Kirch, Patrick V(inton)
KIRCH, Patrick V(inton)
KIRCH, Patrick V(inton). American, b. 1950. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities. Career: Associated with University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, beginning 1979, affiliated associate professor of anthropology, 1982-84; University of Washington, Seattle, associate professor, 1985-87, professor of anthropology, 1987-89, director of Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, 1984-89; University of California, Berkeley, professor of anthropology, 1989-, Class of 1954 Professor of Anthropology, 1995-, Hearst Museum of Anthropology, curator of oceanic archaeology 1989-, director, 1999-2002, Archaeological Research Facility, director, 1992-94. Bernice P. Bishop Museum, associate anthropologist, 1974-75, anthropologist, 1975-85, head of Division of Archaeology, 1983-84, research associate, 1984-; conducted archaeological and ethnographic field work in the Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, the Marshall Islands, Tikopia, Anuta, the Solomon Islands, Wallis and Fortuna, the Loyalty Islands, and Hawaii. Publications: Marine Exploitation in Prehistoric Hawai'i, 1979; (with D.E. Yen) Tikopia: The Prehistory and Ecology of a Polynesian Outlier, 1982; (with J.T. Clark) Archaeological Investigations of the Mudlane-Waimea-Kawaihae Road Corridor, Island of Hawai'i, 1983; The Evolution of the Polynesian Chiefdoms, 1984; Feathered Gods and Fishhooks, 1985; Niuatoputapu: The Prehistory of a Polynesian Chiefdom, 1988; (with M. Sahlins) Anahulu: The Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii, Vol. I: Historical Ethnography, Vol. II: The Archeology of History, 1992; The Wet and the Dry, 1994; The Lapita Peoples, 1997; On the Road of the Winds, 2000; (with R.C. Green) Hawai'i-Ancestral Polynesia, 2001. EDITOR: (with M. Kelly) Prehistory and Ecology in a Windward Hawaiian Valley, 1975; Island Societies, 1986; (with T.L. Hunt) Archaeology of the Lapita Cultural Complex, 1988; Prehistoric Hawaiian Occupation in the Anahulu Valley, O'ahu Island, 1989; (with T. Hunt) Historical Ecology in the Pacific Islands, 1997; Lapita and Its Transformations in Near Oceania, 2001. Contributor to scientific journals. Address: Department of Anthropology, University of California, 232 Kroeber Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A.