The Fiske Center Blog

Weblog for the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Founder and Director of Archaeology in the Community to Speak at UMass Boston


Dr. Alexandra Jones, founder and director of Archaeology in the Community (AITC), a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., will speak today at 4:00PM in M-1-503 during the graduate seminar “Public Archaeology.  AITC’s mission is to promote and facilitate the study and public understanding of our archaeological heritage through informal educational programs, hands-on learning, professional development and hosting community events.

Dr. Jones will be leading a discussion on “Public Archaeology:  Classrooms and Museums”.  All are welcome to attend.  If you are interested in learning more about AITC, you can listen to her interview with Chris Webster of Digtech LLC here.

Please contact Professor Jerry Howard at with any questions.





Author: Jessica Rymer

Jessica Rymer is a historical archaeologist currently in the MA program at UMass Boston. She has dug at sites in Sicily, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. Her interests include the archaeology of smoking, public archaeology, and heritage management.

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *.

Skip to toolbar