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Archaeology, The Academy, and Women: Finding One’s Own Path

Vice President for Academic Innovation, Student Success, and Strategic Initiatives, Claremont Graduate University, Clermont, CA 91711, USA
Academic Editors: Julie Hoggarth and Alicia Ventresca Miller
Received: 1 July 2021 / Revised: 7 August 2021 / Accepted: 8 August 2021 / Published: 11 August 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Women in Archaeology)
While women have long been key to archaeological research, the role of women and women’s voices have grown substantially in the last 50 years. Once predominantly found in the laboratory rather than in the field, women archaeologists are driving the discipline forward through field work and analysis. Similar developments are taking place throughout higher education in both academics and in leadership. At the same time, work on the engendered past is also evolving. However, more needs to be done. Issues in the field, particularly injustices done toward women associated with fieldwork, are coming to the forefront, hopefully assuring a future with higher ethical standards. The personal stories of female archaeologists help provide context to the past as well as opportunities for the future of archaeology. View Full-Text
Keywords: women in archaeology; fieldwork; Maya and Mesoamerican archaeology; career and family; academic administration; history of archaeology women in archaeology; fieldwork; Maya and Mesoamerican archaeology; career and family; academic administration; history of archaeology
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Chase, D.Z. Archaeology, The Academy, and Women: Finding One’s Own Path. Heritage 2021, 4, 1725-1736. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/heritage4030096

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Chase DZ. Archaeology, The Academy, and Women: Finding One’s Own Path. Heritage. 2021; 4(3):1725-1736. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/heritage4030096

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Chase, Diane Z. 2021. "Archaeology, The Academy, and Women: Finding One’s Own Path" Heritage 4, no. 3: 1725-1736. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/heritage4030096

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