Curriculum Vitae

Education and positions

PhD candidate in the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology (IPCAA), University of Michigan Ann Arbor. Fall 2015 - present.

Dissertation title: Household Choices and Urban Dynamics in the 1st Millennium BCE Ancient Greek World.

B.A. in Classical Archaeology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Graduated 2015.


Use-wear analyst at the Olynthus, Summer 2017 onward.

GIS Specialist and Topographer at the Azoria Project, Summer 2014-2017. Small finds analyst 2015 onward.

Undergraduate Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute, Summer 2012 and 2013. Mentors: Scott Ortman and Luis Bettencourt.

Publications and writing

A. Cabaniss, "More Real than Ideal: Household and Community Diversity at Metapontum, South Italy." In review spring 2019, special issue of Frontiers Digital Humanities.

A. Cabaniss. 2015. "Material Evidence for Archaic Greek Urbanism," undergraduate honors thesis.

S. Ortman, A. Cabaniss, J. Sturm, and L.M.A. Bettencourt. 2015. “Settlement scaling and increasing returns in an ancient society,” Science Advances Vol. 1 no. 1 e1400066 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1400066.

S. Ortman, A. Cabaniss, J. Sturm, and L.M. Bettencourt, 2014. “The Pre-History of Urban Scaling,” PLoS ONE 9(2): e87902.


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