Skagafjörður Church and Settlement Survey


Kathryn Catlin NSF award posted



Coring in Northern Iceland

Kathryn Catlin’s NSF award for work was recently posted on the NSF abstract list.   The title of her work is:  The Archaeological Investigation of Erosion and its Effect on Social Processes in the Arctic.

She is a UMass Boston Historic Archaeology grad, now a doctoral student at Northwestern.  The abstract is  well written.  Good work!

Author: John Steinberg

Dr. John Steinberg has been a Research Scientist at the Fiske Center since 2006. He received his PhD in Anthropology from UCLA in 1997. Before coming to UMass Boston, John taught at UCLA and California State University Northridge. He is interested in the economic problems of colonization, both in New England and across the North Atlantic. He uses GIS and shallow geophysics to study settlement patterns to understand broad trends over the landscape. In addition to John's New England work, he has been studying the settlement patterns of Viking Age Iceland. John is the director of the Digital Archaeology Laboratory at the Fiske Center.

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