Affiliation: Ohio State University
Julie Field is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at The Ohio State University, and holds her degrees from the University of Hawai‘i (M.A., Ph.D.) and the University of Washington (B.A.). Her training in archaeology began as a high school field school student at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in 1989, and she has also worked at museums and research institutes in the United States and Great Britain. Her main research focus is the prehistory of Pacific Islands, primarily Hawaii and Fiji. Her latest research in Hawaii has examined the growth of populations and the creation of an agricultural landscape in the district of Kohala, Hawaii Island. She has also worked for the last decade on the investigation of island settlement and conflict in the interior of Viti Levu, Fiji.