Selected Publications

microtus skullsStafford, T.W., Jr., Hare, P.E., Currie, L.A., Jull, A.J.T. and Donahue, D. (1991)  Accelerator radiocarbon dating at the molecular level.  Journal of Archaeological Sciences 18: 35-72.

Hare, P. E., Fogel, M. F., Stafford, T. W., Jr., Mitchell, A. D., and Hoering, T. C. (1991) The isotopic composition of carbon and nitrogen in individual amino acids isolated from modern and fossil protein.  Journal of Archaeological Science 18: 277-292.

Bradley, Lee-Ann and Stafford, T.W., Jr. (1994) Comparison of manual and automated pretreatment methods for AMS radiocarbon dating of plant fossils.  Radiocarbon 36: 399-405.

Stafford, Thomas W., Jr., Holmes A. Semken, Jr., Russell Wm. Graham, Walter F. Klippel, Anastasia Markova, Nikolai G. Smirnov, and John Southon. (1999) First AMS 14C dates documenting contemporaneity of non-analog species in late Pleistocene mammal communities.  Geology 27: 903-906

Johnson, J. R., T. W. Stafford, Jr., H. O. Ajie, and D. P. Morris. (2000) Arlington Springs Revisited.  In: Proceedings of the Fifth California Islands Symposium, D. R. Brown, K. C. Mitchell and H. W. Chaney, eds., pp. 541-545.  U.S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service, Pacific OCS Region. OCS Study MMS 99-0038.

Montet-White, A, J. Evin, & T. Stafford (2002) Les datations radiocarbone de amas osseux. In: Solutre 1968-1998, Societe Prehistorique Francaise, Memoire 30, pp. 181-189.

Mena, Francisco L., Omar Reyes, Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., and John Southon (2003) Early human remains form Bano Nuevo-1 cave, central Patagonian Andes, Chile.  Quaternary International 109-110: 113-121.

Cooke, M. Jennifer, Libby A. Stern, Jay L. Banner, Lawrence Mack, Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., and Rickard S. Toomey III (2003) Precise timing and rate of massive late Quaternary soil denudation.  Geology 31: 853-856.

Chilean Coin and bones

Núñez, Herman Thomas W. Stafford, Jr. and Daniel Frassinetti (2006).  Primer registro fosil de Liolaemus en Chile (Reptilia, Sauria).  Noticiario Mensual del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, No. 356, pp. 3-7.

Chase, P. G., A. Debénath, H. L. Dibble, S. P. McPherron, H. P. Schwarcz, T. W. Stafford, Jr., and J.-F. Tournepiche. (2006) New Dates for the Fontéchevade (Charente, France)
Homo Remains.  Journal of Human Evolution 52: 217-221.

Ostrom, Peggy H., Hasand Gandhi, John R. Strahler, Angela K. Walker, Philip C. Andrews, Joseph Leyman, Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., Robert Kelly, Danny N. Walker, Mike Buckley, James Humpula (2006).  Unraveling the sequence and structure of the protein osteocalcin from a 42 ka fossil horse.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70: 2034-2044.

Mena, Francisco. & Thomas W Stafford, Jr.. (2006) Contexto estratigráfico y fechación directa de esqueletos  humanos del Holoceno temprano en Cueva Baño Nuevo (Patagonia Central, Chile), in: J.  Jiménez, S. González, J. Pompa & F. Ort´ız (ed.) 2Simposio Internacional del Hombre Temprano en América: 139-54. Ciudad de México: INAH.

Waters, Michael R. and Thomas W. Stafford, Jr. (2007) Redefining the Age of Clovis:
Implications for the Peopling of the Americas. Science 315: 1122-1126.

Humpula, James F., Ostrom, Peggy H., Gandhi, Hasand, Strahler, John R., Walker, Angela K., Stafford, Thomas W., Smith, James J., Voorhies, Michael R., George Corner, R., Andrews, Phillip C. (2008).  Investigation of the protein osteocalcin of Camelops hesternus: Sequence, structure and phylogenetic implications. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 71: 5956-5967.

Tankersley, K. B., Michael R. Waters, and Thomas W. Stafford, Jr. (2009). Clovis and the American Mastodon at Big Bone Lick, Kentucky. American Antiquity 74:1-10.

Michael R. Waters, Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., Brian G. Redmond, K.B. Tankersley (2009) The Age of the Paleoindian Assemblage at Sheriden Cave, Ohio.
American Antiquity 74:107-111.

Kennett, D.J., J.P. Kennett, G.J. West, J.M. Erlandson, J.R. Johnson, L.L. Hendy, A. West, B.J. Culleton, T.L. Jones, and Thomas W. Stafford, Jr. (2008). Wildfire and abrupt ecosystem disruption on California's Northern Channel Islands at the Allerod Younger Dryas boundary (13.0-12.9 ka).  Quaternary Science Reviews 27:2528-2543.

Saulnier-Talbot, E´milie, Reinhard Pienitz and Thomas W. Stafford, Jr. (2009). 
Establishing Holocene sediment core chronologies for northern Ungava lakes, Canada, using humic acids (AMS 14C) and 210Pb.  Quaternary Geochronology 4:278-287.

Kurbatov, Andrei, Paul A. Mayewski, Jorgen P. Steffensen, Allen West, Douglas Kennett, James P. Kennett, Ted E. Bunch, Mike Handley, Douglas Introne, Shane S. Que Hee, Christopher Mercer, Marilee Sellers, Feng Shen, Sharon B. Sneed, James Weaver, James Witttke, Thomas W, Stafford, Jr., John Donovan, Sujing Xie, Joshua J. Razink, Adrienne Stich, Charles R. Kinze and Wendy S. Wolbach (2010) Discovery of a nanodiamond-rich layer in the Greenland ice sheet.  Journal of Glaciology 56:749-759.

Scott, Eric, Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., Russell W. Graham, and Larry D. Martin (2010) Morphology, metrics, isotopes, and dates: determining the validity of Equus laurentius
Hay, 1913. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(6): 1-8.

Semken, Jr., Holmes A., Russell W. Graham and Thomas W. Stafford, Jr. (2010) AMS 14C analysis of Late Pleistocene non-analog faunal components from 21 cave deposits in southeastern North America.  Quaternary International  217: 240-255.

Waters, Michael R., Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., H. Gregory McDonald, Carl Gustafson, Morten Rasmussen, Enrico Cappellini, Jesper V. Olsen, Damian Szklarcyk, Lars Juhl Jensen, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, and Eske Willerslev (2011) Pre-Clovis Mastodon Hunting 13,800 Years Ago at the Manis Site, Washington.  Science 334:351-353.

Lorenzen, Eline D. et al., Species-specific responses of Late Quaternary megafauna to climate and humans (2011) Nature 479:359-364.

Cappellini, Enrico, Lars J. Jensen, Damian Szldarczyk, Aurelien Ginolhac, Rute A.R. da Fonseca, Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., Steven R. Holen, Matthew J. Collins, Ludovic Orlanda, Eske Willerslev, M. Thomas P. Gilbert and Jesper V. Olsen (2012) Proteomic Analysis of a Pleistocene Mammoth Femur Reveals More than One Hundred Ancient Bone Proteins. Journal of Proteome Research. Vol 11, pp. 917-926.

MacFadden, Bruce J., Barbara A. Purdy, Krista Church, and Thomas W. Stafford, Jr, (2012) Humans were contemporaneous with late Pleistocene mammals in Florida: evidence from rare earth elemental analysis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology: 32, 708-716.

See Curriculum Vitae for a complete publications list.



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