The article authored by Marston, Kováčik, and Shin, along with several other colleagues, titled “Agropastoral Economies and Land Use in Bronze Age Western Anatolia” was published in Environmental Archaeology in 2022. The article was selected as a finalist for the 2022 Don Brothwell Prize by the Association for Environmental Archaeology, given to the best article published […]
Kathleen Forste (GRS ’21) has earned a P.E. MacAllister Scholarship for Fieldwork Participation from the American Society of Overseas Research (ASOR). This award will support her research in Menorca, Spain this summer. Congratulations Kathleen!
Peter Kováčik has received a Summer 2022 Research and Conference Travel Award mini-grant from the Boston University Center for Innovation in Social Science for his dissertation research in the Albuquerque basin of New Mexico this summer. Congratulations, Peter!
Evan McDuff has been awarded an Educational and Cultural Affairs Junior Research Fellowship from the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem for his doctoral dissertation research project, titled “Spices, Identity, and Acts of Culinary Resistance in the Face of the Roman Empire”. This fellowship will support Evan during the Fall 2022 semester in Jerusalem. […]
Maria Codlin was announced as the winner of the SAA’s Student Paper Award for 2021 for her submission “Hunting and Husbandry at the Ancient Mexican City of Teotihuacan.” The paper will appear in the symposium “Cultivating Cities: Perspectives from the New and Old Worlds on Wild Foods, Agriculture, and Urban Subsistence Economies” chaired by Codlin […]
Congratulations to John (Mac) Marston, who has been awarded the Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising by the BU College of Arts and Sciences! This award honors the best of BU’s educators, who exemplify deep and broad commitment, skill, effectiveness, impact, and leadership in teaching and is awarded through nominations from their students. You […]
Congratulations to Sydney Hunter for winning a 2019 Alumni Award for Writing Excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences. Her exemplary honors thesis used microbotanical remains to examine agriculture and environmental change in the ancient city of Kath (Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan) preceding and during the early Islamic period. She was presented with the award last weekend, along with her […]
Environmental Archaeology Laboratory undergraduate research Sydney Hunter (CAS 2019) was just awarded the Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award by the Society of Ethnobiology! Sydney will receive the award at the 2019 Society of Ethnobiology conference in Vancouver, Canada. Congratulations, Sydney!
Marston accepted the James R. Wiseman Book Award at the Archaeological Institute of America’s Conference last week for his 2017 book Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion (University of Pennsylvania Museum Press). This book details the interconnected agricultural and environmental histories over nearly 3000 years at the site of Gordion, Turkey, and makes Gordion one of the best published […]
Marston’s 2017 book, Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion, published by the University of Pennsylvania Museum Press, was selected as the 2019 recipient of the James R. Wiseman Book Award by the Archaeological Institute of America. The award will be presented at the January 2019 Annual Meeting of the AIA in San Diego.