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NICOLE M. HIGH-STESKAL, PHD

T (+43 1) 42 77-271 71

nicole.high-steskal(at)oeai.at

Biography


Degrees in Classical Archaeology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (PhD) and the University of Vienna (Mag). Participation in numerous excavation projects in Austria and abroad (Italy, Syria, Turkey, Egypt). Since 2004, internationally trained and mother tongue translator and editor of English scientific literature. Since 2017, participant in the ORD Project »Wares, Types, and Fabrics. A contribution from Upper Egypt to the LCP« in the area of ontologies and linked data. Currently working on data management and open science aspects in archaeology.

Detailed Biography

Detailed Biography

RESEARCH POSITIONS

since 2017

Project member of the Open Research Data Project of the FWF (ORD 69: »Wares, Types and Fabrics. A contribution from Upper Egypt in the LCP«)

2011–2012

Curatorial research assistant at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor (USA)

2009–2012

Senior librarian at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor (USA)

2008

Research assistant for the image database project of the OeAI Vienna

since 2004

translator, editor for English texts for the OeAI, OeAW, OeNB, University of Vienna, DAI

since 2003

Archaeologist at numerous international excavations (Carnuntum, Palmyra, Velia, Ephesos, Syene, Amheida, Globasnitz)

  

EDUCATION

2016

PhD, University of Michigan (USA). Dissertation »Domesticating Spectacle in the Roman Empire. Representations of Public Entertainment in Private Houses of the Roman Provinces«

2009–2015

Doctoral studies in the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology (IPCAA) at the University of Michigan (USA)

2008

Mag. Phil. from the University of Vienna. Thesis: »Die Schiffsdarstellung des Nilmosaiks von Palestrina«

2002–2008

Study of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Vienna

2006–2007

Erasmus exchange at the Humboldt University, Berlin

  

AWARDS

2013–2014

Rackham Humanities Research Candidacy Fellowship (University of Michigan)

2013

Rackham International Research Award (University of Michigan)

 

Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant (University of Michigan)

2012

John G. Pedley Award for Travel and Research (University of Michigan)

2010

Lawler-1 Scholarship, American School of Classical Studies in Athens

2009

Regents’ Fellowship, College of Language, Science and Arts (University of Michigan)

  

TEACHING

2015

Sport and Daily Life in the Roman World (with A. Verhoogt) (University of Michigan)

2012

Databases and Internet Tools for Archaeologists (University of Michigan)

 

Introduction to Field Archaeology (with N. Terrenato) (University of Michigan)

2010

Classical Civilization 101 (with F. Schironi) (University of Michigan)

2005

Teaching assistantship at the Institute for Classical Archaeology (University of Vienna)

2004

Teaching assistantship at the Institute for Classical Archaeology (University of Vienna)

  

PUBLIC RELATIONS

since 2017

Translation of the homepage of the OeAI into English

2011

Curatorial research assistant »Pisidian Antioch« (Kelsey Museum, Ann Arbor)

2011

Curatorial research assistant »Ancient Animations« (Kelsey Museum, Ann Arbor)

2004–2008

Guide at the Papyrusmuseum of the Austrian National Library

Research areas


  • Deep Maps
  • Geo-spatial Data
  • Linked Data
  • Open Science

Publications

Publications

PUBLISHED PAPERS

2018

N. M. High-Steskal, Private Houses in Syene and Elephantine and the Patermouthis Archive, ÖJh 87, 2018, 123–143.

2010

S. Ladstätter – N. M. High, Katalog der Keramik, in: M. Steskal, Das Prytaneion in Ephesos, FiE 9, 5 (Wien 2010) 103–172.

2010

N. M. High – M. Steskal, Die Skulpturenausstattung, in: M. Steskal, Das Prytaneion in Ephesos, FiE 9, 5 (Wien 2010) 197–209.

2005

N. M. High, Tänzerinnen in Papyri und auf Textilien, Nilus 11, 2005, 59–64.

2003

N. M. High, Textilkunde und Papyri. Ein Beitrag zur koptischen Kleiderliste CPR 12,2, Aegyptus 83, 2003, 233–245.

2003

N. M. High, Korr. Tyche 494–498, Tyche 18, 2003, 256–257.

Presentations

Presentations

Selection of the last 5 years

30. 11. 2018

The Role of Analog Publications in a Digital World. The Archaeological Case Study CELSUS (digital humanities austria 2018, Salzburg)

12. 11. 2018

CELSUS (Round Table: Cartographic Visualisation and Storytelling for Cultural Heritage: Techniques and Methods, CHNT in Vienna)

02. 12. 2017

Wares, Types and Fabrics. The Upper Egyptian Contribution to the LCP (digital humanities austria 2017, Innsbruck), together with L. Rembart, H. Schwaiger, S. Ladstätter