I’m an archaeologist whose research focuses on human play as a tool for interaction across social boundaries. I’ve focused mainly on the board games of the Eastern Mediterranean, from 3000 BCE through the seventh century CE.


Ph.D., Anthropology, Arizona State University
M.A., Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

B.A., Classical Archaeology, Anthropology, University at Albany

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