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Powers, W. R., Guthrie, R. D., John F. Hoffecker 2017: Dry Creek: Archaeology and paleoecology of a Late Pleistocene Alaskan hunting camp. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 330 pgs. ISBN 978-1-62349-538-1

John F. HoffeckerScott Elias, O’Rourke, D. H., Scott, G. R., Bigelow, N. H. 2016: Beringia and the global dispersal of modern humans. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews, 25(2): 64-78. DOI: 10.1002/evan.21478

John F. Hoffecker, Holliday, V. T., Anikovich, M. V., Dudin, A. E., Platonova, N. I., Popov, V. V., Levkovskaya, G. M., Kuz’mina, I. E., Syromyatnikova, E. V., Burova, N. D., Goldberg, P., Macphail, R. I., Forman, S. L., Carter, B. J., Crawford, L. J. 2016: Kostenki 1 and the early Upper Paleolithic of Eastern Europe. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 5: 307-326. DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2015.11.013

Levkovskaya, G. M., Shumilovskikh, L. S., Anikovich, M. V., Platonova, N. I., John F. Hoffecker, Lisitsyn, S. N., Pospelova, G. A., Kuzmina, I. E., Sanko, A. F. 2015: Supra-regional correlations of the most ancient paleosols and Paleolithic layers of Kostenki-Borschevo region (Russian Plain). Quaternary International, 365: 114-134. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.11.043

John F. Hoffecker 2015: Migration and innovation in Palaeolithic Europe. In Christian, D. (ed.) The Cambridge World History, Volume I: Introducing World History to 10,000 BCE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 394-413.

John F. Hoffecker, Holliday, V. T., Stepanchuk, V. N., Brugère, A., Forman, S. L., Goldberg, P., Tubolzev, O., Pisarev, I. 2013: Geoarchaeological and bioarchaeological studies at Mira, an early Upper Paleolithic site in the Lower Dnepr Valley, Ukraine. Geoarchaeology: An International Journal, 29(1): 61-77. DOI: 10.1002/gea.21460

Darwent, J., Owen MasonJohn F. Hoffecker, Darwent, C. M. 2013: 1,000 years of house change at Cape Espenberg, Alaska: A case study in horizontal stratigraphy. American Antiquity, 78(3): 433-455.

John F. HoffeckerOwen MasonScott Elias, Hanson, D. K., Alix, C., Reynolds, G. L., Leeper, K. 2012: Uivvaq: A stratified Iñupiaq occupation at Cape Lisburne, northwest Alaska. Alaska Journal of Anthropology, 10(1-2): 143-172. PDF (4 MB)

John F. HoffeckerOwen Mason 2011: Human response to climate change at Cape Espenberg AD 800-1400: Field investigations at Cape Espenberg, 2011. Annual report to the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. 15 pp. Report (1 MB)

John F. Hoffecker 2011: Assemblage variability in Beringia: The mesa factor. In Goebel, T. and Buvit, I. (eds.), From the Yenisei to the Yukon: Interpreting lithic assemblage variability in late Pleistocene/early Holocene Beringia. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 165 178.

John F. Hoffecker 2011: Landscape of the Mind: Human Evolution and the Archaeology of Thought. New York: Columbia University Press.

John F. Hoffecker, Kuzmina, I. E., Syromyatnikova, E. V., Anikovich, M. V., Sinitsyn, A. A., Popov, V. V., Holliday, V. T. 2010: Evidence for kill-butchery events of early Upper Paleolithic age at Kostenki, Russia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37(5): 1073-1089. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2009.12.008 Preprint (2 MB)

John F. Hoffecker 2010: Human-nature relations and the historical backgrounds of hunter-gatherer cultures in northeast Asian forests: Russian Far East and northeast Japan. Journal of Anthropological Research, 66(3): 410 412.

John F. Hoffecker 2009: The human story. In Fagan, B. (ed.), The Complete Ice Age: How Climate Change Shaped the World. London: Thames and Hudson, 92 141.

John F. Hoffecker 2009: Neanderthal and modern human diet in Eastern Europe. In Hublin, J.-J. and Richards, M. P. (eds.), The Evolution of Hominin Diets: Integrating Approaches to the Study of Palaeolithic Subsistence. New York: Springer, 87 98.

John F. Hoffecker, Holliday, V. T., Anikovich, M. V., Sinitsyn, A. A., Popov, V. V., Lisitsyn, S. N., Levkovskaya, G. M., Pospelova, G. A., Forman, S. L., Giaccio, B. 2008: From the Bay of Naples to the River Don: The Campanian Ignimbrite eruption and the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition in Eastern Europe. Journal of Human Evolution, 55(5): 858-870. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2008.08.018

John F. Hoffecker 2007: Taymyr: The archaeology of northernmost Eurasia. Journal of Anthropological Research, 63(1): 100-102.

Anikovich, M. V., Sinitsyn, A. A., John F. Hoffecker, Holliday, V. T., Popov, V. V., Lisitsyn, S. N., Forman, S. L., Levkovskaya, G. M., Pospelova, G. A., Kuzmina, I. E., Burova, N. D., Goldberg, P., Macphail, R. I., Giaccio, B., Praslov, N. D. 2007: Early upper Paleolithic in Eastern Europe and implications for the dispersal of modern humans. Science, 315: 223-226. DOI: 10.1126/science.1133376

John F. Hoffecker 2007: Representation and recursion in the archaeological record. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 14(4): 359 387.

Holliday, V. T., John F. Hoffecker, Goldberg, P., Macphail, R. I., Forman, S. L., Anikovich, M., Sinitsyn, A. 2007: Geoarchaeology of the Kostenki-Borshchevo sites, Don River Valley, Russia. Geoarchaeology, 22(2): 181 228.

Pospelova, G. A., Anikovich, M. V., John F. Hoffecker, Kadzialko-Hofmokl, M. 2007: Development of a magnetic method for reconstructing the paleoclimate of the rock formation time: A case study of the Paleolithic Kostenki-12 site section (the Voronezh Region). Izvestiya, Physics of the Solid Earth, 43(12): 1031 1046.

Sinitsyn, A. A., John F. Hoffecker 2006: Radiocarbon dating and chronology of the early Upper Paleolithic at Kostenki. Quaternary International, 152-153: 175 185.

John F. Hoffecker 2005: Incredible journey: Plains bison hunters in the Arctic. [Review of Kunz, M., Bever, M., and Adkins, C., 2003: The Mesa Site: Paleoindians above the Arctic Circle]. The Review of Archaeology, 26(2): 18-23.

John F. Hoffecker 2005: Innovation and technological knowledge in the Upper Paleolithic of northern Eurasia. Evolutionary Anthropology, 14 (5): 186 198.

John F. Hoffecker 2005: What is technology?. The Review of Archaeology, 26 (1): 25 29.

John F. Hoffecker 2004: A prehistory of the North: Human settlement of the higher latitudes. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

John F. Hoffecker, Baryshnikov, G. F., Doronichev, V. B. 2003: Large mammal taphonomy of the Middle Pleistocene hominid occupation at Treugol naya Cave (northern Caucasus). Quaternary Science Reviews, 22(5-7): 595-607.

John F. Hoffecker, Anikovich, M. V., Sinitsyn, A. A., Holliday, V. T., Forman, S. L. 2002: Initial Upper Paleolithic in Eastern Europe: New research at Kostenki. Journal of Human Evolution, 42(3): A16-A17.

John F. Hoffecker 2002: The eastern Gravettian "Kostenki Culture" as an arctic adaptation. Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska, New Series 2(1).

John F. Hoffecker 2001: Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene sites in the Nenana River valley, central Alaska. Arctic Anthropology, 38(2): 139-153.

John F. Hoffecker 2001: Desolate Landscapes: Ice Age Settlement in Eastern Europe . New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 298 p.

John F. Hoffecker 2001: Twenty-Seven Square Miles: Landscape and History at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Denver: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 101 p.

John F. Hoffecker 2001: Central and eastern Europe and ex-USSR, early periods . In: P.G. Bahn (ed.), The Penguin Archeology Guide. London, Penguin Books

John F. Hoffecker, Cleghorn, N. 2000: Mousterian hunting patterns in the Northwestern Caucasus and the ecology of the Neanderthals. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 10:368-378

John F. Hoffecker 1999: Neanderthals and modern humans in eastern Europe . Evolutionary Anthropology 7(4):129-141

Golovanova, L.V., John F. Hoffecker, Kharitonov, V.M., Romanova, G.P. 1999: Mezmaiskaya Cave: a Neanderthal occupation in the northern Caucasus . Current Anthropology 40(1):77-86

John F. Hoffecker, Baryshnikov, G.F. 1999: Neanderthal ecology in the northwestern Caucasus: faunal remains from the Borisovskoe Gorge Sites. In: J.J. Saunders, B.W. Styles (eds.), Quaternary Paleozoology in the Northern Hemisphere, pp. 187-211. Illinois State Museum Scientific Papers, vol. 27