Archaeologists in Action: Heath Patten

In our latest installment of the Archaeologists in Action article series, we interviewed Heath Patten, Oberlin’s Visual Resources Curator. Heath has a variety of fieldwork experiences both locally in Ohio and abroad in countries such as Cyprus and Italy. He shared some incredible stories about his archaeological work and finds, and how he found his…

Archaeologists in Action: Drew Wilburn

In this installation of Archaeologists in Action, OAS’ former member Bryton A. Smith sat down with Professor Drew Wilburn to discuss his fieldwork and research interests. Professor Wilburn attended Randolph-Macon College as an undergraduate and later attended the University of Maryland and the University of Michigan as a graduate student. As an Oberlin professor, he…

Special Feature: Jill Katz

By Bryton Smith In this special feature of Archaeologists in Action, former OAS officer Bryton A. Smith (OC 2019) interviewed Yeshiva University (YU) archaeologist Dr. Jill Citron Katz over Skype to discuss her career and archaeological interests. Dr. Katz has an A.B. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Currently a…

Archaeologists in Action: Christian Bolles

In this episode of Archaeologists in Action, Julian and Clara of OAS sit down with Christian Bolles, a fourth year Archaeological Studies major, to hear his story of what attracted him to the field. Christian was first introduced to archaeology while on a trip to Thailand when he was in third grade. He describes how…

Archaeologists in Action: Michael Moore

Professor Moore joined the Oberlin faculty in 2007 after receiving a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. He studies the evolution of plant diversity, working in the field known as plant systematics. Moore is also a member of the Archaeological Studies Committee, representing one of the scientific sides of this interdisciplinary department.

Archaeologists in Action: Elizabeth Wueste

In this first installment of Archaeologists in Action, join OAS Scribe Clara Carlson-Kirigin as she interviews the newest member of the Oberlin Classics Department: Visiting Professor Elizabeth Wueste. With a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Civilizations from UCLA and a PhD in Classical Archaeology from UC Berkeley, Wueste spends the school year as a college professor…