Wicker, Nancy L. 1953-

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Wicker, Nancy L. 1953-
(Nancy Lynn Wicker)


Born September 27, 1953, in Shelbyville, IN; son of Gene Gray (a farmer) and Mary (a homemaker) Wicker; married Matthew Leigh Murray (a professor), May 17, 1991. Ethnicity: "Euro- American." Education: Attended DePauw University, 1971-73; Eastern Illinois University, B.A. (with high honors), 1975; University of Minnesota, M.A., 1979, Ph.D., 1990.


Office—Department of Art, University of Mississippi, 116 Meek Hall, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848; fax: 662-915-5013. E-mail—[email protected].


Writer. Minnesota State University— Mankato, assistant professor, 1990-95, associate professor, 1995-2000, professor of art history, 2000- 02, director of Scandinavian studies program, 2000- 02; University of Mississippi, University, professor of art history and department chair, 2003—. International Center of Medieval art, member of board of directors, 2003-06; National Council of Art Administrators, member; participant in conferences and symposia.


Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, Society of Historians of Scandinavia (member of executive council, 2003-05).


Travel grant, American Council of Learned Societies, 1990; Birka international scholar, Central Board of National Antiquities, Stockholm, Sweden, 1992; grant from American Numismatic Society, 1994; National Endowment for the Humanities, grants, 1995, 2000, fellowship, 2001- 02; grant from Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Norwegian Information Service, 1996; Alice and Corrin Strong grant, American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1996; grants from Berit Wallenberg Foundation, (for Denmark) American Philosophical Society, and (for Latvia) International Research and Exchanges Board, all 1997; residency, Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Red Wing, MN, 1997; grant from Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 2003.


(Editor, with Bettina Arnold) From the Ground Up: Beyond Gender Theory in Archaeology, Aechaeopress (Oxford, England), 1999.

(Editor, with Bettina Arnold) Gender and the Archaeology of Death, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 2001.

Contributor to books, including Sutton Hoo: 50 Years After, edited by Robert Farrell and Carol Neuman de Vegvar, Miami University (Oxford, OH), 1992; Violence and Society in the Early Medieval West, edited by Guy Halsall, Boydell Press (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England), 1998; The Loved Body's Corruption: Archaeological Contributions to the Study of Human Mortality, edited by Jane Downes and Tony Pollard, Cruithne Press (Glasgow, Scotland), 1999; and The Cross Goes North: Processes of Conversion in Northern Europe, A.D. 300-1300, edited by Martin Carver, Boydell Press (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England), 2003. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Medieval Archaeology and Gesta. Also translator from the Swedish.



American Antiquity, January, 2004, Patricia E. Rubertone, review of Gender and the Archaeology of Death, p. 164.