Department of Anthropology Graduate Faculty

Research Interest

DR. JESSI HALLIGAN

Dr. Halligan is recruiting graduate students with interests in landscape geoarchaeology, especially of submerged landscapes, in lithic analysis, and/or in the peopling of the Americas who have previous archaeological field and lab experience, preferably with some geoarchaeological or geological background.

 

DR. THOMAS LEPPARD

Dr. Leppard is interested in recruiting graduate students with interests in Mediterranean prehistory or in island archaeology, and with extant GIS, computational, or otherwise quantitative skillsets.

DR. JAYUR MEHTA

Dr. Mehta is recruiting graduate students interested in climate change archaeology, monumentality, and African Diaspora Archaeology; students already possessing methodological skills in GIS and statistics are preferred. One NSF-funded position is available for high-level students interested in pursuing research tied to climate hazards and Indigenous resilience.

DR. TANYA PERES

Dr. Peres is recruiting graduate students interested in foodways in the ancient Americas and the non-food roles of animals in Native American societies, and with previous experience in archaeological fieldwork, zooarchaeological analysis, paleoethnobotanical analysis, and other basic archaeological skillsets.

DR. GEOFFREY THOMAS

Dr. Thomas is interested in recruiting graduate students with interests in Bioarchaeology and Paleopathology of the American Southeast with specific interests in growth and development, health, behavioral reconstruction, and gender as it related to social organization and subsistence practices.

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