Mills, Peter R. 1962-

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MILLS, Peter R. 1962-


Male. Born September 21, 1962, in Glens Falls, NY; son of Richard A. (a Presbyterian minister) and Lynn (a special education teacher; maiden name, Wolfinger) Mills; married Phoebe Siddall (a biologist), January 18, 1998. Education: University of Vermont, B.A. (with honors), 1984; Washington State University, M.A., 1987; University of California—Berkeley, Ph.D., 1996.


Office—Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii—Hilo, Hilo, HI 96720. E-mail—[email protected]


University of Vermont, Burlington, temporary archaeologist, 1984-85, visiting assistant professor of archaeology, 1996-97; Washington State University, Pullman, coordinator of lithic laboratory and assistant to curator of Museum of Anthropology, 1985-87; Massachusetts Historical Commission, preservation planner and assistant state archaeologist, 1988-90; University of Hawaii—Hilo, assistant professor, 1997-2002, associate professor of anthropology, 2002—. Bureau of Land Management, survey archaeologist in Richfield district, UT, 1984; Crow Canyon

Archaeological Center, staff archaeologist, 1986; University of Idaho, field archaeologist, 1986; Bureau of Indian Affairs, survey archaeologist and ethnologist for Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Office, 1987; University of Alaska, field archaeologist and lithic analyst at Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center, 1990; Bernice P. Bishop Museum, project co-director in applied research group, 1990-91; Biosystems Analysis, Inc., field survey director in HI, 1993; Earthwatch, assistant director of survey and excavation at La Perouse Bay, Easter Island, 1995. John Young Homestead, operator of archaeological field school, 1999; Laupāhoehoe Train Museum, member of board of directors, 2000; volunteer for local community service projects; conference presenter; public speaker.


Society for Hawaiian Archaeology (member of board of directors, 2000-02), East Hawai'i Historical Society (first vice president and member of board of directors, 2000).


A Walk through History: Pedestrian Survey of the Old Government Beach Road, Honalo to Honua'ino, North Kona, Hawai'i Island, two volumes, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (Honolulu, HI), 2000.

Hawai'i's Russian Adventure: A New Look at Old History, University of Hawaii Press (Honolulu, HI), 2002.

Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Journal of Pacific History, Asian Perspectives, Hawaiian Journal of History, Kroeber Anthropological Society Papers, Preservation Advocate, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Bulletin, and Kiva. Editor, Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Newsletter, 2000-02; member of editorial board, Rapa Nui Journal, 2000—.

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