Archaeologist Research

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  • Kathleen Kenyon (1906 - 1978)

    Kathleen Kenyon (1906 - 1978)
    Research focus: The Old Testament and how well it lines up with the clues from the past in the Westbank of Europe, through the Dig of Jerhico. Publication in 1978, a few months before her death.
  • Theresa Singleton (phD 1980)

    Theresa Singleton (phD 1980)
    Research focuses: the archaeology of African Americans, the African Diaspora, the effect of slavery in the United States Conducted excavations in coastal Georgia, the southern United States, and Cuba, according to her focus on the Gulah-Geechee people of Georgia, the remains of slave residencies in the southern United States, and the comparative functions of coffee and sugar plantations in the Caribbean. Currently, Singleton is a professor of archaeology and anthropology at Syracuse University
  • Rosemary Joyce (phD 1985)

    Rosemary Joyce (phD 1985)
    Research focuses: materiality and inequality. Studied how objects relate to one’s place in society. She also looked at how representational imagery created or reinforced gender stereotypes. Research focused on Mexico and Honduras.
  • Matthew H. Johnson (phD 1990)

    Matthew H. Johnson (phD 1990)
    Research focuses on understanding medieval and historical archaeology and its cultural contexts. He is a professor at Northwestern University and has 9 published books. His aim is to study the landscapes, materials and tools that people used and how that influenced people over time.
  • Veronica Perez Rodriguez (phD 2003)

    Veronica Perez Rodriguez (phD 2003)
    Research centered in Oaxaca where she mainly investigates urbanism, terrace agriculture, and ceramics to see how urban living affects us in order to make earth more livable and sustainable.
  • Tiffiny Tung (phD 2003)

    Tiffiny Tung (phD 2003)
    Research focus: bioarchaeologist studying bones and skeletons to discover how health outcomes were created in the past (Peru), focus on how violence created health outcomes, current research centering around studying remains in unmarked graves to determine the life experiences of slaves on the plantation (Nashville, Tennessee).