Dr. Valentina Borgia will present a public lecture Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 2017 entitled “Hunting High and Low: Reconstructing Upper Paleolithic Hunting Strategies” at 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. in CPACS.
Dr. Borgia received her PhD in prehistory at the University of Siena (Italy) and was awarded a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship at the MacDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at Cambridge University in England. Currently, she is affiliated with the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies at Columbia University in New York. Her research is multi-disciplinary and includes archaeology, chemistry, ethnography, ethnopharmacology, forensic toxicology, and paleobotany. Dr. Borgia is particularly interested in both prehistoric and historic hunting technologies and the use of hunting poisons.
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