PUBLICATIONS Citations: 480; H-index: 12; i10-index: 13.

*Indicates corresponding author

In Press            Zirou Qiua, Baltazar Espinoza, Vitor V. Vasconcelos, Chen Chen, Sara M. Constantino, Stefani A. Crabtree, Luojun Yang, Anil Vullikantia, Jiangzhuo Chen, Jörgen Weibull, Kaushik Basu, Avinash Dixit, Simon Levin, and Madhav Marathea.

Understanding the co-evolution of mask-wearing and epidemics : a network perspective.” Submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2022                Jennifer G. Kahn, Abbigail Buffington, Claudia Escue, and Stefani A. Crabtree. “Social and Ecological Factors Effect Long-Term Resilience of Voyaging Canoes in Pre-Contact Eastern Polynesia: a Multiproxy Approach from the ArchaeoEcology Project.” Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 9:942.

2021                Crabtree, Stefani A., Devin A. White, Corey J. A. Bradshaw, Frédérik Saltré, Alan N. Williams, Robin J. Beaman, Michael I. Bird, Sean Ulm. “Landscape rules predict optimal super-highways for the first peopling of Sahul.” Nature: Human Behaviour. 5: 1303-1313.

2021                Stefani A. Crabtree, Sarah C. Klain. “Weaving Frames of Knowledge.” Australian Archaeology. 87:3, 307-308, DOI: 10.1080/03122417.2021.1991399

2021                Crabtree, Stefani A., Jennifer A. Dunne, Spencer Wood. “Ecological Networks and Archaeology.” Antiquity. 95 (381): 812-825.

2021                Bird, Michael I., Stefani A. Crabtree, Jordahna Haig, Sean Ulm, Christopher Wurster.

                        “A Global Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Perspective on Modern and Ancient Human Diet.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 118(19).

2021                Verhagen, J. W. H. Philip, Stefani A. Crabtree, Hans Peeters, Daan Raemaekers.

                        “Reconstructing human centered interaction networks of the Swifterbant culture in the northwestern Netherlands: An example from the ArchaeoEcology Project.” Applied Sciences. 11(11):4860.

2021                Bradshaw, Corey J., Justin M. Chalker, Stefani A. Crabtree, Bart A. Eijkelkamp, John A. Long, Justine R. Smith, Kate Trinajstic, Vera Weisbecker. “A fairer way to compare researchers at any career stage and in any discipline using open-access citation data.” PLoS One. 16(9): e0257141.

2021                Zachary D. Miller, Wayne Freimund, Stefani A. Crabtree and Ethan P. Ryan. “No Limits of Acceptable Change: A Proposed Research Framework for Informing Visitor Use Management in the Context of Cultural Resources.” Sustainability, 13(1):377.

2019                Crabtree, Stefani A., Benjamin Davies, Iza Romanowska, Kathryn Harris. “Outreach in Archaeology with Agent-based Modeling.” Advances in Archaeological Practice, 7(2): 194-202. doi:10.1017/aap.2019.4

2019                Crabtree, Stefani A., and Lewis Borck. Social Networks for Archaeological Research. Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. C. Smith (Ed.) Springer, NY 2019 Edition. 2019. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-51726-1_2631-2

 2019                Crabtree, Stefani A., Douglas W. Bird, Rebecca Bliege Bird. “Subsistence Transitions and the Simplification of Ecological Networks in Western Australia.” Human Ecology. 2019.

2019                Romanowska, Iza, Stefani A. Crabtree, Benjamin Davies, Kathryn Harris. Agent-based Modeling for Archaeologists. Part 1 of 3. Advances in Archaeological Practice, 7(2),  pp. 178-184. doi:10.1017/aap.2019.6

 2019                Benjamin Davies, Iza Romanowska, Kathryn Harris, Stefani A. Crabtree.  Combining Geographic Information Systems and Agent-Based Models in Archaeology: Part 2 of 3. Advances in Archaeological Practice, 7(2), pp. 185-193. doi:10.1017/aap.2019.5

2018                Moritz, Mark, Roy Behnke, Christine Beitl, Rebecca Bliege Bird, Rafael Chiaravalloti, Julia K. Clark, Stefani A. Crabtree, Sean Downey, Ian M. Hamilton, Sui Chian Phang, Paul Scholte, James Wilson. Emergent Sustainability in Open Property Regimes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(51)12859-12867.

2017                Crabtree, Stefani A., Lydia J. S. Vaughn, Nathan T. Crabtree “Reconstructing Ancestral Pueblo food webs in the southwestern United States.” Journal of Archaeological Science, 81:116-127.

2017                Crabtree, Stefani A., R. Kyle Bocinsky, Paul L. Hooper, Susan C. Ryan, and Timothy A. Kohler. “How to Make a Polity (in the Central Mesa Verde Region).” American Antiquity, 82(1), 71-95.

2016                D’alpoim Guedes, Jade, Stefani A. Crabtree, R. Kyle Bocinksy, Timothy A. Kohler “21st Century Approaches to Ancient Problems: Climate and Society.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(51), 14483-14491; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1616188113.

2016                Crabtree, Stefani A., and Benjamin A. Bellorado “Using Cross-Media Approaches to Understand Invisible Industry: How Cotton Production Influenced Pottery Designs and Kiva Murals in Cedar Mesa.” Kiva, 82(2), 174-200.

2016                Crabtree, Stefani A. “Simulating Littoral Trade: Modeling the trade of wine in the Bronze to Iron Age transition in Southern France.” Land 2016, 5(1), 5; doi:10.3390/land5010005.

2015                Clark, Julia K., Stefani A. Crabtree “Examining Social Adaptations in a Volatile Landscape in Northern Mongolia Via the Agent-Based Model Ger Grouper.” Land 2015, 4(1), 157-181; doi:10.3390/land4010157.

2015                Crabtree, Stefani A. “Inferring Ancestral Pueblo Social Networks from Simulation in the Central Mesa Verde” Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory: Volume 22, Issue 1 (2015), Page 144-181. DOI 10.1007/s10816-014-9233-8

2013                Cockburn, Denton, Stefani A. Crabtree, Timothy A. Kohler, R. Kyle Bocinsky “Simulating Social and Economic Specialization in Small-scale Agricultural Societies.” Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. Vol 16(5).

2013                Crabtree, Stefani A. and Ludovic Malécot “The Solitary Goddess: Evidence of Roman and Gaulish syncretism in the Déesse de l’Abondance of Rom, France.” The European Archaeologist. Vol 39, p. 7-14.

2012                Crabtree, Stefani A. and Timothy A. Kohler “Modeling Across Millennia: Interdisciplinary Paths to Ancient Socio-natural Systems” in special issue Modeling Across Millennia: Interdisciplinary Paths to Ancient Socio-natural Systems. Ecological Modelling. Vol 241, p. 2-4.

2012                Timothy A. Kohler* R. Kyle Bocinsky, Denton Cockburn, Stefani A. Crabtree, Mark Varien,  Ken Kolm, Schaun Smith, Scott Ortman, and Ziad KobtiModelling Prehispanic Societies in their Ecosystems” in special issue Modeling Across Millennia: Interdisciplinary Paths to Ancient Socio-natural Systems. Ecological Modelling. Vol 241, p. 30-41.

Peer Reviewed Articles in Review



In Review          Crabtree, Stefani A., Jennifer G. Kahn, Rowan Jackson, Jacob Earnshaw, Iain McKechnie, Philip Verhagen, Spencer A. Wood, Patrick V. Kirch, Jennifer A. Dunne, Andrew Dugmore.

                        “Why are sustainable practices often elusive? The role of information flow in the management of networked human-environment interactions.” Submitted to Global Environmental Change.

In Review          Ross, Cody, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Jennifer Smith, Eric Alden Smith, Sergey Gavrilets, Kim Hill, Anne Pusey, Susan Perry, Claire El Mouden, Daniel Nettle, Stefani A. Crabtree, et al.

“Small sex differences in reproductive skew in humans compared to non-human mammals.” Submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

In Review          Wolpert, David H., Michael H. Price, Stefani A. Crabtree, Timothy A. Kohler, Jürgen Jost, James Evans, Peter F. Stadler, Hajime Shimao, Manfred D. Laubichler. The Past as a Stochastic Process.” Submitted to Nature Human Behaviour.

In Review          Stefani A. Crabtree, Jennifer A. Dunne. “Toward a Science of Archaeoecology”. Submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Books (peer reviewed)

2021                Romanowska, Iza, Colin D. Wren and Stefani A. Crabtree. Agent-based modeling for archaeology: simulating the complexity of societies. SFI Press. Santa Fe, NM. ISBN-13:  978-1947864252.


In Preparation    Crabtree, Stefani A. Thinking Through Archaeological Complexity. Routeledge Press. Forthcoming 2023.


Peer reviewed Book chapters

2021                Crabtree, Stefani A. “What History Can Teach Us about Resilience?” The Complex Alternative: Complexity Scientists on the COVID-19 Pandemic. Geoffrey West and David Krakauer, editors. The Santa Fe Institute Press, Santa Fe, NM.

2021                Crabtree, Stefani A. and Jennifer A. Dunne. “Food Webs.” The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Networks. Matthew A. Peeples, Jessica Munson, Barbara Mills and Tom Brughmans, Editors. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

2021                Crabtree, Stefani A. The simulation of trading in the first Iron Age: a highly stylised model. Settling the World. Lena Sanders and Laure Nuninger, Editors. Presses Universitaires François Rabelais ; Paris, France.

2020                Dugmore, Andrew, Rowan Jackson, David Cooper, Stefani Crabtree, George Hambrecht, Megan Hicks, Viðar Hreinsson, Árni Daníel Júlíusson,  Anthony Newton, Richard Streeter and Tom McGovern. “Abrupt versus slowly unfolding catastrophes- when the pace of change might help coping strategies, but does not.” In Going Forward by Looking Back: Archaeological Perspectives on Socio-ecological Crisis, Response, and Collapse, Felix Reide and Payson Sheets, Editors. Berghan Books, New York NY.

2018                Stefani A. Crabtree. La simulation des échanges au premier Age du Fer : un modèle très stylisé. pp. 229-234. Peupler la Terre: De la préhistoire à l’ère des métropoles. Presses Universitaires François Rabelais ; Paris, France.

2018                Kohler, Timothy A., Stefani A. Crabtree, R. Kyle Bocinsky and Paul Hooper “Sociopolitical Evolution in Midrange Societies: The Prehispanic Pueblo Case.” In The Emergence of Premodern States: New Perspectives on the Development of Complex Societies. Sabloff, JA and Sabloff, PLW, Editors. SFI Press, Santa Fe, NM.

2018                Laure Nuninger, Pierre Garmy, Thérèse Libourel, Stefani A. Crabtree, Jean-Luc Fiches, Jacques Ferber. Modéliser les mutations territoriales de l’Âge du Fer dans le midi de la Gaule  (VIe-Ve siècles av. J.-C.). pp. 213-228. Peupler la Terre: De la préhistoire à l’ère des métropoles. Presses Universitaires François Rabelais ; Paris, France.

2018                Timothy A. Kohler, Stefani A. Crabtree. « Village and Polity Formation in Pueblo Societies: How Population Growth Channels Social Processes in Neolithic Societies ». Peupler la Terre: De la préhistoire à l’ère des métropoles. Presses Universitaires François Rabelais ; Paris, France.

2018                Nuninger, Laure, Lena Sanders, Timothy A. Kohler, Stefani A. Crabtree et al. Un cadre conceptuel générique pour décrire des transitions dans les systèmes de peuplement – Application à un corpus de douze transitions entre 70000 BP et 2050. Peupler la Terre: De la préhistoire à l’ère des métropoles. Presses Universitaires François Rabelais ; Paris, France.

2012                Kohler, Timothy A., R. Kyle Bocinsky, Stefani A. Crabtree and Ben Ford. Exercising the Model: Settlement Efficiency and Changes in Locational Practice, in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology. Cal Press. p. 153-164.



Book Reviews, Other publications and works

2021                Crabtree, Stefani A., Al Williams, Corey Bradshaw, Devin White, Fred Saltré, Sean Ulm. We mapped the ‘super-highways’ the First Australians used to cross the ancient land. The Conversation.

2020                Crabtree, Stefani A., Laurent Hébert-Dufresne. « Face aux changements, la transdisciplinarité : le cas des cryonoses. » Magazine ACFAS, 22 septembre 2020.

2020                Crabtree, Stefani A. Understanding the Deep Socioecological System of Beringia via Bathsheba Demuth’s Floating Coast. Current Anthropology 61(5) October 2020.

2020                Crabtree, Stefani A., and Evan A. Holt. Studying the Human Place in Food Webs. Traditional Ecological Knowledge: National Parks Service.

2019                Crabtree, Stefani A., An Encylopedia of complex systems. Physics Today 72(11). doi: https://10.1063/PT.3.4344

2018                Crabtree, Stefani A. American Antiquity. Review of: Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. MATTHEW A. PEEPLES. 2018. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson. vii + 276 pp. (hardback).

2017                Crabtree, Stefani A. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. Review of: Simulating Prehistoric and Ancient Worlds (Computational Social Sciences), Barceló, Juan A. and Castillo, Florencia Del (eds.). Springer-Verlag: Berlin. Vol 20(20):2017.

2012                Crabtree, Stefani A and Timothy A. Kohler editors Modeling Across Millennia: Interdisciplinary Paths to Ancient Socio-natural Systems. Ecological Modelling. August, 2012. Vol 241.

2009                Crabtree, Stefani  Healing Secrets of the South Pacific: An anthropologist discovers Samoan tinctures you can sample right at home. March, “Natural Health Magazine”, pp.89-90.

2008                SWCA Environmental Associates. A Class III Cultural Resource Inventory for the Ryan Gulch 3-D Geophysical Exploration Project, Rio Blanco County, Colorado. November, 2008.

2005    Crabtree, Stefani Medicinal Matriarchs: Women and Traditional Medicine in Oceania and Asia. Thomas J. Watson Foundation Final Report.

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