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About Robert Z. Selden Jr.

My research is focused at the confluence of archaeology, engineering, computer science, and the humanities. I am particularly interested in the application of 3D technologies to archaeological problems, geometric morphometrics, network analyses, archaeological theory, and archaeological science.


Present Research Associate, Center for Regional Heritage Research, Stephen F. Austin State University

Research Interests

Archaeology, 3D Modeling, Ceramic Analysis, GIS, Network Analysis, and Geometric Morphometrics

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Texas Representative, Caddo Conference Organization
2016 - Present Managing Editor, Index of Texas Archaeology
2010 - Present Government Affairs Committee, Council of Texas Archeologists
2014 - 2018 Anthropolgy Section Chair, Texas Academy of Science
2015 - 2017 Editor, Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society
2015 - 2017 Editor, CRHR Research Reports
2015 - 2017 Publications Policy Committee Chair, Texas Archeological Society
2015 - 2017 Ethics Committee, Texas Archeological Society
2013 - 2017 Executive Committee/Board of Directors, Texas Archeological Society
2010 - 2014 Education Committee, Texas Archeological Society
2010 - 2014 Academy Committee, Texas Archeological Society
2012 - 2013 Listserv Specialist, Archaeological Legacy Institute
2011 - 2011 Volunteer (Archaeology), Department of Defense
2007 - 2007 Volunteer (Archaeology), Bureau of Land Management
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Honors and Awards

  • E. Mott Davis Award for Excellence in Public Outreach
  • SFASU Distinguished Grant Award '15
  • SFASU Distinguished Grant Award '14
  • SFASU Distinguished Grant Award '16


2010 - 2013 PhD, Texas A&M University ‐ Anthropology

Contact Information

PO Box 13028, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962


3D Scans/Models (205)