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Marston 2017 book receives AIA’s Wiseman Book Award

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.

Wroth receives postdoctoral fellowship at University of Tübingen

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 […]

Marston wins 2018 Gitner Award for Distinguished Teaching

The Gitner Award is one of three endowed awards given annually by the College of Arts and Sciences to those professors who excel not only in successful classroom teaching, but in the fullest and most comprehensive aspects of the teaching experience. These activities include collaborative scholarship with students, curriculum development, mentoring and advising students and teaching fellows, […]

Congratulations Dr. Wroth!

Kristen Wroth successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, “Neanderthal Plant Use and Phytolith Taphonomy in the Middle Paleolithic of Southwest France.” Congratulations, Dr. Wroth!

Marston new article on Roman Gordion available open access

In the open-access article “Rural Agricultural Economies and Military Provisioning at Roman Gordion (Central Turkey)”, recently published in Environmental Archaeology, Marston teams up with Canan Çakırlar (University of Groningen) to present for the first time faunal data from the Roman period at Gordion, when the site was a military encampment. Integrating botanical and faunal data, […]

Marston book published

Marston’s latest book, Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion, has been released by the University of Pennsylvania Press and is now available for purchase; the book is also available through Amazon. The raw, sample-by-sample data on which the book is based are archived through the Digital Archaeological Record (tDAR) and available for download here. Note that Naomi […]