Dr. Peter Warnock
Professor of Anthropology
Study Abroad Director
Science Center Office 21
Dr. Warnock is a 2004 graduate of the University of Missouri with a Ph.D. in Anthropology and an Ancient Studies Minor. His M.A. in Anthropology is from Texas A&M University, where he worked closely with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. His B.A. is from Hope College, in Biology. After getting his undergraduate degree, he served 2 years in the Peace Corps teaching high school science in Sierra Leone, West Africa . Dr. Warnock has worked on a number of excavations and done research in the Middle East, mainly in Jordan, Israel and Palestine. Dr. Warnock specializes in Paleoethnobotany, the analysis of botanical remains from archaeological sites. He has worked on material from the Pre-Pottery Neolithic through Byzantine periods of the Middle East, post-European contact North America, and wood from an Antarctic shipwreck. Projects worked on include identification of the wood used to make the “oldest book,” a wooden diptych from the Bronze Age Ulu Burun/Kas shipwreck off the coast of Turkey, and latrine soils from beneath two stone toilet seats from the City of David excavations in Jerusalem. His dissertation research looked at technological changes in ancient olive oil processing methods in the Middle East. Anything you want to know about olive oil, he’s the one to ask.
Calendar & Events
June 22 2013 St. Louis Cardinal Alumni Social
St. Louis, Mo.
June 24 2013 64th Annual NATA Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Las Vegas, NV
June 26 2013 NATA National Quiz Bowl Championships
@ 4:45 p.m., South Convention Center of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
July 13 2013 Lake of the Ozarks Alumni Social
The Club at Porto Cima - Lake of the Ozarks
July 15 2013 Alumni Association Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament
Stone Hedge Golf Club Marshall, MO