Michael Guarino

Michael Guarino

Ph.D. student
Spooner Hall

Michael Guarino is an archaeologist interested in Paleoindian adaptations and the relationship between humans and their environments following the Last Glacial Maximum.


Studies Paleoindian archaeology on the High Plains, specifically lithic remains. Other interests include paleoenvironmental studies and the peopling of the New World


Bachelor of Science from Southern Methodist University in 2009


GTA for ANTH 108/308 An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology at the University of Kansas during Fall 2014/Spring 2015

Professional Presentations: 

Co-author on poster presented at PaleoAmerican Odyssey Conference in Santa Fe, NM in 2013 titled The Paleoenvironmental and Archaeological Context of the Late Pleistocene- early Holocene Transition at the Kibridge Site

Major Field Experience: 

Mugello Valley Archaeological Project, Tuscany, Italy (2008-2012)
Kibridge Site, NW Colorado (2013)
University of Kansas 2013 Summer Field School in Republic County, Kansas (2013)

Professional Societies: 

Member of the Society for American Archeology