Maschner, Herbert D.G.

Maschner, Herbert D.G.
University of South Florida

Herbert Maschner is Executive Director of Center for Virtualization and Applied Spatial Technologies (CVAST) at the University of South Florida. He also holds tenured Professorships in the USF Department of Anthropology and the School of Geosciences. He serves as the Academic Editor of PeerJ, and on the Editorial Boards of the Journals Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage and Science and Technology of Archaeological Research (STAR); He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and serves as the Society for American Archaeology representative to the AAAS. The recipient of over 13 million in grants, including PI on ˜$5.9 million from the National Science Foundation, he has published 2 monographs, 9 edited books, 108 articles, chapters, and reviews, and presented over 200 conference papers with abstracts.

Research Interests: 
using trans-disciplinary data to investigate human biocomplexity and the environment, resource and community sustainability, long‐term human impacts and interactions with marine and terrestrial ecosystems, human ecosystem engineering, Darwinian Theory and evolutionary psychology, warfare and inequality, and global historical ecologies