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Szabo, Katherine A. A/Prof.

Australian Research Council Future Fellow

  • Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Centre for Archaeological Science

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Molluscan shell as a raw material for artefact production past and present. Particularly focussed upon engineering, structural, use-wear and life-history approaches

    Archaeological shell analysis including shell middens, shells as palaeoenvironmental indicators and shell taphonomy.

    The archaeology of Island Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Time and relative dimension in space: Untangling site formation and taphonomic processes on archaeological shell from the Western Pacific
    Doctor of Philosophy Shell artefacts, value and power: an anthropological approach to archaeological remains in Melanesia Perrette, Claire
    Doctor of Philosophy Shell Stringing by Tasmanian Aboriginal Women: An investigation from Ancient to Modern and #8221; 1,800 years ago to 1974. Bickford, Anne

Education And Training


  • Ph.D. in Archaeology, Australian National University, Archaeology and Natural History, Technique and Practice: Shell-Working in the Western Pacific and Island Southeast Asia 2005

Full Name


  • Katherine (Kat) Szabo

Mailing Address


  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Building 41

    University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Molluscan shell as a raw material for artefact production past and present. Particularly focussed upon engineering, structural, use-wear and life-history approaches

    Archaeological shell analysis including shell middens, shells as palaeoenvironmental indicators and shell taphonomy.

    The archaeology of Island Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Time and relative dimension in space: Untangling site formation and taphonomic processes on archaeological shell from the Western Pacific
    Doctor of Philosophy Shell artefacts, value and power: an anthropological approach to archaeological remains in Melanesia Perrette, Claire
    Doctor of Philosophy Shell Stringing by Tasmanian Aboriginal Women: An investigation from Ancient to Modern and #8221; 1,800 years ago to 1974. Bickford, Anne

Education And Training


  • Ph.D. in Archaeology, Australian National University, Archaeology and Natural History, Technique and Practice: Shell-Working in the Western Pacific and Island Southeast Asia 2005

Full Name


  • Katherine (Kat) Szabo

Mailing Address


  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Building 41

    University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Research Areas

Geographic Focus