Peer-reviewed journal articles

2021 Brian F. Codding, Joan Brenner Coltrain, Lisbeth Louderback, Kenneth Blake Vernon, Kate E. Magargal, Peter M. Yaworsky, Erick Robinson, Simon C. Brewer, Jerry D. Spangler (2021). Socioecological Dynamics Structuring the Spread of Farming in the North American Basin-Plateau Region. Environmental Archaeology NA (NA): 1–13. DOI: 10.1080/14614103.2021.1927480

Bruce M. Pavlik, Lisbeth A. Louderback, Kenneth B. Vernon, Peter M. Yaworsky, Cynthia Wilson, Arnold Clifford, Brian F. Codding (2021). Plant species richness at archaeological sites suggests ecological legacy of Indigenous subsistence on the Colorado Plateau. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (21): e2025047118. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2025047118

Kenneth B. Vernon, Peter M. Yaworsky, Jerry D. Spangler, Simon Brewer, Brian F. Codding (2021). Decomposing habitat suitability across the forager to farmer transition. Environmental Archaeology NA (NA): NA. DOI: 10.1080/14614103.2020.1746880

2020 Peter M. Yaworsky, Kenneth B. Vernon, Jerry D. Spangler, Simon C. Brewer, Brian F. Codding (2020). Advancing predictive modeling in archaeology: An evaluation of regression and machine learning methods on the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. PLOS ONE 15 (10): e0239424. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239424

Shane J. Macfarlan, Ryan Schacht, Caroline Foley, Sydney Cahoon, Grace Osusky, Kenneth B. Vernon, Evan Tayler, Celeste Henrickson, Eric Schniter (2020). Marriage dynamics in old Lower California: Ecological constraints and reproductive value in an arid peninsular frontier. Biodemography and Social Biology 65 (2): 156–171. DOI: 10.1080/19485565.2020.1728685

2017 Kate E. Magargal, Ashley K. Parker, Kenneth B. Vernon, Will Rath, Brian F. Codding (2017). The ecology of population dispersal: Modeling alternative basin-plateau foraging strategies to explain the Numic expansion. American Journal of Human Biology 29 (4): e23000–n/a. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23000

Book reviews

2020 Kenneth B. Vernon, Brian F. Codding (2020). Review of Oshara Revisited: The Archaic Period in Northern New Mexico by Nicholas Chapin. Journal of Anthropological Research 76 (1): 138–140. DOI: 10.1086/706946

Technical reports

2021 Jerry D. Spangler, Matthew Zweifel, Heidi Roberts, Kenneth B. Vernon, Isaac Hart, Brian F. Codding, Anne Lawlor (2021). Limited Test Excavations at Red Reef Shelter (42WS519), Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, Washington County, Utah. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, St. George, UT.

2019 Jerry D. Spangler, Peter M. Yaworsky, Kenneth B. Vernon, Brian F. Codding (2019). Hisatsinom of the High Plateaus: A Class I Overview of Prehistoric Cultural Resources in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake City, UT.

2018 Kenneth B. Vernon, Peter M. Yaworsky, Jerry D. Spangler (2018). The Archaeology of Molen Reef, Emery County, Utah. Report submitted to the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, Salt Lake City, UT.

Brian F. Codding, Kate E. Magargal, Kenneth B. Vernon, Paul E. Allgaier, Jess Valdez, Ron Goode (2018). Preliminary Archaeological Investigations at the Jack Kirk Site, Mariposa Creek, California. Report submitted to the North Fork Mono Tribe, Mariposa Creek, CA.