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Will Feltz

Graduate Student

Anthropology, Archaeology


I am an anthropological archaeologist who will be conducting research in pre-Hispanic Andean South America. I am interested in sequential site formation patterns in the central Andean mountain range. My goal for research is to macroscopically analyze site formations to understand how groups of people recognized their positions as inhabitants of the natural landscapes surrounding them. I want to utilize a combination of GIS and cultural data from neighboring residential and ceremonial sites as they relate to each other and the landscape.

Selected Publications

2018    Anatomy of a Tar Kiln. North Carolina Archaeology 67: 48-76.


2020 - present Masters student Anthropology, University of Illinois at Chicago
2013 – 2017 B.S Archaeology, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Professional Memberships

Society for American Archaeology

Selected Presentations

2019  Feltz, William J., Patrick Mullins, and Brian Billman. Ciudad de Dios: A UAV Survey of Destruction and Erosion. Poster presented at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque.

2018  Feltz, William J. A Study of 3D Photogrammetry and Oneota Ceramics. Poster presented at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Washington D.C.