New Funding: Wurst Wins Forest Service Funding

LouAnn Wurst is the PI on a project that has received a $28,508 other sponsored activities co-op joint agreement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Forest Service.

The project is titled “Archaeological Collection Cooperative Management Hiawatha National Forest.”

Wurst’s research interests include Historical and Industrial Archaeology, primarily concerning archaeology and capitalism, class and inequality, Marxist theory, and historic preservation and cultural resource management. Wurst’s recent projects include explorations of capitalist transformations in agriculture; working and living conditions for labor in the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mine lumber camp; social relations of industrial production and worker mobility; and comparisons of industrial labor between Finland and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

LouAnn Wurst Forest Service
LouAnn Wurst
Professor of Archaeology
USDA Wurst Forest Service
USDA Forest Service

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