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Wesley Bernardini

Wesley Bernardini
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Wesley Bernardini, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Redlands, is an archaeologist who can provide insight on long-term patterns of migration and the formation of cultural identities.

Bernardini works closely with the Hopi Tribe of Arizona, and his collaborative research is cited by both tribal representatives and academics as a model to be emulated.

Bernardini is also a GIS expert with ongoing research projects involving landscape visibility, 3D reconstructions of ancient buildings and landscapes, and interactive educational software tools.

His fieldwork involves the use of high resolution GPS survey instruments, aerial photography, and photogrammetric software.

He has a doctoral degree and master’s degree in anthropology from Arizona State University and a bachelor’s degree in archaeology from the University of Virginia.

Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • Archaeology
  • GIS
  • American Southwest
  • Native American history
  • Hopi tribe
  • Ancient migration
  • Identity
  • Ethnogenesis
  • Cultural affiliation
  • Mapping
  • Tutuveni
  • Petroglyph
  • Oral tradition
  • Arizona

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