About Mairead K Poulin
Mairead Poulin is a first-year student in the Archaeology program. Her research interests center on communication between communities of the past, especially those of the prehistoric North American Southwest. She is particularly interested in the study of iconography, symbols, and design in rock art and material culture as products and representations of societal complexity, identity and change.
Mairead has conducted fieldwork in Northern Arizona, Southwestern Colorado, and Eastern Ireland. Prior to joining the School of Anthropology, she worked at the Williamstown Historical Museum in collections and administration, and at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center as a field intern.
Teaching Assistant, CLAS 160: Classical Mythology
Areas of Study
North American Southwest
Identity, Design, Ritual, Migration, Community organization, Intergroup communication, Material culture, Archaeology of art, Multidisciplinary approaches to the study of archaeology