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Cultural and Environmental Resource Management

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Dr. Patrick McCutcheon
Phone: 509-963-2075
Email: Patrick.McCutcheon@cwu.edu

Megan Walsh
Phone: 509-963-3699
Email: Megan.Walsh@cwu.edu

Co-Authored Student Publications

Walsh, M. K., Haydon, K. C., & Swedberg, D. (2022). Postglacial fire and vegetation history from Doheney Lake in the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area, Okanogan County, Washington (USA). Northwest Science. (link forthcoming)

Bowen, J. T., & Burns, P. (2022). “We make people fly”: Low-cost carriers, economic development, and sustainability in Asia. In Airlines in Developing Economies. Emerald. (link forthcoming)

Rushton, Z. A., & Walsh, M. K. (2021). Holocene fire history reconstruction of a mid-elevation mixed-conifer forest in the Eastern Cascades, Washington, USA. The Holocene, 31(5), 778–790. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0959683620988034

Brown, J. W., Hackenberger, S., & Risdon, E. (2020). Homescapes of the Columbia-Fraser Plateau: Radiocarbon chronologies of the middle to upper Columbia River house settlements. In M. Carney, J. W. Brown, D. E. Wallen, & D. Stapp, (Eds.), Of housepits and homes: twenty-first century perspectives on houses and settlements in the Columbia-Fraser Plateau (Vol. 19). Journal of Northwest Anthropology Memoir.

Johnson, M. P., Lubinski, P. M., & Hackenberger, S. (2020). Legacy Collections and Zooarchaeological Analysis: Interpreting Two House Sites and Associated Fauna from the 1961-62 Ginkgo State Park. In M. Carney, J. W. Brown, D. E. Wallen, & D. Stapp, (Eds.), Of housepits and homes: Twenty-first century perspectives on houses and settlements in the Columbia-Fraser Plateau (Vol. 19, pp. 29–53). Journal of Northwest Anthropology Memoir.

Lubinski, P. M., Lyman, R. L., & Johnson, M. P. (2020). Blind testing of faunal identification protocols: a case study with North American Artiodactyl stylohyoids. American Antiquity, 85(4), 781–794. https://www.proquest.com/openview/aeac4216d4d6084f91b48e7fb6d5eeae/1.pdf...

Pease, M., & White, C. (2019, January 14). Conduit to Tribal and Environmental Justice? Unpacking Washington v. United States. Ecology Law Quarterly. https://www.ecologylawquarterly.org/currents/conduit-to-tribal-and-envir...

Hibdon, S., Hickey, R., & Cannon, J. (2019, May 15). GIS Jobs: Current Industry Expectations. Directions Magazine. https://www.directionsmag.com/article/8795

Brown, J.W., Feathers, J.K. Chatters, J.C., McCutcheon, P.T., & Hackenberger, S. (2018). Chronometric precision and accuracy: radiocarbon and luminescence age estimates for Pacific Northwest cooking features. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 42, 240-254. https://www.jstor.org/stable/48583381?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Walsh, M. K., Duke, H. J., & Haydon, K. C. (2018). Toward a better understanding of climate and human impacts on late Holocene fire regimes in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment, 42(4), 478–512. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0309133318783144

Pease, M., & Snyder, T. (2018). Active Water Resource Management: Pariah or Blueprint for Western Water Management? Journal of the Southwest, 60(4), 1013–1033. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/721663/pdf

Lubinski, P. M., & Hale, T. A. (2018). Identifying and siding the stylohyoid bone for North American artiodactyls. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 28(3), 364–374. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/oa.2669

Cannon, J., Hickey, R., & Gaines, W. (2018). Using GIS and the Ecosystem Management Decision Support Tool for Forest Management on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Washington State. Journal of Forestry, 116. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326958964_Using_GIS_and_the_Eco...

Chatters, J.C., Brown, J.W., Hackenberger, S., McCutcheon, P.T., & Adler, J. (2017). Calcined bone as a reliable medium for radiocarbon dating: a test using paired North American samples. American Antiquity 82(3), 593-608. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/american-antiquity/article/calci...

Walsh, M. K., Lukens, M. L., McCutcheon, P. T., & Burtchard, G. C. (2017). Fire-climate-human interactions during the postglacial period at Sunrise Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington (USA). Quaternary Science Reviews, 177, 246–264. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379117308661

Pease, M., & Snyder, T. (2017). Model Water Transfer Mechanisms as a Drought Preparation System. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 161(1), 66–80. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1936-704X.2017.3252.x

Kassa, S.C., & McCutcheon, P.T. (2016). The archaeology of obsidian occurrence in stone tool manufacture and use along two reaches of the northern mid-Columbia River, Washington. Journal of Northwest Anthropology 50(1), 79-102. https://eds.s.ebscohost.com/abstract?site=eds&scope=site&jrnl=15382834&A...

Maine, A., Arango, C., & O’Brien, C. (2016). Host Fish Associations of the California Floater (Anodonta californiensis) in the Yakima River Basin, Washington. Northwest Science, 90(3), 290–300. https://bioone.org/journals/northwest-science/volume-90/issue-3/046.090....

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