I received my B.A. in Archaeology from Cornell University in 2015, and my M.A. in Historical Archaeology from the University in Massachusetts, Boston in 2020.
I am a PhD Candidate in the Scandinavian Studies Department at University College London, England. My main project involves interdisciplinary archaeological research focusing on specifics of early medieval textiles and trade in Northern Europe.
I’m an exhibition technician working in KAMU Espoo City Museum, Finland. I’m also a vice-chair of Finnish Museum Technical association with a Master craftsman’s degree in museum technology.
I focus on the function of the prehistoric lithic and bone/antler objects, as well as early farming, and cultivation and processing of plants in the Stone Age.
I was for twenty years a staff member of the al-Sabah Collection of Islamic Art/Kuwait National Museum. I led Friends of DAI to our Kuwait excavations and also helped on occasion to photograph finds from the H3 (Dilmun era) site and as-Subiyyah.
I have studied Archaeology (MA) of North-Western Europe and Heritage Management and (Medieval) History (BA) at Leiden University. From a young age I have been involved with re-enactment of the Napoleonic Wars and Dutch Revolt/Eighty Years War.
As working on many heritage sites for many years I got an experience in the – analogue and digital – reorientation and staging of historical architectural heritage.
I am the Curator of Archaeology at the University of Tennessee's (UT) McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture. I am also the director of UT's Laboratory of Environmental Archaeology, which provides research services and equipment in geoarchaeology.
PhD student Helsinki university working on ancient plaster from the Near East. As part of my PhD, I am planning to set up a kiln burning project of limestone.