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Chronika
Volume 8, 2018
Editor in Chief:
Heather Rosch

Associate Editors:
Melanie Lacan
Alexander "Teddy" Mazurek
Max Huemer


Editor Emeritus:
Laura Harrison
Darren Poltorak
Britta Spaulding
Britta Spaulding

Heather Rosch is a fourth year Ph.D. student in Anthropology at the University at Buffalo. She holds a B.A. in Biology and a B.A. in Anthropology from the University at Albany, SUNY, as well as an M.A. in Anthropology from the University at Buffalo. She has completed fieldwork in the United States and in Turkey. Her current research focuses on occupants of marginal landscapes, and the ceramics of rural populations within the Ottoman Empire.

Ashlee Hart

Mélanie Lacan is a third-year Ph.D. student in Anthropology at the University at Buffalo. She holds an M.A. in Anthropology from the University at Buffalo (2017), an M.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago (2013), and a B.A. in Anthropology from Indiana University Northwest. Mélanie’s broad research interests focus on the western European Iron Age, in particular, ritual activity and political organization in the south of France.

Teddy Mazurek

Alexander "Teddy" Mazurek is a Ph.D. candidate in the Mediterranean Archaeology Track in the Department of Classics at the University at Buffalo.  He earned his B.A. in Archaeology and and Classics from Boston University in 2012 and his M.A. from the University at Buffalo in 2014.  He has conducted field work at Tell es-Sweyhat in Syria, and the Etruscan sties of Vulci, Veii and Rofalco in Italy.  His  research interests include Etruscan and Early Roman Archaeology, Etruscan Politics and Society, Greeks and Romans in Etruria, and Ancient Warfare. 

Hannah Quaintance

Max Huemer is a 4th-year graduate student in Mediterranean Archaeology in the Department of Classics at the University at Buffalo. He received his B.A. in Classical Archaeology in 2014 from the University of Mary Washington, and his M.A. in 2016 from the University at Buffalo. He has participated in archaeological fieldwork at Stratford Hall Plantation in Virginia, the site of the Roman fort of Binchester in England, and the Etruscan fort of Rofalco in Italy. His academic interests include the archaeology of the Roman provinces, Roman frontier systems, Christian and Jewish iconography on oil lamps, and his current research focuses on the domestic architecture of Phoenician and Punic colonies in the western Mediterranean.

Laura Harrison

Laura K. Harrison, Ph.D. is a founding editor of Chronika, and served as Editor in Chief from 2009-2012. She completed her B.A. at Ithaca College in 2007, her M.A. at SUNY Buffalo in 2012, and her Ph.D. at SUNY Buffalo in 2016. She has done archaeological fieldwork at Dispilio and Gournia in Greece, as well as Çatalhöyük and Seyitömer Höyük, in Turkey. In 2014 and 2015, Laura served as Director of an international Field School program at Seyitömer Höyük. Her Ph.D. research focuses on urbanism as a social process in Anatolia and the Aegean during the Early Bronze Age.

Darren Poltorak

Darren Poltorak is an eighth year Ph.D. student in Anthropology at the University at Buffalo.  He earned his B.A. in Anthropology and Classical Archaeology from the University of Michigan in 2007.  He has participated in fieldwork in Michigan, Northern Ireland, Austria, Hungargy, and Romania.  During his time in the Ph.D. program at the University at Buffalo, Darrens primary research has been on identity in regions of shifting political control, focusing on Dacia post-Roman conquest

In addition to being an editor on Chronika, Darren currently is project director of the Cumidava Archaeological Research Project (CARP) in Rasnov, Romania, preparing dissertation research and running a field school for aspiring archaeologist.

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