Sean McMurry

Sean McMurry

Academic interests: Foodways, gender, historical archaeology of the 20th century, mining

Status: Ph.D.

MA thesis title: A View of the West: Community and Visual Landscape in Depression-era Rabbithole Springs Mining District, Pershing County, Nevada

Previous degrees: MA (2007), University of Nevada, Reno
BA (2003), Colorado State University

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Biography: Sean is a fourth-year Ph.D. student studying historical archaeology. Her research focuses on twentieth century mining, particularly during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Sean's dissertation research focuses on foodways and gender at remote mining sites in northwest Nevada. Sean is actively involved in the Nevada Site Stewardship program and is a member of Am-Arcs (Amateur Archaeologists) of Nevada, the Society for Historical Archaeology, and the Nevada Archaeological Association.

Sean teaches ANTH 202 (Introduction to Archaeology).