Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree (Archaeology) - Class 1, The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Arts (Archaeology), The University of Queensland


2012 - current  Project archaeobotanist, The Pella Project, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

2018 - current Tutor and marker, Undergraduate Archaeology Courses

2012 - 2017  Archaeologist and Research Specialist, Everick Heritage Consulting, Brisbane

2005 - 2015 Supervisory and volunteer roles on archaeological projects in Turkey, Italy, UK and Australia

Research Interests:

  • archaeology of the environment
  • prehistory of food 
  • prehistoric food production regimes and the change through time 
  • origins of olive and grape exploitation
  • past human impact on landscapes and environment through the analysis of plant remains
  • arboricultural origins and practices


Current Project:

Understanding the origins of olive domestication: an analysis of the seeds, fruits and wood charcoal from the archaeological site of Pella, in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Areas of research