Caitlin Curtis

Caitlin Curtis

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PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology


BA, Archaeology, 2009
Boston University, Boston
MA, Geography-GIS, 2012
University at Buffalo, Buffalo

Research Interests:

Heritage theory and practice, heritage tourism, community outreach, sustainability, GIS applications in archaeology, Anatolia

Current Research Project:

Bursa, Turkey, Aktopraklik Hoyuk; directed by Dr. Necmi Karul, Istanbul University
Konya, Turkey, Catalhoyuk West Mound; directed by Dr. Peter F Biehl

Professional Organizations:

Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)
Society for American Archaeology (SAA)
Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (IEMA)

Geological Society of America (GSA)
Anthropology Graduate Student Association (Secretary)

Selected Publications:

Caitlin Curtis. 2012. “Planning for Heritage Preservation in Western Turkey: a GIS Approach to Archaeotourism and Agricultural Policy.” Chronika: Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (IEMA) Graduate Student Journal 2: 42-54.

Caitlin Curtis. 2012. “Planning for Archaeotourism in Western Turkey: A GIS Approach to Heritage Preservation.” Talk given at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, New York City, NY, USA (February 24-28, 2012).

Caitlin Curtis and Margaret N. Sneeringer. 2009. “Technology and Archaeology: Exploring Landscapes in Western Turkey.” Poster presented for the Colloquium of Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Projects; Harvard University; April 2009.

Sarah M. Kandrot, Caitlin Curtis, Stephanie Cudney, Ilya Buynevich, Duncan Fitzgerald, Chris Hein, and Zoe Hughes. 2009. “Massive Overwash at Seal Cove, Maine: Evidence for the Great Colonial Hurricane of 1635.” Poster presented for the Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Regional Geological Society of America; Portland, ME; March 2009.