Dolores Piperno

Email: pipernod@si.edu

Phone: +507 212.8101

Fax: +507 212.8154

Address:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Box 0843-03092
Balboa, Ancon
Republic of Panama
or
Unit 0948
Apo AA 34002-0948

Publications:
Publications of Dolores R. Piperno in STRI Bibliography

Publications by Dolores R. Piperno

Links:
Google Scholar Profile

Education and Degrees

B.S. in Medical Technology, Rutgers University, 1971.
M.A. in Anthropology, Temple University, 1979.
Ph.D.in Anthropology, Temple University, 1983.
(Major advisor: Dr. Anthony Ranere.)

Selected Bibliography

Piperno, D.R., Holst, I., Winter, K., McMillan, O. 2014. Teosinte before domestication: Experimental study of growth and phenotypic variability in Late Pleistocene and early Holocene environments. Quaternary International, doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2013.12.049

Piperno, D.R. 2011. The Origins of Plant Cultivation and Domestication in the New World Tropics: Patterns, Process, and New Developments. In The Beginnings of Agriculture: New Data, New Ideas, edited by D. Price and O. Bar-Yosef. Special Issue of Current Anthropology. Vol 52, No. S4, 453-470.

Piperno, D.R., Ranere, A.J., Holst, I., Iriarte, J., & Dickau, R. 2009. Starch grain and phytolith evidence for early ninth millennium B.P. maize from the Central Balsas River Valley, Mexico. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 106:5019-5024.

Piperno, D.R. Phytoliths: A Comprehensive Guide for Archaeologists and Paleoecologists. 2006. AltaMira Press, Lanham MD.

Piperno, D.R., Ranere, A.J., Holst, I., & Hansell, P. 2000. Starch Grains Reveal Early Root Crop Horticulture in the Panamanian Tropical Forest. Nature, 407:894-897.

Piperno, D.R., & Pearsall, D.M. 1998. The Origins of Agriculture in the Lowland Neotropics. Academic Press, San Diego.