archaeology, mathematics, statistics, geology, gender studies, literature, SEO, architecture, Civil engineering
Harvard University Alumni, Bryn Mawr scholars, League of Female Professionals,
Emma pursued mathematics andNear Eastern Archaeology, graudating with honors ((summa cum laude). She wrote a thesis titled,“Stable Solvability of a Family of Quartic Thue Equations” and “Spatiality in the Neo-Assyrian Palaces of Assurnasirpal II, Sargon II, and Sennacherib.”
Emma took a sabbatical to study in Turkey, and it is here where she developed a deep love for Eastern architecture and mathematics.
Emma delved deeper into nomadic studies and the historical perspectives on nomadic science architecture. She wrote a dissertation titled, “Local Landscapes of Pastoral Nomads in Southeastern Turkey.”
Emmy is an anthropological archaeologist of the Middle East and South Caucasia and currently works as an Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities and Archaeology in the Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research applies spatial analyses to material culture to investigate the territorial organization of ancient polities, the development of early cities, and long-term changes in the interactions between culture and environment.
Emma's primary skills and field of knowledge is in agriculture and though she is an avid anthropology enthusiast, she is well adept at tracing the agricultural heritage of any location she is contracted to analyze. Her anthropology background informs her historical analysis of a region’s agricultural potential and the probability for new modes of farming.
Emma uses geographic information science (GIS) methods, archaeology, satellite imagery analysis, and archival research as tools for recovering human experiences that have otherwise been sidelined in narratives about the past, particularly the experiences of mobile pastoralists and other communities that lived in agriculturally marginal environments such as deserts and highlands. Her ability to use technology in her field is unmatched and she has been feted for her innovative perspectives on technology use in anthropology/archeology.
Emma’s mastery of language assures her of the enviable task of editing and writing for several archaeology sites. She has been contracted by various East Asian and oriental organizations to document Asian anthropological perspectives and she completed each assignment with utmost professionalism and excellence. Emma is an absolutely talented content writer capable of creating amazing content for her clients/employer
Emma rarely shies away from writing for her favorite anthropology and architecture newsletters and magazines. She is highly sought for her deep understanding of archeology and anthropology and this knowledge is widely utilized in various other fields. Her wide research background makes her an obvious choice for any newsletter wording/assignment.
“Emma has been published over 400 times and most of her work revolves around architecture, anthropology and agriculture. She uses her extensively knowledge of culture and history to replenish her research on anthropology, thereby creating excellent research and publications that are instrumental in her diverse scholarly fields. Emma is simply one of the best authors on anthropology to ever teach at the University of Pennsylvania.”