Friday, April 11, 2014
TU anthropology professor presents research findings on Armenian site
Dr. Belmaker is presenting her work on Armenia in the Paleoanthropological Society meeting in Calgary (April 8-9, 2014). This paper titled, Preliminary Results from the Renewed Excavations from Peshcka Cave: A Stratified Middle and Upper Paleolithic Cave in the Lori Plateau, Armenia, is co-authored by two graduate students, Colleen Bell (Anthropology) and Cas Bridge (Geoscience). This work has been funded by a Faculty Internationalization Grant for Interdisciplinary Development as well as two Faculty Research grants. For more information seehttp://www.paleoanthro.org/.
In addition, Dr. Belmaker is co-authoring a presentation in the the 83rd annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists which will be held April 8-12, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta Canada. This presentation titled, Stable isotope ecology of modern micromammals from the Sterkfontein Valley: Implications for habitat reconstruction in mosaic environments, is authored by P.A. Sandberg and other co-authors. This presentation is a result of an NSF collaborative research grant focusing on Rodent Diets and Habitat Reconstructions in South Africa.