Carol Lentfer

Carol Lentfer

Role within the project

Within EVO-HAFT, Carol Lentfer is our postdoctoral researcher in residue analysis

Career

C  arol Lentfer graduated from the University of New England, Armidale, Australia with BSc Hons (Ecology/Zoology/Microbiology) and a BA (Archaeology/Botany). After teaching in New South Wales, Australia and a remote aboriginal settlement in the Northern Territory she resumed studies at the Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia and graduated with a Masters in Applied Science (Archaeological Science) and a PhD (2004). She has since held research positions at the University of Queensland, Australia (2005-2008), the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA (2009-2010), and Minpaku, the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan (2011-2012). She has worked on several collaborative archaeological projects in Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, Indonesia, East Timor, Borneo and Taiwan. She has been affiliated with the University of Queensland as an Adjunct Fellow and she is involved in the ERC project as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Liège University in Belgium.

Project

She has worked on several collaborative archaeological projects focusing her research on the prehistory of human settlement in the Southeast Asian/Pacific region to investigate resource exploitation, subsistence, patterns of economic development and change and environmental change. She specializes in phytolith and starch analyses, plant macro-remain analyses including wood and nutshell/seed identification, and use wear and residue analyses. Currently she is affiliated with the University of Queensland as an Adjunct Fellow and is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Liège University in Belgium, financed by an ERC starting grant initiated and directed by Dr Veerle Rots.

Contact

Carol Lentfer
Postdoctoral Fellow
Liege University
Quai Roosevelt, 1B (Bât. A4)
4000 Liège (BELGIUM)
Tel. +32 (0)4 366 58 48
Fax +32 (0)4 366 55 51
email: clentfer@uliege.be

  • Carol Lentfer, TraceoLab, Liège
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