Researcher biography

Dr Glenys McGowan is a Lecturer in Archaeology in the School of Social Science. Glenys' teaching focus is on forensic archaeology, bioarchaeology, historical archaeology, and archaeological science. She researches site conditions and human behaviours that cause the deterioration or preservation of human remains and personal effects in forensic and archaeological contexts. Glenys has expertise in the microscopic analysis of manufactured materials, including textiles, pottery, mortars, and metals. She is a recipient of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence for undergraduate teaching, and also supervises Masters and PhD students. Glenys is currently the Honours Coordinator for the School of Social Science.

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