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Email: joymers at


phone: (314) 803 3047
Office: Smith Hall, Room 003
Areas of Interest: archaeology, foodways, paleoethnobotany, the Eastern Agricultural Complex, cultural identity and food, GIS, digital archaeology

Education:2018 B.A. in Archaeology and Computer Science at Washington University in St. Louis

Research and Activities:
I am interested in investigating how food serves as a vehicle for cultural expression, and the interconnections of food, belief, and belonging. In what ways are food acquisition, production, and preparation methods diagnostic in regards to cultural identity?

CV found here

Entered program in Fall 2019