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 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
• Blythe McCarthy, Freer-Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, DC, compositional analysis of Minai ceramics and Egyptian glass
• Carolyn Swan, UCL Qatar, compositional analysis of medieval Turkish glass
• Marilee Wood, Uppsala University, Sweden, compositional analysis of glass from Africa
• 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
• Mark Hill, Ball State University, Hopewell copper sourcing using LA-ICP-MS
• Jonathan Walz, School for International Training, Zanzibar, Tanzania, LA-ICP-MS analysis of carnelian and glass beads from Tanzania
• Thomas Oliver Pryce, French National Centre for Scientific Research, LA-ICP-MS analysis of glass beads from Myanmar
• Bérénice Bellina, French National Centre for Scientific Research, LA-ICP-MS analysis of glass beads from Thailand
• Mark Kenoyer, University of Wisconsin at Madison, LA-ICP-MS analysis of carnelian beads and raw materials
• Alison Carter, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, LA-ICP-MS analysis of glass beads from Cambodia
• Heather Walder, Michigan State University, LA-ICP-MS analysis of  North American Trade Beads and pXRF analysis of copper artifacts.