Doctoral Researcher in Classics, Trinity College Dublin

Ellen is currently a doctoral researcher in the Department of Classics, Trinity College Dublin, where her Irish Research Council funded project 'Tomb Readers' focusses on anthropological approaches to the funerary archaeology of prehistoric Crete.
Based as a graduate fellow in the Trinity Long Room Hub research institute for the Arts and Humanities, she has professional experience in archaeological excavation in Ireland and Greece, most recently in eastern Crete at the prehistoric cemetery site of Petras.
Her main research interests include the history of anthropology and archaeology in the early 20th century, the ethics of representing prehistoric people and cultural attitudes to death and dying.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Researcher in Classics , Trinity College Dublin

Education

  • 2015 
    The University of Sheffield , M.A. in Aegean Archaeology