Pedagogy Fellow in Anthropology
Eric is a 5th year Ph.D. candidate in the Anthropology Department. His research centers on the archaeology of capitalist and colonial entanglements in the northern Atlantic world, particularly as they structure social and economic inequalities of the present. His dissertation examines the material remains of shell bead factories in Northern New Jersey that grew out of the North American fur trade between 1750-1900 AD. Eric has an M.A. in Historical Archaeology from the University of Massachusetts Boston and a B.A. in Anthropology from Northwestern University.