MA (Archaeology), University of Melbourne (2005)
BA (Hons) in Archaeology, University of Melbourne (2000)
Joanna is a highly qualified archaeologist and heritage advisor having worked within in Australia and internationally since 1999. After completing her Masters degree, Jo worked in both historical and Indigenous archaeology in Victoria and has successfully managed and authored numerous cultural heritage management plans (CHMPs), cultural heritage assessments (CHAs), archaeological assessments and surveys across diverse environments. Jo has also participated in historical excavations across Victoria and is involved in the cataloging of artefacts and interpretation reports for our heritage projects.
In addition to her experience working on Indigenous and historic excavations, Jo has participated in excavations of the Chalcolithic, Early Bronze and Iron Age in Turkey and has published articles on Near Eastern archaeology in international journals. Her key areas of study include prehistoric archaeology, ancient cultures and cultural heritage management and she has a particular interest in the the archaeology of women and the division of labour within societes.
Recognised Cultural Heritage Advisor under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006
Full Member of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists (MAACAI)
Member of the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA)
Full CV available upon request.