Jennifer E. Mack


Ph.D., Archaeology, University of Exeter 2020
B.A. Art History and History, Emory University 1996

Research interests: bioarchaeology, historic cemeteries, nineteenth-century mortuary practices, gravestone iconography, adolescent health and mortality.

Jennifer Mack is a bioarchaeologist with the OSA’s Bioarchaeology Program. Though most of her field experience has been in the Midwest and Southeast of the United States, she has also worked on materials from Portugal, Ireland, Germany, and Uzbekistan. She has been published in the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology and has co-authored two books, Dubuque’s Forgotten Cemetery: Excavating a Nineteenth-century Burial Ground in a Twenty-first-century City (University of Iowa Press, 2015) and In Praise of Small Things: Death and Life at the Late Neolithic-Early Bronze Age Burial of Bolores, Portugal. (British Archaeological Reports International Series, 2015). Dubuque’s Forgotten Cemetery was selected for the James Deetz Book award by the Society for Historical Archaeology in 2017.