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EDUCATION

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, 2011
M.A. Anthropology, University of Florida, 2008
M.S. Industrial Archaeology, Michigan Tech, 2005
B.A., Anthropology, magna cum laude, University of Arkansas, 2004

WORK EXPERIENCE

2016-Present, Visiting Lecturer of Anthropology, University of Central Florida
2014-Present, Principal Investigator, Digital Heritage Interactive LLC
2015-2016, Geospatial Services Group Leader, SEARCH Inc
2011-2015, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Monmouth University
2008, Fixed-Term Instructor, University of Otago, Department of Anthropology
2007-2010, Adjunct Instructor, University of Florida, Honors Department
2006-2011, Adjunct Instructor, University of Florida, Department of Anthropology

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Historical archaeology; public history; digital humanities, landscape; memory; racial violence; geospatial analysis; digital heritage; spatial humanities; American Southeast; Caribbean

HONORS & AWARDS

Charles H. Fairbanks Archaeology Award, 2011
Elizabeth Eddy Applied Anthropology Award, 2011
Eleanor Roosevelt Global Citizenship Award, 2010
Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory Scholar, 2010
Phi Beta Kappa, 2004

BOOKS

González-Tennant, Edward. In Press (September 2017). The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence. University Press of Florida.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

González-Tennant, Edward. 2016. Recent Directions and Future Developments in Geographic Information Systems for Historical Archaeology. Historical Archaeology 50(4):24-49.

González-Tennant, Edward and Diana González-Tennant. 2016. The Practice and Theory of New Heritage for Historical Archaeology. Historical Archaeology: Special Themed Volume on Landscape 50(1):186-203.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2014. The “Color” of Heritage: Decolonizing Collaborative Archaeology in the Caribbean. Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage. 3(1):26-50.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2013. New Heritage and Dark Tourism: A Mixed Methods Approach to Social Justice in Rosewood, Florida. Heritage and Society 6(1):62-88.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2012. Intersectional Violence, New Media, and the 1923 Rosewood Pogrom. Fire: The Multimedia Journal of Black Studies 1(2):64-110.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2011. Creating a Diasporic Archaeology of Chinese Migration: Tentative Steps across Four Continents. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 15(3):509-532.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2009. Using Geodatabases to Generate “Living Documents” for Archaeology: A Case Study from the Otago Goldfields, New Zealand. Historical Archaeology 43(3):20-37.

Tennant, Edward W. 2007. A Sample Geodatabase Structure for Managing Archaeological Data and Resources with ArcGIS. Technical Briefs in Historical Archaeology 2:12-23.

Tennant, Edward W. and Peter Bristow. 2004. Mapping Nenthorn: Taking Advantage of Emerging GPS and GIS Technologies. Archaeology in New Zealand, 47(3), 203-214.

BOOK CHAPTERS

González-Tennant, Edward, and Diana González-Tennant. In Press. Caribbean Heritage in 4D: New Heritage and Historical Archaeology in Nevis, West Indies. Historical Archaeologies in the Caribbean: On and Beyond the Plantation, edited by Todd M. Ahlman. University of Alabama Press.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2017. Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Technologies for an Engaged Anthropological Pedagogy. In Deep Stories: Practicing, Teaching, and Learning Anthropology with Digital Storytelling, edited by Aaron Thornburg and Mariela Nunez-Janes, pp. xx-xx. De Gruyter Open.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2016. Hate Sits in Places: Folk Knowledge and the Power of Place in Rosewood, Florida. In Excavating Memory: Material Culture Approaches to Sites of Remembering and Forgetting edited by Maria T. Starzmann and John R. Roby, pp. 218-241. University Press of Florida.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2015. Resurrecting Rosewood: New Heritage as Applied Visual Anthropology. In Participatory Visual and Digital Research in Action, edited by Aline Gubrium, Krista Harper, Marty Otanez, and Phillip Vannini, pp. 163-177. AltaMira Press.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2011. Generating ‘Living Documents’ with GPS & GIS for Archaeology: A Case Study from the Otago Goldfields, New Zealand. In Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: Revealing Landscapes edited by Christopher C. Fennell, pp. 116-133. Society for Historical Archaeology Press. [Reprint of 2009 Historical Archaeology article]

González-Tennant, Edward. 2007. オタゴ に 置ける 中国人 の歴史 (Otago ni okeru chuugokujin no rekishi – The History of the Chinese in Otago). In Comparative Research on Otago and Tsugaru: History, Literature and Music (In Japanese) edited by Dr. Nanyan Guo, pp. 157-172. Hirosaki University Press.

NON-REFEREED ARTICLES

González-Tennant, Edward. 2016.  Archaeological Walking Simulators. SAA Archaeological Record 15(4):23-28.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2013. The Undead Liven Up the Classroom. ArcUser Magazine Summer 2013:64-66.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2010. Community Centered Praxis in Conflict Archaeology: Creating an Archaeology of Redress with the 1923 Race Riot in Rosewood, Florida. SAA Archaeological Record 10(4):46-49.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2010. Census Data and Property Records: An Alternative Archaeology of Rosewood. Anthropology News 51(5):26.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2010. Virtual Archaeology and Digital Storytelling: A Report from Rosewood, Florida. African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter, September:1-27.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2009. Modern Slavery and Student Activism. Anthropology News 50(7):60-61.

Davidson, James M. and Edward González-Tennant. 2008. A Potential Archaeology of Rosewood, Florida: The Process of Remembering a Community and a Tragedy. SAA Archaeological Record 8(1):13-16.

BOOK REVIEWS

González-Tennant, Edward. 2016. Review of The Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism, Douglas E. Ross, author. Historical Archaeology 50(4):xxx-xxx.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2013. Review of The Archaeology of Antislavery Resistance, Terrance M. Weik, author. Historical Archaeology 47(2):189-190.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2011. Review of Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information, Linda L. Hill, author. The Information Society 27(5):348-349.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2010. Review of Sàngó in Africa and the African Diaspora, Joel E. Tishken, Tóyìn Fálolá, and Akíntúndé Akínyemí, editors. Historical Archaeology44(4):178-179.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2009. Review of Caribbean Rum: A Social and Economic History, Frederik H. Smith, author. Southeastern Archaeology 28(2):278-280.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2009. Review of Beyond Chinatown: New Chinese Migration and the Global Expansion of China, Mette Thuno, editor. Journal of Chinese Overseas 5(1):223-225.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2009. Review of Surface Collection: Archaeological Travels in Southeast Asia, Dennis Byrne, author. Historical Archaeology 43(2):152-153.

PUBLIC TALKS

The Future of the Past: How Virtual Technologies are Changing Archaeology. Time Sifters Archaeology Society, Sarasota, Florida. October 21, 2015.

Digital Archaeology and Difficult Heritage: New Research in Rosewood, Florida. St. Augustine Archaeological Association, St. Augustine, Florida. October 6, 2015.

Racial Violence, Social Memory, and Historical Archaeology in Rosewood, Florida. Western Michigan University, Department of Anthropology, February 25, 2015.

Virtual Archaeology and Difficult Heritage: Digital Reconstructions of Rosewood, Florida. Cedar Key Public Library, Levy County, Florida. March 22, 2014.

Digital Archaeology and Dark Tourism: A Mixed Methods Approach to Social Justice in Rosewood, Florida. Montclair State University, New Jersey, February 6, 2014.

Violence, Memory, and New Heritage: Social Justice in Rosewood, Florida. University of South Florida – St. Petersburg, November 7, 2013.

Intersectional Violence and the 1923 Rosewood Pogrom: A Mixed Methods Approach to Understanding Historical Disenfranchisement. Columbia University, October 18, 2012.

Reversing the Gaze: Global Capitalism, Intersectional Violence, and Social Inequality in Modern America. Institute for Global Understanding’s Faculty Fellows Symposium, Monmouth University, September 21, 2012.

New Archaeological Perspectives on Violence and Inequality: Engaging the 1923 Rosewood Race Riot in Historical Context. Illinois State Museum, Marvin J and Thomas Leo Likes Memorial Lecture Series, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, June 29, 2011.

Violence, Virtual Archaeology, and Digital Storytelling in Rosewood, Florida. Central Florida Anthropological Society, February Meeting, Orlando, Florida, February 17, 2011.

Rosewood Resurrected: Digitally Exploring an Historic African American Community from North Florida. African American Studies Program Brown Bag Series, University of Florida, February 10, 2011.

The Lawrence Chinese Camp on the World Stage: A Case Study of Otago’s Internationally-Unique Heritage. Annual General Meeting of the Central Otago Chapter of New Zealand Historic Places Trust, Alexandria, New Zealand, September 6, 2008.

SELECTED ABSTRACTS AND PAPERS PRESENTED

Cyberfeminism, Virtual Worlds, and the Feminization of Digital Archaeology.  Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, 2016.

“An American Dilemma”: The Archaeology of Race Riots Past, Present, and Future. Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, DC., 2016.

Anarchy, Archaeology, and Collaborative Heritage. Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, 2015.

One Artifact, Multiple Interpretations: Postcolonial Archaeology and the Analysis of Chinese Coins.Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, 2015.

Discussant – Archaeologies of Removal, session organized by Dr. Terrance Weik. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings, Quebec City, 2014.

Questions, Methods, and Interpretations that Count: Reflections on Collaborative Archaeology in Nevis, West Indies. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings, Quebec City, 2014.

Black and Yellow: Thoughts on Crossing a Different Color Line in the American Southeast. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings, Quebec City, 2014.

Military Sites and Social History: The Fort Charles Archaeological Project in Nevis, West Indies. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings, Quebec City, 2014.

An Archaeology Of Intersectional Violence: The 1923 Rosewood Pogrom In Historical Perspective. American Anthropological Association meetings, Chicago. 2013.

The Archaeology of Racially-Charged Collective Violence. Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Tampa, Florida. 2013

New Heritage and Dark Tourism: A Mixed Methods Approach to Social Justice in Rosewood, Florida. Society for American Archaeology meetings, Honolulu. 2013.

Intersectional Violence and Documentary Archaeology in Rosewood, Florida. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings, Leicester, England. 2013.

Discussant – Modern Technology, Past Culture: Emerging Effects of Information Technologies on Archaeological Practice. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings, Leicester, England, 2013.

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Techniques for an Engaged Anthropological Pedagogy. American Anthropological Association meetings, San Francisco, 2012. First author with Clarence C. Gravlee (University of Florida).

Discussant – Borders and Crossings by Land, Sea, and Air: Geospatial Advances in Anthropological Research. American Anthropological meetings, San Francisco, 2012.

Dark Tourism, Social Justice Education, and Virtual Archaeology. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings, Baltimore, Maryland. 2012.

The ‘Ghost Town’ and the Diaspora: Landscape Anxiety, Community Trauma, and Social Memory in Rosewood, Florida. American Anthropological Association meetings, New Orleans. 2010.

Pirate Philosophy, Counter-Mapping, and Post-Racial Protest. American Anthropological Association meetings, Philadelphia. 2009.

Anarchism, Ethics, and Pedagogy in Engaged Archaeology. Radical Archaeological Theory Symposium, SUNY Binghamton. 2009.

Panel Member – Many Archaeologies for Many Publics: Situating Public Archaeology Then, Now, And in the Future. Society for Historic Archaeology meetings, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2008.

Discussant – Placemaking: New Information Technologies and Community-Based Collaboration in Historical Archaeology. Society for Historic Archaeology meetings, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2008

Imperial Scholarship in Historical Archaeology: What Critical Race Praxis can do for/with Research into the Chinese Diaspora. American Anthropological Association meetings, Washington, D.C. 2007

Is This the 21st Century? What the Ethnoarchaeology of the Nineteenth Century Chinese Diaspora can do for Today’s Hidden Slaves. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings, Colonial Williamsburg. 2007.

SELECTED SITE REPORTS & TECHNICAL MANUALS

González-Tennant, Edward. In Preparation. Fort Charles Archaeological Project: Preliminary Report on 2013-2014 Field Seasons. Report for submission to the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society, Nevis, West Indies.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2013. The Nevisian Heritage Survey Project (NHSP) Year One: Documentation of Saddle Hill Fortifications. Report for the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society, Nevis, West Indies.

González‐Tennant, Edward. 2012. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Cultural Anthropology: A Practical Introduction and Workbook. 90+ page document prepared for the 2012 AAA GIS workshop in San Francisco, California.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2011. The Mission San Luis Geographic Information System (MSL-GIS): An Instructional Guide for Organizing and Analyzing Archaeological Material. Internal document for Mission San Luis State Park, Tallahassee, Florida.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2007. Using the En Bas Saline (EBS) GIS. Internal Document for the Florida Museum of Natural History.

González-Tennant, Edward. 2006. The Fountain of Youth (FOY) GIS: An Instructional Guide for Organizing and Analyzing Archaeological Materials from North America’s First European Settlement. Internal Document for the Florida Museum of Natural History.

POPULAR MEDIA COVERAGE OF RESEARCH

Heyboer, Kelly. Zombies 101? Monmouth University Joins Colleges Offering Courses on the Undead. The Washington Post, November 18, 2013.

Huie, Andre. Overseas Team Doing Archeaological Work at Fort Charles. Radio Interview for Winn FM 98.9, St Kitts, West Indies.

Ngunjiri, Pauline. Archeologist says Saddle Hill can be an International Heritage Site. NewsLink Newspaper, Nevis, June 15, 2012.

Ngunjiri, Pauline. US Students Documenting Saddle Hill Fortifications. NewsLink Newspaper, Nevis, June 01, 2012.

Stewart, Sarah L. Degrees of Excellence. Florida: Magazine of the Gator Nation. February 24, 2011.

Wilson, Jon. Rosewood Reincarnated. St. Petersburg Times, February 13, 2011.

Wilson, Jon. Rosewood: Rising from the Ashes. Forum: Magazine of the Florida Humanities Council, Spring, 2011.

Scohier, Mark. UF Anthropologist Creates Website to Educate, Foster Discussion on Racism. Chiefland Citizen, January 7, 2011.

Manins, Rosie. US Researcher to Talk about Otago Study. Otago Daily Times, August 30, 2008.

WORKSHOPS

Oral History Workshop. Society for Historical Archaeology meetings. 2014 (Quebec City).

Geospatial Analysis for Cultural Anthropology. American Anthropological Association meetings. Offered annually beginning in 2012 (San Francisco), renewed for 2013 (Chicago).

Counter-Mapping Workshop. A 4 hour workshop exploring open source GIS software for community mapping. Offered at Gainesville, Florida’s Civic Media Center in February 2009.

DIGITAL DOCUMENTARIES

Edward González-Tennant. 2010. Remembering Rosewood. Digital documentary created as part of dissertation research. <http://vimeo.com/9648821>

FUNDING, SCHOLARSHIPS, & GRANTS

Grant-in-Aid for Creativity, Monmouth University, US$1,000, 2013.
Monmouth University Professional Travel Grants, US$4,000, 2011-2013
Charles H. Fairbanks Archaeology Scholarship, US$1,000, 2011
Elizabeth Eddy Doctoral Award in Applied Anthropology, US$11,000, 2011
HASTAC Scholars Grant, US$300, 2009
New Zealand PhD Research Fellowship, NZ$60,000, 2008
Ed & Judy Jelks Travel Grant, US$500 , 2006
Tinker Field Research Grant, University of Florida US$1,330, 2006
CLAS Travel Grant, University of Florida US$450, 2006
Doughty Research Grant, University of Florida, US$1,000, 2006
Grinter Graduate School Fellowship, University of Florida, US$6,000, 2006
SILO Sponsored Undergraduate Research Fellowship, US$2,550, 2004
Fulbright Study Abroad Scholarship, US$15,000, 2002-2003
SILO Sponsored Undergraduate Research Fellowship, US$1,850, 2001

FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE

Director, Fort Charles Archaeological Project, Nevis, West Indies. 2013 – Present.

Director, Rosewood Heritage Project, Levy County, Florida. 2009 – Present.

Director, Saddle Hill Archaeological Project, Nevis, West Indies. 2012.

Crew Chief, Nevis Archaeological Field School. Project Director: Dr. Marco Meniketti, San Jose State University. 2009.

Public Archaeology Lab Instructor, University of Otago, New Zealand. 2008.

Crew Chief, Nevis Archaeological Field School. Project Director: Dr. Marco Meniketti, San Jose State University. 2007.

Visiting Scholar, University of Montana Field Schools. Project Director: Dr. Kelly Dixon, University of Montana. 2007.

Visiting Scholar, Kingsley Plantation Archaeological Field School. Project Director: Dr. James M. Davidson, University of Florida. 2006 & 2007.

Visiting Scholar, Fountain of Youth Field School, St. Augustine, Fl. Project Director: Dr. Kathleen Deagan, Florida Museum of Natural History. 2005.

Survey and Mapping Specialist, International Field Course in Arctic Industrial Heritage, Collaboration with Swedish Polar Research Institute, Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, and Michigan Technological University. 2004.

Independent Researcher, New Zealand Chinese, Otago Region, NZ. 2002-2003.

Independent Researcher, Magnetic Fraction Studies in Van Hollow, Arkansas. 2002.

Student, University of Arkansas Archaeology Field School, Director: Dr. George Sabo. 2001.

CONSULTING WORK

Create Virtual World Environment of Raritan Landing, Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey. Contracted by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission. 2013.

Design archaeological geodatabase and geographic information system (GIS) for Mission San Luis Park, Tallahassee, Florida. Supervisor: Dr. Bonnie McEwan. 2011.

Design archaeological geodatabase and geographic information systems (GIS) for Fountain of Youth Park, St. Augustine, Florida and En Bas Saline, Haiti. Supervisor: Dr. Kathleen Deagan. 2006 – 2007

Design archaeological geodatabase and geographic information systems (GIS) for West Point Foundry Preserve, Cold Spring, New York. Supervisor: Dr. Patrick Martin. 2005.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Director, Anthropology MA Program, Monmouth University, 2014-Present

Editorial Board Member, Heritage & Society, 2014-Present

Member, ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Interpretation and Presentation of Cultural Heritage Sites (ICIP), 2012-2014

Director, Monmouth University GIS Program, 2011-Present

Chair, Fulbright Program Campus Committee, Monmouth University, 2012-2014

Editorial Board, UF Journal of Undergraduate Research, 2009-2010

Society for Applied Anthropology Student Committee Communications Coordinator, 2007-2011.

President, Florida Anthropological Student Association, 2006-2007.

Coordinator, Arkansas Archaeology Month, 2004

Manuscript reviewer for Historical Archaeology, International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Heritage & Society, Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage, Applied Geography, AltaMira Press, and others.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Archaeological Institute of America
American Anthropological Association
Florida Anthropological Society
International Association for Caribbean Archaeology
Oral History Association
Register of Professional Archaeologists
Society for American Archaeology
Society for Historical Archaeology
Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Southern Historical Association

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

University of Florida
• Academic Activism
• Archaeological GIS
• Chinese Diaspora: A Global-Historical Perspective
• Intro to General Anthropology
• Violence in American History
• World Archaeology

University of Otago
• Archaeological GIS

Monmouth University
• Anthropological Theory
• Caribbean Archaeology
• Cultural Anthropology
• Disaster Anthropology
• Historical Archaeology
• Introduction to Archaeology
• Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
• Intro to Geographic Information Systems
• Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion
• Zombies!: Popular Culture and Social Anxiety

GRADUATE COURSES

Monmouth University
• Archaeological GIS
• Archaeological Theory
• Artifact Analysis
• Intangible Heritage
• Archaeological Survey & Mapping