#6006 Overall Influence

Lewis Binford

American archaeologist

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Lewis Roberts Binford was an American archaeologist known for his influential work in archaeological theory, ethnoarchaeology and the Paleolithic period. He is widely considered among the most influential archaeologists of the later 20th century, and is credited with fundamentally changing the field with the introduction of processual archaeology in the 1960s. Binford's influence was controversial, however, and most theoretical work in archaeology in the late 1980s and 1990s was explicitly construed as either a reaction to or in support of the processual paradigm. Recent appraisals have judged that his approach owed more to prior work in the 1940s and 50s than suggested by Binford's strong criticism of his predecessors.

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Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University

Private university in Dallas, Texas, United States

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New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University

University in the U.S.A.

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

University with the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia

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University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico

Public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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#102 World Rank #41 USA Rank
Anthropology