Michelle Gamble, PhD

T (+43 1) 4277-271 71

michelle.gamble(at)oeai.at

Biography


Degrees in Archaeology from the Wilfrid Laurier University (CN) and the University of Newcastle (GB). Since 2002, participation in a variety of work in archaeology and monument preservation: archaeologist at rescue excavations, field school director, and bioarchaeologist. Since 2011, freelance osteologist and archaeologist, involved in projects in the United Kingdom, Canada, Cyprus, Turkey, Lebanon, Qatar, and Sudan. Currently employed as a post-doc at the OeAI as part of the project »Tracing 3000 Years of Disease History« as well as bioarchaeologist at Heritage and Archaeological Research Practice in Scotland, and as a guest researcher at the University of Newcastle.

Detailed Biography

Detailed Biography

BERUFLICHER WERDEGANG

2017

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am ÖAI

seit 2016

Field School Director in Bioarchäologie der Heritage and Archaeological Research Practice am Lemba Archaeological Research Centre, Zypern

 

Gastforscherin an der Universität Newcastle (GB)

seit 2011

Freiberufliche Bioarchäologin, Archäologin und Feldschuleiterin in Schottland (Heritage and Archaeological Research Practice); England (Cambridge Archaeology Unit, Wardell-Armstrong Archaeology; Universität Newcastle); Sudan (British Museum, Ausgrabungen in Amara West); Libanon (British Museum, Ausgrabungen in Saida); Katar (Universität Birmingham); Türkei (bioarchäologische Analysen in Çatalhöyük); Zypern (Universität Manchester; Universität Zypern; Heritage and Archaeological Research Practice); Isle of Man (Universität Leicester und Newcastle)

2002–2006

Archäologin an verschiedenen Ausgrabungen in Süd-Ontario, einschließlich der Standortplanung, Überwachung, Berichterstattung und Vorbereitungen für Forschungsarbeiten sowie Entwicklungen von Projekten

  

AUSBILDUNG/AKADEMISCHE LAUFBAHN

2011

PhD in Archäologie an der Universität Newcastle, Dissertation »Health and Disease in Chalcolithic Cyprus: A problem-oriented palaeopathological study of the human remains« (bei K. O. Lorentz und C. Fowler)

2007

Masters of Arts in Geschichte der Medizin an der Universität Newcastle, Masterarbeit »A preliminary investigation into the general health status of the Chalcolithic population in Cyprus: Using dental defects as a reflection of non-specific incidences of stress in childhood« (bei K. O. Lorentz)

2004

Honours Bachelor of Arts in den Fächern Klassische Archäologie und Klassische Studien, Nebenfach Geschichte

  

AUSZEICHNUNGEN UND PREISE

2013

British Institute at Ankara Strategic Research Initiatives Study Grant

2012

Gertrude Bell Award der Universität Newcastle

2010

Travel Grant der British Association for Near Eastern Archaeology

2008

PhD Studentship des Northern Centre for the History of Medicine, Wellcome Trust

2008

Overseas Research Studentship der Universität Newcastle

2008

Travel Grant des Council for British Research in the Levant

2008

Hector & Elizabeth Catling Award der British School at Athens

2007

School of Historical Studies Studentship der Universität Newcastle

2004

William E. Gwatkin Book Prize der Wilfrid Laurier University

  

MITGLIEDSCHAFT IN WISSENSCHAFTLICHEN EINRICHTUNGEN, BEIRÄTEN UND KOMMITEES

seit 2006

Mitglied der British Association of Biological Anthropologists and Osteoarchaeologists

seit 2007

Mitglied der British Association of Near Eastern Archaeologists

  

LEHRE

seit 2014

Field School Supervisor und Bioarchäologin, Heritage and Archaeological Reserach Practice (Einführung in die Archäologie; Survey zur Archäologie Schottlands im 18. Jahrhundert; Ausgrabungen in Kildavie, Isle of Mull)

2008. 2009

Field School Supervisor, Universität Newcastle (Bioarchäologie von Souskiou-Laona, Zypern)

2009

Laborleiterin Wolfson Laboratory, Universität Newcastle (Modul im Jahr 2 der Bioarchäologie)

Research areas


  • Bioarchaeology and osteoarchaeology
  • Health, disease, and medicine in the past
  • Archaeology of the dead and funerary rites
  • Prehistoric Cyprus
  • Scotland in the 18th century 

Current Projects


  • 3,000 Years of Disease History
  • University of Leicester and Newcastle: Round Mounds on the Isle of Man
  • Brown University: The ›late‹ burials in Çatalhöyük
  • Heritage and Archaeological Research Practice, Scotland: Jacobites, Clearance and Scots
  • University of Manchester and Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute: Excavations in Kossonerga-Skalia, Cyprus
  • Heritage and Archaeological Research Practice, Scotland: Excavations in Kildavie, Isle of Mull

Publications

Publications

BEITRÄGE IN ZEITSCHIRFTEN, REIHEN UND SAMMELBÄNDEN

2016

Polydactyly in Chalcolithic Figurines from Cyprus, in: M. Mina – S. Triantaphyllou – Y. Papadatos (Hrsg.), An Archaeology of Prehistoric Bodies and Embodied Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean (Oxford 2016) 3–10 (mit C. Winkelmann, S. C. Fox).

2016

A Roman Woman from Çatalhöyük, Heritage Turkey, 6, 2016, 32–34 <doi:10.18866/biaa2016.034> (mit S. V. Moore).

2015

Bodies of evidence: The historic cemeteries of Çatalhöyük, Heritage Turkey, 5, 2015, 13–14 <doi:10.18866/biaa2015.111> (mit S. V. Moore).

2015

Assessing Growth Disruptions and Preservation Levels: Preliminary Results on Linear Enamel Hypoplasias at the Souskiou-Laona Chalcolithic Cemetery, Cyprus, in: A. Jacobs – P. Cosyns (Hrsg.), Cypriot Material Culture Studies from Picrolite Carving to Proskynitaria Analysis. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Postgraduate Cypriot Archaeology Conference Held in Honour of the Memory of Paul Åström at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), 27th – 29th November 2008 (Brüssel 2015) 47–64 (mit K. O. Lorentz).

2014

A preliminary look at the health status of Chalcolithic populations: Inferences from linear enamel hypoplasias, in: D. Michaelides (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the Conference: Medicine in the Ancient Mediterranean World, Nicosia, 27–29 September 2008 (Oxford 2014) 259–267 (mit K. O. Lorentz).

2013

Early Bronze Age Burials from Northeast England: An osteoarchaeological re-assessment of the human skeletal remains in Tyne and Wear Museums, Archaeologia Aeliana 42, 2013, 47–80 (mit C. J. Fowler).

2009

Health and Disease in Chalcolithic Cyprus: Preliminary Investigation of the Human Remains from Souskiou-Laona Cemetery, Southwest Cyprus, Bulletin of the Council for British Research in the Levant, 4, 1, 2009, 63–64.


INTERNETPUBLIKATIONEN

2012

Osteological Analysis of Early Bronze Age human skeletal remains in Tyne and Wear Museums [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] http://doi:10.5284/1017462

Presentations

Presentations

Auswahl der letzten 5 Jahre

24. 4. 2017

Tracing 3000 years of disease history – In search of evidence of malaria in bone and dental samples from northern Africa, the Mediterranean, and Central Europe using innovative technologies and an interdisciplinary approach (Bioarchaeology Workshop »Science and Technology in Archaeology«, The Cyprus Institute, mit M. Binder)

22. 11. 2016

Exploring Health and Disease at Çatalhöyük in the 1st millennium AD: Osteobiographies of several interesting individuals from the ›Post-Chalcolithic‹ burials (Universität Bradford, GB)