Department of Anthropology

Edward Weil

Office: 5015 Science Hall East
Phone: 973-720-3912
Office Hours: Tuesdays: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Thursdays: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Position: Professor

Area Specialization
North American Archaeology; American Indian Studies; Cultural Resource Management/Historic Preservation; Archaeological Method and Theory


Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo

M.A. State University of New York at Buffalo

B.A. Queens College, City University of New York


ANTH 1300 Origins and Diversity of Humankind

ANTH 2100 Digging the Past: Introduction to Archaeology

ANTH 2350 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Cultural Evolution in Global Perspective

ANTH 3450 Cultural Resources and Civic Engagement

LBST 4800  Senior Capstone Seminar in Liberal Studies



Berman, Anne and Edward B. Weil (1992). Wilderness References in Urban Landscapes.  Wilderness Tapestry: An Eclectic Approach to Preservation,  S.I. Zeveloff, L.M. Vauss and W.H. McVaugh, editors. pp. 172-182. University of Nevada Press.

Michael E. Macko and Edward B. Weil (1991). Specialized Food Production at the Elliot Ranch Site, CA-Ker-1437. Archives of California Prehistory Vol. 33, pp. 79-94. 

Michael E. Macko and Edward B. Weil (1989).  Ora-614, SBr-3690 and SBr-4032: A Reassessment of the Encinitas Tradi­tion in the Chino Hills. Pacific Coast Archaeolo­gical Society Quar­terly, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 1-21. Co-au­thored with Michael E. Macko. 

Michael E. Macko and Edward B. Weil (1988). Cultural and Paleontological Resources.  Environmental Impact Statement: Superconducting Super Collider, Volume IV, Appendix 15. U.S. Department of Energy. Washington, D.C.

Martin Tambunga, Diann L. Taylor, Edward B. Weil, Thomas T. Taylor, and Delbert Alcorn (1987). Investigations Regarding Aboriginal Stone Mound Features in the Mojave Desert: Excavations at CA-SBr-221 and CA-SBr-3186, San Bernardino County, California. Archives of Calfiornia Archaeology, 10

Dorn, R.I., D.B. Bamforth, T.A. Cahill, J.C. Dohrenwend, B.D. Turrin, D.J. Donahue, A.J.T. Jull, A. Long, M.E. Macko, E.B. Weil,  D.S Whitley, T.H. Zabel (1986). Cation-Ratio and Accelerator Radiocarbon Dating of Rock Varnish on Archaeological Artifacts and Landforms in the Mojave Desert, Eastern California. Science 231:830-833.

Cultural Resource Management Reports

Author or co-author of numerous cultural resource management technical and consultant reports for federal, and New York and California state and municipal agencies, and corporations.  (partial listing at: