Does tattooing benefit the immune system? The inking of immunity.

Our team studies cultural impacts on health, specifically those of tattooing on the immune system. We expand...

"My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?" Religious Persecution and the Irish Famine

What will you leave behind when you die? A diary? A blog? A "Remembering (name here)" Facebook page? What if...

Where Was VĂ­nland? Tracking Viking Explorers in the Americas Using Trace Element Analyses

Where did the Vikings explore in North America? Where did they first make contact with the peoples of the New...

Coquina in my Backyard: Can photogrammetry and 3D scanning be used to answer a 250 year old enigma?

Coquina is a sedimentary "rock" also called shellstone. There are two large coquina structures that were built...

When did we start the fire?

I will conduct a series of experiments looking at fire micro-residues in modern and archaeological contexts...

"Hog Meat en Rabbit en Fish en Such as Dat": Pre- and Post-Emancipation Foodways in the South Carolina Lowcountry

Archaeologists and historians of slavery know that the foodways of slaves -- their diet, dishes, and social...

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