Tom Flanigan portrait
  • Heritage Program Manager / Forest Archaeologist for the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, United States Department of Agriculture, United States Forest Service
  • Associate Instructor, Anthropology Department
  • Affiliated Researcher, University of Utah Archaeological Center, Anthropology Department
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department


  • Thomas H. Flanigan (2019). Decisions in the Desert: An Application of the Field Processing Model to Lithic Toolstone Procurement. The University of Utah ProQuest Dissertations Publishing,  2019. 27736196. Published, 12/30/2019.
  • T.H. Flanigan & C. Thompson and W.G. Reed (2018). Effects of Climate Change on Cultural Resources . (pp. 363-375). Vol. 2, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mtn. Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-375. Published, 04/02/2018.
  • Thomas H. Flanigan (2002). Functional inferences for groups of stone tools from a late Pleistocene archaeological site found in central Alaska: Use-wear analysis of experimental stone tools and a sample of lithic from component I of the Walker Road site (HEA-130). ScholarWorks@UA, University of Alaksa, Fairbanks. Published, 05/01/2002.

Research Keywords

  • Behavior Ecology, Lithic Technology, Great Basin, Plains, Alaska, Siberia, Upper Paleolithic, Paleoindian, Paleoarchaic, Hunter-Gatherers, Foragers

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • United States of America
    Great Basin, Plains, and Alaska.
  • Russian Federation
    Siberia, Mongolia, and NE Asia.
  • Northern Africa
    Egypt and Sudan.