Anthropology Faculty, Students, and Applied Archeology Alumni Present at Annual Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference

Posted on 3/27/2019 5:47:14 PM

The Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference was held from March 21 through March 24, 2019, in Ocean City, Maryland, and included papers discussing research and public outreach by student Andrew Malhotra, faculty member William Chadwick, and recent IUP alumna Samantha Taylor. 

Andrew Malhotra with award-winning poster, MAAC 2019

Andrew Malhotra with Graduate Poster Award-winning poster at the Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference

Malhotra, a graduate student in the Applied Archaeology MA program, won the Graduate Poster Award for his poster titled “LiDAR and Archaeology: A comparison with Near-Ground Remote Sensing at Fort Allen and Squirrel Hill.”

Chadwick presented a paper titled “The Identification and Preservation Assessment of Buried Archaeological Sites within the Intertidal Zone” in the session “It’s About Time: Climate Change, Geomorphology, and the Preservation/Loss of Archaeological Resources in the Middle Atlantic.”

Applied Archaeology MA alumna Taylor presented a paper titled “Public Archaeology at the Fort Germanna/Enchanted Castle Site” in the session she organized, called “Recent Archaeology at the Fort Germanna/Enchanted Castle Site.”

The purpose of the MAAC conference is to provide archaeologists working in the Middle Atlantic region, both avocational and professional, a forum to discuss problems and issues and present recent work within the field of archaeology.

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