• Cools, Kyla. 2024. “Memory and Relevance: Local History and Outreach at Eckley Miners’ Village.” ArchaeologiesJournal of the World Archaeological Congress (Forthcoming)
  • Cools, Kyla. 2022. “Material Culture and Structural Violence: Reframing Evidence of the Social Gradient in Industrial Contexts.” Historical Archaeology 56: 648-662.
  • Freidenberg, Judith, Amy Carattini, Kyla Cools, Leah Bush, Sara Downard, and Johanna McAlister. 2022. “United States Nationals in Argentina: The Relevance of the Middle-Class Abroad to Migration Studies.” Human Organization 81 (4): 380-389.
  • Puzalan, Ricardo, Diana Marsh, and Kyla Cools. 2017. “Beyond Likes, Clicks, and Downloads: Identifying Meaningful Impacts for Digitized Ethnographic Archives.” Archivaria. 84 (Fall 2017): 61-102.
  • Cools, Kyla and Katherine Boyle. 2017. “The Great Divide: Teaching Collaborative Methodologies in Academia.” Practicing Anthropology. 40 (1): 29-33.
  • Cools, Kyla. 2017. “Exploring Labor and Physical Disability in NEPA.” Practicing Anthropology, Spotlight on Student Research at the University of Maryland. Vol. 39, 17-19.

Areas of Interest

  • Historical Archaeology
  • Labor Archaeology
  • Museum Scholarship
  • Disability Studies
  • Heritage Studies
  • Material Culture Studies
  • Global Health
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  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Anthropology, Michigan State University, 2015
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    University of Maryland, 2019
Kyla Cools
1125 Woods Hall
Department of Anthropology
kcools [at]