B.A. Anthropology, University of Iowa 2000
Research interests: lithic analysis with emphasis on chert identification and sourcing; Woodland period subsistence practices, trading, and ceremonial activities; early prehistoric settlement patterns; geoarchaeology; education outreach programming; GIS research and predictive modeling; and the research of archaeological potential for 19th and 20th century farmstead sites in Iowa.
Dan Horgen is an OSA Research Archaeologist who has conducted and assisted in numerous archaeological surveys and excavation projects in Iowa and adjacent states since 2001. He currently helps manage the OSA’s in-house lithic raw material assemblage and coauthored the OSA’s Lithic Raw Material Assemblage web page. Dan authored the column “What’s the Point” for the Iowa Archeological Society Newsletter from 2009-2017.