Research Interests Environmental Anthropology, Human-Environment-Animal relationships, Ethics, Colonialism, Historical Archaeology, Ethnobotany, Mourning and Mortuary Practices, Microscopy, Paleopathology, Public Health
Peer Reviewed Papers In Press. Anya Gruber, "Sickness and Power: Smallpox as Imperial Biopower in the North American Colonies." Northeast Historical Archaeology.
In Press. John Chenoweth and Anya Gruber, “Landscapes and Seascapes of Early Colonialism in the Plymouth Colony: A Case Study of the Doane Site.” Historical Archaeology.
In Review. Anya Gruber, “The Maize Paradox: Phytoliths as a Proxy for the Transformations of Colonial Identities in 17th Century New England.” American Antiquity.