Associate Professor; Associate Curator of Paleoethnobotany, McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture
Archaeology; paleoethnobotany; early and historic foodways of peoples of the eastern United States; gender and identity among hunting-gathering peoples; use of landscape and settlement/mobility strategies of hunting-gathering and horticultural peoples; shift from foraging to food production.
- Paleoethnobotanical Collections at the McClung Museum
- Volunteer Opportunities at the Archaeology Lab
- Ph.D. 2005, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Dissertation: Gathering in the Late Paleoindian and Early Archaic Periods in the Middle Tennessee River Valley, Northwest Alabama
- B.A. 1998, Washington University, St. Louis (summa cum laude)
President Elect, Southeastern Archaeological Conference, 2020-2022
President, Tennessee Council for Professional Archaeology, 2020-2021
Treasurer, Southeastern Archaeological Conference, 2013-2016
Board Member, Tennessee Council for Professional Archaeology, 2013-2015
Awards and Recognitions
C.B. Moore Award for Excellence in Southeastern Archaeology by a Young Scholar, Southeastern Archaeological Conference, 2012
2009 Foraging in the Tennessee Valley, 12,500 to 8,000 Years Ago. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.
Hollenbach, K.D., and S.B. Carmody (2022) Stalking the Most Predictable Prey: Early Gatherers in the Eastern Woodlands. In The Paleoindian and Early Archaic Southeast, ed. by D.S. Miller, A. Smallwood, and J. Tune, pp. 230-249. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.
Hollenbach, K.D., and S.B. Carmody (2022) From Foraging to Farming: Domesticating Landscapes in the Midsouth 3,000 Years Ago. Economic Anthropology 9(2):240-256. doi:10.1002/sea2.12249.
Simon, M.L., Hollenbach, K.D., & Redmond, B.G. (2021) New Dates and Carbon Isotope Assays of Purported Middle Woodland Maize from the Icehouse Bottom and Edwin Harness Sites. American Antiquity, 1-12. doi:10.1017/aaq.2020.117.
Johanson, J.L., K.D. Hollenbach, and H.J. Cyr (2020) Food Production in the Early Woodland: Macrobotanical Remains as Evidence for Farming along the Riverbank in Eastern Tennessee. Southeastern Archaeology 39(1):1-15.
Hollenbach, K.D., and S.B. Carmody (2019) Agricultural Innovation and Dispersal in Eastern North America. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Carmody, S. B., & Hollenbach, K. D. (2019) Planting Rituals: Woodland Gardens and Imbued Landscapes. In Shaman, Priest, Ritual, Belief, edited by S. B. Carmody, & C. Barrier, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.
Carmody, S.B., K.D. Hollenbach, and E.M. Weitzel (2018) Prehistoric Foodways from the Dust Cave Site. In Baking, Bourbon, and Black Drink: Foodways Archaeology in the American Southeast, ed. by T.M. Peres and A. Deter-Wolf, pp. 102-118. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.
Hollenbach, K.D., and S.B. Carmody (2018) A Taste of the Seasons, or the Daily Lives of Early Archaic Foragers in the Midsouth. In The Archaeology of Everyday Matters, ed. by S. Price and P. Carr, pp. 53-66. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.