2008
Alumni (Fellow)

Matthew Pawlowicz

Hilliard Family Jefferson Fellow
Degrees:
B.A. Yale University (2004)
M.A. University of Virginia (2007)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2008)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology

Bio:

Matthew Pawlowicz is a term instructor in archeology for the Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of World Studies. Matthew is an archaeologist who has been involved in research in eastern and southern Africa since 2003. His most recent project combines research strategies from archaeology and historical linguistics to explore histories of migration and movement in central Zambia over the past two-thousand years. Other ongoing work includes archaeological study of the Swahili sites of Gede and Songo Mnara along the East African coast. Dr. Pawlowicz received his B.A. in archaeology from Yale University, and his M.A. and Ph.D.(2011) in anthropology from the University of Virginia.

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