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David J. Cohen(高德)




經歷:美國波士頓大學考古學系考古學兼職助理教授(2006 ~ 2017)
   波士頓大學東亞考古學與文化史國際中心(2000 ~ 2013)


Office: 水源校區行政大樓人類學系309室
TEL: (02)3366-4749

2019 Song, Yanhua, Stefano Grimaldi, Fabio Santaniello, David J. Cohen, Jinming Shi, and Ofer Bar-Yosef, “Re-thinking the evolution of microblade technology in East Asia: Techno-functional understanding of the lithic assemblage from Shizitan 29 (Shanxi, China).” PloS one 14 (2): e0212643.
2019 Patania, Ilaria, Paul Goldberg, David J. Cohen, Wu Xiaohong, Zhang Chi, Ofer Bar-Yosef, “Micromorphological analysis of the deposits at the Early Pottery Xianrendong site: site formation processes and site use in the Late Pleistocene.” Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. doi:10.1007/s12520-019-00788-6.
2018 Yang, Xiaoyan, Wenxiang Wu, Linda Perry, Zhikun Ma, Ofer Bar-Yosef, David J. Cohen, Hongbo Zheng, and Quansheng Ge, “Critical role of climate change in plant selection and millet domestication in North China.” Scientific Reports – Nature 8(1): 7855. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-26218-6
2017 Cohen, David J., Ofer Bar-Yosef, Xiaohong Wu, Ilaria Patania, and Paul Goldberg, “The emergence of pottery in China: recent dating of two early pottery cave sites in South China.” Quaternary International 441 Part B: 36-48.
2017 Wu Qinglong, Zhijun Zhao, Li Liu, Darryl E. Granger, Hui Wang, David J. Cohen, Xiaohong Wu, Maolin Ye, Ofer Bar-Yosef, Bin Lu, Jin Zhang, Peizhen Zhang, Daoyang Yuan, Wuyun Qi, Linhai Cai, Shibiao Bai, “Response to comments on ‘Outburst flood at 1920 BCE supports historicity of China’s Great Flood and the Xia dynasty.” Science vol. 355(6332): 1382e- (3 pages).
2017 Song Yanhua, David J. Cohen, Jinming Shi, Xiaohong Wu, Eliso Kvavadze, Paul Goldberg, Shuangquan Zhang, Yue Zhang, Ofer Bar-Yosef, “Environmental reconstruction and dating of Shizitan 29, Shanxi Province: An early microblade site in North China.” Journal of Archaeological Science 79: 19-35.
2016 Wu Qinglong, Zhijun Zhao, Li Liu, Darryl E. Granger, Hui Wang, David J. Cohen, Xiaohong Wu, Maolin Ye, Ofer Bar-Yosef, Bin Lu, Jin Zhang, Peizhen Zhang, Daoyang Yuan, Wuyun Qi, Linhai Cai, Shibiao Bai, “Outburst flood at 1920 BCE supports historicity of China’s Great Flood and the Xia dynasty. Science 353(6299): 579-582.
2013 “The advent and spread of early pottery in East Asia: New considerations and new dates for the world’s earliest ceramic vessels.” Journal of Austronesian Studies 4(2): 55-92.
2012 Wu, Xiaohong, Zhang Chi, Paul Goldberg, David Cohen, Pan Yan, Trina Arpin, and Ofer Bar-Yosef, “Early pottery at 20,000 years ago in Xianrendong Cave, China.” Science 336: 1696-1700.
2012 吳小紅*、張弛、保羅・格德伯格、大衛・科恩(David Cohen)、潘岩、蒂娜・阿平、歐弗·巴爾-約瑟,〈江西仙人洞遺址兩萬年前陶器的年代研究〉。《南方文物》2012.3: 1-6 (Wu et al. 2012, Xianrendong, in Chinese)。
2012 吳小紅*、伊麗莎貝塔・博阿雷托、袁家榮、歐弗・巴爾-約瑟夫、潘岩、曲彤麗、劉克新、丁杏芳、李水城、顧海濱、韋琪・居、大衛・科恩(David Cohen)、天朗・嬌、保羅・戈德伯格、史蒂夫・韋納,〈湖南道縣玉蟾岩遺址早期陶器及其地層堆積的碳十四年代研究〉。 《南方文物》2012.3: 7-16 (Boaretto et al. 2009, Yuchanyan, in Chinese)。
2012 Bar-Yosef, Ofer, Metin Eren, Yuan Jiarong, David J. Cohen, and Li Yiyuan, “Were bamboo tools made in prehistoric Southeast Asia? An experimental view from South China.” Quaternary International 269: 9-21.
2011 “The beginnings of agriculture in China: a multi-regional view.” Current Anthropology 52 (S4): S273-S293.
2009 Boaretto, Elisabetta, Wu Xiaohong, Yuan Jiarong, Ofer Bar-Yosef, V. Chu, Y Pan, K Liu, David Cohen, T. Jiao, S. Li, H. Gu, P. Goldberg, S. Weiner, “Radiocarbon dating of charcoal and bone collagen associated with early pottery at Yuchanyan Cave, Hunan Province, China.” PNAS 106(24): 9595-9600.
2003 “Microblades, pottery, and the nature and chronology of the Palaeolithic-Neolithic transition in China.” The Review of Archaeology 24(2): 21-36.
2001 Cohen, David J. and Robert E. Murowchick, “Introduction: K. C. Chang and Chinese archaeology today.” The Review of Archaeology 22(2): 1-4.
2001 Murowchick, Robert E. and David J. Cohen, “Searching for Shang’s beginnings: Great City Shang, City Song, and collaborative archaeology in Shangqiu, Henan.” The Review of Archaeology 22 (2): 47-61.
1998 “The origins of domesticated cereals and the Pleistocene-Holocene transition in East Asia.” The Review of Archaeology 19(2): 22-29.
2018 “초기 청동기시대 악석문화와 동이 /데이빗 [The Early Bronze Age Yueshi Culture and the Dong Yi]” (trans. to Korean by Prof. Yangjin Pak). In Park Sunmi (ed.), Jung-gug Sandong Jiyeog-ui Dongyi 중국 산동 지역의 동이 (The Dongyi in Shandong, China). Seoul: Yŏksa Konggan, pp. 151-185 (35 pages). [Produced by the Northeast Asian History Foundation.]
2014 “The Neolithic of southern China.” In: Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn (eds.), The Cambridge World Prehistory, pp. 765-781. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (ISBN: 9781107595408).
2014 Cohen, David J. and Robert E. Murowchick, “Early complex societies in Northern China.” In: Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn (eds.), The Cambridge World Prehistory, pp. 782-806. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (ISBN: 9781107595408).
2013 Tang Jigen唐際根, Gao Tianlin高天麟, Zhang Changshou張長壽, Li Yung-ti李永迪, Leng Jian冷健, Robert E. Murowchick, and David Cohen, “河南商丘潘廟發現的東周宋、魏墓葬An investigation of tombs of the Song and Wei states at the Panmiao site, Shangqiu, Henan” (in Chinese). In: Chen Kwang-tzuu陳光祖 (ed.), Rethinking East Asian Archaeology—Memorial Essay Collection for the Tenth Anniversary of Kwang-chih Chang’s Death(東亞考古學的再思:張光直先生逝世十週年紀念論文集作), pp. 339-379. Taibei: Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica(中央研究院歷史語言研究所).
2002 “New perspectives on the transition to agriculture in China.” In Yoshinori Yasuda (ed.), The Origins of Pottery and Agriculture, pp. 217-227. New Delhi: Lustre Press and Roli Books.
2017 Tsang Cheng-hwa and Li Kuang-ti, 《南科出土文物選粹》 Quintessential Cultural Relics Unearthed at the Tainan Science Park. TSP Archaeological Discoveries Series, vol. 2. Taitung: Taiwan National Museum of Prehistory (from Chinese).
2015 Tsang Cheng-hwa and Li Kuang-ti, Archaeological Heritage in the Tainan Science Park of Taiwan. TSP Archaeological Discoveries Series, vol. 3. Taitung: Taiwan National Museum of Prehistory (from Chinese).

Dr. Cohen’s field research focuses on human-environment interactions during the Late Paleolithic of China (including the development of microblade technology in North China and the world’s earliest pottery in South China during the Last Glacial Maximum), the transition from hunting-gathering to sedentary villages, and the long process of the origins of rice agriculture. He is the Co-Director (2015-present) of the Shizitan Sites and Adaptations to the Last Glacial Maximum in North China Project, working with scholars from Shanxi University, Harvard, and the University of Trento, Italy, and the Deputy Director, since 2009, of the Sino-American collaborative project, The Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Yangzi River Basin Project, carrying out excavations in collaboration with the Hunan Institute of Archaeology, Harvard University, and Peking University. Dr. Cohen’s excavations and analyses of two Late Pleistocene cave sites, Xianrendong 仙人洞 Cave (Jiangxi) and Yuchanyan 玉蟾岩 Cave (Yuchanyan), published in Science (Wu XH et al. 2012) and PNAS (Boaretto et al. 2009), have securely dated the appearance of the earliest known pottery in the world to 20,000-18,000 years ago, fundamentally changing our views of hunter-gatherer adaptive behaviors during the Late Paleolithic and the origins of ceramic technology. Dr. Cohen’s work also includes excavations of Early Neolithic villages of the Pengtoushan 彭頭山 Culture in northern Hunan, and earlier excavations (1990s) in North China’s lower Yellow River region, of Yangshao 仰韶, Longshan 龍山, early Bronze Age (Yueshi 岳石 Culture), and Warring States period sites, looking at the development of socio-political complexity from the Late Neolithic through Bronze Age, for his doctoral dissertation research under the late Prof. K.C. Chang 張光直 at Harvard. In addition to his main research in China, Dr. Cohen is also involved in field projects in the Philippines, including the Catanauan Archaeological and Heritage Project, working with the Archaeological Studies Program, University of the Philippines, Diliman, and Australia National University, and the Palawan Island Paleohistoric Research Project, Dewil River Valley, Palawan Island, with project PIs from UP Diliman and University College Dublin.  Dr. Cohen’s research on a tremendous earthquake-induced outburst flood on the Yellow River, reported in Science (Wu Q.L. et al. 2016), made international headlines, as the dating and great impact of this devastating flood, ca. 1920 BC, might relate to China’s Great Flood legend and the founding of the Xia Dynasty. Dr. Cohen is a recognized expert in research on the origins of agriculture in China, and he was a member of the seminal Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Symposium, The Beginnings of Agriculture: New Data, New Ideas, in 2009 (paper published in Current Anthropology in 2011). His work has been supported by grants from the Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology, the Taiwan Ministry of Education, the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (USA). Dr. Cohen served for a decade as the Managing Editor of the Journal of East Asian Archaeology (Brill Academic Publishers), and since 2013 as the Consulting English Editor for Asian Archaeology (published by Springer-Nature).