Anna Shoemaker

doctoral/PhD student at Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Archaeology

Email:
anna.shoemaker[AT-sign]arkeologi.uu.se
Visiting address:
Engelska parken, Thunbergsv. 3 H

Postal address:
Box 626
751 26 UPPSALA

Short presentation

I am a doctoral student in the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University. I am taking an historical ecology approach to understanding human-landscape interactions in the Amboseli basin, Kenya over the last c.500 years. I am part of the Marie Curie ITN Resilience in East African Landscapes project.

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Biography

I completed my MSc degree in environmental archaeology in September 2012 at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. For my dissertation I examined Iron Age phytoliths from Qubur al-Walaydah, Israel to better understand the utilization of plant resources through time, and also the phytolith assemblage signatures associated with various on-site occupation contexts. I began my studies at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia where I was first exposed to archaeobotanical analysis and excavations in East Africa. Throughout the years I have also participated in archaeological projects in Fiji, British Columbia, Turkey, Jordan, and Kenya.

I am very excited to be a part of the REAL project, and I look forward to sharing my results over the course of my PhD. I am a strong believer in inter-disciplinary collaboration and past for future research themes and invite any and all queries about my work with REAL.

Publications

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