Environmental Archaeology Laboratory alumna Emily Johnson has accepted an offer of admission for doctoral study at the University of California Santa Barbara Department of Anthropology! Emily will begin her program of study this coming September, 2019, studying archaeobotanical remains from North and Central America under Prof. Amber VanDerwarker. Congratulations Emily on this new chapter – we look […]
Three members of the Environmental Archaeology Laboratory are graduating from Boston University: Emily Brown, Madeline Duppenthaler, and Sydney Hunter. Congratulations to Emily Brown, who is graduating with a BA in Biology and Archaeology and is a long-standing member of the EA Lab. Emily conducted two UROP projects in the lab: completing morphometric analysis of cereal […]
Environmental Archaeology Laboratory alumna and 2018 BU PhD Kristen Wroth, now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tübingen, has published the first article of her dissertation, with co-authors John M. Marston and BU emeritus professor Paul Goldberg. Read “Neanderthal plant use and pyrotechnology: phytolith analysis from Roc de Marsal, France” in Archaeological and Anthropological […]
John M. Marston is a co-author, along with lab alumna Nami Shin (CAS ’15), on the first article publishing results of excavations at the site of Kaymakçı, in western Turkey, from the years 2014-2016. The article was just published in the American Journal of Archaeology and is available open access: it can be download here.
The article “Modeling the role of fire and cooking in the competitive exclusion of Neanderthals” by Dr. Anna Goldfield (2017 PhD), Ross Booton (former lab volunteer, now Ph.D. student at the University of Sheffield), and John Marston has just been published in the Journal of Human Evolution. In this article, originally part of Anna’s dissertation, […]
2018 PhD Kristen Wroth has been selected for a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Tübingen, to work with Dr. Christopher Miller (Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tübingen) and Dr. Michael Toffolo (Bordeaux Montaigne University). Their project, “Geoarchaeology of a Middle Stone Age paleo-landscape in the central interior of South Africa: paleoenvironments and foraging practices during […]