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Jonathan Kenoyer

Jonathan Kenoyer

Indus civilization, archaeology/anthropology of South Asia (India, Pakistan, etc), ancient technology and trade, kendo, martial arts, gender, GLBT

Professor, anthropology; director, Center for South Asia College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-5696 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Indus civilization, ancient technology, trade, writing, religion and political systems
  • Teaches Kendo, an introduction to Japanese martial and liberal arts; studies Japanese culture and society, technologies and art
  • Studies aspects of gender in prehistory and the modern day, male, female, homosexual/transgender issues in world cultures, modern GLBT issues


  • Field director, Harappa Archaeological Research Project in Pakistan, also involved in research on the Indus civilization in India
  • Author, "The Ancient South Asian World"; "Ancient Cities of the Indus Valley Civilization"