Intro to Archaeology
In this fully online 4 credit course, students will learn why the past--and its material evidence--matters. Students will have the opportunity to examine how things decay, try our-hand at some experimental archaeology, analyze objects of comfort used during the COVID-19 pandemic, look at protest signs and graffiti as rapid response collecting, and more! The course is designed with a flexible learning schedule.
This course meets intro requirement for anthropology and evolutionary anthropology majors/minors and meets Core Curriculum Requirement: HST.
Dr. Sansevere holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Monmouth University and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Temple University and is an anthropologist by profession. Her academic interests include historical archaeology, contemporary archaeology, and cultural anthropology. Dr. Sansevere is very interested in issues that relate to power, gender, race, economy, and politics. She has worked in museums, in the private sector of archaeology, and have taught elementary through college learners over the course of the last 15+ years. She has been at Rutgers for about 5 years, she has experience teaching the following courses: Intro to Archaeology, and many other related courses. She lives in Asbury Park with her two beloved cats--Oscar and Cookie. Outside of academic life, Dr. Sansevere loves riding her bike through town on a warm summer evening and is an accomplished vegan cook and baker.
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