Jessica Thompson

Assistant Professor

Office: 218-A Anthropology. Spring office hours: Thursday 2:00-4:00 pm and by appointment

Phone: 404-727-2215

Email: jessica.thompson@emory.edu

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Education

  • PhD, Anthropology - Archaeology, Arizona State University
  • M.Phil, Archaeology, University of Cambridge
  • B.S. - Hons, Anthropology - Archaeology & Physical Anthropology, University of New Mexico

Research

Specializations

  • Paleoanthropology
  • African archaeology
  • Old and New World Pleistocene prehistory
  • Evolution of Modern Human Behavior
  • Zooarchaeology, Taphonomy, Paleoecology, and Paleoenvironments
  • Experimental Taphonomy
  • Landscape Archaeology and GIS
  • Field Archaeology