Christina Luke

Marston publishes with PhD student Peter Kováčik and alumna Nami Shin

John M. Marston is lead author on a new article about the Bronze Age site of Kaymakçı in western Turkey, along with Anthropology PhD student Peter Kováčik, alumna Nami Shin (CAS ’15), and editor of the Journal of Field Archaeology, Christina Luke. Find the article, “Agropastoral Economies and Land Use in Bronze Age Western Anatolia,” […]

The Journal of Field Archaeology just celebrated its 40th anniversary by publishing a special issue that you can download here

The Journal of Field Archaeology just celebrated its 40th anniversary by publishing a special issue of the journal. In her editorial introducing the issue, JFA editor Christina Luke looks forward to consider the future of Field Archaeology. The authors in this issue cover a broad range of topics and areas, and together result in an […]

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: Abstract of Article: Diachronic survey in the Marmara […]

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Professors Roosevelt and Luke BU Today feature

BU Archaeologists Explore Turkey, and Blog About It Team sends timely reports from the Gygaia Projects This summer, a team led by two Boston University archaeology professors has been working hard on an archaeological dig in Turkey, and when they’re not digging, they are blogging about digging. The Gygaia Projects—codirected by Christina Luke, a College […]

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Professors Luke & Roosevelt expand their network in Turkey

The Young Society Leaders, an arm of the American Turkish Society, gathered at Istanbul’s Sabancı Center on June 20. American Turkish Society leader Murat Köprülü and Natixis Senior Country Manager Rıza Kadılar attended the debut meeting, and Joshua Walker, Sedef Koktenturk, Melek Pulatkonak, Christina Luke, Christopher Roosevelt, Aslı Ay, Didem Altop and Şebnem Kalemli Özcan […]

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National Science Foundation Grant Award Recipients

Professors Christopher Roosevelt and Christina Luke, co-Principal Investigators, awarded National Science Foundation for their research, Cultural Dynamics and Overlapping Interaction Spheres in the Marmara Lake Basin, Western Turkey, $202,124 Professor David Carballo,  awarded National Science Foundation Grant for his research, Urbanism, Neighborhood Organization, and Domestic Economy at the Tlajinga District, Teotihuacan, Mexico, $188,238 Research Assistant […]

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Professors Roosevelt and Luke make headlines with Hexacopter test

Professor Christopher Roosevelt tested his latest research tool: a remote-controlled hexacopter.  The small six-rotor flying tool, equipped with a camera, will be used in Turkey by the Central Lydia Archaeological Survey, a Boston University archaeological project under the co-direction of Christopher Roosevelt, associate professor of archaeology,  and Christina Luke, senior lecturer in archaeology. BU Arts […]

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Christina Luke’s New Book Cited in LiveScience Article

Christina Luke, co-director of the Boston University based Central Lydia Archaeology Survey, co-authored the book, U.S. Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology: Soft Power, Hard Heritage (2012) with Morag Kersel. In the article in LiveScience the authors describe U.S. Government attempts to preserve archaeological sites oversees.  (Read more)