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ArchaeoAnimals is live! Its my new from the Archaeology Podcast Network. We'll be dropping new episodes every first Tuesday of the month and covering all things zooarchaeology - from ancient farm animals to weird dog skulls!

Check out our newest episodes now:

Also, just in time for the holiday season (and for the Archaeology Podcast Network's 5th birthday), our latest episode of takes a look at the archaeology of feasting! Download at the link below or wherever you get your podcasts!

And finally, here's my last blog post for a while (writing up your PhD is hard, okay!) - I wrote about the book "Superior" and why just recognising that racism and colonialism in science exists won't be enough:

Hi everyone! Apologies, but I've been busy so here's a buncha stuff I've done in the past month!

New podcast episode! We talk about pigs today - I go on a rant about the nightmare that is pig teeth, Simona gets really into Roman tax law, and I guess we have to mention that feral hog meme too.‬

‪Listen at our website or wherever you get podcasts:

I wrote a very personal piece about being an Asian American archaeologist for Sister STEM and Science Rising's latest series on politics, identity, and STEM.

New episode! We talk about native and introduced species, how this is reflected in the archaeological record, and learn a terrifying fact about one of our co-hosts. ‬

‪Download wherever you get your podcasts, or listen here:

New blog post (finally!) - I wrote about looting artefacts in the world of Harry Potter because honestly, I've been worried about it for years and the entire Wizarding World economy might be derived from stolen treasure so...?

The newest episode of is up! Simona and Alex finally get to be experts in this fun episode imagining the zooarchaeologies of video games! Using the hundreds (and, if you're Alex, THOUSANDS) of hours of gaming experience, Simona and Alex go through popular video game series and try to reconstruct and compare some of the weirder creatures you encounter.

Listen at the link below, or wherever you get your podcasts!

New episode of is up and...ugh. We “talk” (well, complain) about fish bones, why they can be a zooarchaeologist’s nightmare, and begrudgingly admit that they’re also quite helpful!

Quick FYI - if you ask me any questions on here, it may take me a bit of time to respond as I don't frequent Mastadon as much! But I WILL get to you...eventually...

My MSc research on Iron Age fish bones has now been published in the University of Sheffield's archaeology journal, Assemblage! Check it out now: assemblagejournal.files.wordpr

This month’s episode of ArchaeoAnimals is live! We talk all about hunting - how does it show up in the archaeological record, what kind of animals were often hunted in ancient Britain, and Alex gets hungry for most of the episode!

Download wherever you get your podcasts OR listen at our website:

I was a guest on the latest episode of the Arch and Anth Podcast! We talked about zooarchaeology, my current PhD research on the Covesea Caves, and a future archaeology that's decolonized and anarchist! Check it out:

New post! After watching a few thrift videos on YouTube, I've decided to write up some thoughts on the " of Stores" and how they present complex and interesting archaeological sites for study:

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