I am an intersectional feminist archaeologist and activist. I use qualitative and quantitative social science methods to study the demographics and knowledge production practices of archaeologists. I am currently starting a new community-driven project about the history of institutions for people with disabilities in Massachusetts.

Honors & Awards

  • The Socio-Politics of Knowledge Production in Archaeology and Anthropology (Workshop), Wenner-Gren Foundation (2023)
  • Emerging Voices Semifinalist Grant, American Council of Learned Societies (2022)
  • Identity, Oppression and Diversity in Archaeology: Career Arcs (Hunt Postdoc), Wenner-Gren Foundation (2021)
  • Student Membership Award, Archaeology Division, American Anthropological Association (2018)
  • Outstanding Writing Fellow Award, Writing Program, Boston University (2017)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Member, Leadership Team, Disabled Archaeologists Network (2022 - Present)
  • Member, Founding Committee, Disabled Archaeologists Network (2021 - 2022)
  • Co-Chair, Committee on Annual Meeting Safety, Society for American Archaeology (2019 - 2022)
  • Member, Task Force on Sexual and Anti-Harassment Policies and Procedures, Society for American Archaeology (2019 - 2019)

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University (2019)
  • Master of Arts, Boston University (2013)
  • Ph.D., Boston University, Anthropology (2019)
  • Graduate Certificate, Boston University, Teaching College Writing (2019)
  • M.A., Boston University, Archaeology (2013)
  • B.A., Wesleyan University, Archaeology (2011)

Stanford Advisors

2023-24 Courses

All Publications

  • Demographic Dynamics of Publishing in the American Journal of Archaeology American Journal of Archaeology Heath-Stout, L. E., Erny, G., Nakassis, D. 2023; 127 (2): 151–165

    View details for DOI 10.1086/723220

  • Funding in the "Field:" An Analysis of Demographics and Methods in National Science Foundation Archaeology Grants (1955-2020) JOURNAL OF FIELD ARCHAEOLOGY Heath-Stout, L. E., Jalbert, C. L. 2023; 48 (2): 102-112
  • The Invisibly Disabled Archaeologist INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY Heath-Stout, L. E. 2023; 27 (1): 17-32
  • Reflections on Writing about Health and Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY Camp, S. L., Heath-Stout, L., Wooten, K., Barnes, J. A., Surface-Evans, S., Komara, Z., Scott, A. R. 2023; 27 (1): 234-240

    View details for DOI 10.1007/s10761-021-00646-z

    View details for Web of Science ID 000740165500001

    View details for PubMedID 35018091

    View details for PubMedCentralID PMC8739502

  • The Texas Archeological Society: An Analysis of Current Demographics and Diachronic BTAS Authorship (1929–2019) Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society Jalbert, C. L., Heath-Stout, L. E. 2021; 92: 213–233
  • Who Writes about Archaeology? An Intersectional Study of Authorship in Archaeological Journals AMERICAN ANTIQUITY Heath-Stout, L. E. 2020; 85 (3): 407-426
  • Affording Archaeology: How Field School Costs Promote Exclusivity ADVANCES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE Heath-Stout, L. E., Hannigan, E. M. 2020; 8 (2): 123-133

    View details for DOI 10.1017/aap.2020.7

    View details for Web of Science ID 000535945600003

  • Pottery on the periphery: Contact-period ceramics and regional integration at La Laguna, Tlaxcala, Mexico JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARCHAEOLOGY Heath-Stout, L. E. 2019; 56