Category: Alumni

Anna Goldfield (GRS’17) dissertation article published in the Journal of Human Evolution

Anna Goldfield is lead author on an article just published in the Journal of Human Evolution.  “Modeling the role of fire and cooking in the competitive exclusion of Neanderthals” by Anna Goldfield, Ross Booton, and Professor John (Mac) Marston was generated originally as part of Anna’s dissertation.  Read the article here. Congratulations Anna!

Alumna, Veronica Joseph Keyes (GRS’16) in North Korea retrieving DPRK remains

2016 Archaeology PhD Veronica Joseph (now Veronica Keyes) has been employed at DPAA (Defense  POW/MIA Accounting Agency) in Honolulu for several years, work that she is enjoying very much. She is was one of the archaeologists/anthropologists on the delegation that recently went to North Korea to retrieve 55 sets of remains from DPRK, which will […]

Alumna Katrina Eichner (CAS’10) hired as Assistant Professor at U of Idaho

Katrina Eichner has been newly appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology, College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences at the University of Idaho. Katrina Eichner received her BA in Archaeology from Boston University in 2010. She went on to earn her doctorate in anthropology with an emphasis in gender, women, […]

Alumna, Elizabeth Hannigan (CAS’18), Maya society research featured in BU Today.

Alumna, Elizabeth Hannigan (CAS’18), Maya society research features in BU Today. Click here to read entire article. “Xultún, located in one of Guatemala’s national parks, is at least a three-hour drive from the nearest town, “depending on whether it’s a muddy day,” says Hannigan, who spent two months at the dig site in 2016. For […]

“The Dirt Podcast” started by alumna, Anna Goldfield

Alumna, Anna Goldfield, started an archaeology/anthropology podcast with Amber Zambelli, a fellow archaeologist, called The Dirt. It premiered July 1, Twitter handle is @dirtpodcast. Their goal is to reach as wide an audience as possible, so it’s sort of an “edutainment” podcast. They want people to be able to enjoy the stories with no academic […]

Prof. Beaudry and alumna Kaoru Ueda contribute to the publication of the 2011 conference on historical archaeology in Taiwan

Conversation between Archaeology and History: Seventeenth Century Taiwan and Its Surrounding Area Proceedings of the 2011 conference on historical archaeology in Taiwan, published in 2017 by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Among the contributors are Kaoru Ueda and Prof. Mary Beaudry.   Save Save