Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
Department of Anthropology
Damien is a postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute and department of physical anthropology. He is a bioarcheologist who's current research uses stable isotope geochemistry to investigate diet and movement over the lifespan, at the community level, and over time; most recently using museum collections from Jordan and Bahrain. He has been involved in excavations around the world, from Vietnam to Arizona, Polynesia to Australia. He also actively researches and tirelessly advocates for the documentation and exposure of the illegal antiquities trade.