Category: Archaeology

Dr. Roosevelt and Dr. Luke publish JFA article on petrographic and ceramic analysis

Journal of Field Archaeology newest issue, 40.4, Dr. Luke and Dr. Roosevelt along with two other co-authors have published another of our most downloaded articles ever, at 353 times! This article is on their petrographic and ceramic analysis of their collected survey ceramics. Read article here: http://www.maneyonline.com/doi/abs/10.1179/2042458215Y.0000000009 Abstract of Article: Diachronic survey in the Marmara […]

Professor Chris Roosevelt and Brandon Olson publish the most downloaded JFA article in history

Boston University Department of Archaeology Dr. Chris Roosevelt and his co-authors, which also include grad student Brandon Olson published in the JFA issue 40.3 what has become the most downloaded JFA article in history, 851 times and counting!! The article is on his project’s use of digital technology to basically change the saying that archaeology […]

Erica Pitcairn (GRS MA’15) finds full-time job!

Congratulations to Erica Pitcairn (MA, 2015) for finding a great full-time job!  She’ll be working at Cengage Learning with the group that publishes high school textbooks and other course materials for AP and honors/elective courses.  She’s excited to be learning more about publishing and to remain involved in education, and Cengage is excited about her interdisciplinary […]

Walton and Carballo NSF Grant Recipient

Boston University Department of Archaeology Professor David Carballo  and Graduate Student David Walton (GRS’16)  are recipients of an National Science Foundation Grant. Under the guidance of Dr. David Carballo, David Walton will investigate the nuances of obsidian tool production and consumption in household spaces. This project is unique, compared to previous scholarship, because it applies […]

Professor William Saturno receives NASA grant

Assistant Professor of Archaeology William Saturno has received another NASA grant for his ongoing investigation into Northern Peruvian Desert.   “An Archaeological Investigation into the Northern Peruvian Desert Region Using Landsat, Hyperion, Advanced Land Imager (ALI), and ASTER Data” through the Space Archaeology Program of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate’s Earth Science Division. Congratulations to Professor […]

Professor Michael Danti part of a team to save Syria’s heritage

On August 4, 2014, the U.S. Department of State and the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) signed a $600,000 cooperative agreement to document comprehensively the current condition of cultural heritage sites in Syria and assess future restoration, preservation, and protection needs. ASOR’s documentation and planning will raise global awareness of the threats to Syria’s […]

AIA Pomerance Fellowship Spotlight: Daniel Fallu (GRS’16)

The 2014 recipient of the Archaeological Institute of America’s Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship, Daniel “Dan” Fallu, thought for a long time that he would become a lawyer. Yet that same drive to solve puzzles, along with a strong desire to travel, eventually led Dan to study archaeology.  Click here to read more.