 of the Hohmichele/Speckhau mound group. In cooperation with the Landesdenkmalamt Baden-Württemberg, Außenstelle Tübingen (May-August 2002)
Co-Director of excavations at Tumulus 17 of the Hohmichele/Speckhau mound group. In cooperation with the Landesdenkmalamt Baden-Württemberg, Außenstelle Tübingen (June-August 2000)
Co-Director of excavations at Tumulus 17 of the Hohmichele/Speckhau mound group. In cooperation with the Landesdenkmalamt Baden-Württemberg, Außenstelle Tübingen (June – August 1999)
Preliminary site survey in the Hohmichele/Speckhau mound group, Altheim-Heiligkreuztal, Baden-Württemberg (Germany). Early Iron Age tumulus cemetery. In cooperation with the Landesdenkmalamt Baden-Württemberg, Außenstelle Tübingen (June 20-July 30 1997)

Main publications:

Wiktorowicz, C., B. Arnold, J.E. Wiktorowicz, M.L. Murray, & A. Kurosky (2017) Hemorrhagic fever virus and human tissues in Iron Age mortuary vessels. Journal of Archaeological Science 78: 29-39. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1U7UZ15SlTZQ7U
Arnold, B. (2016) Paramount elites and gender studies in Iron Age Europe. In D. Krausse, M. Fernández-Götz, L. Hansen and I. Kretschmer, The Heuneburg and the Early Iron Age Princely Seats: First Towns North of the Alps, pp. 169-174. Budapest: Archaeolingua.
Arnold, B. & M.L. Murray (2016) Two Hallstatt burial mounds in the Hohmichele group in the ‘Speckhau’. In D. Krausse, M. Fernández-Götz, L. Hansen and I. Kretschmer, The Heuneburg and the Early Iron Age Princely Seats: First Towns North of the Alps, pp. 121-127. Budapest: Archaeolingua.
Arnold, B. & H. Stadler (2016) Das Geheimnis von Sammlung 213: Milwaukee, USA. Der Hobbyarchäologe William Frankfurth in den Alpen. With Harald Stadler. In Florian Müller (ed.) Graben, Entdecken, Sammeln:Laienforscher in der Geschichte der Archäologie Österreichs, pp. 259-276. Wien-Berlin-Münster: LIT-Verlag.
Arnold, B. (2016) Belts vs. blades: the binary bind in Iron Age southwest German mortuary contexts. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 23(3): 832-853. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10816-016-9289-8.
Arnold, B., & Murray, M. L. (2015). Zwei hallstattzeitliche Grabhügel der Hohmichele-Gruppe im „Speckhau“. Krausse, D., Kretschmer, I., Hansen, L., & Fernández-Götz, M. (Eds.). Die Heuneburg: Ein Keltischer Fürstensitz an der oberen Donau, 114-117. Stuttgart: Konrad Theiss Verlag.
Garstki, K., Arnold, B., & Murray, M. L. (2015). Reconstituting community: 3D visualization and early Iron Age social organization in the Heuneburg mortuary landscape. Journal of Archaeological Scienc 54: 23-30.
Arnold, B. (2015). Archaeology and politics in the 21st century: still Faustian, but not much of a bargain. Paradigm Found: Archaeological Theory, Past, Present and Future. Essays in Honor of Evžen Neustupný, 178-185. Oxford: Oxbow.
Arnold, B., & Jeske, R. J. (2014). The Archaeology of Death: Mortuary Archaeology in the United States and Europe 1990–2013. Annual Reviews of Anthropology, 43, 325-346.
Arnold, B. (2014). Life after life: bioarchaeology and postmortem agency. Crandall, J., & Martin, D. (Eds.). Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 24(3: 523-529.
Arnold, B. & Hagmann, S. (2014) Pins and rings as head ornaments in early Iron Age southwest Germany. Encyclopedia of Dress and Fashion. New York: Berg.
Arnold, B. (2014) Erasure of the Past. Silverman, H.I. & Kynourgiopoulou, V. (Eds.) World Heritage volume, Encylopedia of Global Archaeology. Pp. 2441-2448. New York: Springer.
Arnold, B. (2013). The lake dwelling diaspora and natural history museums: identity, collecting and ethics. Menotti, F., & O’Sullivan, A. (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology, 865-881. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Arnold, B. (2012). The Vix Princess redux: a retrospective on European Iron Age gender and mortuary studies. Prados Torreira, L. (Ed.). La Arqueología funeraria desde una perspectiva de género, 215-232. UA Ediciones.
Arnold, B. (2011). The illusion of power, the power of illusion: ideology and the concretization of social difference in early Iron Age Europe. Bernbeck, R., & McGuire, R. (Eds.). Ideologies in Archaeology, 151-174. University of Arizona Press.
Counts, D. B., & Arnold, B., eds. (2010). The Master of Animals in Old World Iconography. Budapest: Archaeolingua.