Category: Publication

John Marston publishes in Quarternary International about the best practices to digitize wood slides

John M. Marston, Associate Professor, and Director of BU Archaeology, published an article in Quaternary International, entitled “Best practices for digitizing a wood slide collection: The Bailey-Wetmore Wood Collection of the Harvard University Herbaria” co-authored with Madelynn von Baeyer (Harvard University Herbaria), describes the two-year project to develop and test a digitization strategy for the […]

Marston and Kováčik publish new article

Associate Professor, and Director of BU Archaeology, John M. Marston and anthropological archaeology PhD student Peter Kováčik have just published “Environmental reconstruction and wood use at Late Chalcolithic Çamlıbel Tarlası, Turkey” in Quaternary International. The article presents the wood charcoal assemblage of the early, small-scale metal-producing site of Çamlıbel Tarlası in central Anatolia, and is the first […]

Alum, David Walton publishes his obsidian use-wear analyses

Alum, David Walton new article published online that presents his obsidian use-wear analyses from a site called Altica (1250-800 BC), Mexico, which is the earliest settlement documented for the Teotihuacan Valley. If you would like to check out the paper in full, you can do so through his faculty website ( tldr: they were doing […]

Amalia Perez-Juez new book

Arqueología de la Guerra Civil y la Dictadura Española: La historia NO escrita by Amalia Pérez-Juez Gil (Editor), Jorge Morín de Pablos (Editor), published by British Archaeological Reports (Oxford) Ltd, BAR International Series , #2965. Overview: Archeology of the Civil War and the Spanish Dictatorship collects contributions from different research teams that have worked on […]

Curtis Runnels and Justin Holcomb (GRS’20) published article

Curtis and Justin have published an article in the journal Quaternary International titled “Deposit-centered archaeological survey and the search for the Aegean Palaeolithic: A geoarchaeological perspective.” Congratulations! Article Link: Abstract: Recent archaeological discoveries from the Greek islands of Crete and Naxos point to the presence of hominins in the Aegean Basin beginning at least in […]

Carolyn L. White (GRS’02) published a new book!

Carolyn L. White received her PhD from Boston University Archaeology in 2002. Carolyn is the Mamie Kleberg Chair in Historical Preservation, Professor of Anthropology, Director of Historical Preservation Program, Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Reno. Congratulations to Carolyn on her book, “The Archaeology of Burning Man: The Rise and Fall of Black Rock City.” […]

Four alumni publish in Advances in Archaeological Practice

Regional Ways of Seeing: A Big-Data Approach for Measuring Ancient Visualscapes Natalie M. Susamann (GRS’19) Published online in Advances in Archaeological Practice: 16 April 2020, pp. 1-18 Affording Archaeology: How Field School Costs Promote Exclusivity Laura E. Heath-Stout (GRS’19), Elizabeth M. Hannigan (CAS’19) Published online in Advances in Archaeological Practice: 13 April 2020, pp 1-11 […]

David Carballo, new evidence from both Teotihuacan and the Maya region in Science Magazine

“Maya travelers visiting Teotihuacan during the fourth century would have encountered a city like no other they had ever seen. Three enormous pyramids loomed over the main street, now known as the Avenue of the Dead, their shapes reflecting snow-capped volcanoes visible in the distance. An orderly grid of roads extended from the avenue, and the […]