Research Interest: Archaeology of the Indus Civilization (Pakistan and India), Origins of Technology, Craft Specialization, Ancient Trade, Early Urbanism (Near East to China), Power and Social Relations, Gender, Warfare, Writing, Ethnoarchaeology, Experimental Archaeology, Asian Martial Arts
Ph.D.: University of California, Berkeley, Dept. of South and Southeast Asian Studies, 1983
M.A., Honor Student: University of California, Berkeley, Dept. of South and Southeast Asian Studies, 1977
B.A., Honor Student: University of California, Berkeley, Department of Anthropology, 1974
1998 Ancient Cities of the Indus Valley Civilization. Oxford University Press and American Institute of Pakistan Studies, Karachi.
1986 Excavations at Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan: The Pottery. By G. F. Dales and J. M. Kenoyer, Univ. Museum Monograph 53. Philadelphia.
2005 The Ancient South Asian World, J. M. Kenoyer and Kimberly Heuston. Oxford University Press, New York. (for 6th Grade World History)
2022 The Integration and Diversity in the Indus Tradition (2600-1900 BCE): Comparing cites, towns and villages. Heritage: Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies in Archaeology, Vol. 9.
2021 Glazed Steatite and Faience Technology at Harappa, Pakistan (>3700-1900 BCE): Technological and Experimental studies of production and variation. In History, Science and Technology of Ancient Indian Glass, edited by A. Kanungo, pp.39-100.
1999 to present: Professor, Department of Anthropology, U. W. Madison
1993-1998: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, U. W. Madison
1985-1993: Assistant Professor (Joint Appointment); Department of Anthropology and Department of South Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Honors and Awards:
2019 Society for American Archaeology, Award for Excellence in Archaeological Analysis
2018 WARF Named Professorship: George F. Dales Jr and Barbara A. Dales Professor of Anthropology, UW Madison
2017-18 Hilldale Award in the Social Sciences, UW Madison
2015&16 University Housing Honored Instructor
2011 Elected Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2011 Letters and Science, Undergraduate Advising Award, UW Madison
2009-10 Virginia Horne Henry Fund Award – Women in Japanese Martial Arts
2005-06 Virginia Horne Henry Fund Award – Women in Japanese Martial Arts
2006 Woodstock School Distinguished Alumnus, Landour, Mussoorie, India
1992 Favrot Fund Grant – Indus Valley Exhibition Planning
1990 U. W. Madison, Anonymous Fund Grant for building display cases
1990 N. American Assoc. of Summer Sessions, Creative and Innovative Merit Award
1987 U. W. Madison, Undergraduate Teaching Improvement Grant
1987 Instructional Laboratory Modernization Program
1987-92 National Science Foundation-Presidential Young Investigator Award
1982-83 National Resource Fellowship, Hindi-Urdu
1980-82 Fulbright-Hays DDRA Grant for India and Pakistan
1977-80 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Hindi-Urdu