Anthropology Faculty and Students Present Field Research

Posted on 11/10/2016 3:09:46 PM

Archaeology faculty members and three undergraduate students from the Anthropology Department traveled to the Eastern States Archaeological Federation in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, November 3–6, 2016, to present the results of field research conducted this past summer.

Seniors Eden VanTries and James Miller co-authored a poster with Ben Ford titled “Comparison of Archaeological Methods at the Fort Necessity National Battlefield.”

Junior Harley Burgis presented a poster on the preliminary results of her Honors Thesis: “Using Microartifacts to Investigate Prehistoric Cooking Methods at the Dust Cave Archaeological Site.” 

Finally, faculty members Lara Homsey-Messer and William Chadwick presented a poster titled “Preliminary Results of the 2016 Field Season at the Squirrel Hill Archaeological Site.” 

ESAF is an organization of state archaeological societies representing the Eastern United States and Canada in order to provide a forum for the exchange of current archaeological investigations.