National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Rachel Scott

Affiliation: Arizona State University

Rachel Scott is Assistant Professor with the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University at Tempe.  She holds her degrees from the University of Chicago (B.A.), University College Dublin in Ireland (Higher Diploma in Celtic Archaeology), and the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.).  Her areas of specialization are bioarchaeology, social identity (especially gender and religion), social construction of disease and disability, and European archaeology (especially early and late medieval Ireland), mortuary practices, and paleopathology.   She has done field work in Ireland, France, and Iceland, and publications include Exploring the Role of Analytical Scale in Archaeological Interpretation (ed. with J.R. Mathieu, BAR International Series 1261, 2004) and “Key concepts in identity studies” (with J.E. Buikstra, in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas, ed. K.J. Knudson and C.M. Stojanowski. 2009)


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