Asian Archaeology Visiting Scholar, Fall 2013

The Anthropology Department has a Visiting Scholar in Asian archaeology, Putsadee Rodcharoen, for Fall 2013. Ms. Rodcharoen is a Ph.D. candidate and Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Archaeology at Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. She will be completing her dissertation writing while in residence at UIC, with a thesis on glass production and trade between India, China and Southeast Asia in the late first millennium B.C. to mid-second millennium A.D. She will also be carrying out chemical analysis of some archaeological samples of Thai glass beads at the Field Museum Materials Laboratory.