Woods 2019

1287 Park Meadows Drive
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301




James Woods

James Woods is an anthropologist living in Twin Falls.  He retired after 40 years as museum director and professor at the College of Southern Idaho.  He has a BFA in Ceramics and Sculpture from BSU, and an MA in Anthropology from ISU.  Woods has participated in archaeological research in Idaho, the Northwest, Guatemala, and Mexico.  His ongoing research focuses on prehistoric stone tools and weapons.  His most recent work involves ancient obsidian ornaments and burial offerings from ancient civilizations in Mexico.   Woods is the co-Producer of “Legacy in Stone”, a 2017 film about Clovis stone tools from Idaho featured on Idaho and National Public Television.  Woods was awarded the IHC “Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities” in 1998, an IHC Research Fellowship in 2015, and CSI Professor Emeritus in 2018.

Presentation Needs

Small stand or table for projector, table for replicas, and a room capable of being darkened.