Professor Catherine West awarded a 3-year NSF Grant

Catherine West, Boston University Department of Archaeology Research Assistant Professor of Archaeology, has been awarded a 3-year National Science Foundation grant entitled “Collaborative Research: Archaeological and Paleoenvironmental Perspectives of Climate Change in the Aleutian Islands.” This project is in collaboration with the University of Alabama and Portland State University and the goal is to address […]

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Kodiak Community Archaeology Project Blog

Photo: Catherine West and Justin Hays excavate a prehistoric house on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Photo credit: Patrick Saltonstall. The Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository in Kodiak, Alaska hosts the Community Archaeology Project, where Dr. Catherine West is currently the co-director. Students from Boston University, the University of Alaska, and elsewhere join community members to excavate […]