Autumn Painter

  • Ph.D. Student
  • Campus Archaeologist
  • 2019-2020 Cultural Heritage Informatics Senior Fellow
  • 2016-2018 Campus Archaeology Program Fellow
  • 2016-2017 Cultural Heritage Informatics Senior Fellow
  • 2015-2016 Cultural Heritage Informatics Fellow


E-33 McDonel Hall

Twitter: @Autumn__Painter

Research Interests

  • Zooarchaeology, Midwest Archaeology, Foodways, Illinois River Valley, Cultural Interaction, Mississippian, Oneota


Kelsey E. Hanson, Paula L. Bryant, Autumn M. Painter & James M. Skibo (2019): Acorn Processing and Pottery Use in the Upper Great Lakes: An Experimental Comparison of Stone Boiling and Ceramic Technology, Ethnoarchaeology, DOI: 10.1080/19442890.2019.1642574

Stacey L. Camp, Benjamin Carter, Autumn Painter, Sarah M. Rowe, Katheryn Sampeck (In Review): Teaching Archaeological Mapping and Data Management with KoboToolbox. In Digital Heritage and Archaeology in Practice, edited by Lynne Goldstein and Ethan Watrall. University of Florida Press.

Colaninno, Carol E., John H. Chick, Terrance J. Martin, Autumn M. Painter, Kelly B. Brown, Curtis T. Dopson, Ariana O. Enzerink, Stephanie R. Goesmann, Tom Higgins, Nigel Q. Knutzen, Erin N. Laute, Paula M. Long, Paige L. Ottenfeld, Abigail T. Uehling, and Lillian C. Ward (2017):  An Interdisciplinary Human-Environmental Examination of Effects Consistent with the Anthropocene in the Lower Illinois River Valley. Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 42(3):266-290.