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Fall 2018 Anthropology Colloquia Series: Dr. Ben Marwick

Dr. Marwick is an Associate Professor of Archaeology at the University of Washington, which he joined after completing his PhD at the Australian National University. His other local affiliations include the eScience Institute, the Burke Museum, the Center for Statistics and Social Sciences, the Quaternary Research Center, and the Southeast Asia Center. His main research activities combine models from evolutionary ecology with analyses of archaeological evidence to investigate past human behavior. His specific interests include the hominin occupation of mainland Southeast Asia, forager technologies and ecology in Australia, mainland Southeast Asia and elsewhere. He also analyses how archaeology engages with local communities and popular culture. He has a strong interest in techniques and methods for reproducible research, and for promoting transparency and openness in archaeology.