Environmental Archaeology Laboratory undergraduate alumna Sydney Hunter (CAS ’19) has been selected as one of nine archaeologists nationwide for a 2021 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship will fund three years of her doctoral research. Sydney has just completed an MA at the University of Liverpool and intends to enroll at Ohio […]
Environmental Archaeology Laboratory undergraduate alumna Emily Johnson (CAS ’17), currently a doctoral student in Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been selected as one of seven archaeologists nationwide for a 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship will fund three years of her doctoral research. Congratulations, Emily!
The National Science Foundation Archaeology Program has funded the proposal “Spatial Analysis of State Agropastoral Economies”, which is directed by John M. Marston (Boston University, lead PI) and David Meiggs (Rochester Institute of Technology). Over the two-year award, Marston and Meiggs will conduct research to examine how societies manage sustainable agricultural production across the varied landscapes under their […]
Congratulations to Maria Codlin, who was awarded a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant this past semester! Maria will continue her research examining how animals in urban food economies relate to social organization and wealth; in particular, among those communities surrounding ancient Teotihuacan, Mexico. Excellent work Maria!
Kathleen Forste has been awarded a Short-Term Graduate Research Abroad Fellowship from BU’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences! Kathleen will be using the fellowship to fund her travels, collection, and analysis of archaeobotanical remains from the site of Tel Shimron this upcoming summer. Kathleen’s work will inform our understanding of agricultural change in Israel’s Islamic […]
Marston has been selected as the recipient of one of six Fulbright Scholar Awards to Australia in the “All Disciplines” competition. This will allow him to spend the Spring 2020 semester at the School of Social Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, to collaborate with Dr. Andrew Fairbairn on a project entitled “Agricultural Sustainability at […]
Sydney Hunter has been selected as a recipient of an Honors Research Travel Award from CAS to support her summer field research at the ancient city of Kath, Uzbekistan, this summer. Congratulations, Sydney!
Maria Codlin and Kathleen Forste have both been awarded Short Term Graduate Research Abroad Fellowships from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at BU! Maria will use it to continue her dissertation research on animal consumption through the analysis of faunal remains from Teotihuacan, Mexico, and Kathleen will use it to continue her dissertation […]
Kathleen Forste was one of 10 students selected to receive ASOR’s student conference travel grant to attend the 2016 annual meeting in San Antonio, TX! She is co-author on a presentation with Professoss Mac Marston of Boston University and Deirdre Fulton of Baylor University. Their talk is titled “The Animal and Plant Economies at Islamic […]
Kathleen Forste received the ASOR Heritage Excavation Fellowship for her research in Israel this summer! She is investigating agricultural practices and plant-use in the Levant during the Early Islamic era (c. 640-1099 CE). Information about the fellowship is available here.