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July 01st, 2013

Using FTIR at the Field Museum to conduct residue analysis on ancient ceremonial floors to see what sorts of organic materials were used as ritual offerings.

April 02nd, 2013

Using the X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) at the Field Museum's Elemental Analysis Facility, I hope to reconstruct ancient rituals from 5,000-year-old ceremonial floors in Peru. 

November 07th, 2012

Thanks to the generous support of the Field Museum Women's Board, I have been studying stone tools to learn more about the lifeways of the ancient inhabitants of Peru.

June 20th, 2012

Creating websites is not as easy as it looks!

March 07th, 2012

The Field Museum and the UIC Department of Anthropology sponsored the 40th Annual Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory on February 25-26, 2012.

September 24th, 2011

My experience at the recent Founders' Council event.

June 11th, 2011

Despite the picture of tranquility, work in the PANC field house is not all Pisco sours and beach chairs.

March 07th, 2011

Using the portable XRF to zap decorated earthenware from Tanjay, Philippines...

March 07th, 2011

Learning to use LA-ICP-MS to source decorated earthenware from Tanjay, Phillipines...