Faculty and Staff
Department of Anthropology
Judith A. Bense
President Emeritus and Professor of Anthropology
Education: M.S., Florida State University, PhD Washington State University
Area: Historical Archaeology
Professional Interests: Spanish Colonial Archaeology, West Florida and the Southeast
Teaches: Intro to Anthropology
Phone: (850) 474-3493
- Completion of 6th book: 18th Century Spanish Presidios of West Florida and Their Place in the Colonial Southeast
- ”Unearthing Florida” National Public Radio and UWF station weekday radio program
- Department of Anthropology
- Founded Archaeology Institute
- Florida Public Archaeology Network
- 2008-2016 President of the University of West Florida
- 2005 President of the Society of Historical Archaeology
- Academic books and major publications:
- 2004 Presidios of the Spanish Borderlands. Historical Archaeology Volume 37, Number 8
- 2003 Presidio Santa María de Galve (1698-1719): A Struggle in Survival in 18th Century Pensacola, Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.
- 1999 Archaeology of Colonial Pensacola 1750-1821. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.
- 1994 Archaeology of the Southeastern United States: Paleoindian to World War II. Academic Press, Orlando.
- Books for the Public
- 1994 Unearthing Pensacola (coffee table book)
- 1989 Underground Pensacola