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We have a double dose of stimulating discussion in this week's podcast. Well, a triple dose-actually. Dr. Colleen Morgan, a Lecture at the University of York, and Daniel Eddisford, the Field Director for "The Origins of Qatar and Doha Project,"
Massimiliano Ditta may not be the Holy Diver, but we think he is pretty close and pretty awesome. Max works at the Stavanger Maritime Museum as one of their talented and hardworking underwater archaeologists. We are lucky to chat with him and h
What do canine evolution and an Aperol aperitif have in common? Absolutely nothing and we don't care! Join us for today's exciting guest, Dr. Bridgett von Holdt. Bridgett is an evolutionary biologist at Princeton University and an expert in can
Community archaeology is the topic of today's podcast. We chat with Madison Dapcevich, a journalist and TV reporter/producer out of KECI Montana, who wrote her MA thesis about a community archaeology project in her home state of Alaska. If you
Today, it is a cat episode! So, for all of you cat lovers out there, please tune into hear CUNY Ph.D. student Brenda Prehal talk about her fascinating research about cats in Iceland.  We talk about her research and other work in Iceland. And, w
Today, we have a variety of topics to discuss. Dr. Kristin Ilves joins us to talk about a very large and comprehensive archaeological project underway on the west-coast of Norway. The Sotra Project, lead by Leif Inge Astveit from the University
Dr. Elizabeth Pierce takes time from her hectic summer schedule to talk with us about her research into the Medieval period of the North Atlantic and her work as a lecturer.  In the first part of the interview, she takes us to Greenland, Icelan
Here is the episode to get your drink on! Stanford University Ph.D. student Jiajing Wang speaks with us today about her research into beer making and fermentation practices during the Neolithic in China. We spoke with her in China as she was fi
Today we have a packed episode full of the intricacies of being an archaeologist and how broad the field really is. We are thankful to speak with Dr. Burcu Tung from Stanford University about her work in archaeology, her contribution to the fie
Jenny Holly is a public historian and proud Kentuckian,  who chats with us today about her interesting project into the medical history of Lexington, Kentucky. The healthcare industry in Lexington goes back to the late 1700s and is still an imp
Dr. Lauren Ristvet from the University of Pennsylvania joined us today to speak about her research and collaborative projects. Lauren is a Near Eastern archaeologist who has worked in Syria and Iraq for close to 20 years. Her work began at the
Are you kept up a night trying to tackle the problems of early hominid evolution? Like, what's the significance of language to the production of stone tools? Or, what's going on in a person's brain while they are knapping away on some stones? W
Nathalie Brusgaard is a P.h.D. candidate from Leiden University. Nathalie speaks with us about her research with rock art from the Black Desert in Jordan. This is the first time anyone has ever documented the rock art left behind by nomadic gro
Self-starter and scholar Amanda Brainard has done what few of us do-she's taken the initiative to follow her passion. No, her passion isn't base jumping from a high mountain cliff in a wing suit. It's something deeper and more selfless. Amanda'
Monique Arntz is a Ph.D. student at Cambridge University working with clay figurines from the Neolithic period. She began her research journey at the University of Leiden analyzing and writing about figurines from Tell Sabi Abyad in Syria. She
Alisha Gauvreau chats with us about her exciting excavation of a 14,000-year-old habitation site from a remote island in British Columbia, Canada. You heard that correctly-14,000 years ago! She is a Ph.D. student at the University of Victoria a
We have always been blown away and inspired by the people we get to chat with on this podcast. In today's podcast, we get to share our interview with tribal archaeologist for the Cocopah Indian Tribe, Jill McCormick! We are still trying to wrap
Zooarchaeologists Albina Hulda Palsdottir is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Oslo researching the origins of Icelandic horses and sheep. Albina's research is staggering in size and scope. She is trying to trace the origins of the horses
Dr. Mikkel Sorensen joins us today at Cooking with Archaeologists! Mikkel is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of Copenhagen where he is an educator and researcher in Arctic prehistory, hunter-gatherer archaeology, and lithic technol
Dr. Joe Flatman is the Head of Listing Programmes at Historic England. He was formerly the County Archaeologists of Surrey in southeast England and a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at University College London. You can follow him on Twitter @jo
Dr. Chloe Duckworth from Newcastle University pops by to discuss glass analysis and the Muslim and Christian Period (711 to 1492 AD) from the Iberian Peninsula. Chloe really knows her stuff when it comes to glass and we really learned a lot tod
Did you ever ask yourself that question, Why does the United States Forest Service need archaeologists? Well, in today's podcast you will find out! Archaeologist Neil Weintraub sits down with us to talk about his work at the United States Fores
We chat with Dr. David Starbuck, who is a Professor of Archaeology at Plymouth State University (New Hampshire) and is an adjunct professor at the State University of New York Adirondack, about his archaeology projects and what it means to be a
Shannon Landry is an archaeologist and zooarchaeologist working in Colorado for Alpine Archaeological Consultants. She talks about her experience working within cultural resource management (CRM) and the different avenues archaeologists just st
Gail Golec is a fascinating and multi-faceted archaeologist based in New Hampshire which is part of New England in the United States. She was kind enough to take a break from writing to join us on the air and tell us her story. Which all began
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