Roman Material Culture (Archaeology) Research

Mentor Name:
Alexis Christensen

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor, Lecturer

Languages and Literature



Project Description:

On-going research in conjunction with an archaeological field school, Sangro Valley Project (, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Excavations and research focus on land-use and material culture of pre-Roman, Roman, and early Medieval periods. This is a multidisciplinary project accommodating many fields of study that assess and interrogate the material remains of human culture.

Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Earn independent study credit; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis

Student Role:

Variable depending on student interests and skills.

Student Benefits:

Potential to design and carry out individual or collaborative research with an aim to presenting and publishing results. Practical application and acquisition of skills.

Project Duration:


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