Lance Greene

Outstanding Early Career Achievement Award
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Sociology and Anthropology

Lance Greene has left an indelible mark on the Anthropology program, the university, and the Dayton community in his two years at Wright State. He is an expert in historical archaeology, with extensive experience working in professional archaeology over the past several decades. He has an outstanding record of publications including editorship of a book on the archaeology of Native Americans and several book chapters and journal articles on the Cherokee Removal period. His work honors the voices of those who are often absent in archaeological research. 

Dr. Greene worked diligently to develop a new field school the first summer he was hired, designing a brand-new curriculum and making important community connections in a very short period of time. He is a true teacher-scholar who incorporates his research and fieldwork into the classroom. Dr. Greene is an active contributor to the department, assisting in areas such as recruitment and social media. He has served as COLA senator and on the university’s Academic Integrity Hearing Panel. Dr. Greene demonstrates excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service through his passionate commitment to his students, research, and university.


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