Tim Gross, PhD
Adjunct Instructor, Anthropology
Tim Gross, PhD, has participated in archaeological projects in the Siwa Oasis region of northwestern Egypt, Colorado, Washington state, and Arizona, as well as southern and central California. Gross served as managing editor for the Dolores Archaeological Program technical report series, including thirteen volumes published by the Bureau of Reclamation, on this important archaeological project in southwest Colorado. He teaches at USD, San Diego State, and Mesa College, and he does some consulting with Ecology and Environment, Inc. With Sarah W. Neusius he coauthored a text book on North American Archaeology, Seeking Our Past, published in 2007 by Oxford University Press. He is a past president of the board of the San Diego Archaeological Center and has a deep interest in curation issues. He was involved in planning and fund-raising for USD's American Indian Celebration, and he is looking forward to working with the May Collection.
PhD, Washington State University
MA, Washington State University
BA, San Diego State University
Scholarly and Creative Work
Gross maintains an active research interest in the archaeology of western North America, especially southern California and the Southwest.
Topical interests include geoarchaeology, stratigraphy, and site formation; complex hunter-gatherers; early Formative cultures; storage architecture; and lithic technology.