My Profile of Lehigh University Anthropology Professor Allison Mickel

Throughout history, Western archaeologists have hired local residents to perform the manual labor of excavation while excluding them from any of the documentation, analysis, or publication of the results. Assistant professor of anthropology Allison Mickel, a proponent of “community archaeology” that looks for ways to do better by the communities in which archaeologists work, wants to change that long standing practice.

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