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Jonathan M. White

Office: 260A MFAC
Email: jmwhite2@buffalo.edu

Title:

Ph.D. Candidate (Anthropology); M.A. Student (Critical Museum Studies), Department of Anthropology
Curator and Librarian, Marian E. White Museum of Anthropology

Education:

(University at Albany, SUNY)
Certificate of Graduate Study (GIS and Spatial Analysis), 2015
Master of Arts (Anthropology), 2013
Bachelor of Arts, (Greek and Roman Civilization), 2009

Research Interests:

Disability; difference; marginalization and exclusion; urbanism and settlement planning; ritual life; heritage tourism; community outreach; Cyprus, the Near East; and China in the 2nd millennium BCE; Eastern Mediterranean in the 1st millennium BCE; museum anthropology; museum education.

Selected Field Work:

Lycoming College Expedition to Idalion, Cyprus; directed by Dr. Pamela Gaber, (Lycoming College)
Kalavasos and Maroni Built Environments(KAMBE) Project, Cyprus; directed by Drs. Sturt Manning (Cornell University) and Kevin Fisher (University of British Columbia)
Economic Foundations of Mayapan Project, Mexico; directed by Dr. Marilyn Masson (University at Albany)
San Estevan Project, Belize; directed by Dr. Robert Rosenswig (University at Albany)

Selected Museum Work:

Marian E. White Museum of Anthropology (Curator and Librarian)
Albany Institute of History and Art (Education Project Coordinator)
American Museum of Natural History (Anthropology Intern, Education Programming Intern)

Selected Presentations and Publications:

2018. White, JonathanRegional Connections and Variations in the Archaeology of Healing and Disability: The Temples of Asclepius. Paper presented at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA), Albuquerque, NM.

2018. Hoffman, Sarah, and Jonathan WhitePerceptions of Disability and Impairment in Medieval Iceland: A Case Study from Western Iceland (1200-1563 CE). Paper presented at the 8th annual meeting of the Bioarchaeologists’ Northeast Regional Dialogue (BNRD), Glassboro, NJ.

2018. White, JonathanDisability and Accommodation in the Eastern Mediterranean: Case Studies from New Kingdom Egypt and Classical Greece. Paper presented at the 83rd annual meeting of the SAA, Washington, DC.

2017. White, JonathanProsthetics for Osiris: Disability and Accommodation in New Kingdom Egypt. Paper presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), Boston, MA.

2012. White, Jonathan. Capitulo 17: Análisis de Concha – Temporadas 2008-2009. In Proyecto Los Fundamentos del Poder Ecónomico de Mayapán: Temporadas 2008-2009, edited by Marilyn A. Masson, Carlos Peraza Lope, Timothy S. Hare, and Bradley W. Russell. Final Report for the Consejo de Arqueología INAH-Mexico, DF, submitted March 2012.

2012. White, Jonathan, Marilyn A. Masson, Elizabeth H. Paris and Gina Lasalla. Capítulo 21: Análisis de Artefactos Especiales – Temporadas 2008-2009. In Proyecto Los Fundamentos del Poder Ecónomico de Mayapán: Temporadas 2008-2009, edited by Marilyn A. Masson, Carlos Peraza Lope, Timothy S. Hare, and Bradley W. Russell. 1297-1311. Final Report for the Consejo de Arqueología INAH-Mexico, DF, submitted March 2012.

Professional Organizations:

American Anthropological Association (AAA)
American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR)
Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)
Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (IEMA)
Society for American Archaeology (SAA)
Anthropology Graduate Student Association (AGSA), Treasurer