Day: December 9, 2015

New Professor

WurstLouAnn Wurst joins the Department of Social Sciences as a professor. Before coming to Michigan Tech, Wurst was at Western Michigan University. Wurst received a PhD in Anthropology from Binghamton University and a Master’s in Anthropology from State University of New York at Binghamton.

Her research interests include historical archaeology, issues of class and ideology, and heritage and cultural resource management. She has also had archaeological experience as the principal investigator at the Coalwood Archaeology Project in Hiawatha National Forest,and the Apple Island Archaeology Project in Orchard Lake, Mich.

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New Assistant Professor

SFScarlettSarah Scarlett joins the Department of Social Sciences as an assistant professor. Prior to this position, Scarlett was a lecturer and Chipstone Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts here at Michigan Tech. Scarlett received a PhD in the Department of Art History, Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures program at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her Master’s in American Material Culture from the University of Delaware.

She has been published The Journal of Modern Craft. She has also worked at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

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