While Loren has experience working on archaeological sites of all ages, he is mainly interested in the early record (pre-8,000 BP) of hunter-gatherers in western North America. His research interest in the Southern Oregon Coast began in the summer of 2000 he launched a research project with Roberta Hall to find and investigate pre-8,000 BP sites on the southern Oregon coast. Using a systematic geoarchaeological approach his team has worked to define the distribution and character of late Pleistocene to early Holocene landforms along the coast.
What are your degrees and certifications?
Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 2001; M.A.I.S. Anthropology, Geography, Soil Science, Oregon State University 1995; B.Sc. Anthropology, Oregon State University 1991