Archaeological Science: Partnerships

The Field Museum Elemental Analysis Facility encourages collaborative projects with researchers at other institutions. To inquire about conducting collaborative research at the EAF, please contact us. The following are some of our current collaborators:

  • John Janusek, Vanderbilt University, LA-ICP-MS of volcanic stones of the Andean altiplano
  • Steven Kosiba, University of Minnesota, LA-ICP-MS analysis of Kilke ceramics
  • Isabel Druc, University of Wisconsin, LA-ICP-MS of Peruvian ceramics and clays
  • Andy Roddick, McMaster University, LA-ICP-MS of Bolivian clays and ceramics
  • Susan McIntosh, Mamadou Cissé, Rice University, TX, LA-ICP-MS analysis of ceramics and glass beads from Gao, Mali
  • Emily Peterson, University of Washington, LA-ICP-MS analysis of Indonesian ceramics
  • Rahul Oka, Notre Dame University, IN, compositonal analysis of Chinese porcelains and Celadons
  • Blythe McCarthy, Freer-Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, DC, compositional analysis of Minai ceramics
  • Sutee Veerwan, University of Arizona, AZ, compositional analysis of glazed stonewares from Thailand
  • Florence Cattin, Université de Montréal, Canada, LA-ICP-MS analysis of native copper from eastern North America
  • Mark Mitchell, University of Colorado, LA-ICP-MS analysis of copper artifacts from the Northern Great Plains
  • Paul Jett, Freer-Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, DC, compositional analysis of Chinese gold
  • Carolyn Swan, Brown University, RI, compositional analysis of medieval Turkish glass
  • Nadine Schibille, Oxford University, UK, compositional analysis of Islamic Turkish glass
  • Marilee Wood, Uppsala University, Sweden, compositional analysis of glass from Chibuene, Mozambique
  • Jolie Liston, Australian National University, compositional analysis of money beads from Palau
  • Mark Golitko, Notre Dame University, LA-ICP-MS analysis of Pacific, Mesoamerican, and North American obsidian
  • John Dudgeon, Idaho State University, ID
  • Hector Neff, California State University-Long Beach, CA