Chantel White

Archaeobotanical Teaching Specialist, Center for the Analysis of Archaeological Materials (CAAM)

Penn Museum

CAAM Rm. 161



Ph.D. in Archaeology, Boston University; B.A. in Anthropology, Beloit College

Research Interests

Neolithic and Bronze Age foodways; cooking and plant processing techniques; agricultural sustainability in prehistory; ethnoarchaeology; urban garden systems; Jordan, Turkey, Greece

Selected Publications

Forthcoming, Feb. 2016. White, C.E., Sopov, A., and M.E.Ostovich. An Archaeology of Sustenance: The Endangered Market Gardens ofIstanbul. In Archaeology for the People:Joukowsky Institute Perspectives, eds. J. Cherry and F. Rojas. JoukowskyInstitute Publication 7.Oxford, UK:Oxbow Books, pp. 29-38.

2015 Stutz, A., Shea, J.J., Belmaker, M., Rech, J.,Pigati, J., Wilson, J., Albert, R.M., Arpin, T., Cabanes, D., Clark, J.L.,Hartman, G., Hourani, F., White, C.E., and L.G. Nilsson Stutz. Early UpperPaleolithic Chronology in the Levant: New ABOX-SC AMS Results from the Mughrel-Hamamah Site, Jordan. Journal of HumanEvolution 85: 157-173.

2015 Asouti, E., Kabukcu, C., White, C.E., Kuijt, I., Finlayson, B., and C. Makarewicz. Early Holocene Woodland Vegetation and HumanImpacts in the Arid Zone of the Southern Levant. The Holocene 25: 1565-1580.

2015 White, C.E., Sopov, A., and M.A. Casson. Heritage under Threat: Saving the Ancient Gardens ofIstanbul, Turkey. SAA ArchaeologicalRecord 15(1): 7-10.

2014 White, C.E., Chesson, M.S., and R.T. Schaub. ARecipe for Disaster: Emerging Urbanism and Unsustainable Plant Economies atEarly Bronze Age Ras an-Numayra, Jordan. Antiquity88(340): 363-377.



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