About Kelsey Hanson
Kelsey Hanson ia a North American anthropological archaeologist with broad interests in performance and craft specialization. She is currently engaging with these topics through the study of changes to performance venues and through the technological changes of paint production in the U.S. Southwest.
Additionally, she has conducted experimental archaeological research in the Laboratory for Traditional Technology exploring the role of ceramic technology in acorn oil rendering, a short description of which can be found here.
North American archaeology; Performance, especially analyses of performance venues; Craft specialization; Identity construction; Paint production; Ritual and religious practice; Karst landscapes; GIS and geospatial analysis; Landscape archaeology; Experimental archaeology
M.S. in Anthropology (Prehistoric Archaeology), Illinois State University, 2016
B.S. in Anthropology, Grand Valley State University 2014