Anne Jensen | Thursday, 1 November 2012 - Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Date(s): 
1 November 2012 to 6 November 2012
Speaker: 
Anne Jensen

Anne Jensen spent five days in Valdez talking about her arctic archaeology work to audiences of all ages. During November 2—5 Anne presented programs at Prince William Sound Community College and the Maxine & Jesse Whitney Museum. While at the museum, she also helped to identify some artifacts. On November 2nd, Anne was on the air to share her experiences and stories on local public radio station KCHU's "Coffee Break".

The last two days of Anne's tour were spent speaking to students at Hermon Hutchens Elementary School, Gilson Middle School, and Valdez High School. She also participated in a "Career Cafe" at Gilson Middle School.

Dr. Jensen's current research focuses on human adaptation in Arctic and subarctic environments, paleoeconomy and paleoenvironments and Traditional Knowledge of Iñupiat peoples. To learn more about Anne's work, visit her blog on Arctic Archaeology at iceandtime.wordpress.com.