Kristen R. Fellows

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Office: Minard Hall 428C10
Dr. Fellow's CV

Research Interests

Dr. Kristen R. Fellows is an historical archaeologist specializing in the African Diaspora. Her research interests include historical archaeology, ethnohistory and oral histories, anthropology of the Caribbean, the African Diaspora, British and Spanish colonialism, race and ethnicity, the plantation complex, enslaved populations, and feminist archaeology and anthropology. She has been involved in research in both the Caribbean and the United States, though her primary geographical focus is Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.


Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
B.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


2016. Kristen R. Fellows. Double Consciousness and an African American Enclave: Being Black and American on Hispañiola. In Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between (Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series). Lynsey Bates, John Chenoweth, and James A. Delle, eds. pp. 307-328. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

2015. James A. Delle and Kristen R. Fellows. The Racialization of Labor in Early 19th-century Upstate New York: Archaeology at the Rose Hill Quarter Site, Geneva. In Race in the Northeast: Archaeological Studies of Racialization, Resistance, and Memory. Christopher Matthews and Allison Manfra McGovern, eds. pp. 78-97. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

2015. Kristen R. Fellows and James A. Delle. Marronage and the Dialectics of Spatial Sovereignty in Colonial Jamaica. In Current Perspectives on the Archaeology of African Slavery in Latin America. Pedro P. A. Funari and Charles E. Orser, Jr., eds. SpringerBriefs in Archaeology. pp. 117-132. New York: Springer.

2014. James A. Delle and Kristen R. Fellows. Death and Burial at Marshall’s Pen, a Jamaican Coffee Plantation, 1814-1839: Examining the End of Life at the End of Slavery. Slavery & Abolition, 35(3):474-492.

2012. James A. Delle and Kristen R. Fellows. A Plantation Transplanted: Archaeological Investigations of a Piedmont-Style Slave Quarter at Rose Hill, Geneva, New York. Northeast Historical Archaeology, 41(3):50-74.

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