Title — Professorial Lecturer in Anthropology
Office — 2112 G St. 203
Phone — (202) 994-6075
E-mail — email@example.com
Areas of Expertise —
Visiting and Adjunct Faculty
Iron Age archaeology, archaeology of religion and ritual, petroglyphs and rock art. Regional focus: Ireland.
The chief focus of Dr. Johnston's field research has been prehistoric Ireland, although she has also done public archaeology in the U.S. She is particularly interested in religion and ritual and their presence in the archaeological record.
- Geophysical survey of Dún Ailínne, a large ceremonial site of the Irish Iron Age.
Ph.D. 1989, University of Pennsylvania
M.A. 1984, University of Pennsylvania
B.A. 1980, Dickinson College
Dr. Johnston is an archaeologist and anthropologist specializing in Irish prehistory.
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2007 Johnston, S., and B. Wailes. Dún Ailinne: Excavations at an Irish Royal Site 1968-1975. Philadelphia: University Museum Publications.
Selected Articles and Book Chapters
2009 Johnston, S., D. Campana, and P. Crabtree. "A geophysical survey at Dún Ailinne, County Kildare, Ireland," Journal of Field Archaeology 34(4): 385-402.
2006 Johnston, S. "Revisiting the Irish royal sites," Emania 20: 53-59.
1996 Johnston, S. "Three problematic rock art stones from Ireland," Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquarians of Ireland 126: 147-151.
1996 Johnston, S., and J. Hawdon. "Hookworm in the Americas: An alternative to trans-Pacific contact," Parasitology Today 12(1): 72-74.
Anth 1003 (old 003): Archaeology
Anth 3505 (155): Religion, Myth, and Magic
Anth 3508 (158): Art and Culture
Anth 3803 (184): Old World Prehistory: First Farmers to First Cities
Anth 3821 (103): Myths and Mysteries in Archaeology
Anth 3838 (118): Theory and Practice in Archaeology
Anth 3891 (189): Topics: Archaeology and the Celts