If you’ve been following us for a bit, you might notice that archaeology isn’t just pyramids or that ancient aliens bullshit...it’s the study of human behavior. And one world-wide human behavior that you’ve probably all observed, is the practice of tattooing and body modification. Well, that’s not really our niche, but lucky for you, we’re bought one of the world’s leading experts on the archaeology of tattooing to talk with us tod... Read more
Tonight’s guest, Emily Van Alst, is a Descendant of the Lakota Sioux Nation and works avidly in public outreach.. Although the Lakota and Pawnee are historical enemies; Carlton and Emily have chosen to put aside their tribal differences to deliver our listeners an awesome episode.Emily Van Alst got started in anthropology at Yale University and she is currently a PhD student at Indiana University BloomingtonHer research interests i... Read more
Today's guest is someone who we wanted to snag as early as possible, based on her ability to connect with the public.Ella Beaudoin got started in anthropology at American University, in Washington DC.She cut her scientific teeth in Kenya as part of the Koobi Fora field School @koobiforafieldschool. The Koobi Fora region is one of the most prolific fossil bearing regions in the world and possibly home to the oldest instances of the ... Read more
On this first episode, these three cowboys of science host our first guest - Dr. Spencer Pelton PhD, RPA. Arguably, THE cowboy of science.Spencer is one of the most talented, accomplished, and brilliant archaeologists in the country. The dude has over a dozen publications and literally just got his PhD last year.Anyone that knows Spencer will tell you that he’s one of the most enjoyable people to be around and was a mentor to a lot... Read more
Introducing a new podcast from the Archaeology Podcast Network. A Life In Ruins is the brain child of archaeologists Carlton Gover, Connor Johnen, and David Howe - three archaeologists and friends that are living a life in ruins. Together, with their witty conversation and educated humor, they talk to other archaeologists about their lives in ruins.